Comparison - BMW X4 M40i 2021 - vs - Lexus RX 450hL Luxury 2020

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2020 Lexus RX 450hL Driving Review
2020 Lexus RX 450hL Driving Review
Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
$
61,700
Updated: 
23 Jan 2020
$
56,460
Updated: 
22 Sep 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2021
2020
Total Seating: 
5
6
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.20gals
17.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
FLAMENCO RED METALLIC
#A5413E
SUNSTONE METALLIC
#CAC3B5
PHYTONIC BLUE METALLIC
#13264A
DARK GRAPHITE METALLIC
#3C3C3C
GLACIER SILVER METALLIC
#8E8F93
CARBON BLACK METALLIC
#2E333F
ALPINE WHITE
#DADADA
Color: 
Matador Red Mica
#720D14
Caviar
#2E2E2E
Nori Green Pearl
#535739
Nebula Gray Pearl
#4F5052
Nightfall Mica
#1A2D51
Moonbeam Beige Metallic
#A49D93
Obsidian
#090909
Eminent White Pearl
#F2F2F2
Atomic Silver
#ABAAB8

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2021 BMW X4 is a crossover worth coveting, though our money would be on the more practical, cheaper, and really not much different X3.

Pros
Willing turbocharged engines
Balanced handling
Excellent interior tech
Lots of available safety gear
M versions especially fun

Cons
Mega price tag
So-so cargo space
So-so rear-seat human space
Style not for everyone

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Newly standard equipment includes SiriusXM satellite radio, Android Auto compatibility, and several driver-assistance features. There are also some changes to the various option packages.The M40i’s turbocharged inline-six is impressive, but the 30i’s turbo four-cylinder provides plenty of power.

Pros
Entertaining to drive,
two powerful engine choices,
design-forward exterior.

Cons
Costs more than the X3,
less cargo space than X3,
tighter on rear-seat room than X3.

By: 
caranddriver.com

No significant changes for 2021.

Pros
Both available engines are smooth, powerful and fuel-efficient
Easy personalization thanks to abundant standard and optional features
Impressive handling for an SUV

Cons
Sloping roofline compromises rear headroom and cargo space

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Lexus RX 450hL comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic.New front and rear fascia, new suspension hardware.New optional 12.3-inch touchscreen and increased standard safety equipment.Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are now standard.

Pros
Impeccable cabin finished with top-quality materials and construction
Advanced safety features come standard
Excellent fuel economy for a luxury crossover
Wide cargo bay makes it easy to load luggage and groceries

Cons
Third-row space is tight for anyone other than small kids
Less overall cargo capacity than competitors

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2020 Lexus RX Hybrid ranked #4 in Luxury Hybrid and Electric SUVs. Currently the Lexus RX Hybrid has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 28 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent gas mileage
Serene ride
Upscale interior

Cons
Not as fun to drive as rivals
Subpar cargo capacity
Sloped roofline limits visibility and cargo utility

By: 
usnews.com

The RX's exterior looks sporty and aggressive but its driving dynamics tell a different story.

Pros
Great real-world highway fuel economy,
plenty of safety equipment,
cushy ride.

