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2012 Mercedes-Benz M Class

2012 Lexus RX 350

  2012 Mercedes-Benz ML350 2012 Lexus RX 350
Invoice $45,561 $36,537
14/27 18/25
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Bottom Line The 2012 Mercedes-Benz M Class is improved in nearly way, and remains one of the most luxurious and secure choices for families not needing a third row of seats. Read Full Review A safe luxury-crossover choice for many good reasons, the 2012 Lexus RX 350 offers a serene driving experience and lots of cool tech features. Read Full Review
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  • Smooth, strong, efficient Bluetec
  • Plush, isolated ride
  • Handles and maneuvers well
  • Full roster of tech options
  • Attention Assist comes standard


  • Indecisive shifts (Bluetec)
  • COMAND interface
  • Conservative exterior styling


  • Velvety ride
  • Excellent supportive seats
  • Easy to enter and exit
  • Lots of advanced tech options
  • RX 450h Hybrid version


  • Drives dully
  • Exterior is anonymous
  • Remote Touch interface feels like a home computer
  • Some minor, un-Lexus noises and textures
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