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2013 Lexus RX 350 2012 Lexus RX Hybrid 2013 Acura MDX
     
FWD 4dr
  • FWD 4dr
  • AWD 4dr
  • AWD 4dr F Sport
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 $39,660 $45,235 $43,280
Invoice $37,083 $42,520 $40,092
Avg. Paid N/A $35,197 N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.6 8.9 8.5
Critics' Rating 8.6 9.0 8.7
Performance 7.7 8.4 8.4
Interior 8.3 8.5 8.0
Safety 9.3 9.3 9.3
Reliability 4.5 5.0 3.5
Operating Cost N/A 8.1 N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Attractive, comfortable interior
  • Less-complicated navigation than rivals
  • Smooth, coddling ride in base trims
  • Good fuel economy
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Stellar reliability rating
  • Serene ride
  • Good cargo space
  • Athletic, refined handling
  • Strong engine
Cons
  • Performance isn’t sporty
  • Dull handling
  • Dashboard and controls layout can be confusing
  • Mediocre fuel economy for 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/211 Gas V6 3.7L/224
MPG 18 City / 25 Hwy 32 City / 28 Hwy 16 City / 21 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 107.900 107.9 108.3
Length, Overall (in) 187.800 187.8 191.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.200 74.2 78.5
Height, Overall (in) 67.700 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 Optional Optional Standard
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional Optional Standard
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4178 4520 4594

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
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 Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional Standard
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 Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Power Liftgate Standard Optional Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional 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
Remote Trunk Release Standard Optional 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
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Optional Optional Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors 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 7
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 99.700 139.7 141.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.000 39.0 39.2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.100 43.1 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.900 57.9 61.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.500 55.5 59.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.700 37.7 38.6
Second Leg Room (in) 36.800 37.1 38.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.500 57.5 61.5
Second Hip Room (in) 54.500 54.5 59.1
Third Leg Room (in) 28.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 80.300 80.3 83.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 40.000 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 Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard Standard
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional Optional Standard
Additional Rear Seat Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard 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 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 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 Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional

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/211 3.7L/224
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 270 @ 6200 295 combined 300 @ 6300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 248 @ 4700 - TBD - 270 @ 4500
Transmission Automatic Continuously variable ratio Automatic
Turning diameter 38.800 - TBD - 37.6

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 32 16 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 28 21 (Est)
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.200 17.2 21.0

Suspension

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