2019 LEXUS RX VS. 2019 VOLVO XC 90


If you want a more powerful vehicle, the Lexus RX 350L is the way to go.

  • The Lexus RX 350L has a 3.5-liter V-6 engine that cranks out 290 horsepower.
  • The Volvo XC90 is powered by a 2.0-liter I-4 engine and gets 250 horsepower.

The engines in both vehicles are:

  • Paired with an eight-speed automatic with overdrive and auto manual.
  • Front-wheel drive.

Both models are capable of towing toys or boats behind them. The towing capacities are:

  • 3,500 pounds for the Lexus RX 350L.
  • 4,000 pounds for the Volvo XC90.

Luxury and Convenience

While both the Lexus RX 350L and Volvo XC90 have enough room for up to seven people to sit comfortably, the Lexus RX 350L can accommodate tall drivers and passengers in the front seat better.

The Lexus RX 350L:

  • Has 1 inch more of headroom than the Volvo XC90.
  • Has almost 4 more inches of legroom for front passengers than the Volvo XC90.

Additionally, the RX 350L isn't as wide as the Volvo XC90, meaning it will be easier to park in a packed parking lot.

The interior of both SUVs is well-equipped with luxurious amenities. Standard features in the 2019 Lexus RX 350L include:

  • A leather steering wheel.
  • Lexus Enform Connect smartphone app integration.
  • Cabin full of top-quality materials.
  • SmartAccess USB port.
  • Wide cargo bay, which makes it easy to load and unload.

Standard features in the 2019 Volvo XC90 include:

  • A steering wheel with leather and metal.
  • A leather gear shift knob.
  • Keyless drive USB port.
  • Harman Kardon stereo in some trim levels.

Safety & Security

Both vehicles come well-equipped with a number of safety features. Standard safety features for both vehicles include:

  • Adaptive cruise control.
  • The Lexus RX 350L features Lexus Enform Safety Connect - in the event of an accident, or if your vehicle is stolen, this system will automatically alert emergency services and help locate your Lexus.
  • The Volvo XC90 features Volvo On Call - this feature notifies emergency services in the case of an accident or your vehicle is stolen; it also allows you to lock and unlock the doors remotely.
  • Lane departure warning/intervention.
Fuel Economy

The Lexus RX 350L and Volvo CX90 have a very similar fuel economy, but the Lexus has a slightly larger fuel tank, so you may be heading to the gas station less frequently.  

  • The Lexus RX 350L gets 18 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles per gallon on the highway. Its fuel tank holds 19.2 gallons.
  • The Volvo XC90 gets 19 miles per gallon in the city and 26 miles per gallon on the highway. Its fuel tank holds 18.8 gallons.


When choosing an SUV to buy for your family, be sure to compare all of the features. Brands like Lexus include many additional amenities that can seal the deal for you. Come see us at Hennessy Lexus Gwinnett to see if the 2019 RX 350L is right for you.