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2007 Lexus RX vs. 2000 Lexus GS

To start off, 2007 Lexus RX is newer by 7 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2000 Lexus GS. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2000 Lexus GS would be higher. At 4,293 cc (8 cylinders), 2000 Lexus GS is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2000 Lexus GS (277 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 5 more horse power than 2007 Lexus RX. (272 HP @ 6200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2000 Lexus GS should accelerate faster than 2007 Lexus RX. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Lexus RX weights approximately 165 kg more than 2000 Lexus GS.

Because 2007 Lexus RX is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2000 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, 2000 Lexus GS (417 Nm @ 3500 RPM) has 75 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Lexus RX. (342 Nm @ 4700 RPM). This means 2000 Lexus GS will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Lexus RX.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Lexus RX 2000 Lexus GS
Make Lexus Lexus
Model RX GS
Year Released 2007 2000
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3456 cc 4293 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 272 HP 277 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 342 Nm 417 Nm
Torque RPM 4700 RPM 3500 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.8:1 10.5:1
Top Speed 195 km/hour 250 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.8 seconds 6.6 seconds
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 1745 kg
Vehicle Length 4580 mm 4810 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1810 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1450 mm
Wheelbase Size 2730 mm 2810 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.2 L/100km 12.3 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 75 L


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