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2016 Lexus RX 350 vs. 2017 BMW X3 Review

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Comfort
The Lexus RX 350 offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the BMW X3. The Lexus RX 350 will be popular with taller drivers and passengers in the front seat, due to its greater front head- and legroom than the BMW X3.

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 Lexus RX 350 or the BMW X3, 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. In this case, the Lexus RX 350 will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the BMW X3.

Dimensions
The Lexus RX 350 is about the same width as the BMW X3. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Lexus RX 350, which is slightly longer than the BMW X3.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque engine, the Lexus RX 350 doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the BMW X3.

Handling
The Lexus RX 350 has a significantly larger turning radius than the BMW X3, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus RX 350 greatly out-muscles the BMW X3.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit about the same number of people in both the Lexus RX 350 and the BMW X3. The Lexus RX 350 has less cargo space than the BMW X3, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Lexus RX 350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the BMW X3.

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2016 Lexus
RX 350

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MSRP*: $41,900 - $49,125
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X3

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MSRP*: $38,950 - $47,650
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Low APR Loan: As low as 1.90% As low as 2.97%
Lease Incentive: As low as 2.40% As low as 3.29%
City MPG: 19 - 20 19 - 21
Highway MPG: 26 - 28 26 - 28
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4, Inline-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Invoice*: $39,177 - $45,954 $36,725 - $44,815

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