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2013 Porsche Cayenne 2013 Lexus RX Hybrid 2013 Lexus RX 350
     
AWD 4dr Man
  • AWD 4dr Turbo
  • AWD 4dr Man
  • AWD 4dr Tiptronic
  • AWD 4dr Diesel
  • AWD 4dr S
  • AWD 4dr GTS
FWD 4dr Hybrid
  • FWD 4dr Hybrid
  • AWD 4dr Hybrid
FWD 4dr
  • FWD 4dr
  • AWD 4dr
  • AWD 4dr F Sport

Prices

MSRP $48,850 $46,310 $39,660
Invoice $43,785 $43,531 $37,083
Avg. Paid $56,693 N/A $36,361

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 8.5 8.5
Critics' Rating 8.2 8.5 8.7
Performance 8.6 7.9 7.8
Interior 8.2 8.1 8.4
Safety N/A 9.3 9.3
Reliability 4.0 4.5 4.5
Operating Cost 6.8 N/A 7.7

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Nimble handling
  • Good fuel economy in Cayenne diesel
  • Robust acceleration in V8 models
  • Luxurious and quiet cabin
  • Pleasant performance
  • Excellent fuel economy for a midsize SUV
  • Good fuel economy for the class
  • Ample rear-seat legroom
  • Generous cargo space
  • Great reliability rating
Cons
  • Limited cargo space
  • Navigation controls take some getting used to
  • Harsh ride in F Sport trim

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas V6 3.6L/220 Gas/Electric V6 3.5L/211 Gas V6 3.5L/211
MPG 15 City / 22 Hwy 32 City / 28 Hwy 18 City / 25 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle Sport Utility Vehicle

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 114.0 107.900 107.900
Length, Overall (in) 190.8 187.800 187.800
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.3 74.200 74.200
Height, Overall (in) 67.4 66.300 67.700

Doors & Windows

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

Exterior Features

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

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4398 4520 4178

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Optional Standard
Tires - Front Performance Standard Optional Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Optional Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Optional Standard
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

Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard 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
Fog Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional Optional Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard Standard
Keyless Start Optional Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Optional Optional
Power Liftgate Standard Standard Standard
Front Reading Lamps Optional
Rear Reading Lamps Optional
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 Standard 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 Optional Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard 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 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) - TBD - 99.700 99.700
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - - TBD - 39.000
Front Leg Room (in) 67.1 43.100 43.100
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 58.000 57.900
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 55.600 55.500
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.700 37.700
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - 36.800 36.800
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 57.600 57.500
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.500 54.500
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 62.9 80.300 80.300
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) - TBD - 40.000 40.000
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional Optional Optional
Cooled Driver Seat Optional Optional Optional
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Optional
Heated Rear Seat Optional
Driver Lumbar Optional Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Optional 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
2nd Row Bench Seat 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 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
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional Optional Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights Optional Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Optional
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 3.6L/220 3.5L/211 3.5L/211
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 300 @ 6300 295 Combined 270 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 295 @ 3000 - TBD - 248 @ 4700
Transmission Manual Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic
Turning diameter 39.1 - TBD - 38.800

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 32 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 28 25
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 22.4 17.200 19.200

Suspension

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

Transmission

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