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2019 Lexus RX 350 Vs. 2019 Lexus RX 350L

Shoppers looking for a luxury SUV will likely find their match in the 2019 Lexus RX 350. However, with a bit of research into this vehicle, they’ll inevitably come across the similarly named 2019 Lexus RX 350L, also known simply as the 2019 RX L. What is the difference between these two vehicles?

The short answer is that the 2019 Lexus RX 350L, also known simply as the RX L, is the three-row, seven seating variation of the 2019 Lexus RX, the latter of which has two rows and seats five. However, are there any other differentiations? Let’s take a closer look.

2019 Lexus RX 350

 

2019 Lexus RX 350L

Five

Seating Capacity

Six to Seven

3.5-liter V-6, produces 295 horsepower

Engine

3.5-liter V-6, produces 290 horsepower

20 miles-per-gallon in the city, 28 on the highway

Fuel Economy

19 miles-per-gallon in the city, 26 on the highway

193” L x 75” W x 68” H

Dimensions

193” L x 75” W x 68” H
18 to 18.4 cubic feet behind the second row, 55.9 to 56.3 with rear seats lowered Cargo Volume 7.5 cubic feet behind the third row, 23 feet behind the second, 56.3 with all rear seats lowered
$43,820 Starting MSRP $48,020

 

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While there are minor differences in elements like cargo room, horsepower, and fuel-economy, the main differences between the 2019 Lexus RX 350 and 2019 Lexus RX 350L lie in the seating capacity and starting price. Beyond this, the similarities far outnumber the differences.

Both vehicles come in just one trim but with many packages available. They both feature a high-end, luxuriously outfitted, premium interior. Both can tow up to 3,500 pounds when properly equipped. And both are great values for their class, boasting lower starting prices than many rivals without cutting any corners in voluptuous amenities.

Interior front cabin of a 2019 Lexus RX 350.
Interior front cabin of a 2019 Lexus RX 350.
Rear seating with the second row folded down in a 2019 Lexus RX 350L.