New for 2019 was the Lexus UX subcompact crossover, shown here in the hybrid version, the UX 250h. A gasoline-only model is also offered, the UX 200. Lexus entered the growing field of premium subcompact crossover vehicles with last year’s introduction of the UX, which, not surprisingly, comes in conventional and hybrid versions. For 2020, the gasoline-only UX 200 begins at $32,300 (plus $1,025 freight), while the hybrid UX 250h starts at $34,500. The UX 200 also comes in F-Sport ($34,300) and Luxury ($37,500) versions, as does the UX 250h – F-Sport ($36,500) and Luxury ($39,700). Similar to the Toyota C-HR that was introduced a year earlier (but to date is not offered in a hybrid), the UX is low and sleek with a coupelike appearance much like that of the now-discontinued Nissan Juke. Unlike the C-HR and Juke, the UX has standard rear door handles at waist level. On the C-HR and Juke, the rear door handles are high and to the right edge, nearly hidden from view. The telltale sign that the UX and C-HR are built on the same basic architecture is their common wheelbase length – 103.9 inches. The UX is a bit longer overall, however – 177 inches versus the C-HR’s 172.6. The UX also ...