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2021 Lexus NX 300h vs. 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Review

Picture of the 2021 Lexus NX 300h

2021 Lexus
NX 300h

MSRP*: $40,160 to $46,910
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Picture of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4

2021 Volkswagen
ID.4

MSRP*: $39,995 to $48,175
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Invoice* $37,751 to $44,096 $38,396 to $46,248
MPG - City 33 MPG 104 - 107 MPG
MPG - Hwy 30 MPG 89 - 91 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 53.6 ft3 64.2 ft3
Engine Inline-4 201-hp, (electric), 295-hp, (electric)
Transmission Auto Manual Automatic
Drivetrain All-wheel All-wheel, Rear-wheel
Horsepower 154 hp 201 - 295 hp
Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 2,200 - 2,700 lbs
Exterior Length 182.7 in 180.5 in
Exterior Width 73.6 in 72.9 in
Leg Room Front 42.8 in
Rear 36.1 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 37.6 in
Head Room Front 37.4 - 38.2 in
Rear 38.0 - 38.1 in
Front 41.1 in
Rear 38.4 in
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 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
Passengers in the backseat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen ID.4 than in the Lexus NX 300h, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Volkswagen ID.4 will be a hit with tall drivers and their front seat passengers, since it has greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus NX 300h.

Convenience
Due to the larger tank size and better fuel economy of the Lexus NX 300h, you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Volkswagen ID.4.

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 Lexus NX 300h is somewhat more expensive than the Volkswagen ID.4. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lexus NX 300h carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Volkswagen ID.4.

Dimensions
The Lexus NX 300h is about the same width as the Volkswagen ID.4. When looking at overall length, the Lexus NX 300h takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Volkswagen ID.4.

Handling
The Lexus NX 300h has a significantly larger turning radius than the Volkswagen ID.4, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the Volkswagen ID.4 is clearly the choice over the Lexus NX 300h for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus NX 300h has a lot less horsepower than the Volkswagen ID.4.

Powertrain
The Lexus NX 300h has much lower torque than the Volkswagen ID.4, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Lexus NX 300h and the Volkswagen ID.4. The Lexus NX 300h has less cargo space than the Volkswagen ID.4, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Lexus NX 300h comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen ID.4.