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2007 Lexus RX vs. 2009 Lexus LS

To start off, 2009 Lexus LS is newer by 2 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 4,605 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Lexus LS is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Lexus LS (357 HP @ 6400 RPM) has 85 more horse power than 2007 Lexus RX. (272 HP @ 6200 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2009 Lexus LS should accelerate faster than 2007 Lexus RX. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Lexus RX weights approximately 45 kg more than 2009 Lexus LS.

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, 2009 Lexus LS (466 Nm @ 4100 RPM) has 124 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Lexus RX. (342 Nm @ 4700 RPM). This means 2009 Lexus LS will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Lexus RX.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Lexus RX 2009 Lexus LS
Make Lexus Lexus
Model RX LS
Year Released 2007 2009
Body Type SUV Sedan
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 3456 cc 4605 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 272 HP 357 HP
Engine RPM 6200 RPM 6400 RPM
Torque 342 Nm 466 Nm
Torque RPM 4700 RPM 4100 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 10.8:1 10.5:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 4 doors
Vehicle Weight 1910 kg 1865 kg
Vehicle Length 4580 mm 5040 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1680 mm 1490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2730 mm 2980 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.2 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 75 L 84 L


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