Cons
Clumsy handling,
frustrating infotainment system controls,
mediocre acceleration performance.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy Info: 
AUTOMATIC COMBINED (mpg) 23
Fuel Economy City USA: 
21.00mpg
29.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
3.50L
Torque: 
368ft-lbs
at 1 800rpm
247ft-lbs
at 4 600rpm
Horsepower: 
382hp
at 5 800rpm
308hp
at 6 000rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
40.00Feet
38.80Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Variable Sport Steering
Dynamic Cruise Control
3-spoke leather-wrapped multi-function M sport steering wheel
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Cargo Floor Mats
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather And Wood Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
187.50in
196.90in
Width: 
76.30in
74.60in
Height: 
63.80in
67.70in
Ground Clearance: 
8.00in
7.90in
Front Track: 
63.20in
Rear Track: 
65.60in
Wheel Base: 
112.70in
109.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.30
39.80
Rear Head Room: 
37.50
38.50
Front Leg Room: 
40.70in
41.40in
Rear leg room: 
35.50in
30.90in
Front Hip Room: 
55.80in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.50in
58.30in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.80in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.00in
57.80in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
50.50cu.ft
58.50cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.50cu.ft
7.50cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
4284.00lbs
4905.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
no
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Power windows with key-off operation; "one-touch" opening and closing of all door windows, anti-trapping feature
Power tailgate
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
Hands-Free Entry
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Sport Front Seats
2 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
Leatherette
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
2 -Way Manual Driver Seat Adjustments
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
40/20/40 split-folding rear seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Reclining Rear Seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front anti-roll (stabilizer) bars
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear anti-roll (stabilizer) bars
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Automatic climate control with micro-filter and air recirculation
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Three Zone Climate Control
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Apple CarPlay Compatibility
Enhanced smartphone connectivity with additional microphone, USB connections, and ability for simultaneous device pairing
HD Radio™ with "multicast" FM station reception
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio with 1-year All Access subscription
Anti-theft AM/FM stereo with Radio Data System (RDS)
HiFi Sound System with 12-speakers and 205-watt digital amplifier
Systems, speakers and more.
Live Cockpit Professional features a 12.3" instrument cluster, and 10.25" central information display. The multi-input iDrive 7.0 system is operated by voice, touchscreen, and iDrive touchpad Controller. The modern design of the digital instrument cluster
205 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
12 Total Speakers
12 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
9 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
Panoramic moonroof with fully automatic, 2-piece glass panel, power slide and lift control, wind deflector, and power interior sunshade
Rain-sensing windshield wipers with adjustable speed and automatic headlight control
Rear-window defroster
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 7.5 In.
20 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Run Flat Tires
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
ventilated anti-lock disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
ventilated anti-lock disc brakes
Solid Rear Disc Brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
BMW's Active Protection System detects imminent accidents, then prepares by automatically pretensioning safety belts, closing windows and activating post-crash braking; includes Fatigue and Focus Alert feature
Head Protection System (HPS), front and rear
Park Distance Control, front and rear
Automatic-locking retractors (ALR) on all passenger-seat safety belts (for installation of child-restraint seats)
Central locking system on driver and front passenger doors (leaves fuel filler door unlocked)
Front safety belts with automatic pretensioners
Impact sensor that activates Battery Safety Terminal disconnect of alternator, fuel pump and starter from battery; automatically unlocks doors; and turns on hazard and interior lights
Adaptive Brakelights
Anti-theft alarm system
BMW Remote Services includes Stolen Vehicle Recovery, Remote Door Unlock and My BMW Remote app
Active Guard with Frontal Collision Warning and Automatic City Collision Mitigation and Braking including Daytime Pedestrian Detection
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Brake Drying
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
LED Headlamp
Self-Leveling Headlights
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Executive Package
Driver Assistance Professional Package
Premium Package
Shadowline Package
Parking Assistance Package
Cold Weather Package
Exterior Options: 
20" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
20" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Orbit Grey Wheels W/Performance Non-Run-Flat Tires
Roof Rails In High-Gloss Shadowline
Space-Saver Spare
21" M Double-Spoke Cerium Grey Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
19" M Double-Spoke Bi-Color Wheels W/Performance Run-Flat Tires
Universal Tablet Holder
Color Heads-Up Display
Key Gloves W/Lexus Logo
12.3" Navigation System W/Multimedia Display
Cargo Net
12.3" Navigation System W/Mark Levinson Premium Audio Package
Illuminated Door Sills
Carpet Cargo Mat
Key Gloves W/F Logo
Interior Options: 
Ambient Lighting
Front And Rear Heated Seats
Heated Steering Wheel
Front Ventilated Seats
Heated Front Seats
Harman Kardon Surround Sound System
Touch-Free Power Rear Door W/Kick Sensor
Triple Beam LED Auto-Leveling Headlamps
Door Edge Guards
Mudguards
Door Edge Film By 3M
Body-Side Moldings
Running Boards
Triple Beam LED Auto-Leveling Headlamps W/Adaptive Front Lighting System
Roof Rack Cross Bars

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Tacora Red Vernasca w/Contrast sitting, leather
#9C615B
Cognac Vernasca w/Contrast sitting, leather
#9C745B
Oyster Vernasca w/Contrast sitting, leather
#C4C0B5
Black SensaTec, leatherette
#000000
Canberra Beige/Black SensaTec, leatherette
#D9D3C7
Canberra Beige/Black Vernasca w/Contrast sitting, leather
#D9D3C7
Black Vernasca w/Contrast sitting, leather
#000000
Color: 
Black, premium leather
#000000
Noble Brown, premium leather
#95755C
Birch, premium leather
#BCBCB7
Parchment, premium leather
#D7D1C1