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2022 Dodge Durango vs. 2022 Lexus RX 350 Review

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2022 Dodge
Durango

MSRP*: $38,495 to $70,295
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2022 Lexus
RX 350

MSRP*: $45,920 to $53,200
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MPG - City 13 - 19 MPG 19 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 26 MPG 26 - 27 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 - 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 85.1 ft3 32.6 ft3
Engine
  • 293-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 295-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 360-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 475-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 295-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive, Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 293 - 475 hp 295 hp
Towing Capacity 6,200 - 8,700 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 200.8 - 201.0 in 192.5 in
Exterior Width 75.8 - 76.4 in 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 38.6 in
Front 44.1 in
Rear 38.0 in
Head Room Front 39.9 in
Rear 39.8 in
Front 39.4 in
Rear 39.1 in

*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
The Dodge Durango offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Lexus RX 350. The Lexus RX 350 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Dodge Durango.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Dodge Durango as you will with the Lexus RX 350, 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 Dodge Durango is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus RX 350.

Dimensions
The Dodge Durango is a little wider than the Lexus RX 350, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Dodge Durango, which is slightly longer than the Lexus RX 350.

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

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

Powertrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Dodge Durango does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Lexus RX 350.

Utility
The Dodge Durango offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus RX 350, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Dodge Durango, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 350.