2020 Lexus UX  RealSafeCars81Safety Rating

#45 of 2020 SUVs

#79 of all 2020 vehicles


The UX, which Lexus introduced in 2019, is a small SUV with seating up to 5. The UX provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. It has technology that is now expected: Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Lexus offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2020 Lexus UX is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2020 Lexus UX has a score of 81, implying a 0.041% chance of driver death (3.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2020 Lexus UX has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0408% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.6573%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0408% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.6573% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2020 Lexus UX is 15% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2020 Lexus UX is 3% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9171Volkswagen ArteonBMW X1Acura ILXBMW X2Volvo XC40BMW 2 SeriesVolvo S60Toyota RAV4Volkswagen GTIMINI CountrymanLexus UXAudi A3Comparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2020 Lexus UX with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 71 to 91. The 2020 Lexus UX is safer than the 2020 Volkswagen Arteon and the 2020 BMW X1 and less safe than the 2020 Toyota RAV4, the 2020 Volvo S60, the 2020 BMW 2 Series, and the 2020 Volvo XC40. It is about as safe as the 2020 BMW X2, the 2020 Audi A3, and the 2020 MINI Countryman.

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