2021 Lexus cars are among the best to be marketed in many countries worldwide. The Lexus cars are the Japan’s largest-selling make of premium models; and the value seems to been indisputable. Nowadays, US is considered to be the biggest market of unit sales, followed by China, Japan and Taiwan. The Japan automaker Toyota motor corporation has conquered the world market this year with more valued-packed 2021 Lexus SUVs. The Lexus SUVs include models like Lexus UX, Lexus NX, Lexus RX, Lexus GX, Lexus LX, and each of them has updated 2021 trims. We will focus our current review on 2021 Lexus RX 350 and 2021 Lexus NX 300. Initially the NX and RX are quite similar in terms of safety, reliability, and packed with features. Moreover, they do offer well-balanced performance and are worth their prices. But to help car shoppers get their way on a specific choice we will go further to look at the 2021 NX 300 and 2021 RX 350.
2021 Lexus RX 350 specs and performance
The 2021 Lexus RX 350 is a rank 5 out of 9 luxury midsize SUVs coming in different trims amongst which the RX 350 L and the RX 350 sport. 2021 RX 350 is a little bit larger, with a standard 18-inch 5-spoke variants base on the trim models. It has an outstanding quality interior with upscale materials but the elegance seems not to be that upgraded compare to some luxury SUVs model. 2021 RX 350 offers five seating spaces with less cargo space, that is you get an 18.4 cubic feet space behind the back seats and 56.3 cubic feet with the back seat folded down. Talking about performance, the RX 350 is equipped with 3.0liter V6 engine pumping 295horsepower, and 268 lb-ft of Torque. The fuel efficient is appreciable about 20/27mpg city/highway. The infotainment system comes standard with a touch-screen quite easy to use. It is made of voice recognition system, an Android Auto and other standard features available in most midsize SUVs. It is quiet reliable in term of safety, the 2021 Lexus model has received new standard safety tools such as the Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross traffic alert, and power-folding and auto-dimming outside mirrors
2021 Lexus NX 350 specs and performance
The 2021 Lexus NX 300 offers three trim levels namely, the base, F sport, and Luxury. Just like the RX 350 it has a luxury interior with fine materials. It has five seats space and these seats are really comfortable with sufficient headroom and legroom for the driver and the passengers. Concerning the cargo space, there is 17.7 cubic feet behind its rear seats and 54.5 cubic feet with these seats folded. A power folding rear seat, a power liftgate and a hands-free power liftgate are available. This cargo space is considered to be a little bit smaller compare to other luxury compact SUVs of the same range. The NX 350 comes with a 2.0liter 4cylinder engine with output of 235 horsepower depending on the model and a 258lb-ft of Torque with 6-speed automatic transmission. The fuel economy is approximately 22/28mpg city/highway, which can be considered to be interesting. The infotainment system which is considered to be a little bit frustrating by some car shoppers is however advanced with integrated Amazon Alexa and Apple CarPlay. Its sound system is controlled by an 8-inch touchscreen connected to powerful home like speakers. Other additional features include the Lexus Enform, the Lexus App and capabilities. The safety system is up to standard just like in the 2021 Lexus RX 350.
2021 Lexus SUVs Bottom line
The 2021 Lexus RX 350 and 2021 NX 300 and SUVs might have a lot in common but the former is consider to be larger. Another point which makes the difference could be the starting price which is about $37,620 for the 2021 Lexus NX 300 and $45,170 for the 2021 Lexus RX 350. A thorough examination of the exterior shows that the former exhibits a 17-inch 10 alloy-wheels, while the latter has 18-inch, 5-spoke wheels which could depends on the trim level. For 2021 the RX 350 has got more standard active safety aids, power-folding and auto-dimming outside mirrors and as well available wireless devices charging, features which could be considered to be a plus in terms on safety and infotainment system.