Buick Rainier 4.2 i 295HP vs Lexus LX 450 4.5 215HP manual 4x4

Buick Rainier 4.2 i 295HP

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5 reasons for

Buick Rainier, model available from 2004 to 2007.
It has 4.2 i 295HP petrol engine produced from 2004 to 2007.
Drive has manual gearbox.

4 reasons for

Lexus LX 450, model available from 1996 to 1997.
It has 4.5 215HP petrol engine produced from 1996 to 1997.
Drive 4x4 has manual gearbox.

Lexus LX 450 4.5 215HP manual 4x4

5 reasons for Buick Rainier 4.2 i 295KM in comparison to Lexus LX 450 4.5 215HP manual 4x4

Reasons for

Maximal power

295 > 215 hp
The Buick Rainier 4.2 i 295HP has 80 hp more horsepower in relation to Lexus LX 450. The Buick Rainier will be distinctly faster accelerate owing to bigger power. Also overtaking other vehicles should be much more easier for a car equipped with more powerful motor.


2,872 > 2,841 mm
The Buick Rainier has 31 millimeters longer wheelbase than Lexus LX 450. Thanks to this the Buick Rainier is safer and has a better stability. Besides, longer wheelbase has impact on convenient and more comfortable driving.


4,912 > 4,823 mm
The Buick Rainier is 89 millimeters longer than the Lexus LX 450 4.5 215HP manual 4x4. Long cars more of passenger space and in most cases provide bigger trunk. Although the Buick Rainier seems to be better option for families or drivers who value soft, smooth long-distance rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Lexus LX 450 4.5 215HP manual 4x4 may be more appropriate to singles as it will not cause problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.

Model release date

2004 > 1996
Manufacture of the older vehicle commenced 8 years prior to its contender hence it is reasonable to suppose that this car has significantly less advanced technologies .

End of model sale

2007 > 1997


4 reasons for Lexus LX 450 4.5 215KM manual 4x4 in comparison to Buick Rainier 4.2 i 295HP

Reasons for


1,930 > 1,915 mm
The width of the vehicle influences on passanger's inner room as well as driving stability. The Lexus LX 450 is 1 % wider when compared to the Buick Rainier. It is often clearly felt by driver and passenger in front, who have more space for their elbows.

Fuel tank

94 > 83 l
In this category it is the Lexus LX 450 that can contain 11 l more fuel in relation to the Buick Rainier. The average fuel tank size in the large SUV segment, from which the Lexus LX 450 comes from, is 84 liters, whereas in large 4x4 class (represented by the Buick Rainier) it is 84 l.

Rear track

1,602 > 1,574 mm


1,870 > 1,825 mm
The higher a car is, the the more convenient is a boarding it and greater possibility of carrying big amount of luggage to it. The difference between these two cars of 2 % in favor of the Lexus is little and should not be really noticeable.

Cars specifications

Buick Rainier 4.2 i 295HP Lexus LX 450 4.5 215HP manual 4x4
    Price range luxury luxury
    Model release date 2004 1996
    Facelifting no no
    Code name - 450
    Class full-size SUV full-size SUV
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