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Price Comparison (MSRP): Lexus RX vs. Mercedes-Benz M-Class

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Invoice Comparison: Lexus RX vs. Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Lowest Total Price

Lexus RX 350   
Difference: 7,155

Lowest Total Invoice

Lexus RX 350   
Difference: 6,580
Model Year201620162015201520152015
ModelRXRXM-ClassM-ClassM-ClassM-Class
Trim350450hML250 BlueTECML350ML400ML63 AMG
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Base Price 41,900 52,235 49,800 48,300 62,900 98,400
Base Invoice 39,177 49,101 46,314 44,919 58,497 91,512
Lexus Safety System+ 635 635        
Sunroof 1,100          
Luxury Package 4,610 3,125        
Cooled or ventilated front seats 640   570 570 570  
Obstacle detection, rear 500   970 970 970  
Navigation Package 1,750          
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens 2,095 2,095 1,950 1,950 1,950 1,950
Steering-linked headlights 415 415        
Panoramic sunroof 1,600 500 1,090 1,090 1,090 1,090
Around view cameras 1,300 800 320 320 320  
Premium 1 Package     4,030 4,030 4,030 4,030
Driver Assistance Package     2,800 2,800 2,800 1,950
Illuminated door sill trim plates     310 310    
Metallic paint (extra cost)     720 720 720  
Wood trim, alternative type     160 160 160 1,600
Leather seating surfaces     1,620 1,620    
Proximity key     650 650    
Heated steering wheel     225 225 225  
Convenience Package           580
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel           590
Lexus Safety System+           0
Sunroof           0
Luxury Package           0
Cooled or ventilated front seats           0
Obstacle detection, rear           0
Navigation Package           0
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens           1,814
Steering-linked headlights           0
Panoramic sunroof           1,014
Around view cameras           0
Premium 1 Package           3,748
Driver Assistance Package           1,814
Illuminated door sill trim plates           0
Metallic paint (extra cost)           0
Wood trim, alternative type           1,488
Leather seating surfaces           0
Proximity key           0
Heated steering wheel           0
Convenience Package           539
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel           549
Options (show) (change) 14,645 7,570 15,415 15,415 12,835 11,790
Options (show) (change) 13,485 6,969 14,338 14,338 12,078 10,966
Destination 940 940 925 925 925 925
Total Price 57,485 60,745 66,140 64,640 76,660 111,115
Total Invoice 53,602 57,010 61,577 60,182 71,500 103,403

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Summary

For this 2016 Lexus RX vs. 2015 Mercedes-Benz M-Class price comparison, we equipped the cars with selected features. The RX vs. M-Class Price Comparison table displays the specific options added and the total prices. If you want to know how much the RX and M-Class will cost with the features you specified, this is the table to check. In this case, the Lexus RX 350's price is $8,015 lower than the Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML250 BlueTEC's price

Each car includes features that aren't on the other.. The RX vs. M-Class Features Comparison table tallies up these features and assigns monetary values to them using the site's default values. Compared to the Lexus RX 350, the Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML250 BlueTEC includes additional features worth $1700. The TrueDelta Value Comparison figures include adjustments for most differences in feature content. However, they do not include advertising fees, factory-to-dealer incentives, or differences in engines, tires, seat configurations, and audio systems. Exceptions: They do include values for third-row seats and media players. (Additional notes)

Is a feature worth more or less than to you that the site's default value? Members can substitute their own values. The Lexus RX vs. Mercedes-Benz M-Class Value Comparison adjusts each car's price based on its additional features. Despite a $1700 adjustment for the Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML250 BlueTEC's additional features, the Lexus RX 350 is $8,015 less than the Lexus RX 350.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Lexus RX vs. Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Lexus RX 350
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: 8,015
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: 7,380
Model Year201620162015201520152015
ModelRXRXM-ClassM-ClassM-ClassM-Class
Trim350450hML250 BlueTECML350ML400ML63 AMG
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Engine295hp V6259hp V6 H200hp I4 D302hp V6329hp V6518hp V8
TransmissionT8CVT-6T7T7T7T7
DrivetrainFWDFWDAWDRWDAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers?, 12?, 12?, 8?, 8830, 14830, 14
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/55-20235/55-20255/55-18255/50-19255/50-19265/45-20
Total Price57,48560,74566,14064,64076,660111,115
Adjustments for Features-1,060-885-1,7000-2,250-7,425
Feature-Adjusted Total Price56,42559,86064,44064,64074,410103,690
Cost Above Minimum03,43502009,97039,250
Total Invoice53,60257,01061,57760,18271,500103,403
Adjustments for Features-988-831-1,5830-2,099-6,910
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice52,61456,17959,99460,18269,40196,493
Cost Above Minimum03,56501889,40736,499

