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Lexus GX
2021 Lexus GX
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2021 Lexus RX
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2021 Toyota Highlander
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Overview

Engine
4.6-liter V8 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 19 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 29 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
8 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
4.6-liter V8 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
301 hp @ 5500 rpm
295 hp @ 6300 rpm
295 hp @ 6600 rpm
Torque
329 lb-ft @ 3400 rpm
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
263 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Four-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
4,222 lbs
4,145 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
6,500 lbs
3,500 lbs
5,000 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
16 MPG
23 MPG
24 MPG
City
15 MPG
20 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
19 MPG
27 MPG
29 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.2 Tons/yr
7.8 Tons/yr
7.5 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19 gallons
19.2 gallons
17.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
285 miles
384 miles
375.9 miles
Cruising Range Highway
361 miles
518.4 miles
519.1 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
192.1 in
192.5 in
194.9 in
Height
74.2 in
67.7 in
68.1 in
Max Width
74.2 in
74.6 in
76 in
Front Width
62.4 in
64.4 in
65.3 in
Rear Width
62.4 in
64 in
65.4 in
Wheelbase
109.8 in
109.8 in
112.2 in
Ground Clearance
8.1 in
N/A
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
8 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.7 in
44.1 in
42 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
39.4 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.4 in
57.8 in
59 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.5 in
56.6 in
57.2 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.1 in
38 in
41 in
Rear Seat Headroom
40.4 in
39.1 in
39.4 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.3 in
57.6 in
58.7 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.2 in
56.1 in
57 in
Third Row Leg Room
29.3 in
N/A
27.7 in
Third Row Headroom
35.2 in
N/A
36.1 in
Third Row Shoulder Room
54.5 in
N/A
55 in
Third Row Hip Room
43.1 in
N/A
45.6 in

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
64.7 ft³
32.6 ft³
84.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
46.7 ft³
16 ft³
48.4 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
11.6 ft³
16 ft³
16 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38.1 ft
45.2 ft
37.4 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
18" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
N/A
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
N/A
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P265/60HR18
P235/65VR18
P235/65VR18
Rear Tire
P265/60HR18
P235/65VR18
P235/65VR18
Spare Tire
Full-Size
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Black Onyx
  • Claret Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Starfire Pearl
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Moonbeam Beige Metallic
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Nori Green Pearl
  • Obsidian
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Ecru, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Rioja Red, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Sepia, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Birch, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Birch, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Birch, Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim
  • Glazed Caramel, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Glazed Caramel, Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim
  • Parchment, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Parchment, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Parchment, Semi-Aniline Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Fabric Seat Trim
  • Graphite, Fabric Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Navigation System
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Liftgate
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Rear A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles