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Lexus RX
2022 Lexus RX
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$48,400
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
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Mazda CX-5
2022 Mazda CX-5
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$25,900
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Volkswagen Taos
2022 Volkswagen Taos
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$23,295
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.1
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Overview

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 30 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 28 MPG
Hwy: 36 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.3 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
7 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
2.5L Inline-4 Gas
1.5L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
290 hp @ 6300 rpm
187 hp @ 6000 rpm
158 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque
263 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
186 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1750 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,464 lbs
3,717 lbs
3,175 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
N/A
2,000 lbs
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
26 MPG
31 MPG
City
19 MPG
24 MPG
28 MPG
Highway
26 MPG
30 MPG
36 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 Tons/yr
6.8 Tons/yr
5.7 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
15.3 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
364.8 miles
367.2 miles
369.6 miles
Cruising Range Highway
499.2 miles
459 miles
475.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
196.9 in
180.1 in
175.8 in
Height
67.3 in
65.3 in
64.4 in
Max Width
74.6 in
72.6 in
72.5 in
Front Width
64.4 in
62.8 in
61.9 in
Rear Width
64 in
62.8 in
60.5 in
Wheelbase
109.8 in
106.2 in
105.9 in
Ground Clearance
8.1 in
7.5 in
6.4 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
7 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.4 in
41 in
40.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.8 in
39.7 in
40.7 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
58.3 in
57.1 in
56.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55.8 in
55.2 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
30.9 in
39.6 in
37.9 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.5 in
39 in
39.8 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.8 in
54.8 in
55.2 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
55.8 in
55.3 in
N/A
Third Row Leg Room
23.5 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Headroom
34.8 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Shoulder Room
45.7 in
N/A
N/A
Third Row Hip Room
45.7 in
N/A
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
34.1 ft³
59.3 ft³
65.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
15.3 ft³
30 ft³
27.9 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
6.2 ft³
30 ft³
27.9 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
45.2 ft
36 ft
37.6 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P235/65VR18
P225/65HR17
P215/55HR17
Rear Tire
P235/65VR18
P225/65HR17
P215/55HR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Caviar
  • Cloudburst Gray
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Iridium
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Nori Green Pearl
  • Eternal Blue Mica
  • Jet Black Mica
  • Snowflake White Pearl Mica
  • Soul Red Crystal Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Dusk Blue Metallic
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Pyrite Silver Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Birch, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black w/Blue, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Glazed Caramel, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Parchment, NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, Cloth Seat Trim
  • Gray/Black, Cloth Seating Surfaces

Features and Options

Infotainment

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

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
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
Standard
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
Standard
Power Liftgate
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Optional
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
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
Rear A/C
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Standard
Optional
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Standard
Standard
Optional
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Optional
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Optional
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

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
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
Not Available
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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