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2010 Lexus RX 350 2010 Lexus RX Hybrid 2010 Mercedes-Benz R-Class
     
FWD 4dr
  • FWD 4dr
  • AWD 4dr
FWD 4dr Hybrid
  • FWD 4dr Hybrid
  • AWD 4dr Hybrid
R350 4MATIC
  • R350 4MATIC
  • R350 BlueTEC

Prices

MSRP $37,625 $42,685 $49,300
Invoice $34,049 $38,841 $45,849
Avg. Paid $25,706 $27,071 $24,638

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.9 8.8 8.2
Critics' Rating 9.0 8.4 8.5
Performance 8.4 8.4 8.4
Interior 9.1 8.7 8.5
Operating Cost 7.4 8.0 6.8
Safety 9.4 9.4 10.0
Reliability 5.0 5.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Outstanding reliability
  • High safety scores
  • Smooth, car-like handling
  • Well-made, high-quality interior
  • Smooth ride
  • Refined interior
  • Fantastic fuel economy for the class
  • Outstanding reliability rating
  • Class-topping safety ratings
  • Comfortable seating for seven
  • Great fuel economy from diesel trims
  • Upscale, luxurious interior
Cons
  • Not much fun to drive
  • Not particularly fun to drive
  • Minivan styling
  • Critics recommend others more strongly
  • Below-average reliability scores for the class

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.5L/211 Gas/Electric V6 3.5L/214 Gas V6 3.5L/213
MPG 18 City / 25 Hwy 32 City / 28 Hwy 14 City / 19 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4-Door SUV 4-Door SUV 4 Door

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 107.9 107.9 126.6
Length, Overall (in) 187.8 187.8 203.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.2 74.2 77.1
Height, Overall (in) 67.7 66.3 65.4

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4178 4520 4949

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard Optional
Luggage Rack Optional
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional Optional
Power Liftgate Optional Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Optional Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional Optional
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Optional Optional Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional Optional Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Optional
Heated Mirrors Optional Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional Optional Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors Optional Optional
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 6
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 100.9 100.0 119.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 - TBD - 39.8
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 43.1 39.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.0 58.0 60.3
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6 55.6 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 37.7 37.7 40.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.8 37.0 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 57.6 59.6
Second Hip Room (in) 54.5 54.5 - TBD -
Third Leg Room (in)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 80.3 80.3 85.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 40.0 40.0 42.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

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

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Optional Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard Optional
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard

Seats

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

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag 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
Rear Body Air Bag 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
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas/Electric V6 Gas V6
Displacement 3.5L/211 3.5L/214 3.5L/213
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 275 @ 6200 245 @ 6000 268 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 257 @ 4700 234 @ 4800 258 @ 2400 - 5000
Transmission Sequential-Shift ECVT Automatic
Turning diameter 38.8 38.8 81.4

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 32 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 28 19
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.2 17.2 21.1

Suspension

Air Suspension Standard
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut Upper/lower control arms
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Double Wishbone 4-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
7-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard