2016 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2017 Chevrolet Traverse Review

Comparison Review

The Lexus RX 350 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Chevrolet Traverse. The Lexus RX 350 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Chevrolet Traverse.

You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Lexus RX 350 as you will with the Chevrolet Traverse, as they are both able to travel similar distances on a tank of gas.

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 Lexus RX 350 is somewhat more expensive than the Chevrolet Traverse. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lexus RX 350 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Chevrolet Traverse.

Since the Lexus RX 350 is much slimmer than the Chevrolet Traverse, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Lexus RX 350, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chevrolet Traverse.

With similar torque, the Lexus RX 350 and the Chevrolet Traverse are about even in transmitting their respective horsepower to the wheels.

The Lexus RX 350 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Chevrolet Traverse, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When considering towing capacity, the Lexus RX 350 is clearly the choice over the Chevrolet Traverse for pulling heavy loads. The Lexus RX 350 has a little more horsepower than the Chevrolet Traverse.

Soccer Moms beware - the Lexus RX 350 seats a lot fewer people than the Chevrolet Traverse. The Lexus RX 350 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Chevrolet Traverse.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus RX 350 than that of the Chevrolet Traverse.

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2016 Lexus
RX 350

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MSRP*: $41,900 - $49,125

2017 Chevrolet

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MSRP*: $28,700 - $44,045
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Lease Incentive: As low as 4.56% --
City MPG: 19 - 20 15
Highway MPG: 26 - 28 --
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 8
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $39,177 - $45,954 $28,557 - $41,843

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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.