With credit for essentially starting the mid-size luxury crossover segment in the late 1990s, the Lexus RX has been a huge success for the brand.
Its current competition includes the Lincoln MKX, which offers good interior room, a strong V-6 engine and MyLincoln Touch, a high-tech (albeit occasionally buggy) infotainment system.
The Cadillac SRX looks great inside and out, and its 3.6-liter V-6 makes it a very similar package to the RX.
We like the Volvo XC60's Scandinavian design, offerings elegant style in a slightly more compact package.
On the more affordable side, the Nissan Murano is a solid choice; its V-6 offers good performance, though it's a little smaller inside than the RX, and the continuously variable transmission (CVT) will win some shoppers, but lose others.
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|2014 Lexus RX 350Browse Used Listings||2014 Cadillac SRXBrowse Used Listings||2014 Lincoln MKXBrowse Used Listings||2014 Nissan MuranoBrowse Used Listings||2014 Volvo XC60Browse Used Listings|
|18 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy|
|Regular Unleaded V-6||Gas V6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded I-6|
|Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||N/A||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD||Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD|
|FWD 4-Door||FWD 4-Door Base||FWD 4-Door||FWD 4-Door S||FWD 4-Door 3.2L|
|Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||Sport Utility Vehicle||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/Manual Shift||Automatic w/OD||CVT w/OD||Automatic w/OD|