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2021 Audi Q7 vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350L Review

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2021 Audi
Q7

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2021 Lexus
RX 350L

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MSRP*
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$54,950 to $60,800
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$48,050 to $55,450
Invoice* $51,653 to $57,152 $44,928 to $51,847
MPG - City 18 - 19 18 - 19
MPG - Hwy 23 25 - 26
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 7 7
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Rear passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Audi Q7 than in the Lexus RX 350L. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Audi Q7 and the Lexus RX 350L.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Audi Q7 as you will with the Lexus RX 350L, 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). The Audi Q7 is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus RX 350L. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Audi Q7 will cost more in terms of transportation costs than the Lexus RX 350L.

Dimensions
Since the Audi Q7 is much wider than the Lexus RX 350L, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Audi Q7 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus RX 350L.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Audi Q7 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus RX 350L.

Handling
The Audi Q7 has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Lexus RX 350L, allowing you to much more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Audi Q7 is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 350L for pulling heavy loads. The Audi Q7 has a little less horsepower than the Lexus RX 350L.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Audi Q7 and the Lexus RX 350L. The Audi Q7 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Lexus RX 350L.

Warranty
The Audi Q7 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus RX 350L.