2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe vs. 2021 Lexus NX 300h | NewCars.com

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2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe vs. 2021 Lexus NX 300h Review

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2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited 4xe

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2021 Lexus
NX 300h

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MSRP*
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$49,805 to $53,505
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$40,160 to $46,910
Invoice* $47,951 to $51,436 $37,751 to $44,096
MPG - City N/A 33
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe than in the Lexus NX 300h. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus NX 300h.

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 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus NX 300h. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe is much higher than that for the Lexus NX 300h.

Dimensions
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe is about the same width as the Lexus NX 300h. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe, which is slightly longer than the Lexus NX 300h.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe does a much better job of transmitting its engine's horsepower to its wheels than the Lexus NX 300h.

Handling
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe has a larger turning radius than the Lexus NX 300h, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe is clearly the choice over the Lexus NX 300h for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe greatly out-muscles the Lexus NX 300h.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe and the Lexus NX 300h. With the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus NX 300h.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lexus NX 300h.