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2022 Lexus RX 450h vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 Review

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2022 Lexus
RX 450h

MSRP*: $48,720 to $54,520
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2022 Volvo
XC60

MSRP*: $42,650 to $56,450
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MPG - City 31 MPG 21 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 MPG 27 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 32.6 ft3 63.3 ft3
Engine
  • 308-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 247-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 295-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Continuously Variable 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 308 hp 247 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 192.5 in 185.4 in
Exterior Width 74.6 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 44.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 39.4 in
Rear 38.2 in
Front 38.0 in
Rear 38.0 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 450h offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Volvo XC60, with comparable head- and legroom. The Lexus RX 450h will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Volvo XC60.

Convenience
The Volvo XC60 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). The Lexus RX 450h is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC60.

Dimensions
The Lexus RX 450h is about the same width as the Volvo XC60. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Lexus RX 450h, which is slightly longer than the Volvo XC60.

Handling
The Lexus RX 450h has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Lexus RX 450h will do just as well as the Volvo XC60, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Lexus RX 450h has a little more horsepower than the Volvo XC60.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Lexus RX 450h doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Volvo XC60.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Lexus RX 450h and the Volvo XC60. The Lexus RX 450h has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volvo XC60.