2023 Lexus GX 460 vs. 2024 Lexus RX 500h Review

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2023 Lexus
GX 460

MSRP*: $58,875 to $69,530
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2024 Lexus
RX 500h

MSRP*: $62,750
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MPG - City 15 MPG 27 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 7 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 64.7 ft3 46.2 ft3
Engine
  • 301-hp, 4.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 366-hp, 2.4-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Horsepower 301 hp 366 hp
Towing Capacity 6,500 lbs 3,494 lbs
Exterior Length 192.1 in 192.5 in
Exterior Width 74.2 in 75.6 in
Leg Room Front 41.7 in
Rear 34.1 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 37.4 in
Head Room Front 38.0 in
Rear 40.4 in
Front 38.1 in
Rear 38.5 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
Passengers in the back seat may find themselves a little more cramped in the Lexus GX 460 than the Lexus RX 500h. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between front seat comfort in the Lexus GX 460 and the Lexus RX 500h.

Convenience
The Lexus RX 500h requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus GX 460, making it more convenient to drive.

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 Lexus GX 460 will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Lexus RX 500h.

Dimensions
The Lexus GX 460 is a little narrower than the Lexus RX 500h, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the Lexus GX 460 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus RX 500h.

Handling
The Lexus GX 460 has the same turning radius as the Lexus RX 500h, so they both maneuver the same in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the Lexus GX 460 is clearly the choice over the Lexus RX 500h for pulling heavy loads. The Lexus GX 460 has a little less horsepower than the Lexus RX 500h.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Lexus GX 460 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Lexus RX 500h.

Utility
The Lexus GX 460 offers greater seating capacity than the Lexus RX 500h, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With the Lexus GX 460, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Lexus RX 500h.