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Lexus RX
2021 Lexus RX
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$45,070
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.3
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Mazda CX-5
2021 Mazda CX-5
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$25,270
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.8
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Nissan Ariya
2021 Nissan Ariya
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$40,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Overview

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
Electric
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 25 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.8 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-4 Gas
Electric
Horsepower
295 hp @ 6300 rpm
187 hp @ 6000 rpm
215 hp
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
N/A
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
Single Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
N/A
Turning Diameter
45.2 ft
36 ft
N/A

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 7"
N/A
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
17" x 7"
N/A

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/65VR18
P225/65HR17
N/A
Rear Tire
P235/65VR18
P225/65HR17
N/A
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
28 MPG
N/A
City
20 MPG
25 MPG
N/A
Highway
27 MPG
31 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
14.8 gallons
N/A
Cruising Range City
384 miles
370 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
518.4 miles
458.8 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
192.5 in
179.1 in
N/A
Height
67.7 in
65.4 in
N/A
Max Width
74.6 in
72.5 in
N/A
Front Width
64.4 in
62.8 in
N/A
Rear Width
64 in
62.8 in
N/A
Wheelbase
109.8 in
106.2 in
N/A
Ground Clearance
N/A
7.5 in
N/A

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
N/A
Front Seat Leg Room
44.1 in
41 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
39.4 in
39.7 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.8 in
57.1 in
N/A
Front Seat Hip Room
56.6 in
55.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
39.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Headroom
39.1 in
39 in
N/A
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.6 in
54.8 in
N/A
Rear Seat Hip Room
56.1 in
55.3 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,222 lbs
3,552 lbs
N/A
Maximum Towing Capacity
3,500 lbs
2,000 lbs
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
32.6 ft³
59.6 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
16 ft³
30.9 ft³
N/A
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
16 ft³
30.9 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Moonbeam Beige Metallic
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Nori Green Pearl
  • Obsidian
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • 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, Cloth Seat Trim
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

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

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A
Corrosion
N/A
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
Drivetrain
N/A
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
N/A