Compare 2009 Lincoln MKX vs 2009 Lexus RX 350

2009 Lincoln MKX
2009 Lexus RX 350
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FWD 4-Door
FWD 4-Door
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,871
$33,742
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,845
$37,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$631 / month
$628 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Lincoln MKX lives up to its luxury-brand promise, with a classy American style. The 2009 Lexus RX 350 is a well-liked, competitive utility vehicle that has everything but personality.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.8 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 42.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.4 102.5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.8 55.6
Second Leg Room (in)
39.6 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
40.0 39.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
56.2 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.9 57.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.2 7.1
Length, Overall (in)
186.5 186.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
67.3 66.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
111.2 106.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.8 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
65.0 62.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.6 84.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
32.3 38.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 19.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.7 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.6 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P245/60TR18 225/65SR17
Spare Tire Size
Compact 225/65SR17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/60TR18 225/65SR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4210 3870
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
SEFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
250 @ 4500 251 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
99C NA
Displacement
3.5L/213 3.5L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
265 @ 6250 270 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.77 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.05
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.48 4.24
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.84 1.52
Trans Type
6 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
w/OD NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.88 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.87 2.36
Trans Order Code
44J NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door SUV 4-Door SUV
Vehicle Name
Lincoln MKX Lexus RX 350
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
SLA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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