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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2022 Lexus RX 350 Review

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2022 Jeep
Grand Cherokee

MSRP*: $38,325 to $60,300
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2022 Lexus
RX 350

MSRP*: $45,920 to $53,200
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MPG - City 19 MPG 19 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 MPG 26 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 70.8 ft3 32.6 ft3
Engine
  • 293-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 357-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 295-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 293 hp 295 hp
Towing Capacity 6,200 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 193.5 in 192.5 in
Exterior Width 77.5 in 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 38.2 in
Front 44.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 39.4 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 39.1 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
The Jeep Grand Cherokee offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Lexus RX 350, with comparable head- and legroom. The Lexus RX 350 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Convenience
The Jeep Grand Cherokee requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus RX 350, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Jeep Grand Cherokee will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus RX 350.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Grand Cherokee is much wider than the Lexus RX 350, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Jeep Grand Cherokee takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus RX 350.

Handling
The Jeep Grand Cherokee has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Lexus RX 350, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Jeep Grand Cherokee is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 350 for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Lexus RX 350.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Jeep Grand Cherokee doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lexus RX 350.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Lexus RX 350. With the Jeep Grand Cherokee, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 350.