2011 Lexus
RX 350
vs. 2011 Nissan
JUKE SV

2011 Nissan JUKE SV

9.6

starting from

$21,640

Reasons to buy the Nissan JUKE SV

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Turbocharged engine improves performance
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Fantastic city fuel efficiency
24 mpg
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Fantastic highway fuel efficiency
31 mpg
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Very inexpensive
$21,640
2011 Lexus RX 350

9.2

Runner-up

Lexus RX 350

starting from

$39,950
"User-friendly multifunction controller."
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"Energetic acceleration."
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Reasons to buy the Lexus RX 350

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Good cargo space
80.3 ft3
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Quite powerful
275 HP @ 6,200 RPM
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Longer basic warranty
50,000 mile
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Longer-lasting basic warranty
4 year
Road Tests 8.3 vs 10.0
2011 Nissan JUKE SV Winner: JUKE SV
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  • The JUKE SV can change direction more than 10% faster, 0.83 g vs 0.74 g
  • The JUKE SV needs around 10% less space to stop from 60mph, 123 ft vs 136 ft
  • The JUKE SV can go more than 10% faster than the RX 350, 125 mph vs 112 mph
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 8.8
2011 Lexus RX 350 Winner: RX 350
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  • Conveniently adjust your seat with the RX 350's power seats; not available on the JUKE SV
  • Have your choice of leather or cloth seats on the RX 350
Cost 9.4 vs 10.0
2011 Nissan JUKE SV Winner: JUKE SV
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  • Gets more than 30% more miles per gallon in the city, 24 mpg vs 18 mpg
  • The best price we've seen is $18,310 cheaper (around 50% less), $21,640 vs $39,950
Performance - vs -
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  • Both provide sporty handling
  • More gears
  • Neither has a good drivetrain for off-road or bad weather driving
Practicality - vs -
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Safety Features - vs 10.0
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Crash Test Ratings 10.0 vs -
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Entertainment System - vs 10.0
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Overall 9.2 vs 9.6

Road Tests

Lexus
RX 350
2011 Lexus RX 350
2011 Nissan JUKE SV Nissan
JUKE SV
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0-60 mph 7.3 seconds vs 7.3 seconds Both vehicles have good 0-60 times
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Braking distance at 60mph 136 ft vs 123 ft The JUKE SV has above average braking ability for this class of vehicle, but the RX 350 is just OK
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1/4 mile 15.7 s @ 90 mph vs 15.5 s @ 89 mph Both posted zippy 1/4 mile times
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Lateral acceleration 0.74 g vs 0.83 g The JUKE SV has good cornering abilities, but the RX 350 is not very good for this class of vehicle
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Top speed 112 mph vs 125 mph The JUKE SV's top speed is average for this class of vehicle, but the RX 350 is just OK

Luxury Features

Lexus
RX 350
2011 Lexus RX 350
2011 Nissan JUKE SV Nissan
JUKE SV
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moon roof Not Available vs Standard Enjoy additional natural light with the JUKE SV's standard sun roof
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power seats Standard vs Not Available Conveniently adjust your seat with the RX 350's power seats; not available on the JUKE SV
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Optional vs Not Available Have your choice of leather or cloth seats on the RX 350

Cost

Lexus
RX 350
2011 Lexus RX 350
2011 Nissan JUKE SV Nissan
JUKE SV
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MSRP $39,950 vs $21,640 The JUKE SV has a great price, but the RX 350 is very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 18 mpg vs 24 mpg The JUKE SV gets great city mileage, and the RX 350 gets OK mileage
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basic warranty miles 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile The RX 350's %s warranty covers lots of miles, but the JUKE SV's doesn't cover many
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basic warranty years 4 year vs 3 year The RX 350's basic warranty is long lasting, but the JUKE SV's is very short

Performance

Lexus
RX 350
2011 Lexus RX 350
2011 Nissan JUKE SV Nissan
JUKE SV
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Horsepower 275 HP @ 6,200 RPM vs 188 HP @ 5,600 RPM The RX 350 is fairly powerful, but the JUKE SV is underpowered
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 More gears
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Transmission Semi-automatic transmission vs Manual transmission Both the RX 350's semi-automatic transmission and the JUKE SV's Manual transmission are unusual transmissions for this class of vehicle
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paddle shifters Unknown vs Not Available
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Air compressor None vs Turbocharger The JUKE SV's Turbocharger lets it maximize power output, quite rare for this class of vehicle
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Power-to-weight ratio 15.2 lb/hp vs 15.5 lb/hp Both provide sporty handling
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Drivetrain type front-wheel drive vs two-wheel drive Neither has a good drivetrain for off-road or bad weather driving
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 40.0 ft vs Unknown

Practicality

Lexus
RX 350
2011 Lexus RX 350
2011 Nissan JUKE SV Nissan
JUKE SV
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Passengers 5 vs 5 Average number of seats
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Cargo space 80.3 ft3 vs 35.9 ft3 The RX 350 has lots of cargo room, but the JUKE SV has very little
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front seats 56.6 ft3 vs 50.4 ft3 The RX 350 has average-sized front seats, while the JUKE SV is very cramped
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Base payload capacity 825 lb vs Unknown
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Optional vs Not Available The RX 350 offers an optional navigation system; not available on the JUKE SV
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Cupholders Unknown vs 4
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Safety Features

Lexus
RX 350
2011 Lexus RX 350
2011 Nissan JUKE SV Nissan
JUKE SV
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Unknown vs Yes
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Airbags 7 vs 5 The RX 350 has great airbag coverage, whereas the JUKE SV is just OK (missing Knee, Rear Side)
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system None vs None

Crash Test Ratings

Lexus
RX 350
2011 Lexus RX 350
2011 Nissan JUKE SV Nissan
JUKE SV
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Rollover resistance 4 stars vs Unknown
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Front driver crash test 4 stars vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test 5 stars vs Unknown

Entertainment System

Lexus
RX 350
2011 Lexus RX 350
2011 Nissan JUKE SV Nissan
JUKE SV
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Number of speakers Unknown vs 6
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Has speed sensitive volume Unknown vs Yes
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Optional vs Not Available Like your tunes? In the RX 350, you can upgrade to satellite radio
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Has auxiliary audio input Unknown vs Yes
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Has subwoofer Unknown vs No
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entertainment system Optional vs Not Available It'll cost you to get an entertainment system on the RX 350; but it's not available at all on the JUKE SV

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2011 Nissan JUKE SL 2011 Toyota RAV4 JUKE SL vs RAV4
2011 Nissan JUKE SL 2011 Honda CR-V JUKE SL vs CR-V
2011 Nissan JUKE SL 2011 Kia Sportage JUKE SL vs Sportage
2011 Nissan JUKE SL 2011 Mazda 3 s Grand Touring JUKE SL vs 3 s Grand Touring

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