2020 Lexus UX 250h review

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Lexus UX 250h highlights

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  • Hybrid powertrain
  • Plenty of features
  • Excellent maneuverability


  • Limited rear legroom
  • Small rear cargo space
  • Unintuitive infotainment interface

Mileage (EPA estimate)

41 city, 38 highway, 39 combined

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Smart luxury for modern drivers

Treat yourself to luxury and efficiency with the 2020 Lexus UX 250h. This versatile SUV seamlessly blends performance with fuel economy, featuring a potent hybrid powertrain that delivers power and fuel-sipping performance. With its stylish design, comfortable interior, and advanced technology features, the UX 250h offers a premium driving experience for urban commutes and long journeys. Whether you prioritize efficiency, luxury, or cutting-edge technology, the 2020 Lexus UX 250h will exceed your expectations on every drive.

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What is new for the 2020 Lexus UX 250h?

  • UX 250h trims have been upgraded with Full Roof Rack and Android Auto as standard equipment this year.
  • Parking Sensors features are now available as options on select trims.

2020 Lexus UX 250h trims

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  • 2.0L
  • Power Seats
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Smart Key
  • Rear View Camera
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Power Mirrors
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Rear Defroster
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5 reasons to buy the 2020 Lexus UX 250h

1. Fuel-sipping hybrid powertrain 

The 2020 Lexus UX 250h is a five-passenger SUV that caters to a wide range of drivers with a hybrid powertrain comprising a 2.0L four-cylinder engine and a hybrid system. With this setup, the 2020 UX 250h delivers a combined output of 181 hp, which is ample power for your everyday driving needs. This model also boasts standard all-wheel drive, ensuring confident handling and traction, which is ideal for navigating diverse terrain or challenging weather conditions. A standout feature of the 2020 Lexus UX 250h is its exceptional fuel efficiency, with an EPA-estimated 39 mpg in combined city/highway driving, making it an appealing option for daily duty. 

2. Interior comfort 

Step into the 2020 Lexus UX 250h's inviting cabin, where comfort meets sophistication. Sink into the front seats, which offer excellent support and plush cushions for a luxurious ride. With standard dual-zone climate control, your passengers will be content regardless of the weather. Other standard features like a 60/40-split folding rear seat, simulated leather upholstery, and power-adjustable front seats ensure versatility and personalized comfort. Enjoy ample cargo space with 21.7 cu-ft behind the rear seats, which is ample room for all your belongings. 

3. Useful tech 

You can get excited about the cutting-edge technologies in the 2020 Lexus UX 250h, which will elevate your driving experience. Seamlessly integrate your smartphone with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay® compatibility for easy access to your favorite apps. You can also immerse yourself in superior audio quality with the standard six-speaker audio system while convenient USB connections, including two ports in the rear row, keep your devices charged on the go. Navigate confidently using the standard rearview camera, ensuring you always stay aware of your surroundings. 

4. Driver aids 

Drive more confidently in the 2020 Lexus UX 250h, equipped with a comprehensive suite of standard assistance features. Stay on track with lane departure warning and lane keep assist, which help you maintain your route on busy roads. The pre-collision system also acts as a vigilant co-pilot, detecting potential collisions and applying brakes to prevent accidents. In the event of a crash, the post-collision system provides immediate assistance, while emergency braking assist reduces collision severity. Whether navigating city streets or embarking on long highway journeys, the 2020 Lexus UX 250h prioritizes your peace of mind. 

5. Optional features 

Consider upgrading your driving experience by choosing a 2020 Lexus UX 250h with many standalone options. Enhance style and visibility with upgraded triple-beam LED headlights, or opt for the sunroof to enjoy the freedom of open-air driving. Prepare for adverse weather conditions with the convenience of an available windshield wiper de-icer, and indulge in added comfort with features like the auto-dimming rearview mirror and heated steering wheel. For advanced technology enthusiasts, explore models with optional parking sensors with low-speed auto braking, a head-up display for effortless access to crucial information, and a wireless phone charger for seamless device charging. 

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Lexus UX 250h features and specs

Base 4WD/AWD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • 4WD/AWD
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Run Flat Tires
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Traction Control
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Head Up Display
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Sunroof(s)

Drive Wheels

All Wheel Drive (4WD/AWD)

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Leg room

F 42.1"/R 33.1"

Head room

F 37.2"/R 36.3"

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