Compare Lexus RX vs Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Overview

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
24.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5L V6 Gas
3.5L V6 Gas
Horsepower
295 hp @ 6300 rpm
302 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
273 lb-ft @ 3500 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
4,222 lbs
4,652 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity
3,500 lbs
6,600 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
20 MPG
City
20 MPG
18 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
24 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.8 Tons/yr
8.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
19.2 gallons
24.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
384 miles
442.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
518.4 miles
590.4 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
192.5 in
N/A
Height
67.7 in
70.7 in
Max Width
74.6 in
75.8 in
Front Width
64.4 in
64.7 in
Rear Width
64 in
65.2 in
Wheelbase
109.8 in
114.8 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
44.1 in
40.3 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.4 in
40.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
57.8 in
58.5 in
Front Seat Hip Room
56.6 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
38 in
38.4 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.1 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
57.6 in
58.4 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
56.1 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
32.6 ft³
80.3 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 2
16 ft³
38.2 ft³
Cargo Volume to Seat 3
16 ft³
38.2 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
45.2 ft
38.7 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/65VR18
P255/50HR19
Rear Tire
P235/65VR18
P255/50HR19
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

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
  • Black
  • Polar White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Cinnabar Red Metallic
  • Dakota Brown Metallic
  • Diamond Silver Metallic
  • Iridium Silver Metallic
  • Lunar Blue Metallic
  • Obsidian Black Metallic
  • Palladium Silver Metallic
  • Steel Gray Metallic
  • designo Diamond White Metallic

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
  • Almond Beige/Mocha, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Black, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Gray/Dark Gray, MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

N/A
  • Black, Dinamica/MB-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Almond Beige/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Almond Beige/Mocha, Leather Upholstery
  • Auburn Brown/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Gray/Black, Leather Upholstery
  • Gray/Dark Gray, Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Optional
Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Optional
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Not Available
Optional
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Optional
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Standard

Comfort

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

Safety

Safety Features

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

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
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