2021 INFINITI QX50 vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350L | NewCars.com

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2021 INFINITI QX50 vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350L Review

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2021 INFINITI
QX50

MSRP*: $38,050 to $56,950
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2021 Lexus
RX 350L

MSRP*: $48,050 to $55,450
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Invoice* $35,958 to $53,817 $44,928 to $51,847
MPG - City 22 - 23 MPG 18 - 19 MPG
MPG - Hwy 28 - 29 MPG 25 - 26 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 7 seats
Cargo Space 64.4 - 65.1 ft3 58.5 ft3
Engine Inline-4 V-6
Transmission Auto Manual Auto Manual
Drivetrain All-wheel, Front-wheel All-wheel, Front-wheel
Horsepower 268 hp 290 hp
Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior Length 184.7 in 196.9 in
Exterior Width 74.9 in 74.6 in
Leg Room Front 39.6 in
Rear 38.7 in
Front 41.4 in
Rear 30.9 in
Head Room Front 40.0 - 41.0 in
Rear 38.4 - 39.1 in
Front 38.7 - 39.8 in
Rear 37.9 - 38.5 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Info not available ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Info not available ****
Side Crash Rating** Info not available *****

**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 INFINITI QX50 than in the Lexus RX 350L. The Lexus RX 350L will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the INFINITI QX50.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the INFINITI QX50 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). When looking only at MSRP, the INFINITI QX50 will have less of an impact on your bank account 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. Both the INFINITI QX50 and the Lexus RX 350L have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The INFINITI QX50 is about the same width as the Lexus RX 350L. If you go with the INFINITI QX50, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Lexus RX 350L.

Handling
The INFINITI QX50 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
The INFINITI QX50 has a little less horsepower than the Lexus RX 350L.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the INFINITI QX50 transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus RX 350L.

Utility
The INFINITI QX50 has less seating than the Lexus RX 350L, making the Lexus RX 350L the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The INFINITI QX50 has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Lexus RX 350L.

Warranty
The basic warranty for the INFINITI QX50 offers a little more coverage than the basic warranty of the Lexus RX 350L.