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Selected Style 2015 Lexus NX quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium 20 28 $36,178 $38,900
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Premium Plus 20 28 $36,178 $38,900
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Premium Plus 18 26 $41,758 $44,900
quattro 4-Door 2.0T Prestige Hybrid 24 30 $48,268 $51,900
quattro 4-Door 3.0T Prestige 18 26 $41,758 $44,900
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Premium Plus 24 31 $43,710 $47,000
quattro 4-Door 3.0L TDI Prestige 24 31 $43,710 $47,000
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TCC's Bottom Line With the 2015 NX, Lexus finally has a crossover to take on the mass luxury market--and its striking styling could be a plus. The 2015 Audi Q5 remains one of the most elegant, truly car-like crossovers on the market.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification - Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 56.4
Front Head Room (in) - 39.4
Passenger Capacity - 5
Front Shoulder Room (in) - 57.7
Second Leg Room (in) - 37.4
Front Leg Room (in) - 41
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 101.5
Second Head Room (in) - 39
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 7.9
Length, Overall (in) - 182.6
Height, Overall (in) - 65.2
Track Width, Rear (in) - 63.5
Wheelbase (in) - 110.5
Liftover Height (in) - 27.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) - 74.7
Track Width, Front (in) - 63.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 57.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - 29.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 29.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 12.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) - NA
Brake ABS System - 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) - Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 19.8
Steering
Steering Type - Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 38.1
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code - NA
Rear Tire Size - P235/60HR18
Rear Tire Order Code - NA
Front Tire Size - P235/60HR18
Spare Tire Size - Compact
Front Tire Order Code - NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) - 4400
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 440
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - 660
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 4400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - 4400
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 4079
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) - 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material - Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) - 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) - Compact
Rear Wheel Material - Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM - 220 @ 4450
Engine Type - Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System - Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - 258 @ 1500
Engine Order Code - NA
Displacement - 2.0 L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 23
Transmission
Drivetrain - All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Again - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.84
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 3.14
Trans Order Code - NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.67
Trans Description Cont. - Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 4.71
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.67
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 2.85
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.11
Trans Type - 8
Summary
Body Style - Sport Utility
Vehicle Name - Audi Q5
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front - Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 8.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating -
 
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