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Lexus RX 450h vs. Lexus NX 300h

When comparing the Lexus RX 450h to the Lexus NX 300h, the Lexus RX 450h has the advantage in the areas of overall quality score and base engine power. The Lexus NX 300h has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Lexus RX 450h versus the Lexus NX 300h, the Lexus NX 300h is a better car than the Lexus RX 450h.

Lexus RX 450h versus Lexus NX 300h Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Lexus RX 450h ranges from $47,892 to $59,353 while a used Lexus NX 300h from the same model year range is priced between $36,997 to $44,995. For a new model, the Lexus RX 450h's price is between $53,658 and $64,675, with the Lexus NX 300h priced between $44,017 and $49,284.

Lexus RX 450h versus Lexus NX 300h Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Lexus RX 450h is 9.3 out of 10 while the Lexus NX 300h's quality rating is 8.5 out of 10. This results in the Lexus RX 450h being ranked 1 out of 17 Best Luxury Hybrid SUVs and the Lexus NX 300h being ranked 2 out of 17.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Lexus RX 450h’s base engine makes 308 horsepower, and the Lexus NX 300h base engine makes 194 horsepower. The RX 450h is rated to deliver an average of 30 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 482 miles. The NX 300h is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 444 miles. The RX 450h uses premium unleaded, and the NX 300h uses regular unleaded.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Lexus RX 450h has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Lexus NX 300h.

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2022 Lexus RX 450h

2021 Lexus NX 300h

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$53,658 - $64,675

Used Asking Price:

$47,892 - $59,353

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.3%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$44,017 - $49,284

Used Asking Price:

$36,997 - $44,995

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

39.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

9.3 / 10

Reliability:

9.5 / 10

Retained Value:

8.9 / 10

Safety:

9.4 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.5 / 10

Reliability:

6.3 / 10

Retained Value:

9.2 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Hybrid

Trim Levels

F SPORT Handling, Base, F SPORT

Trim Levels

F SPORT Black Line, Luxury, Base

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

4.70 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

308 hp @ 6000 rpm

Torque:

Not yet available

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.065 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

194 hp @ 5700 rpm

Torque:

Not yet available

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.046 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

31 / 28 / 30

Range (city/hwy):

533 / 482 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

33 / 30 / 31

Range (city/hwy):

488 / 444 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.2 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.6 inches

Cargo Space:

16 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

32.6 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

114.1 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.2 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.3 inches

Cargo Space:

16.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

53.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4740 lbs

Width:

74.6 inches

Height:

67.7 inches

Length:

192.5 inches

Wheelbase:

109.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.2 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4180 lbs

Width:

83.9 inches

Height:

64.8 inches

Length:

182.3 inches

Wheelbase:

104.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.7 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

235/65R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

Not yet available

Wheel Type:

Not yet available

Tire Size:

Not yet available