2021 Lexus NX vs. 2021 Lexus RX

2021 Lexus NX vs. 2021 Lexus RX
2021 Lexus NX


2021 Lexus RX
$37,610 MSRP*

Starting Price

$45,220 MSRP*

Max. Seating Capacity

54.5 cubic feet

Max. Cargo Volume

32.7 cubic feet
2.0L 4-cylinder w/235-hp

Base Engine

3.5L V6 w/295-hp
22 city mpg / 28 highway mpg**

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy

20 mpg city / 27 mpg highway**

Shopping for a luxury SUV that’s perfect for your Delray Beach commute? You can’t go wrong with options like the 2021 Lexus NX and 2021 Lexus RX, but you’ll have to take a closer look at their interior dimensions, performance specs, and safety features to see which suits you best. Compare the 2021 Lexus NX vs. RX, and then shop for your next luxury SUV with the automotive experts at Lexus of Palm Beach!

Lexus NX vs. RX: Interior Specs and Features

Your next SUV or crossover should offer more space and features to meet your needs. Both Lexus models offer standard five-passenger seating, however, the RX interior offers customers the option to upgrade to an available third-row bench and expand seating to seven passengers. Each offers comfortable individual seating measurements as well as its own unique entertainment features that are perfect for your next cross-country trip. Preview their specs and features below:

Lexus NX Interior

  • 42.8 inches / 36.1 inches of legroom (front / rear)
  • 17.7 cubic feet / 54.5 cubic feet of cargo space (seats down / up)
  • 8-speaker sound system
  • Optional 10-speaker Lexus Premium Sound System
  • Optional 14-speaker Mark Levinson® Premium Surround Sound System

Lexus RX Interior

  • 44.1 inches / 38 inches of legroom (front / rear)
  • 16 cubic feet / 32.7 cubic feet of cargo space (seats down / up)
  • 9-speaker sound system
  • Optional 12-speaker Lexus Premium Sound System
  • Optional 15-speaker Mark Levinson® Surround Sound System

Lexus NX vs. RX: Performance

When you compare the performances of the 2021 Lexus RX vs. NX on Lake Worth roads, you’ll have a stronger engine and transmission in the RX, while the NX delivers a slightly higher fuel economy rating. Both lineups enable you to upgrade your standard front-wheel drive to an available AWD system. Compare the specs of the RX vs. NX below:

Lexus NX Specs

  • 2.0L inline four-cylinder engine,
  • 235 horsepower
  • 258 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • EPA-estimated 22/28 city/highway mpg**

Lexus RX Specs

  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 295 horsepower
  • 268 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • EPA-estimated 20/27 city/highway mpg**

Lexus NX vs. RX: Safety

No matter where you go around Lake Worth, you want advanced safety features to have your back. You’ll find several overlapping features when you compare NX vs. RX models, such as standard door mirrors with integrated turn signals and LED headlights. Once again, each SUV provides its own unique safety package. Both of these Lexus SUVs come with Lexus Safety System+ 2.0, which means they share a lot of similar features:

Lexus NX Safety

  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Tracing Assist
  • Road Sign Assist
  • All-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Intelligent High Beams
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist

Lexus RX Safety

  • Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management
  • Intuitive Parking Assist with Auto Braking and Rear Cross-Traffic Braking
  • Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert
  • Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist
  • Road Sign Assist

Compare Lexus NX vs. RX Models for Sale at Lexus of Palm Beach

Now that you’ve previewed these two Lexus SUVs, compare Lexus NX vs. RX models in person on Lake Worth roads to see which you like best. Find a new Lexus RX and NX for sale at Lexus of Palm Beach, and save on your next luxury SUV with our great selection of new vehicle specials. Check out more helpful vehicle comparisons, or speak with a member of our finance team about leasing options. Contact us today for more information on the 2021 Lexus RX vs. NX, and visit our dealership in West Palm Beach for a test drive!

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*MSRP excludes delivery, processing and handling fee of $1,025, which may be subject to change at any time. Excludes taxes, title, license, dealer fees, and optional equipment. Dealer price will vary.

**EPA-estimated MPG. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary for many reasons, including your vehicle’s condition and how/where you drive. See www.fueleconomy.gov.

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