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2012 Land Rover Range Rover Sport 2012 Lexus RX Hybrid 2012 Acura MDX
     
4WD 4dr HSE
  • 4WD 4dr HSE
  • 4WD 4dr HSE LUX
  • 4WD 4dr Supercharged
  • 4WD 4dr Supercharged Autobiography
FWD 4dr Hybrid
  • FWD 4dr Hybrid
  • AWD 4dr Hybrid
AWD
  • AWD
  • AWD with Technology Package
  • AWD with Technology and Entertainment Package
  • AWD with Advance Package
  • AWD with Advance and Entertainment Package

Prices

MSRP $60,045 $45,235 $43,030
Invoice $54,641 $42,520 $39,863
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.9 9.0 8.7
Critics' Rating 8.0 9.0 9.2
Performance 8.3 8.4 8.5
Interior 7.9 8.5 8.2
Safety N/A 9.3 9.3
Reliability 3.0 5.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros

 

  • Powerful V8 engines
  • Composed on-road handling
  • Luxurious interior
  • Impressive off-road capability

 

  • Refined powertrain
  • Smooth ride
  • Classy, upscale interior
  • Great fuel economy
  • Sporty performance
  • Powerful engine
  • High-tech interior
  • Ample cargo space
Cons

 

  • Short on interior space
  • Sparse standard features

 

  • Gas-powered RX is cheaper with better performance
  • Performance is not sporty
  • Kid-sized third row
  • Dashboard and controls layout can be confusing
  • Mediocre fuel economy

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V8 5.0L/305 Gas/Electric V6 3.5L/211 Gas V6 3.7L/224
MPG 13 City / 18 Hwy 32 City / 28 Hwy 16 City / 21 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle 4 Door

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 113.3 107.9 108.3
Length, Overall (in) 188.3 187.8 191.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.1 74.2 78.5
Height, Overall (in) 71.5 66.3 68.2

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5540 4520 4550

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Standard Optional Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Standard Optional
Power Liftgate Optional Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Optional Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard Optional Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors 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.) - TBD - 139.7 141.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.5 39.0 39.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 43.1 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.7 57.9 61.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.5 59.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.4 37.7 38.6
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 37.1 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.6 57.5 61.5
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.5 59.1
Third Leg Room (in) 28.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 71.0 80.3 83.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 33.8 40.0 42.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 15.0

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard Standard Standard
Vinyl Seats Standard Standard Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Standard
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard 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 Standard Standard
Fixed Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Split 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
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Four Wheel Drive Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
8 Cylinder Engine Standard
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas/Electric V6 Gas V6
Displacement 5.0L/305 3.5L/211 3.7L/224
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 375 @ 6500 295 combined 300 @ 6300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 375 @ 3500 - TBD - 270 @ 4500
Transmission Automatic w/CommandShift Continuously variable ratio Automatic
Turning diameter 37.8 - TBD - 37.6

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 32 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 28 21
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.3 17.2 21.0

Suspension

Air Suspension Standard
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Independent Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Air Springs w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Air Springs w/Coil Springs

Transmission

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