Compare 2019 Lexus RX vs 2019 Nissan Murano

2019 Lexus RX
2019 Nissan Murano
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FWD RX 350
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD RX 350 20 28 $40,831 $43,670
AWD RX 350 19 26 $42,140 $45,070
AWD RX 450h 30 28 $43,330 $46,095
FWD RX 350L Premium 19 26 $44,758 $47,870
AWD RX 350L Premium 18 25 $46,067 $49,270
FWD RX 350 F SPORT 20 28 $46,133 $49,320
AWD RX 350 F SPORT 19 26 $47,442 $50,720
AWD RX 450hL Premium 29 28 $47,769 $50,820
AWD RX 450h F SPORT 30 28 $48,395 $51,455
FWD RX 350L Luxury 19 26 $49,374 $52,885
AWD RX 350L Luxury 18 25 $50,683 $54,285
AWD RX 450hL Luxury 29 28 $51,392 $54,755
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FWD S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD S 20 28 $29,455 $31,370
AWD S 20 28 $30,955 $32,970
FWD SV 20 28 $32,426 $34,540
AWD SV 20 28 $33,927 $36,140
FWD SL 20 28 $36,916 $39,330
AWD SL 20 28 $38,416 $40,930
FWD Platinum 20 28 $40,947 $43,630
AWD Platinum 20 28 $42,447 $45,230
Pricing
Invoice Price
$40,831
$29,455
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,670
$31,370
Monthly Payment Estimate
$728 / month
$523 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Lexus RX remains the luxury crossover SUV sales standard for its design, comfort, and features. The 2019 Nissan Murano delivers traditional comfort wrapped up in an eye-catching shape.
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Fuel Economy
City
20 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 2WD Mid-Size Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
56.1 55.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.8 59.5
Second Head Room (in)
39.1 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 58.8
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 40.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
121.3 108.1
Front Hip Room (in)
56.6 55.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64 64.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6 75.4
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 64.6
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 111.2
Height, Overall (in)
67.7 66.6
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.4 32.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
56.3 67
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.4 32.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 37
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 33.7
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 45
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 12.6
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)
13.3 12.1
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.2 19
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
45.2 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P235/65VR18 P235/65TR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65VR18 P235/65TR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA 1500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4222 3823
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 7.5
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
295 @ 6300 260 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
267 @ 4700 240 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.5 L/211 3.5 L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
20 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 23
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.01 0.96
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 2.41 - 0.38
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.33 4.67
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 -
Trans Type
8 1
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Sport Utility
Vehicle Name
Lexus RX Nissan Murano
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 7.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating
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