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2016 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2016 Ford Flex Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Flex than in the Lexus RX 350, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Lexus RX 350 offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Ford Flex, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Lexus RX 350 requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Ford Flex, 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 Lexus RX 350 is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Flex. 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 Ford Flex.

Dimensions
The Lexus RX 350 is a little narrower than the Ford Flex, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Lexus RX 350 is slightly shorter than the Ford Flex, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Lexus RX 350 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Ford Flex.

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

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Lexus RX 350 is clearly the choice over the Ford Flex for pulling heavy loads. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Lexus RX 350 and the Ford Flex.

Utility
The Lexus RX 350 has less seating than the Ford Flex, making the Ford Flex the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Lexus RX 350 has significantly less cargo capacity than the Ford Flex.

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

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2016 Lexus
RX 350

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

2016 Ford
Flex

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MSRP*: $29,600 - $42,600
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,400
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.40% --
City MPG: 19 - 20 15 - 16
Highway MPG: 26 - 28 21 - 23
Engine(s): V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 7 - 7
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $39,177 - $45,954 $28,564 - $40,683

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.