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Features Comparison: Lexus RX vs. Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Model Year201620162015201520152015
ModelRXRXM-ClassM-ClassM-ClassM-Class
Trim350450hML250 BlueTECML350ML400ML63 AMG
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV4dr SUV
Transmission and Drivetrain 
8-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1300     
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT $1100    
7-speed manually-shiftable automatic  $1200$1200$1200$1200
FWD$0$0    
AWD  $1700 $1700$1700
RWD   $0  
Accessories 
Heated / cooled cup holders, front row     $75
Heated steering wheel$100$100$100$100$100 
Parking guidance system - active  $500$500$500$500
Sunshades, second row$125$125   $125
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Automatic braking, low-speed$250$250    
Blind spot intervention  $200$200$200$200
Driver drowsiness monitor  $150$150$150$150
Hill descent control  $250$250$250$250
Knee airbag, passenger$100$100    
Lane departure prevention system  $200$200$200$200
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based$200$200    
Pedestrian detection$100$100    
Rear cross-traffic detection$100$100    
Trailer sway control  $25$25$25$25
Vehicle health reports$0$0    
Cargo Management 
Aluminum roof rails  $250$250$250$250
Cargo area partition net  $40$40$40$40
Console with shifter$150$150    
Console without shifter  $150$150$150$150
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25    
Rear seat pass-through     $100
Roof rails$250$250    
Climate Control and Infotainment 
HDMI port$25$25    
Heated windshield washer nozzles  $15$15$15$15
In-vehicle Internet  $150$150$150$150
Media drive  $25$25$25$25
Navigation map updates, three years  $0$0$0$0
Rear air vents$100$100$100$100$100 
Rear air vents with automatic controls     $250
Residual heat  $50$50$50$50
SD Card slot  $25$25$25$25
Siri Eyes Free support$0$0    
SMS text-to-speech reader$50$50    
Surround sound    $250$250
Telematics service, such as OnStar$350$350    
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation  $400$400$400$400
Voice control for external devices  $0$0$0$0
Water-repellent front-door glass$15$15    
Exterior 
Body kit     $0
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)$50 $50$50$50$50
Metal accent plate, lower front fascia  $0$0$0 
Metal accent plate, lower rear fascia  $0$0$0 
Wheel-lip moldings$75$75    
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Analog clock$25$25    
Auto-dimming headlights$200$200   $200
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror$75$75    
Chronometer     $100
Compass  $0$0$0$0
Fog light, rear  $100$100$100$100
Fog lights$125$125    
Headlight washers     $50
Interior ambient lighting$150$150    
Interior ambient lighting, configurable  $150$150$150$150
LED headlights, single projector or low beam only$600$600    
Power-folding mirrors  $50$50$50$50
Steering-linked headlights$150$150   $150
Tachometer$75 $75$75$75$75
Xenon HID headlights     $500
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150$150$150$150$150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls  $100$100$100$100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Leather door panel trim$250$250   $250
Leather-wrapped steering wheel  $150$150$150 
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats$75$75    
Manual recliner, second row seats$75$75    
Memory system, passenger seat     $150
Metal pedals     $75
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$150$150   $150
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat  $50$50$50$50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat  $50$50$50$50
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat$100$100    
Upholstered instrument panel    $300 
Upholstered instrument panel, leather     $1000
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150$150   $150
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Active stabilizer bars     $500
Adaptive dampers - electrical     $750
Adaptive dampers - mechanical  $200$200$200 
Air suspension, auto-leveling and height adjustable     $1250
Alloy wheels  $350$350$350$350
Chrome-coated alloy wheels$600$600    
Electronic systems calibration selector$200$200   $200
Sport suspension (upgrade)     $0
Total Value of Features$6,365$6,190$7,005$5,305$7,555$12,730
Value of Feature Adjustments$1,060$885$1,700$0$2,250$7,425
Value of Feature Adjustments-988-831-1,5830-2,099-6,910

