2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350L | NewCars.com

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2021 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350L Review

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2021 Jeep
Wrangler Unlimited 4xe

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2021 Lexus
RX 350L

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MSRP*
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$49,805 to $53,505
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$48,050 to $55,450
Invoice* $47,951 to $51,436 $44,928 to $51,847
MPG - City N/A 18 - 19
MPG - Hwy N/A 25 - 26
Engine(s) Inline-4 V-6
Seating Capacity 5 7
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 RX 350L. 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 RX 350L.

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). Whether you pick the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe or the Lexus RX 350L, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 RX 350L.

Dimensions
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe is a little narrower than the Lexus RX 350L, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe is slightly shorter than the Lexus RX 350L, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Lexus RX 350L.

Handling
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe 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
If you've got something you need to pull, the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe will do just as well as the Lexus RX 350L, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe has a little less horsepower than the Lexus RX 350L.

Utility
The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe has less seating than the Lexus RX 350L, making the Lexus RX 350L the better choice, if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe has a roomier cargo area for putting your bags or other items than the Lexus RX 350L.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Lexus RX 350L.