New 2015 Lexus NX Crossover Gets First Incentive Ever

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Jesse Sears is a Los Angeles-based journalist, fiction writer and jazz trumpeter. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from California State University, Northridge and has worked as a writer in the automotive industry for more than 10 years.

A classic Japanese car enthusiast and amateur autocross driver, Jesse counts the Toyota 2000GT and MR2 among his all-time favorite car models. He seeks to draw on his industry experience and knowledge base to provide relevant automotive news and car-buying advice of real value to consumers from all walks of life.

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, Automotive Editor - February 18, 2015

The NX slots in right below the Lexus RX 350 and offers an affordable gateway into the luxury brand.

Now through March 31, 2015, Lexus will offer prospective shoppers a first-ever incentive on the all-new 2015 NX 200t These offers mark the first time ever that Lexus has served up any sort of incentives on the new NX, so if you've had your eyes on it, now is the time to act.

The Deal

The 2015 Lexus NX 200T is now available to lease from just $369 per month for 36 months with as little as $2,499 due at signing. Opt for AWD and you’ll pay just $399 per month at the same terms. What’s more, Lexus will make your first month’s payment for you with a value of up to $700.

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How Does it Compare to the RX 350?

Slotting in just below the company’s best-selling RX 350 in size and price, the new NX packs 235 horsepower thanks to Lexus’s first-ever turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

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It also features a long list of standard equipment including automatic LED headlamps, dual-zone automatic climate control and an improved infotainment system with the RemoteTouch input interface, the NX represents the value play when compared to the 2015 BMW X3 and 2015 Audi Q5.

Which One is Right For You?

In terms of pricing, current lease offers on the RX start a bit higher at $399 per month for 36 months. Like the NX, Lexus also offers to pay for the first month’s payment, but they key difference is that you'll be paying at least $1,000 more in drive-off costs.

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A large portion of RX 350 buyers have traditionally been couples or single professionals drawn to the luxury CUV’s impeccable quality and desirable luxury. Not really requiring all that rear seat space and cargo capacity, these same buyers may actually prefer to the NX 200T thanks to its lower price point, better efficiency and more-manageable size.

As such, the NX’s release has caused a shake-up in the Lexus lineup with shoppers who come in for an RX leaving with a less-expensive NX 200T instead.

Now is the perfect time to check out the new 2015 NX 200t, before these special lease offers are gone!

, Automotive Editor

Jesse Sears is a Los Angeles-based journalist, fiction writer and jazz trumpeter. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from California State University, Northridge and has worked as a writer in the automotive industry for more than 10 years.

A classic Japanese car enthusiast and amateur autocross driver, Jesse counts the Toyota 2000GT and MR2 among his all-time favorite car models. He seeks to draw on his industry experience and knowledge base to provide relevant automotive news and car-buying advice of real value to consumers from all walks of life.

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