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2015 GMC Yukon XL 1500 vs. 2015 Lexus RX 450h Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Yukon XL 1500 than in the Lexus RX 450h. The GMC Yukon XL 1500 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
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the GMC Yukon XL 1500, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lexus RX 450h.

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 GMC Yukon XL 1500 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 GMC Yukon XL 1500 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Lexus RX 450h.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Yukon XL 1500 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 GMC Yukon XL 1500, 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 GMC Yukon XL 1500 does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Lexus RX 450h.

Handling
The GMC Yukon XL 1500 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Lexus RX 450h, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the GMC Yukon XL 1500 greatly out-muscles the Lexus RX 450h.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the GMC Yukon XL 1500 more than the Lexus RX 450h, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the GMC Yukon XL 1500, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 450h.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the GMC Yukon XL 1500 is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lexus RX 450h.

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2015 GMC
Yukon XL 1500

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MSRP*: $49,035 - $68,380

2015 Lexus
RX 450h

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MSRP*: $47,620 - $49,020
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 2.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 2.52%
City MPG: 14 - 16 30 - 32
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 20 - 23 --
Engine(s): V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity: 8 - 9 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $45,603 - $63,593 $44,761 - $46,077

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