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2022 Lexus RX 450hL vs. 2022 Lincoln Nautilus Review

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2022 Lexus
RX 450hL

MSRP*: $52,110 to $58,110
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2022 Lincoln
Nautilus

MSRP*: $44,090 to $66,710
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MPG - City 29 MPG 19 - 21 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 6 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 34.1 ft3 68.8 ft3
Engine
  • 308-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
  • 250-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 335-hp, 2.7-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Continuously Variable 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 308 hp 250 - 335 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 2,000 lbs
Exterior Length 196.9 in 190.0 in
Exterior Width 74.6 in 86.1 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.9 in
Front 42.8 in
Rear 39.6 in
Head Room Front 38.7 - 39.8 in
Rear 37.9 - 38.5 in
Front 37.8 - 39.9 in
Rear 38.6 - 39.2 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 Lincoln Nautilus than in the Lexus RX 450hL, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Lexus RX 450hL and the Lincoln Nautilus.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus RX 450hL as you will with the Lincoln Nautilus, 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). Whether you pick the Lexus RX 450hL or the Lincoln Nautilus, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus RX 450hL is much slimmer than the Lincoln Nautilus, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Lexus RX 450hL, which is slightly longer than the Lincoln Nautilus.

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

Performance
The Lexus RX 450hL has a little more horsepower than the Lincoln Nautilus.

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

Utility
The Lexus RX 450hL offers greater seating capacity than the Lincoln Nautilus, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Lexus RX 450hL has significantly less cargo capacity than the Lincoln Nautilus.