Lexus RX Hybrid vs Volkswagen ID.4

2023 Lexus RX Hybrid
2023 Lexus RX Hybrid
$49,400MSRP
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2024 Volkswagen ID.4
2024 Volkswagen ID.4
$39,735MSRP
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2023 Lexus RX Hybrid
$49,400MSRP
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2024 Volkswagen ID.4
$39,735MSRP
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MSRP

$49,400

MSRP

$39,735

Average price

$35,161

Average price

$26,787

Listings

3247

Listings

5364
Ratings & Reviews
User Reviews
User Reviews

Expert reviews

7.5 out of 10

Expert reviews

7.5 out of 10
Pros
  • RX 350h trims are fuel efficient
  • RX 500h trims are fun to drive
  • Impressive technology
Cons
  • RX 500h delivers poor fuel economy
  • Not much cargo space
  • Poor head-up display integration
Pros
  • Comfortable
  • Standard advanced safety features
  • Excellent value for money
Cons
  • Unimpressive electric range (base model)
  • Seat-sensor vehicle on/off activation
  • Touch-sensing controls

Reviews Summary

During the past three years, the RX 450h hybrid has accounted for an average of 15.4% of all Lexus RX sales in the U.S. Now, a redesigned 2023 Lexus RX is set to go on sale by the end of 2022, and the automaker will offer three hybrid models: the RX 350h, RX 450h+, and the RX 500h F Sport Performance. Based on time spent driving two of these three new 2023 Lexus RX Hybrid models, we expect them to at least double, if not triple, the previous-generation RX 450h’s share of sales. As long as the price is right, of course.

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Reviews Summary

Thanks to a new, more powerful rear-drive motor, increased driving range to nearly 300 miles, a next-generation infotainment system with substantial user-experience improvements, and a handful of comfort and convenience upgrades, the 2024 Volkswagen ID.4 is a better electric SUV than before. However, it no longer includes complimentary DC fast charging for three years. Instead, you get up to 500 kWh of free charging, after which you’ll pay to play.

Verdict: While the downgrade in free charging is a bummer, the updated 2024 Volkswagen ID.4 is not. With the technology better sorted, improved comfort, an impressive sound system, and more power, performance, and range, VeeDub’s electric SUV need not make apologies.

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Popular Features & Specs

Engine

2.5L 246 hp I4 Hybrid

Engine

Drive Train

AWD

Drive Train

Seating Capacity

5

Seating Capacity

5

Horsepower

246 hp @ 6000 rpm

Horsepower

EV Battery Capacity

EV Battery Capacity

62 kWh

MPG City

37

MPG City

MPG Highway

34

MPG Highway

Battery Charge Time (120V)

Battery Charge Time (120V)

65 hours

Battery Charge Time (240V)

Battery Charge Time (240V)

6.25 hours
2023 Lexus RX Hybrid
2023 Lexus RX Hybrid
$49,400MSRP
Overview
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2024 Volkswagen ID.4
2024 Volkswagen ID.4
$39,735MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2023 Lexus RX Hybrid
$49,400MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
2024 Volkswagen ID.4
$39,735MSRP
Overview
Overview
OverviewShop Now
Overview
MSRP
$49,400
$39,735
Average price
$35,161
$26,787
Listings
Ratings & Reviews
User reviews
4.5
4.6
Expert reviews

7.5 out of 10

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7.5 out of 10

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Pros & cons
Pros
  • RX 350h trims are fuel efficient
  • RX 500h trims are fun to drive
  • Impressive technology
Cons
  • RX 500h delivers poor fuel economy
  • Not much cargo space
  • Poor head-up display integration
Pros
  • Comfortable
  • Standard advanced safety features
  • Excellent value for money
Cons
  • Unimpressive electric range (base model)
  • Seat-sensor vehicle on/off activation
  • Touch-sensing controls
Summary

During the past three years, the RX 450h hybrid has accounted for an average of 15.4% of all Lexus RX sales in the U.S. Now, a redesigned 2023 Lexus RX is set to go on sale by the end of 2022, and the automaker will offer three hybrid models: the RX 350h, RX 450h+, and the RX 500h F Sport Performance. Based on time spent driving two of these three new 2023 Lexus RX Hybrid models, we expect them to at least double, if not triple, the previous-generation RX 450h’s share of sales. As long as the price is right, of course.

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Thanks to a new, more powerful rear-drive motor, increased driving range to nearly 300 miles, a next-generation infotainment system with substantial user-experience improvements, and a handful of comfort and convenience upgrades, the 2024 Volkswagen ID.4 is a better electric SUV than before. However, it no longer includes complimentary DC fast charging for three years. Instead, you get up to 500 kWh of free charging, after which you’ll pay to play.

Verdict: While the downgrade in free charging is a bummer, the updated 2024 Volkswagen ID.4 is not. With the technology better sorted, improved comfort, an impressive sound system, and more power, performance, and range, VeeDub’s electric SUV need not make apologies.

Shop for a new Volkswagen ID.4

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Popular Features & Specs
Engine
2.5L 246 hp I4 Hybrid
Drive Train
AWD
Seating Capacity
5
5
Horsepower
246 hp @ 6000 rpm
EV Battery Capacity
62 kWh
MPG City
37
MPG Highway
34
Battery Charge Time (120V)
65 hours
Battery Charge Time (240V)
6.25 hours
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