Lexus RX 330 vs Lexus RX 350 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2006 Lexus RX 330
CarGurus Instant Market Value
53 listings nationwide


2017 Lexus RX 350
CarGurus Instant Market Value
159 listings nationwide
11 GREAT deals
40 GOOD deals


Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Lexus RX 330

The RX's success continued in its eighth year of production, combining a smooth and responsive ride and fine Lexus details within a desirable SUV exterior. This was the final productio...

2017 Lexus RX 350
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

With the new option of the F Sport package for front-wheel-drive RX 350s, the package is now available to the whole RX lineup. Likewise, standard inclusion of the Safety System + Packa...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2006 Lexus RX 330
james writes:
Impressed with the handling and smooth ride.
Looks/Style Ranked 2014 Lexus RX 350 AWD worse.
"I dont really like the grill treatment of the RX350."
Value Ranked 2014 Lexus RX 350 AWD worse.
"The RX330 is going to cost less than the RX350 in todays dollars, making it the better value. "
Nancy writes:
Comfortable-easy to handle
Handling Ranked 2011 Volvo XC70 3.2 worse.
"Shorter length made it seem more nimble "
Front Seats Ranked 2011 Volvo XC70 3.2 better.
"The way the seat conformed to my body "
cheris1004 2006 Lexus RX 330 AWDReview:

Fabulous! — My favorite car so far!! I love my lexus. It is a very comfortable ride especially with the Michel...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2017 Lexus RX 350
5heils writes:
Love love love! Drive is quiet and so smooth. Sport mode is tight and great too. Like the gear shift - Acura M...
Family Car Ranked 2017 Acura MDX worse.
"Such a big back seat. Obviously it lacks the third row...but unless you have young kids I can’t imsgine adults sitting in the third row. "
Value Ranked 2017 Acura MDX worse.
"Prices on used RX were better in my area than used MDX for the features. "
Guru9NP7S writes:
Comfortable, versitile.
Susan writes:
Great ride easy to use controls lots of space nice looking
Back Seats Ranked 2017 BMW X5 worse.
"Bmw back seats very hard unforgiving ride"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2017 BMW X5 worse.
"Easier to get into "


2006 Lexus RX 330
2017 Lexus RX 350
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19 gal 19.2 gal
Fuel Type
223 hp @ 5,600 RPM
295 hp @ 6,300 RPM
238 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
267 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
3,300 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.62 in x 3.27 in
3.7 in x 3.27 in
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional --
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.5 in 44.1 in
Back Legroom 36.4 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 38.3 cu ft 18.4 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,180 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,180 lbs 1,050 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Length 186.2 in 192.5 in
Width 72.6 in 74.6 in
Height 66.1 in 67.7 in
Wheelbase 106.9 in 109.8 in

Available Options

2006 Lexus RX 330
2017 Lexus RX 350

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Autumn Shimmer
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Satin Cashmere Metallic
  • Silver Lining Metallic

Option Packages

  • Running Boards
  • 12.3" Navigation System
  • 12.3" Navigation System with Mark Levinson Audio
  • 8" Navigation System
  • 8" Navigation System with Mark Levinson Audio
  • Luxury Package
  • Premium Package
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment System
  • Color Heads-Up Display
  • Panoramic-View Monitor with Blind-Spot Monitor
  • Premium Triple-Beam LED Headlamps
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Power-Folding Heated Rear Seats
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Panoramic Moonroof
  • Power Tilt & Slide Moonroof
  • Tow Hitch with Ball Mount
  • Wheels: 20" X 8" Split 5-Spoke Dark Silver

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