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2009 Lexus RX 350 2009 Infiniti FX 2009 Acura MDX
     
FWD 4dr
  • FWD 4dr
  • AWD 4dr
Base
  • Base
  • AWD
  • AWD
AWD
  • AWD
  • AWD with Technology Package
  • AWD with Technology and Entertainment Packages
  • AWD with Sport Package
  • AWD with Sport and Entertainment Packages
 

Prices

MSRP $37,700 $42,150 $40,990
Invoice $33,742 $38,924 $37,252
Avg. Paid $20,788 $20,066 $19,964

U.S. News Scores

Overall 9.0 7.6 7.9
Critics' Rating 9.3 8.2 9.2
Performance 8.5 8.6 8.9
Interior 8.6 8.6 8.4
Operating Cost 7.3 7.2 7.1
Safety 9.4 N/A 9.4
Reliability 5.0 2.0 2.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Luxurious, comfortable, quiet interior
  • Smooth ride and car-like handling
  • Fantastic reliability rating
  • Great safety score
  • Sporty performance
  • Powerful V8 engine
  • High-tech interior
  • Sporty handling
  • Plenty of power
  • Great safety scores
  • Upscale, well-made cabin with lots of standard features
Cons
  • Not as fun to drive as others
  • Ride may be too stiff for some
  • Fuel economy ranges from average to terrible
  • Poor reliability rating
  • Below-average reliability rating
  • Cramped third row

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.5L/211 Gas V6 3.5L/213 Gas V6 3.7L/- TBD -
MPG 18 City / 23 Hwy 16 City / 23 Hwy 15 City / 20 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4-Door SUV 4 Door SUV 4 Door

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.9 113.6 108.3
Length, Overall (in) 186.2 191.3 190.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.6 75.9 78.5
Height, Overall (in) 66.1 66.1 68.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional Standard Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional Standard Standard
Sunroof Sunshield Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3870 4094 4548

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front On/Off Road Standard
Tires - Front Performance Optional Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear On/Off Road Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Optional Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Optional Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Optional
Keyless Start Standard
Luggage Rack Optional Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Standard
Power Liftgate Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Rear Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional Standard Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 7
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 102.5 102.5 142.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.3 39.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 44.7 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.9 57.3 61.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6 54.9 59.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.6 38.5 38.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.4 34.6 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.1 57.4 61.6
Second Hip Room (in) 55.1 54.2 59.1
Third Leg Room (in) 29.1
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 84.7 62.0 83.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 38.3 24.8 42.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 15.0

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Optional Standard Standard
Entertainment System Optional Optional
Hard Disk Drive Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Optional Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Optional Standard Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Cooled Passenger Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Standard
Heated Passenger Seat Optional Optional Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Optional Optional Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-On Headlights Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard
Rear Wheel Drive Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas V6 Gas V6
Displacement 3.5L/211 3.5L/213 3.7L/- TBD -
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 270 @ 6200 303@6800 300 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 251 @ 4700 262 @ 4800 275 @ 5000
Transmission Automatic Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Turning diameter 37.4 36.7 37.6

Fuel

Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 16 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 23 20
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.2 23.8 21.0

Suspension

Air Suspension Optional
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Double Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut Independent Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer bar Multi-link

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Optional Standard Standard
5-Speed Automatic Standard Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard