When comparing the Lexus RX 350's and the Tesla Model Y's specifications and ratings, the Lexus RX 350 has the advantage in the area of resale value. The Tesla Model Y has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Lexus RX 350's and the Tesla Model Y's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Lexus RX 350 vs. Tesla Model Y Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Lexus RX 350 loses 34.7 percent of its value and the Tesla Model Y loses 46.7 percent of its value. This means the Lexus RX 350 retains 12 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Tesla Model Y.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Lexus RX 350’s base engine makes 275 horsepower, and the Tesla Model Y base engine makes 342 horsepower.
Safety Ratings Comparison
When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, the Tesla Model Y has higher safety ratings than the Lexus RX 350, with an average rating of 5 out of 5 Stars compared to 4.46 out of 5 Stars.