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What is Better BMW 5-Series or Lexus RX?

Do you wish to understand which vehicle is more efficient: BMW 5-Series or Lexus RX? We revealed 8 reasons to choose BMW 5-Series - it's better than Lexus RX, according to such cases. Lexus RX still offers 2 ideas to buy it forgetting about BMW 5-Series. Our team summarized information about the models to provide a fair match of Lexus RX and BMW 5-Series. It will help you find the better choice - compare two cars before paying money. 5-Series offers all the classical advantages of BMW. Though take into account that RX has the effective developments of Lexus. After summarizing all the characteristics, you'll quickly decide which model to get.


BMW 5-Series Lexus RX

8 reasons to buy BMW 5-Series

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 6 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

552 bhp vs 246 bhp

vs 183 kw.

55% or 306 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.2 sec. vs 7.9 sec. 3.7 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 124 mph 31 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.5 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 52% or 15.28 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 520 liters vs 496 liters 5% or 24 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 65 liters 19% or 15 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1870 kg vs 2115 kg 13% or 245 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

2 reasons to buy Lexus RX

Less CO2 emissions 92 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 57% or 52 g/mile
Other specs
Less turning radius 11.4 meters vs 12 meters 5% or 0.6 meters

Neutral reasons BMW 5-Series vs. Lexus RX

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4395 cm3 vs 3456 cm3 21% or 939 cm3 more
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 7 vs 1 6 more
Length 4910 mm vs 4770 mm 3% or 140 mm shorter
Width 1891 mm vs 1885 mm 0% or 6 mm wider
Height 1456 mm vs 1685 mm 14% or 229 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2964 mm vs 2740 mm 8% or 224 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)