2022 Lexus RX 450hL vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 | NewCars.com

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2022 Lexus RX 450hL vs. 2022 Volvo XC60 Review

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2022 Lexus
RX 450hL

MSRP*: $52,110 to $58,110
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2022 Volvo
XC60

MSRP*: $42,650 to $56,450
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MPG - City 29 MPG 21 - 23 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 MPG 27 - 30 MPG
Seating Capacity 6 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 34.1 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 Info not available 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 196.9 in 185.4 in
Exterior Width 74.6 in 74.9 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.9 in
Front 41.5 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 38.7 - 39.8 in
Rear 37.9 - 38.5 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volvo XC60 than in the Lexus RX 450hL, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus RX 450hL 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 450hL, 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 450hL is somewhat more expensive than the Volvo XC60.

Dimensions
The Lexus RX 450hL is about the same width as the Volvo XC60. If you go with the Lexus RX 450hL, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Volvo XC60.

Handling
The Lexus RX 450hL has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volvo XC60, 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 Volvo XC60.

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

Utility
The Lexus RX 450hL offers greater seating capacity than the Volvo XC60, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The Lexus RX 450hL has significantly less cargo capacity than the Volvo XC60.