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Specifications Comparison: Lexus RX vs. Mercedes-Benz M-Class

Model Year20162015
ModelRXM-Class
Body4dr SUV4dr SUV
Wheelbase109.8 in114.8 in
Length192.5 in189.1 in
Width74.6 in75.2 in
Height67.7 in70.7 in
Curb Weight4,223 lb.4,752 lb.
Fuel Capacity19.2 gal.24.6 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.4 in38.9 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.8 in58.5 in
Row 1 Hip Room56.6 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom44.1 in40.3 in
Row 2 Headroom39.1 in38.5 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room57.6 in58.4 in
Row 2 Hip Room56.1 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom38.0 in38.4 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
18.4 ft336.2 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
56.3 ft371.0 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lexus RX 350

Lexus Safety System+
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed250No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection100No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested160074%
Total Not Requested55026%
Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel0Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Wood trim, alternative type300Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100Yes
Chrome-coated alloy wheels250No
235/55VR20 tires400No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Rain-sensing wipers100Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror75No
Leather door panel trim250Yes
Total Requested240074%
Total Not Requested82526%
Navigation Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Navigation system600Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75Yes
Automatic air recirculation100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader50No
Unbranded, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested87569%
Total Not Requested40031%

Option Package Details
Lexus RX 450h

Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat50Yes
Power thigh support adjuster, driver seat100No
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat50Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel0Yes
Heated steering wheel100Yes
Interior ambient lighting150Yes
Wood trim, alternative type300Yes
Illuminated door sill trim plates100Yes
Chrome-coated alloy wheels250No
235/55VR20 tires400No
Total Requested87554%
Total Not Requested75046%
Lexus Safety System+
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Automatic braking, low-speed250No
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system100Yes
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Forward collision warning200Yes
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based200No
Pedestrian detection100No
Auto-dimming headlights200Yes
Total Requested160074%
Total Not Requested55026%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML250 BlueTEC

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Parking guidance system - active500No
Total Requested50050%
Total Not Requested50050%
Illuminated door sill trim plates
FeatureValueRequested?
Illuminated door sill trim plates100Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Total Requested10040%
Total Not Requested15060%
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens1200Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Total Requested120096%
Total Not Requested504%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
iPod integration100Yes
Voice control for external devices0No
Media drive25No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested195090%
Total Not Requested22510%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Lane departure prevention system200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Blind spot intervention200No
Total Requested150088%
Total Not Requested20012%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML350

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Parking guidance system - active500No
Total Requested50050%
Total Not Requested50050%
Illuminated door sill trim plates
FeatureValueRequested?
Illuminated door sill trim plates100Yes
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Total Requested10040%
Total Not Requested15060%
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens1200Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Total Requested120096%
Total Not Requested504%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
iPod integration100Yes
Voice control for external devices0No
Media drive25No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested195090%
Total Not Requested22510%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Lane departure warning system200Yes
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Lane departure prevention system200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Blind spot intervention200No
Total Requested150088%
Total Not Requested20012%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML400

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Parking guidance system - active500No
Total Requested50050%
Total Not Requested50050%
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens
FeatureValueRequested?
Entertainment system with dual headrest screens1200Yes
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat50No
Total Requested120096%
Total Not Requested504%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
iPod integration100Yes
Voice control for external devices0No
Media drive25No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested195090%
Total Not Requested22510%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Lane departure prevention system200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Blind spot intervention200No
Total Requested110085%
Total Not Requested20015%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz M-Class ML63 AMG

Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, power100Yes
Auto-dimming rearview mirror150Yes
Memory system, driver seat200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror75Yes
AC power outlet100Yes
Power-folding mirrors50No
iPod integration100Yes
Voice control for external devices0No
Media drive25No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
In-vehicle Internet150No
App support100Yes
Navigation map updates, three years0No
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Total Requested195090%
Total Not Requested22510%
Convenience Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Rear seat pass-through100No
Total Requested12556%
Total Not Requested10044%
Driver Assistance Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed750Yes
Lane departure prevention system200Yes
Automatic braking, high-speed150Yes
Blind spot intervention200No
Total Requested110085%
Total Not Requested20015%

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