Ask Away...: An Honest Review of the 2016 Lexus NX 200t F-Sport

Monday, January 18, 2016

An Honest Review of the 2016 Lexus NX 200t F-Sport

I received a free week in this vehicle in exchange for my honest opinion. Read my Disclosure Policy.









So I spent the last week driving around in the luxurious 2016 Lexus NX 200t F-Sport SUV.

Pros:
//The AWD of this SUV was amazing.  It was great on the rainy days I had to travel on the highway or around town.  I didn't feel nervous once that I was going to spin out, slip, or be affected by the road conditions.  I love a vehicle that can keep it's cool along with me.


//The NX 200t handled around corners and sharp turns exceptionally well.  Surprisingly, the contents of my purse didn't spill out like I'm used to. 

//The best way to describe the exterior of this SUV is sexy and fierce.  I love the trim both inside and out but the headlights and the overall exterior design has such a badass look.  And while it's an SUV it doesn't have a bulky appearance.


//I love that you can select the driving mode - there's Normal, ECO (fuel efficient) and Sport.  I really love ECO mode because it truly had great gas mileage.

//The 2016 Lexus NC 200t F-Sport has amazing lighting on the inside and out.  Tap to turn on the interior lights if you're rooting around for something and don't worry about driving at night - the LED headlights are fantastic.  And for someone who squints all the time because driving at night means bright lights in my side and rear view mirrors - this vehicle was a miracle! Gotta love that sunlight reflection feature!

//The center console sits high up and I love it as not only an arm rest if I'm waiting in the car, but also it has amazing storage  space. 

//I have to say that the seats of this vehicle are the most comfortable seats I've ever sat in when it comes to driving.  Even after a 2 hour drive I wasn't sore or stiff. 

//I can't believe how much cargo space this SUV has.  I love it!

//The temperature control and heating system is a true blessing and I didn't have to wait 20 minutes till I could comfortably drive to work in the morning.


//This vehicle has a great sound system with an eight-channel amplifier and 8 speakers!   I also am in love with the Qi wireless charging tray inside the console box. 

//The 200t has some great safety features like a roof impact system in case the roof is impacted, Whiplash-Injury Lessening front seats, and 8 SRS airbags.  There's even a Pre-Collision System.  Talk about peace of mind.

Cons:
//The amount of knobs and buttons on the front dash was a bit overwhelming for me.  I tend to like more of a minimalist dashboard but I'm sure after a month in this vehicle, one would be used to where everything is and what it all does.    

//It may be because I'm used to having large open windows in my current card but I thought the windows were a bit small, especially the windshield and at times I felt "cramped" in a way.

//Obviously this is an SUV so it will be larger than most cars meant to fit into a parking spot. Still, I found it relatively easy to pull in and out of a parking spot and while it was especially tricky to parallel park in the city, the backup camera helped!

Overall, this is a great vehicle for anyone  that wants a comfortable ride, great technology, and PLENTY of cargo space!!!  This is like the queen of SUVs to me!














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7 comments:

  1. What a stunning car.

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  2. Love the color of that car. Also, the fact that it has 8 speakers sounds perfect, I love listening to music in the car!
    xx Hanna | www.fashionablyshort.com

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    1. OMG it was so awesome jamming out to music in it! i probably scared everyone around me haha

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  3. I could see that the windows were smaller than usual... that would be a feature that I wouldn't like, but lots to like for sure with all the other features, and all the gadgets, oh my! It would be a lot to get used to. :)

    Enjoyed your review, and also appreciated your visit to my blog! :)

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    1. Yea thats what I wanted to do with this review is just be honest because I know some of the features some would like that I didn't like and vice versa. Its a great vehicle especially for someone who loves all the bells and whistles! Lol!

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  4. It's beautiful, and the Lexus quality is always great..... not big enough to haul my two big dogs to their vet visits, but looks like a fun drive vehicle. xo

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    1. It was definitely fun for the time i had it!

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