Owning a Volvo or Lexus is a matter of pride, but make sure you are careful with your choice. If the question is between the 2020 Lexus NX and the 2020 Volvo XC40, which one would you choose? The below comparison will give you a good idea about the key differences.


Design & Style

The 2020 Lexus NX can seat up to 5 people with spacious front seats on offer, but better rearward visibility. The back seats are not that hospitable for adult passengers. The interior appears stylish, with soft touch surfaces covering the space, but some pieces are of cheap quality. The 2020 Volvo XC40 has much better seating space on offer, with ample room for 5 people. You can feel the comfort and support, while on an extended trip. The interior is replete with quality materials and plenty of soft-touch surface. You can feel the luxury, the moment you climb inside.

Technology & Safety

Standard tech features in the 2020 Lexus NX include a 8-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Wi-Fi hot spot, Bluetooth, USB port, 8-speaker system and satellite radio. There's no Android Auto, so Android users can have a tough time, since the interface is complicated and irritating to use. In fact this the least intuitive system you will find in the market. Standard safety features include traffic sign recognition, adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, lane departure warning, pedestrian detection and a rearview camera.The 2020 Volvo XC40 comes standard with an intuitive infotainment system featuring Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Wi-Fi hot spot, HD Radio, satellite, USB ports and Bluetooth. The system is user-friendly, with plenty of physical knobs and buttons to control it. Some of the standard safety features include forward collision warning, lane departure warning, lane keep assist, traffic sign recognition, automatic high beam headlights and a rearview camera.



The 2020 Lexus NX comes with a 235-HP turbo-four engine that offers sufficient push for daily driving but does not have enough muscle to deliver superior acceleration. If you are a spirited driver looking for better numbers, consider the 2020 Volvo XC40, which offers high-passing power and great gas mileage, thanks to its smooth eight-speed automatic transmission. It offers nimble handling and composed ride.


The Bottom Line

The 2020 Volvo XC40 provides comfortable seating in both the rows, gets good safety ratings and offers serene ride. It has everything you want in a luxury compact SUV, being a fun-to-drive car and one of the best in this segment. The Lexus NX is worth a look, but there are plenty of better alternatives in the market, including Volvo XC40.

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