Tesla Model 3 vs. Lexus RC

Solid Black
VS
Ultra White

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$46,725 - $54,082
$44,351 - $48,148

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
271 hp
311 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
AC Permanent Magnet
3.5L V6 DOHC 24

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Not Available
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Not Available
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors
Optional
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Automatic Parking

Automatic Parking
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.7 in.
45.4 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.3 in.
37.8 - 39 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
35.2 in.
27.3 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.7 in.
34.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15 cu. ft.
10.4 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Not Available
Optional

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Not Available
Optional

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional

AUX Input

AUX Input
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
4

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional
Not Available

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Not Available
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113.2 in.
107.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.8 ft.
34.2 - 34.8 ft.

Length

Length
184.8 in.
184.8 in.

Width

Width
72.8 in.
72.4 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3838 .lbs
3748 - 3891 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
Not Available
311 hp

Torque

Torque
Not Available
280 ft. lbs.

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Not Available
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
Not Available
17.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
64 - 59 mpg
19 - 26 mpg

City

City
128 mpg
18 - 20 mpg

Highway

Highway
117 mpg
24 - 28 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Not Available
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Optional

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional
Not Available

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Optional
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Optional
Optional

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Tesla Model 3
Lexus RC

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Coupe

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Large Cars
Subcompact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
4

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
97 ft³.
82 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3838 lbs.
3748 - 3891 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Electric
Premium Unleaded V-6

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
6 - 8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic
Automatic w/OD

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
9.00
3.13 - 3.77

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/40WR19 - P235/45WR18
P235/40VR19, P235/40YR19, P235/45VR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/40WR19 - P235/45WR18
P235/40VR19, P235/45VR18, P265/35VR19, P265/35YR19

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.
18 X 8 - 19 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8.5 - 19 X 8.5 in.
18 X 8 - 19 X 9 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.8 ft.
34.2 - 34.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
14 in.
13.2 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.2 in.
12.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
40.3 in.
37.8 - 39 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.7 in.
45.4 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.3 in.
54.7 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.4 in.
53.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.7 in.
34.8 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
35.2 in.
27.3 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
54 in.
50.8 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
52.4 in.
44.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
113.2 in.
107.5 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
184.8 in.
184.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
72.8 in.
72.4 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
56.8 in.
54.9 - 55.1 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.2 in.
62.2 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.2 in.
61.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15 ft³.
10.4 ft³.

EPA MPG Equivalent - City

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
128
Not Available

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
117
Not Available

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
123
Not Available

Battery Range

Battery Range
260 mi.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Model 3
RC 350

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury
Intermediate Luxury

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Coupe