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2022 Lexus GX 460 vs. 2022 Lexus RX 450h Review

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2022 Lexus
GX 460

MSRP*: $56,125 to $65,635
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2022 Lexus
RX 450h

MSRP*: $48,720 to $54,520
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MPG - City 15 MPG 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 6 - 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 64.7 ft3 32.6 ft3
Engine
  • 301-hp, 4.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 308-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T Continuously Variable
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 301 hp 308 hp
Towing Capacity 6,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 192.1 in 192.5 in
Exterior Width 74.2 in 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 34.1 in
Front 44.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 38.0 in
Rear 40.4 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 Lexus GX 460, 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 Lexus GX 460.

Convenience
The Lexus RX 450h requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus GX 460, 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). The Lexus GX 460 is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus RX 450h.

Dimensions
The Lexus GX 460 is about the same width as the Lexus RX 450h. When looking at overall length, the Lexus GX 460 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus RX 450h.

Handling
The Lexus GX 460 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 Lexus GX 460 is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 450h for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Lexus GX 460 and the Lexus RX 450h.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Lexus GX 460 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus RX 450h.

Utility
The Lexus GX 460 offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus RX 450h, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Lexus GX 460, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 450h.