2023 Dodge Durango vs. 2023 Lexus RX 350 | NewCars.com

2023 Dodge Durango vs. 2023 Lexus RX 350 Review

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2023 Dodge
Durango

MSRP*: $40,140 to $93,605
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2023 Lexus
RX 350

MSRP*: $47,800 to $57,400
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MPG - City 12 - 19 MPG 21 - 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 17 - 26 MPG 28 - 29 MPG
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 85.1 ft3 46.2 ft3
Engine
  • 293-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 295-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 360-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 475-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 710-hp, 6.2-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 275-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 293 - 710 hp 275 hp
Towing Capacity 6,200 - 8,700 lbs 3,494 lbs
Exterior Length 200.8 - 201.0 in 192.5 in
Exterior Width 75.8 - 76.4 in 75.6 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 38.6 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 37.4 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 39.8 in
Front 38.1 - 39.5 in
Rear 28.5 - 38.6 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Durango than in the Lexus RX 350. The Dodge Durango offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lexus RX 350, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Dodge Durango as you will with the Lexus RX 350, 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). The Dodge Durango is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus RX 350.

Dimensions
The Dodge Durango is about the same width as the Lexus RX 350. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Dodge Durango, which is slightly longer than the Lexus RX 350.

Handling
The Dodge Durango has a larger turning radius than the Lexus RX 350, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Dodge Durango is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 350 for pulling heavy loads. The Dodge Durango has a little more horsepower than the Lexus RX 350.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Dodge Durango transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus RX 350.

Utility
The Dodge Durango offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus RX 350, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Dodge Durango, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 350.