2019 Lexus RX vs. Its Competition

2019 Lexus RX
Andrew Ganz Andrew Ganz Senior Editor

The 2019 Lexus RX squares off against some of the most popular high-end vehicles on the road today.

The 2019 Cadillac XT5 and Lincoln Nautilus represent the home team here.

The XT5's subtle style earns it points, but it's dull to drive.

The Nautilus is an update of the Lincoln MKX and it's attractive with a comfortable interior.

The calming Volvo XC60 is full of safety and convenience tech and is a must-see for crossover SUV shoppers.

The Acura MDX matches the RX's third row and hybrid options, making it a fierce rival.

And if it's just five you need to seat, the Nissan Murano is a budget-saver with a more upmarket feel than its badge suggests.

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Quick Specs
The 2019 Lexus RX remains the luxury crossover SUV sales standard for its design, comfort, and features.
Full of tech and full of people, the 2019 Acura MDX is a safe—and conservative—pick among family-sized crossover SUVs.
The 2019 Cadillac XT5 is a solid, if forgettable, crossover. Consider the Caddy’s myriad rivals, too.
It's still a Lincoln MKX (so it's still a Ford Edge), but the 2019 Lincoln Nautilus manages to improve in the most important ways, with more style and technology.
The 2019 Nissan Murano delivers traditional comfort wrapped up in an eye-catching shape.
The 2019 Volvo XC60 is the full picture: advanced powertrains, gorgeous interior, subtle exterior.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
18 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 27 MPG Hwy18 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy20 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy19 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy
Regular Unleaded V-6Premium Unleaded V-6Gas V6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4Regular Unleaded V-6Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Class     
Small SUV 2WDSmall SUV 2WDSport Utility VehiclesSmall SUV 2WDMidsize Station WagonsSmall SUV 2WD
Style Name     
RX 350 FWDFWDFWD 4-DoorStandard FWDFWD ST5 FWD Momentum
Front Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
Sport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility VehicleSport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomaticAutomatic w/ODCVT w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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