2020 Lexus NX 300 FWD

2020 Lexus NX

Lexus RX 350 FWD

2020 Lexus RX*

2020 Lexus NX vs. 2020 Lexus RX

2020 NX

2020 RX

Starting MSRP

2.0L Inline 4-Cylinder


3.5L V6
28 mpg highway

Fuel Efficiency

27 mpg city
258 lb-ft


268 lb-ft
235 hp


295 hp

Both the 2020 Lexus NX and 2020 Lexus RX are SUVs that stand out on Brentwood roads. While both include an array of performance and safety features, the 2020 Lexus RX pulls ahead. Compare the difference between Lexus RX and NX specs with this comparison guide from Lexus Santa Monica in Santa Monica! See how these two luxury SUVs stack up when we the Lexus NX vs. RX side-by-side.

2020 Lexus RX vs. NX Specs

2020 Lexus RX

You’ll notice many similarities, such as all-wheel drive, between the new Lexus RX and Lexus NX, but the Lexus RX is in a class all its own. Due to its 295-hp 3.5L V6 engine with 268 lb-ft of torque, the Lexus RX provides the power many are looking for in a luxury SUV. However, the Lexus RX comes with a slighter higher price tag with a starting MSRP at $44,150.

2020 Lexus NX

For Inglewood drivers looking for a lower cost, the new Lexus NX is an almost identical option to the Lexus RX. One of the differences between Lexus RX and Lexus NX is that the Lexus NX is less powerful, but has a lower starting price. With a starting MSRP of $36,870, the Lexus NX also has a higher fuel efficiency, leaving you a little extra spending money for a night out in Pacific Palisades.

2020 Lexus NX vs. RX Size

While the 2020 Lexus NX vs. 2020 Lexus RX size isn’t much of a contest, the Lexus RX offers a bit more room in several ways.

2020 Lexus RX vs. 2020 Lexus NX Size: Both luxury SUVs have a seating capacity of five; the Lexus RX offers wider seats, measuring an inch wider than the Lexus NX. Cargo space is greater at 56.3 cubic feet with the Lexus RX. However, the Lexus RX is 192.5 inches in length, adding a little more caboose than the Lexus NX.

And while the Lexus RX has a larger fuel tank capacity at 19.2 gallons vs. the Lexus NX fuel tank capacity of 15.9, the Lexus NX does have a higher fuel efficiency.

Parked 2020 Lexus NX

Test Drive 2020 Lexus RX or NX at Lexus Santa Monica!

Now that you compared the Lexus RX versus Lexus NX specs, contact us at Lexus Santa Monica, learn more about the 2020 NX’s interior, and Lexus lease-end options, or visit us for a test drive! With so few differences between the Lexus RX and Lexus NX, both SUVs offer different options that’ll best suit your needs!

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