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2022 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2022 Lexus RX 450h Review

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2022 Lexus
RX 350

MSRP*: $45,920 to $53,200
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2022 Lexus
RX 450h

MSRP*: $48,720 to $54,520
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MPG - City 19 - 20 MPG 31 MPG
MPG - Hwy 26 - 27 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 32.6 ft3 32.6 ft3
Engine
  • 295-hp, 3.5-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, Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 295 hp 308 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 192.5 in 192.5 in
Exterior Width 74.6 in 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 44.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 44.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 39.4 in
Rear 39.1 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
The Lexus RX 350 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Lexus RX 450h. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Lexus RX 350 and the Lexus RX 450h.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus RX 350 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 Lexus RX 350 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus RX 450h.

Dimensions
The Lexus RX 350 is about the same width as the Lexus RX 450h. When looking at overall length, the Lexus RX 350 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus RX 450h.

Handling
The Lexus RX 350 has the same turning radius as the Lexus RX 450h, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Lexus RX 350 will do just as well as the Lexus RX 450h, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Lexus RX 350 has a little less horsepower than the Lexus RX 450h.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Lexus RX 350 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 Lexus RX 350 and the Lexus RX 450h. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries in the Lexus RX 350 as you will in the Lexus RX 450h.