2020 Acura RLX vs 2020 Lexus GS 350

March 26th, 2020 by

2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD Exterior Front Angle Passenger Side

Most drivers quickly find themselves comparing 2020 Acura RLX vs 2020 Lexus GS 350 when they need a luxury sedan able to combine exhilarating performance with first-class features and technology. We decided to compare 2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD Advance against the 2020 Lexus GS 350 F SPORT AWD to make sure the Acura RLX still comes out ahead, so read on to see how they measure up on:

  • Starting Prices
  • Performance and Efficiency
  • Interior Space and Features

Starting Prices

Both the 2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD Advance and 2020 Lexus GS 350 F SPORT AWD are top-tier models, so starting prices come in at:

  • 2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD Advance: Priced at $61,900 MSRP*
  • 2020 Lexus GS 350 F SPORT AWD: Priced at $54,505

Performance and Efficiency

Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD Advance Lexus GS 350 F SPORT AWD
310 Horsepower 311
273 Torque 280
28/29** EPA-Estimated City/Highway MPG 19/26

Acura RLX performance and Lexus GS performance run essentially neck-and-neck, but the Lexus absolutely drinks down fuel compared against the ultra-efficiency Acura. If you’re more interested in performance than efficiency, keep in mind that only the RLX offers a next-generation Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive system.

Interior Space and Features

2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD Interior Cockpit Passenger SideAs Edmunds writes of the Acura RLX cabin: “The interior is comfortable and spacious, with materials of a higher order than what’s used in most sedans on the road.” Here’s how dimensions compare:

  • Maximum Cargo Volume: Up to 12 cubic feet in the Acura RLX vs. 18.4 in the Lexus GS.
  • Maximum Passenger Volume: Up to 102.1 cubic feet in the Acura RLX vs. 99.0 in the Lexus GS.

Compare Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD Advance against Lexus GS 350 F SPORT AWD standard features and you’ll find only the former selection includes Noise/Sound Cancellation and Fog Lights.

Take a Closer Look at the 2020 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid 

Whether you want to take a closer look at the 2020 Acura RLX interior or experience 2020 Acura RLX performance for yourself during a test drive, the team at your local Chicagoland Acura dealer can help make it happen. For any further advice or assistance, or to hear about our latest special offers, don’t hesitate to get in touch today.

*Prices shown are Acura suggested retail prices only and do not include taxes, license or destination and handling charge. Destination & Handling charge for sedans (excluding PMC Edition) and SUVs (excluding PMC Edition) is $1,025.00. Destination & Handling charge for PMC Edition models and NSX is $1,995.00. Acura vehicle accessory costs, labor and installation vary. Dealers set their own prices. Please consult your selected dealer.

**Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.

Posted in 2020 Vehicles, RLX