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2007 Lexus RX vs. 2008 Lexus RX

To start off, 2008 Lexus RX is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Lexus RX. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Lexus RX 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 4 more horse power than 2008 Lexus RX. (268 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Lexus RX should accelerate faster than 2008 Lexus RX. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Lexus RX weights approximately 205 kg more than 2007 Lexus RX.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. 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 55 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Lexus RX. (287 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2007 Lexus RX will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Lexus RX.

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2007 Lexus RX 2008 Lexus RX
Make Lexus Lexus
Model RX RX
Year Released 2007 2008
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3456 cc 3311 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 272 HP 268 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 342 Nm 287 Nm
Torque RPM 4700 RPM 4400 RPM
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.8 seconds 7.6 seconds
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1910 kg 2115 kg
Vehicle Length 4580 mm 4760 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1850 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1690 mm
Wheelbase Size 2730 mm 2720 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.2 L/100km 9.4 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 65 L


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