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2015 Lexus RX 450h vs. 2015 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Chevrolet Suburban 1500 than in the Lexus RX 450h, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Chevrolet Suburban 1500 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus RX 450h.

Convenience
With the Chevrolet Suburban 1500, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Lexus RX 450h, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

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 450h will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500. 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 450h will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500.

Dimensions
Since the Lexus RX 450h is much slimmer than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Lexus RX 450h, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Chevrolet Suburban 1500.

Drivetrain
The Lexus RX 450h has much lower torque than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Lexus RX 450h has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus RX 450h has a lot less horsepower than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500.

Utility
Soccer Moms beware - the Lexus RX 450h seats a lot fewer people than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500. The Lexus RX 450h has significantly less cargo capacity than the Chevrolet Suburban 1500.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Lexus RX 450h than that of the Chevrolet Suburban 1500.

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2015 Lexus
RX 450h

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MSRP*: $47,620 - $49,020

2015 Chevrolet
Suburban 1500

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MSRP*: $48,250 - $66,035
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Lease Incentive: As low as 2.16% --
City MPG: 30 - 32
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
15 - 16
Highway MPG: 28 22 - 23
Engine(s): V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 8 - 9
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $44,761 - $46,077 $44,873 - $61,413

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