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2007 Lexus RX vs. 1995 Lexus GS

To start off, 2007 Lexus RX is newer by 12 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1995 Lexus GS. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1995 Lexus GS would be higher. At 3,456 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Lexus RX is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Lexus RX (272 HP @ 6200 RPM) has 67 more horse power than 1995 Lexus GS. (205 HP @ 5800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Lexus RX should accelerate faster than 1995 Lexus GS. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Lexus RX weights approximately 190 kg more than 1995 Lexus GS. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Because 2007 Lexus RX is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 1995 Lexus GS. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 2007 Lexus RX will offer significantly more control. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Lexus RX (342 Nm @ 4700 RPM) has 66 more torque (in Nm) than 1995 Lexus GS. (276 Nm @ 4800 RPM). This means 2007 Lexus RX will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1995 Lexus GS.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Lexus RX 1995 Lexus GS
Make Lexus Lexus
Model RX GS
Year Released 2007 1995
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3456 cc 2997 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 272 HP 205 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 5800 RPM
Torque 342 Nm 276 Nm
Torque RPM 4700 RPM 4800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1910 kg 1720 kg
Vehicle Length 4580 mm 4970 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1800 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2730 mm 2810 mm


 

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