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2007 Lexus RX vs. 2007 Lexus SC

To start off, both 2007 Lexus RX and 2007 Lexus SC were released in the same year (2007). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 4,293 cc (8 cylinders), 2007 Lexus SC is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Lexus SC (288 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 16 more horse power than 2007 Lexus RX. (272 HP @ 6200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Lexus SC should accelerate faster than 2007 Lexus RX. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Lexus RX weights approximately 350 kg more than 2007 Lexus SC.

Because 2007 Lexus RX is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2007 Lexus SC. 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 SC (430 Nm @ 3400 RPM) has 88 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Lexus RX. (342 Nm @ 4700 RPM). This means 2007 Lexus SC will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Lexus RX.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Lexus RX 2007 Lexus SC
Make Lexus Lexus
Model RX SC
Year Released 2007 2007
Body Type SUV Convertible
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 288 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 342 Nm 430 Nm
Torque RPM 4700 RPM 3400 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.8:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.8 seconds 6.4 seconds
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1910 kg 1560 kg
Vehicle Length 4580 mm 4540 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1840 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1360 mm
Wheelbase Size 2730 mm 2630 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.2 L/100km 11.2 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 75 L


 

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