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Why Lease The UX-e?

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Lexus UX-e Review 2023

The Lexus UX-e is a stunning new addition to the luxury electric crossover market. With its sleek design, comfortable interior, and impressive performance, it is sure to turn heads and leave a lasting impression.

Rivals to the Lexus UX-e include the Tesla Model 3, Volvo XC40 Recharge and Audi Q4 e-Tron.

Our Lexus UX-e review covers:

Lexus UX-e Key Features

  • Sleek exterior design with a unique front grille and sharp LED headlights
  • Well-designed interior with high level of comfort and luxury
  • 367-litre boot, which expands to 1,204 litres with all rear seats down
  • 201hp electric motor, which provides a smooth and powerful driving experience
  • Available as a base model or with two packs: Premium Plus pack and Takumi pack

Lexus UX-e Pros and Cons:


  • Good to drive
  • Refined and relaxing
  • Well-made and engineered


  • Expensive
  • Poor infotainment
  • The range isn't especially long 

Design, Practicality and Boot Space

The Lexus UX-e is a sleek and stylish electric SUV that combines luxury with practicality. In terms of design, the UX-e features a bold and futuristic look with sharp angles and a sleek profile. The front grille is unique to Lexus, featuring a bold spindle design that adds to the car's sporty appeal. The sharp LED headlights and taillights give the car a modern and sophisticated look. The interior of the UX-e is equally impressive, with a premium feel and luxurious features such as leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, and a high-tech infotainment system.

Lexus EX-e exterior

Practicality is a key feature of the Lexus UX-e, as it is designed to be a versatile and efficient car for everyday use. The car is compact enough to navigate through tight city streets and park in small spaces, yet spacious enough to comfortably seat five passengers. 

As for boot space, the Lexus UX-e offers 367 litres of room which is impressive for its compact size. The boot is also equipped with a power-operated tailgate, making it easy to load and unload heavy items. The rear seats can be folded down to increase the boot space further, providing up to 1204 litres of storage space.

Interior and Trims

The interior of the UX-e is designed to provide a sophisticated and elegant experience for both the driver and passengers. The high-quality materials and attention to detail in the design make for a truly luxurious experience.

One of the standout features of the UX-e's interior is the use of premium materials. Soft-touch leather, real wood, and brushed aluminium accents are found throughout the cabin, giving it a refined and upscale feel. The seats are also designed with comfort in mind, offering a smooth and supportive ride.

Another notable aspect of the UX-e's interior is the advanced technology features. The infotainment system includes a 10.3-inch display screen, voice recognition, and smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Additionally, the UX-e includes a 7-inch digital instrument cluster display with customizable settings.

The Lexus UX-e is available as a base model or with two packs: Premium Plus pack and Takumi pack.

Upgrade to the Premium Plus package and gain access to convenient features such as keyless entry, leather seats, heated and cooled front seats, a heated steering wheel, and a wireless charging pad for your smartphone. It's a desirable option to consider.

The highest-level Takumi package includes a 10.3-inch infotainment screen with navigation, a head-up display, a sunroof, parking cameras on all sides, an enhanced sound system, and added safety features like blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert. It's a premium choice for those seeking top-of-the-line features.

Overall, the interior and trims of the all-new Lexus UX-e offer a luxurious and comfortable experience, with premium materials, advanced technology, and customizable options to fit the driver's preferences.

Power and Performance

The all-new Lexus UX-e is a powerful and dynamic crossover SUV that delivers impressive performance capabilities. The UX-e is Lexus's first all-electric vehicle and it boasts a powerful electric motor and advanced technologies that make for a smooth and engaging driving experience.

Lexus UX-e interior

Under the hood, the UX-e is powered by a 201-horsepower electric motor that delivers instant torque, making acceleration quick and effortless. The motor is paired with a 54.3-kWh lithium-ion battery pack that provides a range of up to 250 miles on a single charge. The UX-e also features a regenerative braking system that helps to recharge the battery and increase overall efficiency.

In terms of performance, the UX-e is designed to provide a responsive and engaging driving experience. The vehicle's electric powertrain allows for a near-silent ride, and the smooth and seamless acceleration gives drivers the feeling of effortless power. The UX-e also features a low center of gravity, which helps to improve handling and stability on the road.

The UX-e also includes advanced features such as Drive Mode Select, which allows drivers to choose between three driving modes: Normal, Eco, and Sport. In Sport mode, the UX-e delivers enhanced performance and acceleration, while Eco mode maximizes efficiency and extends the vehicle's range.

Overall, the Lexus UX-e is an exceptional vehicle that offers a perfect combination of style, performance, and sustainability. If you are in the market for a luxury electric crossover, this is definitely a model that should be on your list.

Leasing vs Buying

The new Lexus UX-e is available to purchase with an on-the-road price starting from £43,314.00* or to lease with monthly payments starting from £481.98.

If you have any inquiries about leasing a Lexus UX-e, we offer some of the best car leasing services in the UK. Our leasing deals come with a manufacturer's warranty, inclusive road tax, breakdown insurance, and free delivery to the UK mainland (excluding some areas).

Leasing a Lexus UX-e might be a more cost-effective option compared to buying one outright due to the set monthly payments, variable mileage, low initial rental, and flexible contract lengths.

Please note that the 'on the road' price, which includes a year's road fund license, DVLA first registration fee, and number plate fee, is accurate at the time of publication and is subject to change. It's always best to check with your nearest retailer.