Comparison - Lexus RX 350L Luxury 2019 - vs - Toyota Highlander Platinum 2020

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Average Price: 
$
54,435
Updated: 
11 Apr 2019
$
48,800
Updated: 
19 Dec 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
7
7
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
19.20gals
17.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Nebula Gray Pearl
#656567
Eminent White Pearl
#F2F2F2
Atomic Silver
#B6B2B1
Silver Lining Metallic
#D8D9DD
Obsidian
#171B1C
Nightfall Mica
#042568
Matador Red Mica
#9B2A2C
Caviar
#252525
Satin Cashmere Metallic
#B4AD9D
Autumn Shimmer
#5C3223
Color: 
MOON DUST
#8898AC
BLIZZARD PEARL
#F3F2F2
MAGNETIC GRAY METALLIC
#494848
CELESTIAL SILVER METALLIC
#828387
MIDNIGHT BLACK METALLIC
#00031E
RUBY FLARE PEARL
#740000
OPULENT AMBER
#6F6459
BLUEPRINT
#323F7B

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Integration with Lexus Enform Connect smartphone app.The 2019 Lexus RX 350L SUV comes with all wheel drive, and front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic.

PROS
Impeccable cabin finished with top-quality materials and construction
Advanced safety features come standard
Wide cargo bay makes it easy to load luggage and groceries

CONS
Third-row space is tight for anyone other than small children
Less overall cargo capacity than competitors
Optional tech interface is clever but distracting to use
Rough ride on broken pavement

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lexus RX 350 ranked #5 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Lexus RX 350 has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 33 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Blissful ride
Premium cabin
Strong engine

Cons
Not as sporty as rivals
Remote Touch controller can be frustrating
Small cargo hold

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Lexus RX remains the luxury crossover SUV sales standard for its design, comfort, and features.The RX 350L add a third row seat for family buyers, though that row is best suited for children. Interior trimmings are not as upscale as some competitors, though real wood and metal accents are a nice touch depending on the trim.

Pros
Bold, brash design
Good acceleration
Safety record
Comfortable ride
Hybrid’s thrift

Cons
Polarizing design
Price escalates
Head-scratching F-Sport
Laughable third row option

By: 
thecarconnection.com

With three rows of seating and plenty of cargo space, the 2020 Toyota Highlander is a practical choice for families. Toyota's mid-size SUV is all new for 2020 and offers many useful improvements and extra features not found in the outgoing 2019 model.
For 2020, the Highlander gets an interior makeover to match its updated exterior styling. Base L and mid-range LE Highlander models can seat eight passengers using bench seats in both the second and third rows, but a seven-seat arrangement with second-row captain's chairs is available on higher trims. An 8.0-inch infotainment system with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability is standard but the Highlander Limited and Platinum both get a larger 12.3-inch display; onboard Wi-Fi and an 11-speaker JBL audio system are both available as well.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid’s impressive fuel economy may win us over.

Pros
Spacious interior
High-mpg hybrid
Upgraded infotainment

Cons
Busy styling
Rivals’ turbos may be faster
Stiff competition

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fully redesigned for 2020.Increased cargo room behind the third row.Android Auto and Apple Car Play finally added.Part of the fourth Highlander generation introduced for 2020.

Pros
Comfortable, quiet ride
Good power and response from standard V6 engine
Upscale interior materials
Increased number of standard and optional safety features

Cons
Third row is kids-only
No seat height adjustment for front passenger
Evolutionary cabin design
Doesn't feel like a redesign from the ground up

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
25.00mpg
27.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
24
Cylinders: 
6
v
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
3.50L
Torque: 
263ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
263ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
Horsepower: 
290hp
at 6 300rpm
295hp
at 6 600rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet
37.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
yes
Side view Camera: 
no
yes
On steering wheel: 
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio And Cruise Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Destination Download
Destination Guidance (Also Turn-By-Turn Navigation)
Roadside Assistance
Heated Steering Wheel
Birds eye camera
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Heated Steering Wheel
Automatic Parking Assist

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
196.90in
194.90in
Width: 
74.60in
76.00in
Height: 
67.30in
68.10in
Ground Clearance: 
8.10in
8.00in
Front Track: 
64.20in
65.30in
Rear Track: 
63.80in
65.40in
Wheel Base: 
109.80in
112.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.80
38.40
Rear Head Room: 
38.50
37.10
Front Leg Room: 
41.40in
42.00in
Rear leg room: 
30.90in
41.00in
Front Hip Room: 
55.80in
57.20in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.30in
59.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
55.80in
57.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.80in
58.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
58.50cu.ft
84.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.30cu.ft
16.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
18.10degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
4619.00lbs
4450.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Reverse Tilt Dual Mirrors Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-free power liftgate
120V 2nd-row power outlet
Reverse Tilt Passenger Only Provides Curb View When Vehicle In Reverse
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
8-Way Power Driver Seat
8-Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height-Adjustable Driver Seat
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
4 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding Center Armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
Power Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts
Reclining Rear Seats
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Reclining Rear Seats
Manual Folding Bench Third Row Seats
Folding Rear Seatback
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear stabilizer bar
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: 
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Three Zone Climate Control
3-zone automatic climate control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Turn Signal In 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: 
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
9 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
1200 Watts Stereo Output
11-speaker
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
JBL Premium Brand Speakers
1 Subwoofer(S)
USB With External Media Control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Rain-sensing windshield wipers
High-output LED fog lights
Rear liftgate windshield defogger
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 X 8.0-In.
20-in
Wheels more: 
All-Season Tires
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Spare — temporary spare tire
Underbody Mounted Spare Tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R20
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 front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Ventilated rear 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: 
Pre-Collision Safety System
Post-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Turn Signal Mirrors
Airbag Deployment Notification
Emergency Service
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance
LED Headlamp
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Post-Collision Safety System
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Cold Weather Package
Towing Prep Package
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Four Season Floor Liner/Mat Package
Preferred Accessory Package
Exterior Options: 
Door Edge Guards
Running Boards
Touch-Free Power Rear Door
Triple Beam LED Auto-Leveling Headlamps
Bi-LED Headlamps W/Adaptive Front Lighting System
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Door Edge Film By 3M
Body-Side Moldings
Ball Mount
Tow Hitch Receiver
Mudguards
Alloy Wheel Locks
Special Color
Door Edge Guards
Rear Bumper Protector - Chrome
Body Side Moldings
Running Boards
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Paint Protection Film
Interior Options: 
Illuminated Door Sills
Universal Tablet Holder
12.3" Navigation System W/Mark Levinson Premium Audio Package
12.3" Navigation System W/Multimedia Display
Key Gloves W/Lexus Logo
Color Heads Up Display
Key Gloves W/F Logo
Carpet Cargo Mat
Cargo Net
Second-Row Captain's Chairs
Universal Tablet Holder
Cargo Net - Envelope
Cargo Tote
Carpet Floor Mats And Cargo Liner Package
Carpet Mat Package

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, premium leather
#000000
Noble Brown, premium leather
#95755C
Stratus Gray, premium leather
#7C7979
Parchment, premium leather
#D7D1C1
Color: 
Black, leather
#191919
Graphite, leather
#404042
Harvest Beige, leather
#C0AB91
Glazed Caramel, leather
#8A582F