2018 Range Rover Sport vs. 2018 Lexus RX 350: Which Luxury SUV Wins?

2018 Range Rover Sport

2018 Range Rover Sport

2018 Lexus RX 350

2018 Lexus RX 350

 

The 2018 Range Rover Sport comes out ahead of the 2018 Lexus RX 350 thanks to the following advantages:

  • A range of powerful engines which reach up to 575 hp
  • Exclusive off-road features that let you tear up trails
  • The refined luxury experience of the Range Rover brand

Curious about these benefits? Read on to find out more.

 

 

Choose the SUV with More Performance Options

To start, the 2018 Lexus RX 350 is only available with one engine. Let's see how its base trim compares to the Range Rover Sport:

  • 2018 Lexus RX 350
    • Engine: 3.5L V6
    • Horsepower: 295 hp
    • Torque: 268 lb-ft
  • 2018 Range Rover Sport
    • Engine: Supercharged 3.0L V6
    • Horsepower: 340 hp
    • Torque: 332 lb-ft

As you can see, the base trim Range Rover Sport simply overpowers the RX 350. On top of that, it's offered in these upgraded gas and diesel configurations:

  • 2018 Range Rover Sport
    • Engine: 3.0L Turbodiesel V6
    • Horsepower: 254 hp
    • Torque: 443 lb-ft
  • 2018 Range Rover Sport SVR
    • Engine: 5.0L Supercharged V8
    • Horsepower: 575 hp
    • Torque: 515 lb-ft
2018 Range Rover Sport

Unfortunately, the 2018 Lexus RX 350 can't match the available engine offerings of the Range Rover Sport.

 

Head Off-Road in the Range Rover Sport

While the 2018 Lexus RX 350 shows solid capability on paved roads, the 2018 Range Rover Sport is better suited for off-road adventures. These features will inspire you to take the trail less travelled outside of Schaumburg, IL:

  • Low Traction Launch
  • Twin-Speed Transfer Launch
  • Hill Descent Control

In addition, it's important to note that the Range Rover Sport includes all-wheel drive in all models, but the Lexus RX 350 comes standard with front-wheel drive. For better all-weather traction in the base trim, the Range Rover Sport is the stronger choice.

2018 Range Rover Sport Interior Cabin
 

Visit Land Rover Hoffman Estates Today

If you'd like to try out the tough 2018 Range Rover Sport for yourself, stop by Land Rover Hoffman Estates at 1051 W. Higgins Rd. in Hoffman Estates, IL. We offer a range of Range Rover Sport trim levels, and you can apply for financing before you arrive on the lot. Any questions? Contact us today!