Lexus RX 450-h SE-L vs BMW X5 30d SE - specifications

 Lexus RX 450hBMW X5 30d
On the road price/total as tested£50,460/£51,040£40,820/£47,520
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)£19,578/38.8%£17,879/43.8%
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,715/£3,431£2,857/£5,715
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,116/£3,526£2,465/£4,109
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost41/£1,212/F/£12540/£1,270/K/£215
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd service£250/£350/£250£995 (5yr service)
Length/wheelbase4,770/2,740mm4,854/2,933mm
Height/width1,685/1,885mm1,776/1,933mm
EngineV6/electric/3,456cc6cyl in-line/2,993cc
Peak power 295/6,000 bhp/rpm232/4,000 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 317/4,800 Nm/rpm520/2,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission E-CVT/4wd6-spd auto/4wd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel65 litres/sp. saver85 litres/run-flats
Boot capacity (seats up/down) 446/N/A620/1,750 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight2,205/590/2,000kg2,150/605/3,500kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.4 metres/0.32Cd12.8 metres/0.34Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60k)/3yrs 3yrs (unltd)/3yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers10,000 miles/51Variable/154
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos1st (09)/1st (08)9th (09)/12th (08)
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./pointsN/AN/A
0-60/30-70mph7.6/6.5 secs7.9/8.1 secs
30-50mph in kickdown2.7 secs3.2 secs
50-70mph in kickdown3.8 secs4.9 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 124mph/N/A130mph/2,000rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph 49.5/35.7/9.2m48.7/35.9/8.7m
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph62/42/56/67dB69/43/58/67dB
Auto Express economy/range27.1mpg/387 miles 23.5mpg/439 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 42.8/47.1/44.8mpg27.2/40.4/34.4mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket241/148g/km/17%322/217g/km/35%
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsTen/yes/yesEight/yes/yes
Auto box/stability/cruise controlYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Climate ctrl/leather/heated seatsYes/yes/yesYes/£1,480/£295
Met paint/xenons/keyless go£580/yes*/yes Yes/£550/£735
Sat-nav/aux-in/BluetoothYes/yes/yes£1,805/yes/£530

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