The NX is smaller than its German and Japanese rivals, though it’s bigger than those makers’ pint-size SUVs.
For some buyers, it may be the ideal recipe.
The Mercedes GLC has more design flair and can be had with healthy AMG power for a hefty price.
The BMW X3 is an appealing, low-stress crossover with good features and strong turbocharged engines.
The Jaguar E-Pace is small but has an upmarket feel that appeals, and its styling is top-notch.
Infiniti’s QX50 has a high-tech engine, but it feels like it’s playing catch up with other luxury brands.
We like the Acura RDX for its impressive dynamics, but its user interface is also complicated.
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