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2013 Lexus RX 350 2014 Acura MDX 2013 Lexus RX Hybrid
     
FWD 4dr
  • FWD 4dr
  • AWD 4dr
  • AWD 4dr F Sport
SH-AWD
  • FWD
  • SH-AWD
  • FWD with Technology Package
  • SH-AWD with Technology Package
  • FWD with Technology and Entertainment Package
  • SH-AWD with Technology and Entertainment Package
  • FWD with Advance and Entertainment Package
  • SH-AWD with Advance and Entertainment Package
FWD 4dr Hybrid
  • FWD 4dr Hybrid
  • AWD 4dr Hybrid

Prices

MSRP $39,660 $44,290 $46,310
Invoice $37,083 $41,016 $43,531
Avg. Paid N/A N/A N/A

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.6 8.7 8.5
Critics' Rating 8.6 9.2 8.5
Performance 7.7 8.0 7.9
Interior 8.3 7.9 8.1
Safety 9.3 9.7 9.3
Reliability 4.5 3.5 4.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Attractive, comfortable interior
  • Less-complicated navigation than rivals
  • Smooth, coddling ride in base trims
  • Good fuel economy
  • Refined ride and handling
  • Numerous standard features
  • Good fuel economy for the class
  • Luxurious and quiet cabin
  • Pleasant performance
  • Excellent fuel economy for a midsize SUV
Cons
  • Performance isn’t sporty
  • Lackluster brakes
  • Navigation controls take some getting used to

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.5L/211 Premium Unleaded V-6 3.5 L/212 Gas/Electric V6 3.5L/211
MPG 18 City / 25 Hwy 18 City / 27 Hwy 32 City / 28 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 107.900 111 107.900
Length, Overall (in) 187.800 193.6 187.800
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.200 77.2 74.200
Height, Overall (in) 67.700 67.6 66.300

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4178 4255 4520

Tires & Wheels

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

Towing

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs) 3500

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display Optional
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional
Power Liftgate Standard 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
Trip Computer 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
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 Standard 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 7 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 99.700 132.3 99.700
Front Head Room (in) 39.000 38.1 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 43.100 41.5 43.100
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.900 61.1 58.000
Front Hip Room (in) 55.500 57.5 55.600
Second Head Room (in) 37.700 38.5 37.700
Second Leg Room (in) 36.800 36.5 36.800
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.500 59.1 57.600
Second Hip Room (in) 54.500 57.8 54.500
Third Leg Room (in) 27.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 80.300 68.4 80.300
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 40.000 38.4 40.000
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 14.8

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls Optional
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System 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 Standard Optional
Additional Rear Seat Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Standard Optional
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard Standard
Seat Memory Optional Standard 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 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 Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
All Wheel Drive Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas V6 Premium Unleaded V-6 Gas/Electric V6
Displacement 3.5L/211 3.5 L/212 3.5L/211
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 270 @ 6200 290 @ 6200 295 Combined
Torque (Net @ RPM) 248 @ 4700 267 @ 4500 - TBD -
Transmission Automatic Automatic w/OD Continuously Variable Ratio
Turning diameter 38.800 37.6 - TBD -

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 27 28
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.200 19.5 17.200

Suspension

Active Suspension System Standard
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Strut MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Multi-Link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Strut w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link w/Coil Springs

Transmission

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