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Lexus RX 450h vs. Porsche Cayenne

When comparing the Lexus RX 450h to the Porsche Cayenne, the Lexus RX 450h 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 overall quality score. The Porsche Cayenne has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Lexus RX 450h versus the Porsche Cayenne, the Lexus RX 450h is a better car than the Porsche Cayenne.

Lexus RX 450h versus Porsche Cayenne Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Lexus RX 450h ranges from $41,940 to $53,715 while a used Porsche Cayenne from the same model year range is priced between $67,955 to $87,932. For a new model, the Lexus RX 450h's price is between $54,511 and $65,981, with the Porsche Cayenne priced between $100,045 and $207,398.

Lexus RX 450h versus Porsche Cayenne Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Lexus RX 450h is 9.3 out of 10 while the Porsche Cayenne's quality rating is 8.0 out of 10. This results in the Lexus RX 450h being ranked 1 out of 17 Best Luxury Hybrid SUVs and the Porsche Cayenne being ranked 5 out of 17.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Lexus RX 450h’s base engine makes 308 horsepower, and the Porsche Cayenne base engine makes 455 horsepower.

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Porsche Cayenne has the advantage of offering higher payload capacity than the Lexus RX 450h.

Safety Ratings Comparison

The Lexus RX 450h has an average safety rating of 4.70 out of 5 Stars.

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2022 Lexus RX 450h

2023 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$54,511 - $65,981

Used Asking Price:

$41,940 - $53,715

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

44.3%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$100,045 - $207,398

Used Asking Price:

$67,955 - $87,932

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

51.5%

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:

8.0 / 10

Reliability:

7.6 / 10

Retained Value:

8.3 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 17
1 / 17

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 17
2 / 12
5 / 17

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

Gasoline, Plug-In Hybrid

Trim Levels

Base, F SPORT, F SPORT Handling

Trim Levels

E-Hybrid, E-Hybrid Platinum Edition, Turbo S E-Hybrid, E-Hybrid Coupe, E-Hybrid Coupe Platinum Edition, Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe

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

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

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):

Not yet available

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:

455 hp @ 5250 rpm

Torque:

516 foot-lbs @ 1000 rpm

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

0.088 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:

3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

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

Not yet available

Range (city/hwy):

Not yet available

Recommended Fuel Type:

Not yet available

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:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

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:

Not yet available

Pedestrian Detection:

Not yet available

Lane Departure Warning:

Not yet available

Lane Keeping Assist:

Not yet available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Not yet available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Not yet available

360-Degree Camera:

Not yet available

Rear Seat Reminder:

Not yet available

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Not yet available

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:

Not yet available

Front Leg Room:

Not yet available

Front Shoulder Room:

Not yet available

Rear Head Room:

Not yet available

Rear Leg Room:

Not yet available

Rear Shoulder Room:

Not yet available

Cargo Space:

22.7 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

56.8 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:

5164 lbs

Width:

86.4 inches

Height:

66.8 inches

Length:

193.7 inches

Wheelbase:

114 inches

Ground Clearance:

8.2 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:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

255/55ZR19