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2007 Lexus RX vs. 2006 Lexus ES

To start off, 2007 Lexus RX is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2006 Lexus ES. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2006 Lexus ES 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 54 more horse power than 2006 Lexus ES. (218 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Lexus RX should accelerate faster than 2006 Lexus ES. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Lexus RX weights approximately 363 kg more than 2006 Lexus ES. 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 2006 Lexus ES. 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 21 more torque (in Nm) than 2006 Lexus ES. (321 Nm @ 3600 RPM). This means 2007 Lexus RX will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2006 Lexus ES.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Lexus RX 2006 Lexus ES
Make Lexus Lexus
Model RX ES
Year Released 2007 2006
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3456 cc 3314 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 272 HP 218 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 342 Nm 321 Nm
Torque RPM 4700 RPM 3600 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Top Speed 195 km/hour 230 km/hour
Drive Type 4WD Front
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1910 kg 1547 kg
Vehicle Length 4580 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1460 mm
Wheelbase Size 2730 mm 2730 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.2 L/100km 9.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 70 L


 

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