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Lexus RX vs. Volkswagen Touareg MPG

Chart is based on 465 fuel economy reports for the Lexus RX and 77 fuel economy reports for the Volkswagen Touareg.

Lexus RX MPG

Lexus RX Lexus RX 2016 17.5 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2012 20.9 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2012 28.0 MPG Highway Percentage 20 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2011 22.6 MPG Highway Percentage 80 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2011 19.7 MPG Highway Percentage 37 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2011 26.9 MPG Highway Percentage 51 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2010 17.3 MPG Highway Percentage 22 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2010 20.8 MPG Highway Percentage 66 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2010 29.4 MPG Highway Percentage 44 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2010 33.4 MPG Highway Percentage 69 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2009 23.0 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2008 21.9 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2008 19.6 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2008 20.1 MPG Highway Percentage 34 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2008 22.4 MPG Highway Percentage 32 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2008 24.6 MPG Highway Percentage 26 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2007 20.3 MPG Highway Percentage 32 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2007 24.0 MPG Highway Percentage 100 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2007 23.5 MPG Highway Percentage 38 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2006 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2006 24.5 MPG Highway Percentage 55 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2006 25.9 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2006 24.5 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2005 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 35 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2005 20.2 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2005 17.2 MPG Highway Percentage 49 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2004 20.8 MPG Highway Percentage 44 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2004 25.3 MPG Highway Percentage 70 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2004 20.2 MPG Highway Percentage 37 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2003 17.6 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2002 18.5 MPG Highway Percentage 23 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2002 20.1 MPG Highway Percentage 24 percent Lexus RX Lexus RX 2001 19.0 MPG Highway Percentage 48 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2016 4dr SUV 295-horsepower 3.5L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 30 60 10 75 17.5  
2012 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 10 10 60 20 70 20.9  
2012 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
flat light light 0 10 70 20 70 28.0  
2011 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
flat light hvy 0 0 20 80 70 22.6  
2011 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 1 17 44 37 110 19.7  
2011 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
flat light none 4 12 32 51 75 26.9  
2010 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
hills med light 27 32 21 22 65 17.3  
2010 4dr SUV 275-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 6 27 66 102 20.8  
2010 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT FWD
flat med hvy 19 21 16 44 68 29.4  
2010 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
flat v.lt light 1 11 20 69 101 33.4  
2009 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 10 10 10 70 65 23.0  
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 5 15 48 33 66 21.9  
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 20 20 50 10 60 19.6  
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 10 27 30 34 66 20.1  
2008 4dr SUV 209-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat light light 0 65 2 32 69 22.4  
2008 4dr SUV 209-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light light 2 56 16 26 94 24.6  
2007 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light light 9 28 31 32 67 20.3  
2007 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light none 0 0 0 100 60 24.0  
2007 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat med hvy 0 10 52 38 72 23.5  
2006 4dr SUV 223-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 15 15 40 30 75 17.0  
2006 4dr SUV 223-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat med hvy 1 4 40 55 70 24.5  
2006 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT FWD
flat light hvy 15 23 33 30 73 25.9  
2006 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
flat light light 6 28 19 48 65 24.5  
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 5 30 30 35 65 19.0  
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
hills light light 3 20 38 40 68 20.2  
2005 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
hills med light 6 38 7 49 65 17.2  
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med light 10 21 26 44 65 20.8  
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
flat light hvy 4 6 21 70 69 25.3  
2004 4dr SUV 230-horsepower 3.3L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
flat light hvy 14 10 40 37 62 20.2  
2003 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 0 90 0 10 65 17.6  
2002 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic FWD
flat med light 18 20 40 23 63 18.5  
2002 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
hills med light 18 24 34 24 64 20.1  
2001 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.0L V6
4-speed automatic AWD
flat light light 6 12 34 48 67 19.0  

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Volkswagen Touareg MPG

Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2016 16.4 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2013 29.0 MPG Highway Percentage 76 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2013 24.3 MPG Highway Percentage 80 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2012 22.0 MPG Highway Percentage 15 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2011 22.7 MPG Highway Percentage 6 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2011 26.5 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2011 18.0 MPG Highway Percentage 40 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2010 23.2 MPG Highway Percentage 67 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2010 15.0 MPG Highway Percentage 0 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2008 13.3 MPG Highway Percentage 41 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2008 18.2 MPG Highway Percentage 65 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2007 22.4 MPG Highway Percentage 63 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2007 9.8 MPG Highway Percentage 17 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2007 16.5 MPG Highway Percentage 42 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2006 14.7 MPG Highway Percentage 30 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2006 17.0 MPG Highway Percentage 10 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2005 15.5 MPG Highway Percentage 12 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2005 16.6 MPG Highway Percentage 33 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2004 14.2 MPG Highway Percentage 19 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2004 18.4 MPG Highway Percentage 45 percent Volkswagen Touareg Volkswagen Touareg 2003.5 18.1 MPG Highway Percentage 85 percent
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2016 4dr SUV 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 0 90 0 10 70 16.4  
2013 4dr SUV turbocharged 240hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med none 0 5 19 76 73 29.0  
2013 4dr SUV 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light none 0 0 20 80 75 24.3  
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 225hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light light 5 15 65 15 60 22.0  
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 225hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 1 0 93 6 50 22.7  
2011 4dr SUV supercharged 380hp 3.0L V6 Hybrid
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat light hvy 5 20 35 40 60 26.5  
2011 4dr SUV 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
flat med hvy 0 20 40 40 65 18.0  
2010 4dr SUV turbocharged 225hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 3 14 16 67 75 23.2  
2010 4dr SUV 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills med none 5 0 95 0 0 15.0  
2008 4dr SUV 350-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills med light 25 25 9 41 73 13.3  
2008 4dr SUV 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med none 12 6 18 65 58 18.2  
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 310hp 4.9L V10 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 5 8 23 63 77 22.4  
2007 4dr SUV 350-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills v.lt light 0 83 0 17 120 9.8  
2007 4dr SUV 276-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 22 23 13 42 95 16.5  
2006 4dr SUV 310-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 0 70 0 30 75 14.7  
2006 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 15 70 5 10 60 17.0  
2005 4dr SUV 310-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med hvy 28 35 27 12 73 15.5  
2005 4dr SUV 240-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light none 19 30 17 33 60 16.6  
2004 4dr SUV 310-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat med light 13 33 35 19 69 14.2  
2004 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
flat light light 8 17 30 45 68 18.4  
2003.5 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
hills med light 5 5 5 85 110 18.1  

