Compare 2009 INFINITI FX vs 2009 Lexus RX

2009 INFINITI FX
2009 Lexus RX
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AWD 4-Door
AWD 4-Door
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,260
$34,995
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,600
$39,100
Monthly Payment Estimate
$727 / month
$652 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Infiniti FX offers a truly distinctive shape and sportscarlike acceleration. If you need to haul plywood or lots of kids, though, look elsewhere. The 2009 Lexus RX 350 is a well-liked, competitive utility vehicle that has everything but personality.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.6 36.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 39.3
Second Hip Room (in)
54.2 55.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 57.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
44.7 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
54.9 55.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
102.5 102.5
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.9 72.6
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 62.0
Min Ground Clearance (in)
7.08 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
191.3 186.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
66.1 66.1
Liftover Height (in)
31.1 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.6 61.2
Wheelbase (in)
113.6 106.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
67.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
62.0 84.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
35.3 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
24.8 38.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.3 12.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 x 0.6 11.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 19.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.1 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.7 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.96 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P265/60VR18 225/65SR17
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P265/60VR18 225/65SR17
Spare Tire Size
T175/90D18 225/65SR17
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
200 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4299 4090
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8 17 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.7 w/.85L reserve - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
3.5L/213 3.5L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
[email protected] 270 @ 6200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas V6
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
262 @ 4800 251 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 22
Transmission
Trans Type
7 5
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.97 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.19 2.36
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 1.05
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.92 4.24
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.04 1.52
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- 1.00
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
4 Door SUV 4-Door SUV
Vehicle Name
Infiniti FX35 Lexus RX 350
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 5

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