2020 BMW i3 vs. 2018 Lexus RX 450h

Image Comparison

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What is the main difference between i3 and RX 450h?

Although there are some similarities, these two are different in most aspects such as body structure, powertrain, horsepower, fuel economy, ground shadow size, model year, market segment, and maximum occupancy. First of all, the is 2 model years newer than the . Also, there is a significant difference between body structures and exterior dimensions. The 2020 i3 is a Hatchback, while the 2018 RX 450h is an SUV. It is also significantly smaller. In addition, the RX 450h has a more powerful engine and gets 42 mpg less than the i3. And then, there is a difference in the number of passengers; the Lexus RX 450h seats one more the BMW i3. Among similarities are the market segment and starting price.

Specification Comparison

Safety Rating
Safety Rating
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Trim
Trim
Configuration
Configuration
  • Auto, RWD
  • 3.5 L, Auto, AWD
MSRP
MSRP
$44,450
$45,695
Engine
Engine
Electric Motor
3.5L V-6
Horsepower
Horsepower
170 hp
308 hp
Drivetrain
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
0-60 MPH
0-60 MPH
7.9 sec
City MPG
City MPG
107 MPGe
31 MPG
Highway MPG
Highway MPG
93 MPGe
28 MPG
Combined MPG
Combined MPG
100 MPGe
30 MPG
Width
Width
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Width W/O Mirrors
Width W/O Mirrors
69.9 - 70.5 in
74.6 in
Length
Length
158.1 - 158.3 in
192.5 in
Height
Height
62.6 - 62.9 in
67.7 in
Wheelbase
Wheelbase
101.2 in
109.8 in
Ground Shadow
Ground Shadow
76.7 - 77.5 ft2
99.7 ft2
Seats
Seats
4
5
First Row Head Room
First Row Head Room
39.6 in
39.4 in
First Row Leg Room
First Row Leg Room
40.5 in
44.1 in
First Row Leg Shoulder
First Row Leg Shoulder
53.6 in
57.8 in
Second Row Head Room
Second Row Head Room
37.2 in
38.2 in
Second Row Leg Room
Second Row Leg Room
31.9 in
38.0 in
Second Row Leg Shoulder
Second Row Leg Shoulder
49.2 in
57.6 in

Costs

2020 BMW i3

2018 Lexus RX 450h

Annual Fuel Cost
Annual Fuel Cost
$600 - $1,900
$2,000
Mininum Monthly Lease
Mininum Monthly Lease
$19 (2020 BMW i3 120 Ah)
$249 (2018 Lexus RX RX 450h AWD)
Lease Due
Lease Due
$4,999
$3,999
Cost To Lease
Cost To Lease
$6,283 - $7,583
$14,963
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