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Lexus RX vs. Volkswagen Touareg MPG

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TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the Lexus RX

Lexus RX Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearComment
2013 The new transmission doesn't affect EPA city mpg, which remains a competitive if not outstanding 18. Highway mpg receives a bump from 24 to 26, putting it two to three mpg over most competitors. At a steady 75 mph, the F Sport engine is spinning 1,950 rpm, vs. 2,300 in the regular RX with a six-speed automatic. In suburban driving with the engine warmed up the trip computer typically reported 22 mpg. A very light foot bumped this by three mpg, while a heavy one sunk it by about the same. Buyers who put a high priority on fuel economy will prefer the RX 400h hybrid. It earns EPA ratings of 32 city, 28 highway, and is even a little quicker than the RX 350. Real-world suburban mpg appears to be about 29. see full Lexus RX review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Lexus RX

Lexus RX Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2010 4dr SUV 245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid
6-speed shiftable CVT AWD
I drive about 10% traffic, 30% city, 20% suburban and 40% highway (75-80 mph). My driving is quite smooth. Fuel consumption is 28 MPG see full Lexus RX review
2009 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic AWD
On flat ground with cruise control on it will get 29 mpg. I find that outstanding. 23-25 mpg is average. see full Lexus RX review
2008 4dr SUV 209-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Like the fact that it is a hybrid and a "greener" choice for an SUV see full Lexus RX review
2008 4dr SUV 209-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT FWD
Averaging 26+ on highway, higher in city driving see full Lexus RX review
2008 4dr SUV 209-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
We compared the 2008 RX400h (discounted) vs the 2009 Nissan Murano. The gas savings by going with the Hybrid exceeded the difference between the two vehicles. see full Lexus RX review
2007 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
Not quite as good as advertised but what I realistically expected see full Lexus RX review
2006 4dr SUV 208-horsepower 3.3L V6 Hybrid
CVT AWD
I researched this a fair bit. I did not want an SUV but the space offered, reliability, and fuel economy sold me. I regularly get 26-27 MPG city/hwy combined, way better then any other SUV (Highlander excepted) see full Lexus RX review
Lexus RX Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed shiftable automatic FWD
about 5mpg less given same driving habits see full Lexus RX review
2008 4dr SUV 270-horsepower 3.5L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Poor fuel economy compared to the 3 series sports sedan. Some people have quoted 26mpg - good for an SUV but not good in general terms. see full Lexus RX review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen Touareg Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2012 4dr SUV turbocharged 225hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Diesel makes the extra weight of an SUV tolerable. In 4 months of use I've been getting high teens around town and 29 cruising on the highway at 70-75. Slowing down to 60-65 puts mpg just over 30. see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2011 4dr SUV supercharged 380hp 3.0L V6 Hybrid
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
GREAT Economy. It is a game to see how high I can get up to. Last evening in a 40 minute local drive 31 mpg see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2011 4dr SUV turbocharged 225hp 3.0L V6 Diesel
8-speed shiftable automatic AWD
Like any diesel, it is always above EPA rating. No complaints at all. see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2007 4dr SUV turbocharged 310hp 4.9L V10 Diesel
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
All that diesel power and I get 25 mpg going 80 mph on the highway. see full Volkswagen Touareg review
Volkswagen Touareg Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr SUV 280-horsepower 3.6L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
I do not have a heavy foot and the V6 gas version gets only about 19-21 on HWY at 60 MPH opposed to 24-27 with a X5. I drove 700 mi (interstate) and averaged only 19 @ 70 mph. Not good! see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2008 4dr SUV 350-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
Very poor. The V6 gets barely 18 and the V8 gets 17mpg of PREMIUM. But then again you buys knowing, still disappointing. see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2006 4dr SUV 310-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
This car gets 14.7 city and 17.5 HWY. On Premium Fuel. But we pay the price for the speed, comfort, and security of the Touareg. see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2004 4dr SUV 220-horsepower 3.2L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
14-15 mpg in todays market is not very good for an SUV with a V6. see full Volkswagen Touareg review
2004 4dr SUV 310-horsepower 4.2L V8
6-speed shiftable automatic AWD w/low range
14-16 mpg light loads around town; 6-9 when towing. see full Volkswagen Touareg review