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2017 BMW X3 vs. 2016 Lexus RX 450h Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW X3 offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Lexus RX 450h, with comparable head- and legroom. The Lexus RX 450h will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X3.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Clearly, the BMW X3 is a better financial choice over the Lexus RX 450h, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the BMW X3 and the Lexus RX 450h have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The BMW X3 is about the same width as the Lexus RX 450h. The BMW X3 is slightly shorter than the Lexus RX 450h, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the BMW X3 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus RX 450h.

Handling
The BMW X3 has a larger turning radius than the Lexus RX 450h, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW X3 has a lot less horsepower than the Lexus RX 450h.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the BMW X3 and the Lexus RX 450h. The BMW X3 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Lexus RX 450h.

Warranty
The BMW X3 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus RX 450h.

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2017 BMW
X3

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MSRP*: $39,250 - $47,950

2016 Lexus
RX 450h

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MSRP*: $52,235 - $57,045
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Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 4.56%
City MPG: 19 - 21
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
30 - 31
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 26 - 28 28 - 30
Engine(s): Inline-4, Inline-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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***** Not Tested
Frontal Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $37,005 - $45,095 $49,101 - $53,622

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.