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2016 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2015 Nissan Armada Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Nissan Armada than in the Lexus RX 350, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Lexus RX 350 and the Nissan Armada.

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

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Lexus RX 350 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Nissan Armada. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Lexus RX 350 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Nissan Armada.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus RX 350 is much slimmer than the Nissan Armada, 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 Nissan Armada.

Drivetrain
The Lexus RX 350 has much lower torque than the Nissan Armada, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Nissan Armada is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 350 for pulling heavy loads. The Lexus RX 350 has a little less horsepower than the Nissan Armada.

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

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

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2016 Lexus
RX 350

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

2015 Nissan
Armada

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MSRP*: $38,510 - $53,680
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $1,000
Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 3.12% As low as 1.68%
City MPG: 19 - 20 12 - 13
Highway MPG: 26 - 28 18 - 19
Engine(s): V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 8 - 8
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $39,177 - $45,954 $35,745 - $49,806

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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.