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2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vs. 2022 Lexus RX 450h Review

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2022 Jeep
Grand Cherokee L

MSRP*: $40,325 to $62,300
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2022 Lexus
RX 450h

MSRP*: $48,720 to $54,520
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MPG - City 18 - 19 MPG 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 25 - 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 84.6 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)
  • 308-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 293 hp 308 hp
Towing Capacity 6,200 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 204.9 in 192.5 in
Exterior Width 77.9 in 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 41.3 in
Rear 39.4 in
Front 44.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 39.9 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
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Grand Cherokee L than in the Lexus RX 450h. 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 Jeep Grand Cherokee L.

Convenience
The Jeep Grand Cherokee L requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus RX 450h, 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 L will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus RX 450h.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Grand Cherokee L is much wider than the Lexus RX 450h, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lexus RX 450h.

Handling
The Jeep Grand Cherokee L has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Lexus RX 450h, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 450h for pulling heavy loads. The Jeep Grand Cherokee L has a little less horsepower than the Lexus RX 450h.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus RX 450h.

Utility
The Jeep Grand Cherokee L offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus RX 450h, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Jeep Grand Cherokee L, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 450h.