Black 2020 Lexus NX

2020 Lexus NX

2019 Red Lexus RX

2020 Lexus RX*

2020 Lexus NX


2020 Lexus RX
$36,870 MSRP**

Starting Price

$44,150 MSRP**
5 passengers

Seating Capacity

5-7 passengers
54.6 cubic feet

Cargo Capacity

56.3 cubic feet
235-hp 2.0L 4-cylinder

Base Engine

295-hp 3.5L V6
22/28 city / highway mpg

Fuel Economy

20/27 city / highway mpg
8, 10, or 14 speakers


9, 12, or 15 speakers

2020 Lexus NX vs. 2020 Lexus RX

The Lexus lineup is full of gorgeous designs and brilliant engineering, but if you need a new vehicle in Cerritos, how do you narrow down the selection to just one? In this guide, we’ll compare Lexus NX and RX to see the key differences between them. Whether you prefer the compact Lexus NX or the powerhouse Lexus RX, Lexus of Cerritos has the quality selection that you want.

Compare Lexus NX and RX: Interior

What are your daily driving needs for your new Lexus? Do you need a vehicle that’s compact enough for Long Beach traffic, but spacious enough for plenty of cargo? Then the Lexus NX might be your pick. This compact luxury SUV has seating for 5, along with great amenities like a standard 8-speaker sound system. Do you need a little extra passenger space for a bigger family in Torrance or extra cargo room for your essentials? The Lexus RX is the larger of the two with seating for up to 7 passengers, along with its own premium sound system options. Take a look:

Lexus NX

  • 5-passenger seating design
  • 72.0 cubic feet of passenger volume
  • 42.8 inches / 36.1 inches front / rear legroom
  • 17.7 cubic feet / 54.6 cubic feet of cargo space (seats down / up)
  • 8-speaker sound system
  • Optional 10- or 14- speaker Mark Levinson® Clari-Fi Sound System

Lexus RX

  • 5-7 passenger seating design
  • 100.0 cubic feet of passenger volume
  • 44.1 inches / 38.0 inches of legroom (front / rear)
  • 18.4 cubic feet / 56.3 cubic feet of cargo space (seats down / up)
  • 9-speaker sound system
  • Optional 12-speaker Lexus Premium Sound System
  • Optional 15-speaker Mark Levinson® Sound System
2020 Lexus NX Wide Interior

Compare Lexus NX and RX: Performance

While both Lexus models deliver incredible performance, they offer slightly different driving experiences on the road. The Lexus NX is the more fuel-efficient of the two with a lively, agile performance:

  • Standard front-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive
  • 2.0L inline 4-cylinder engine
  • 235 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 22/28 city/highway mpg

The Lexus RX features a more robust V6 engine as a standard option, which boosts both horsepower and torque. Check out some of the Lexus RX 350 specs:

  • Standard front-wheel drive and available all-wheel drive
  • 3.5L V6 engine
  • 295 hp and 268 lb-ft of torque
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 20/27 city/highway mpg
2020 Red Lexus RX on Snow

Compare Lexus NX and RX: Performance

Just as you might expect, any Lexus model has its fair share of high-tech safety features: door mirrors with integrated turn signals, LED headlights, available adaptive front-lighting system (AFS), and more. But, there are a few differences to note:

2020 Lexus NX

  • Earned a 5-Star NHTSA Overall Crash Rating with Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)

2020 Lexus RX

  • Earned a 4-Star NHTSA Overall Crash rating with Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM), in addition to standard second-row side airbags and standard driver/passenger knee airbags
Silver 2020 Lexus NX on City Road

Find Out More with Lexus of Cerritos

You’ve read all about the 2020 Lexus NX vs. RX, now which one will you choose for your Cerritos adventures? Feel free to browse our inventory online or contact us with questions on financing and leasing! We’d be happy to offer personalized recommendations to get you into that perfect Lexus. You can further compare the Lexus NX against competition like the Acura RDX!

*2019 Model Image Shown

**MSRP excludes delivery, processing and handling fee of $1,025, which may be subject to change at any time. Excludes taxes, title, license and optional equipment. Dealer price will vary.

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