Compare 2019 Lexus RX vs 2019 Nissan Murano

2019 Lexus RX
2019 Nissan Murano
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RX 350 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RX RX 350 AWD 19 26 $42,279 $45,220
RX RX 350 F SPORT AWD 19 26 $47,583 $50,870
RX RX 350 F SPORT FWD 20 28 $46,274 $49,470
RX RX 350 FWD 20 28 $40,970 $43,820
RX RX 350L Luxury AWD 18 25 $50,822 $54,435
RX RX 350L Luxury FWD 19 26 $49,513 $53,035
RX RX 350L Premium AWD 18 25 $46,206 $49,420
RX RX 350L Premium FWD 19 26 $44,897 $48,020
RX RX 450h AWD 31 28 $43,470 $46,245
RX RX 450h F SPORT AWD 31 28 $48,535 $51,605
RX RX 450hL Luxury AWD 29 28 $51,535 $54,905
RX RX 450hL Premium AWD 29 28 $47,911 $50,970
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AWD Platinum
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Murano AWD Platinum 20 28 $42,447 $45,230
Murano AWD S 20 28 $30,955 $32,970
Murano AWD SL 20 28 $38,416 $40,930
Murano AWD SV 20 28 $33,927 $36,140
Murano FWD Platinum 20 28 $40,947 $43,630
Murano FWD S 20 28 $29,455 $31,370
Murano FWD SL 20 28 $36,916 $39,330
Murano FWD SV 20 28 $32,426 $34,540
Pricing
Invoice Price
$42,279
$42,447
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$45,220
$45,230
Monthly Payment Estimate
$754 / month
$754 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
6.2
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
19 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Mid-Size Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
38 38.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.4 38.1
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 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 58.8
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 40.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
121.3 102.8
Front Hip Room (in)
56.6 55.4
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
64.4 64.6
Length, Overall (in)
192.5 192.4
Height, Overall (in)
67.7 67.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64 64.6
Wheelbase (in)
109.8 111.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.6 75.4
Liftover Height (in)
- 30.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 6.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
56.3 65
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
18.4 31.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
18.4 31.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- 37
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- 31.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- 74.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- 43
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 P235/55HR20
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65VR18 P235/55HR20
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)
4387 4137
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 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)
26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 20
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
22 23
Transmission
Drivetrain
All Wheel All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 2.41 - 0.38
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
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
8.0 7.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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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