2022 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs. 2022 Lexus RX 450h | NewCars.com

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2022 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs. 2022 Lexus RX 450h Review

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2022 Alfa Romeo
Stelvio

MSRP*: $45,550 to $84,650
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2022 Lexus
RX 450h

MSRP*: $48,720 to $54,520
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MPG - City 17 - 22 MPG 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 23 - 29 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 56.5 ft3 32.6 ft3
Engine
  • 280-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 505-hp, 2.9-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 308-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 280 - 505 hp 308 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 184.6 - 185.1 in 192.5 in
Exterior Width 74.9 - 77.0 in 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 36.6 in
Rear 31.9 in
Front 44.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 40.2 in
Rear 38.9 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 38.2 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus RX 450h than in the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus RX 450h will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Alfa Romeo Stelvio.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio as you will with the Lexus RX 450h, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus RX 450h.

Dimensions
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is about the same width as the Lexus RX 450h. The Alfa Romeo Stelvio is slightly shorter than the Lexus RX 450h, which may make it easier to park.

Performance
The Alfa Romeo Stelvio has a little less horsepower than the Lexus RX 450h.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus RX 450h.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Alfa Romeo Stelvio and the Lexus RX 450h. With the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 450h.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Alfa Romeo Stelvio than that of the Lexus RX 450h.