2022 Lexus RX vs. 2022 Toyota Highlander

2022 Lexus RX
2022 Lexus RX


2022 Toyota Highlander
$46,645 MSRP

Starting Price

$35,855 MSRP
48 months/50,000 miles

Basic Warranty

36 months/36,000 miles
5 seats standard, 7 optional

Seating Capacity

8 seats standard
9, 12, or 15 in base trim


6 in base trim
Optional in base trim

Heated front seats

Optional in higher trims
Optional in base trim


Optional in higher trims


If you’re looking for a powerful new SUV ready to take home to Peachtree City, you might have looked at the new Lexus RX or Toyota Highlander recently. Even though these two vehicles are often said to be sibling vehicles, the Lexus RX is much more than merely “the Lexus Highlander.” While your main get with the Lexus is the added luxury, there’s more to the story than that. The 2022 Lexus RX or the Toyota Highlander: which is right for you? Read on and learn more from your Lexus sales and finance team at Butler Lexus of South Atlanta.



2022 Lexus RX vs. Toyota Highlander – Pricing, Dimensions, & Specifications

The 2022 Lexus RX starts at $46,645 MSRP, and offers you ten available trim levels including five hybrid configurations. The Lexus RX can comfortably seat five passengers for Fayetteville drives with a third-row upgrade in the RX 350L that can max you out at seven seats. Take a look at the differences between the 2022 Lexus RX and Toyota Highlander, starting with the Lexus RX:

  • Warranty: 48 months/50,000 miles basic warranty, 72 months/70,000 miles powertrain warranty, & 72 months/unlimited miles anti-corrosion warranty
  • Passenger Space: 5 seats standard w/7-seat upgrade, 99.8 cubic feet of passenger volume (5-seat model)
  • Cargo Space: 58.5 cubic feet behind 2nd row (7-seat model)
  • Standard Engine: 3.5L V6 / 295 hp / 267 lb-ft of torque
  • Hybrid Engine: 3.5L V6 / 308 combined hp
  • Exterior Dimensions: 192.5 inches L x 74.6 inches W x 67.7 inches (5-seat model)

Meanwhile, the 2022 Toyota Highlander will start you out at $35,855 MSRP, offering eleven available trims with five of them being hybrids. Even though the smaller Lexus RX comes standard with seating for five, all Toyota Highlander trims offer seating for up to eight. This is what else you’ll find when you compare SUVs:

  • Warranty: 36 months/36,000 miles basic warranty, 60 months/60,000 miles powertrain warranty, 60 months/unlimited miles anti-corrosion warranty
  • Passenger Space: 8 seats, 141.3 cubic feet of passenger volume
  • Cargo Space: 48.4 cubic feet behind 2nd row
  • Standard Engine: 3.5L V6 / 295 hp / 263 lb-ft of torque
  • Hybrid Engine: 2.5L L4HV / 243 combined hp
  • Exterior Dimensions: 194.9 inches L x 76.0 inches W x 68.1 inches H

2022 Lexus RX vs. Toyota Highlander – Features

When you compare SUVs, you’ll find that performance and size are only part of the equation. Features and amenities also matter quite a bit in Newnan and thankfully, with both of these vehicles, you have plenty to love. Here’s what happens when you compare SUVs:

  • Optional Features: Heated front seats, navigation system, panoramic view monitor, power moonroof, LED Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS) all optional on the Lexus RX standard trim but not available on the standard Highlander trim.
  • Speakers system: 9 speakers (12 or 15 optional) in the RX 350, 6 speakers in the Highlander.
  • Climate-controlled rear seats: Standard in the RX 350 & Highlander.

Find Your SUV at Butler Lexus of South Atlanta

We’ve started you out on the facts about these two vehicles. What comes next? It’s time to come on over to Union City and investigate one of these prime vehicles for yourself. What should you do next? We think you should apply for financing online and get pre-approved on a fantastic Lexus vehicle.


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