Comparison - Lexus RX 450hL Luxury 2019 - vs - Toyota Highlander Platinum hybrid 2020

General

2020 Lexus RX 450hL Driving Review
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2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Review
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Other Names:

Also called:

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Also called:

Toyota Kluger

Average Price: 
$
54,905
Updated: 
16 Apr 2019
$
50,200
Updated: 
20 Dec 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2019
2020
Total Seating: 
6
7
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
17.20gals
17.10gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Silver Lining Metallic
#bbbdba
Obsidian
#090909
Satin Cashmere Metallic
#b4ad9d
Autumn Shimmer
#5c3223
Matador Red Mica
#720d14
Nebula Gray Pearl
#4f5052
Atomic Silver
#abaab8
Eminent White Pearl
#f2f2f2
Nightfall Mica
#1a2d51
Caviar
#2e2e2e
Color: 
Moondust
#7E8DA0
Midnight Black Metallic
#24231E
Blueprint
#323C71
Magnetic Gray Metallic
#4E4E4E
Blizzard Pearl
#ECE7EA
Celestial Silver metallic
#979CA0
Opulent Amber
#6A5954
Ruby Flare pearl
#740000

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Lexus RX Hybrid ranked #5 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Lexus RX Hybrid has a score of 8.6 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 23 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Posh interior
Comfortable, roomy seats
Good gas mileage
Smooth ride
Excellent predicted reliability rating

Cons
Exasperating infotainment system
Subpar cargo capacity

By: 
usnews.com

Integration with Lexus Enform Connect smartphone app.The 2019 Lexus RX 450hL manages to combine luxury and efficiency in an eminently practical SUV, creating a true luxury crossover hybrid. Being a Lexus, the midsize RX 450hL has plenty of trappings.

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
Optional tech interface is distracting to use

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lexus RX remains the luxury crossover SUV sales standard for its design, comfort, and features.

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

The 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid's #3 ranking is based on its score within the Hybrid and Electric SUVs category. Currently the Toyota Highlander Hybrid has a score of 8.1 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 8 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Punchy yet efficient hybrid powertrain
Comfortable ride
Upscale interior
Many standard tech and safety features

Cons
Cramped third row
Relatively high starting price

By: 
usnews.com

The Highlander is all new for 2020 and is vastly improved compared with the 2019 model it replaces. Next year, a sportier-looking XSE model will join the lineup.

Pros
Handsomely styled,
fuel-sipping hybrid option,
well equipped even at the base level.

Cons
Boring driving dynamics,
snug third-row passenger space,
busy dashboard design

By: 
caranddriver.com

The Highlander is fully redesigned for 2020.Hybrid now uses a four-cylinder instead of a V6.A little less power than before, but much better fuel economy.Part of the fourth Highlander generation introduced for 2020.

Pros
Strong fuel economy estimates of 35-36 mpg combined
Available all-wheel drive for all models
Sensibly priced compared to the non-hybrid Highlander
Plenty of standard and available safety features

Cons
Third-row seats are small, even for kids
Engine noise is noticeably unrefined
Interior design already looks dated

By: 
edmunds.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
31.00mpg
35.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
34.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
2.50L
Torque: 
247ft-lbs
at 4 600rpm
Horsepower: 
308hp
at 6 000rpm
243hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet
37.40Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

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: 
no
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
turn signal in mirrors
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
heated steering wheel
leather and wood steering wheel
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: 
67.70in
68.10in
Ground Clearance: 
7.90in
8.00in
Wheel Base: 
109.80in
112.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.70
38.40
Front Hip Room: 
55.80in
57.20in
Front Leg Room: 
41.40in
42.00in
Front Shoulder Room: 
58.30in
59.00in
Rear Head Room: 
37.90
37.10
Rear Hip Room: 
55.80in
57.00in
Rear leg room: 
30.90in
41.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
57.80in
58.40in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
58.50cu.ft
84.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
7.50cu.ft
16.00cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
18.10degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
4905.00lbs
4595.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
no
no
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes
More Instruments: 
descent control

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Hands-Free Entry
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: 
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
premium leather
8 -way power passenger seat
height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power driver seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
driver seat thigh extension
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: 
rear ventilation ducts
power folding split-bench third row seats
reclining rear seats
folding center armrest
Multi-Level Heating
Manual Folding Split-Bench Third Row Seats
Rear Ventilation Ducts With Fan Control
Folding Rear Seatback

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: 
Three Zone Climate Control
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
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: 
memory card slot
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB connection
1 subwoofer(s)
12 total speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
JBL Premium Brand Stereo System
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
JBL Premium Brand Speakers
USB With External Media Control
USB Connection
11 Total Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
no
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20 x 7.5 in.
20 In.
Wheels more: 
temporary spare tire
All season tires
underbody mounted spare tire
painted alloy wheels
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
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
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated Front Disc
Rear brakes: 
solid 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
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
emergency braking preparation
post-collision safety system
lane departure warning accident avoidance system
LED headlamp
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
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Cold Weather Package
All-Weather Floor Liner Package
Four Season Floor Liner/Mat Package
Preferred Accessory Package
Exterior Options: 
Ball Mount
Tow Hitch Receiver
Door Edge Guards
Door Edge Film by 3M
Mudguards
Body-Side Moldings
Running Boards
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Touch-Free Power Rear Door
Triple Beam LED Headlamps
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Edge Guards
Special Color
Rear Bumper Protector - Chrome
Body Side Moldings
Running Boards
Roof Rack Cross Bars
Blackout Emblem Overlays
Paint Protection Film
Interior Options: 
Universal Tablet Holder
Color Heads-Up Display
Key Gloves w/Lexus Logo
12.3" Navigation System w/Multimedia Display
Heated/Ventilated Front Seats and Heated Rear Seats
Cargo Net
12.3" Navigation System w/Mark Levinson Premium Audio Package
Illuminated Door Sills
Carpet Cargo Mat
Key Gloves w/F Logo
Universal Tablet Holder
Cargo Net - Envelope
Cargo Tote
Carpet Floor Mats And Cargo Liner Package
Carpet Mat Package

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Parchment, premium leather
#d7d1c1
Stratus Gray, premium leather
#7c7979
Black, premium leather
#000000
Noble Brown, premium leather
#95755c
Color: 
Harvest beige, leather
#740000
Black, leather
#191919
Glazed Caramel, leather
#8A582F
Graphite, leather
#404042