If ever there was a time to buy a crossover SUV, this is it. Crossover SUVs offer the perfect combination of power and luxury. For example, take the new 2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio. Powered by a 280 horsepower Turbo I4 DI engine, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio generates 306 lb.-ft. of torque. The Alfa Romeo also comes standard with a carbon fiber driveshaft to boost your fuel economy and road handling capabilities.  And that's just the beginning. There's a lot more where all of this comes from. To take a case in point, check out how the Alfa Romeo Stelvio stacks up against the Lexus RX 350 below. Then reserve a test drive.

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Lexus RX 350

2.0L I4 DI Turbo Engine
3.5L V6 Engine
Horsepower 295 Horsepower
305 LB-FT
Torque 268 LB-FT
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission 8-Speed Automatic
144 mph
Top Speed 
6.68 seconds
7.7 seconds
29 mpg
Fuel Economy ( City)
27 mpg
22 mpg
Fuel Economy ( Highway )
20 mpg
25 mph
Fuel Economy Combined 
23 mpg

2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350: Performance:

When it comes down to performance, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio has a slight advantage over the Lexus RX 350. Here's how: 

  • Engine: Alfa Romeo Stelvio comes standard with 280 horsepower Turbo I4 engine rated at 306 lb.-ft. of torque. The Lexus RX 350 houses a 295 horsepower 3.5L V6 engine rated at 268 lb.-ft. of torque. 
  • 0-60 Acceleration: The 202 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Turbo I4 engine accelerates from 0-60 in 6.68 seconds. The Lexus RX 350 3.5L V6 engine accelerates from 0-60 in 7.7 seconds. 
  • Transmission: Both crossover SUVs are controlled by an 8-speed automatic transmission 
  • Fuel Economy: 2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio gets up to 29 mpg on the highway, 22 mpg in the city, and 25 mpg on the highway. The Lexus RX 360 gets up to 27 mpg on the highway, 20 mpg in the city, and 23 mpg combined.
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2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350: Price

In terms of price, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Sprint costs less than the Lexus RX 350. Fortunately, the Alfo Romeo maintenance is also economical. To find out more about how much the Alfa Romeo Stelvio costs, fill out the form below.

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2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350: Interior

If you're the kind of driver who needs more cargo room, the 2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio is a perfect choice. Behind the windshield, the Alf Romeo Stelvio comes standard with 56.0 cu.-ft. of cargo volume. The Lexus RX 350 offers 32.7 cu.-ft. of cargo volume.

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2021 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vs. 2021 Lexus RX 350: Packages

Regarding packages, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio and the Lexus RX 350 both come standard with semi-similar features. Power Heated Leather Seats, Apple Car Play, Hands-Free Bluetooth Technology, and a touchscreen display come standard with both vehicles. Key features that make the Alfa Romeo Stelvio stand out are: 

  • Nero Edizione Package 
  • Active Assist 1 Package 
  • Ambient Lighting Package 
  • Sun and Sound Package 
  • Cold Weather Package 
  • Body-Color Appearance Kit

Should I Buy The Alfa Romeo Stelvio or The Lexus RX 350

All in all, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio comes standard with more benefits than the Lexus RX-350. For instance, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio is faster than the Lexus RX 350. In addition, the Alfa Romeo Stelvio comes standard with more cargo room. And the Alfa Romeo comes available with exclusive package options. Last but not least, the Alfa Romeo offers more value at a fraction of the cost. So, why pay more if you don't have to? See and drive the new Alfa Romeo Stelvio for sale at Mid Rivers Alfa Romeo.

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