2021 Lexus NX vs. 2022 Lexus RX

2022 Lexus NX vs. 2022 Lexus RX
2021 Lexus NX


2022 Lexus RX
$37,610 MSRP

Starting Price

$45,320 MSRP
5 passengers

Seating Capacity

5-7 passengers
54.5 cubic feet

Base Cargo Capacity

32.7 cubic feet
235 hp 2.0L 4-Cylinder engine

Base Engine

295 hp 3.5L V6 engine
22/28 city/highway MPG

Fuel Economy

20/27 city/highway MPG
8, 10, or 14 speakers


9,12, or 15 speakers

If you’re looking at luxury SUVs around Town 'N' Country , then you’ll want to compare the new Lexus NX and RX models. In terms of pricing, the NX starts at $37,610 MSRP and the base RX package has a $45,320 MSRP, but there are many other aspects of these models you’ll want to explore so you can find the right option. Get started when you look at the new 2021 Lexus NX vs. 2022 Lexus RX, and then explore our inventory for your next ride at Lexus of Tampa Bay today!



Compare Lexus NX and RX: Interior Specs

You’ll first want to look at the Lexus NX vs. RX in terms of cabin features. Both offer relaxing and accommodating five-passenger seating, but if you’re looking for more room so that others can come along, you might be interested in the RX. With the RX you’ll have an available third-row bench for a cabin that seats up to seven passengers. See the interior dimensions and standout features between the Lexus NX vs. RX below:

Lexus NX Interior:

  • 42.8 inches / 36.1 inches front / rear legroom
  • 17.7 cubic feet / 54.5 cubic feet of cargo space (seats down / up)
  • 8-speaker sound system
  • Optional 10- or 14- speaker Mark Levinson® Clari-Fi 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 in the entry-level trim)
  • 9-speaker sound system
  • Optional 12-speaker Lexus Premium Sound System
  • Optional 15-speaker Mark Levinson® Sound System

Compare Lexus NX and RX: Performance Specs

You also need a luxury SUV that keeps you moving on Brandon roads. No matter which you like best, each model comes with standard front-wheel drive plus, you can even upgrade your drivetrain to an available all-wheel-drive system. While the RX sports a larger base engine, the NX provides a slightly more efficient fuel economy rating. Take a look at the base performance specs of the Lexus NX vs. RX here:

Lexus NX Performance:

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

Lexus RX Performance:

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

Compare Lexus NX and RX: Safety Features

When you compare the Lexus NX and RX in terms of safety, you’ll enjoy some consistent features such as standard door mirrors with integrated turn signals and LED headlights. To continue to make each model stand on its own on Riverview roads, you will enjoy your own distinct set of advanced safety features which are seen below:

  • The NX is equipped with the Safety System 2.0 that features a 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, and much more!
  • The RX has safety features like the Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management, Intuitive Parking Assist with Auto Braking and Rear Cross-Traffic Braking, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and much more!

See the Lexus NX vs. RX in Person at Lexus of Tampa Bay

After you’ve had the opportunity to compare the Lexus NX and RX, are you ready to experience the difference on Riverview roads with your very own Lexus SUV? Find a new Lexus RX or NX for sale at Lexus of Tampa Bay and see how you can save even more on your favorite SUVs when you shop our inventory of new vehicle specials. Speak with a member of our dedicated sales team who can answer any of your questions or apply for financing online at home to get started. Contact us today for more information on the new Lexus NX vs. RX, and to schedule a test drive at our Lexus dealership in Tampa!


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