The 2021 Lexus RX vs. GX

2021 Lexus RX vs. Lexus GX

2021 Lexus RX


2021 Lexus GX

Starting Price


Passenger Capacity

20 City/ 27 Hwy

Fuel Economy

15 City/ 19 Hwy
295 hp


301 hp

Blind Spot Monitor


Cross-Traffic Alert

Not Available

If you live in the Holmdel area, and you’re trying to choose between the 2021 Lexus RX or GX, rest assured that they are both great SUVs. They just have a few differences that might make one or the other better for you. Depending on your budget, the size of your family, or your safety needs, you can decide between the Lexus RX vs GX. That’s why we here at Ray Catena Lexus of Freehold have compared the Lexus RX and GX for you. Just keep reading to learn more. 

Lexus RX or GX: Price and Seating

When you compare the Lexus RX and GX prices, you can immediately see that the Lexus RX has a lower starting price. This makes sense since the Lexus RX is slightly smaller than the GX with only five seats instead of seven. If you need to carry large numbers of people around the Colts Neck area, this might be a good reason to choose the GX. If on the other hand you simply want to maximize your budget, it’s a good idea to go with the Lexus RX. You can compare the specifics here:

Lexus RX:

  • Starting Price: $45,070
  • Passenger Capacity: 5

Lexus GX:

  • Starting Price: $53,100
  • Passenger Capacity: 7

Lexus RX or GX: Performance

In terms of performance, choosing between the Lexus RX or GX can be difficult! Their horsepower is neck and neck, which means you can expect similar high performance from the both of them at high speeds, but the GX has a significantly higher torque. The trade-off for this is the Lexus RX model having a significantly better MPG rating. Depending on whether you want that extra fuel economy or that extra power on Old Bridge roads, one or the other will be better. You can compare the Lexus RX vs GX specs here:

Lexus RX:

  • MPG Rating: 20 City/ 27 Hwy
  • Horsepower: 295 hp
  • Torque: 267 lb-ft

Lexus GX:

  • MPG Rating: 15 City/ 19 Hwy
  • Horsepower: 301 hp
  • Torque: 329 lb-ft

Lexus RX or GX: Safety

Both the RX and GX come with a variety of safety features that ensure that your drives are secure and easy. We’ve gone through which features are standard on both models, as well as which ones are model specific below for you:

Standard on Both:

  • Brake Assist
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
  • Traction Control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Lane Keeping Assist

Lexus RX:

  • Starting Price:
  • Optional Blind Spot Monitor
  • Optional Auto-Leveling Headlights
  • Standard Cross-Traffic Alert

Lexus GX:

  • Standard Blind Spot Monitor
  • No available Auto-Leveling Headlights
  • No available Cross-Traffic Alert

Compare The Lexus RX vs GX yourself at Ray Catena Lexus of Freehold! 

You can perform your own comparison of the Lexus RX and GX by taking each of these SUVs for a test drive! Just contact us and we’ll be happy to arrange one for you at our Freehold dealership. When you feel ready to purchase your new Lexus SUV, you can check out our car buying tips for advice, or our new vehicle specials to look for great deals! 

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