When comparing the 2020 BMW X5's and the 2020 Lexus RX 350's specifications and ratings, the 2020 BMW X5 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The 2020 Lexus RX 350 has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars, reliability, resale value and overall quality score. The 2020 BMW X5 and 2020 Lexus RX 350 have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the 2020 BMW X5's and the 2020 Lexus RX 350's specifications and ratings, the 2020 Lexus RX 350 is a better car than the 2020 BMW X5.
2020 BMW X5 vs. 2020 Lexus RX 350 Pricing
A used 2020 BMW X5 ranges from $38,002 to $60,997 while a used 2020 Lexus RX 350 is priced between $35,693 to $47,912.
2020 BMW X5 vs. 2020 Lexus RX 350 Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the 2020 BMW X5 loses 53.8 percent of its value and the 2020 Lexus RX 350 loses 34.7 percent of its value. This means the 2020 Lexus RX 350 retains 19.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the 2020 BMW X5.
2020 BMW X5 vs. 2020 Lexus RX 350 Quality Rating
The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the BMW X5 is 7.8 out of 10 while the Lexus RX 350's quality rating is 9.2 out of 10. This results in the BMW X5 being ranked 10 out of 20 Best Luxury Midsize SUVs and the Lexus RX 350 being ranked 1 out of 20. Out of 60 Best Luxury 5-seater SUVs, the BMW X5 is ranked 16 and the Lexus RX 350 is ranked 1. The BMW X5 is also ranked 20 out of 67 Best Luxury Crossover SUVs while the Lexus RX 350 is ranked 1 out of 67.
2020 BMW X5 vs. 2020 Lexus RX 350 Reliability Rating
iSeeCars’ Reliability Rating for the BMW X5 is 8.4 out of 10. For the Lexus RX 350 the reliability rating is 9.0 out of 10. This gives the Lexus RX 350 a slight advantage in reliability compared to the BMW X5.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2020 BMW X5’s base engine makes 335 horsepower, and the 2020 Lexus RX 350 base engine makes 295 horsepower. The X5 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 569 miles. The RX 350 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 518 miles.This gives the 2020 Lexus RX 350 the advantage in fuel efficiency and the 2020 BMW X5 the advantage in maximum range. The X5 uses premium unleaded, and the RX 350 uses regular unleaded.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the 2020 Lexus RX 350 has higher safety ratings than the 2020 BMW X5, with an average rating of 4.46 out of 5 Stars compared to 4 out of 5 Stars.