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2016 Chevrolet Tahoe vs. 2016 Lexus RX 450h Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Chevrolet Tahoe offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Lexus RX 450h. The Chevrolet Tahoe will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus RX 450h.

Convenience
The Chevrolet Tahoe requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus RX 450h, making it more convenient to drive.

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). The Chevrolet Tahoe is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus RX 450h. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Chevrolet Tahoe is much higher than that for the Lexus RX 450h.

Dimensions
Since the Chevrolet Tahoe is much wider than the Lexus RX 450h, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Chevrolet Tahoe, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Lexus RX 450h.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Chevrolet Tahoe does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Lexus RX 450h.

Handling
The Chevrolet Tahoe 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 considering towing capacity, the Chevrolet Tahoe is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 450h for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Chevrolet Tahoe greatly out-muscles the Lexus RX 450h.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Chevrolet Tahoe more than the Lexus RX 450h, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Chevrolet Tahoe, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 450h.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Chevrolet Tahoe is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lexus RX 450h.

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2016 Chevrolet
Tahoe

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MSRP*: $47,000 - $64,740

2016 Lexus
RX 450h

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MSRP*: $52,235 - $57,045
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 2.40%
City MPG: 16 30 - 31
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 22 - 23 28 - 30
Engine(s): V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 9 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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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*: $43,710 - $60,208 $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.