INFINITI vs. Lexus

A 2020 INFINITI next to a 2020 Lexus



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3.0L V6

Entry-Level Coupe Engine

2.0L 4-Cylinder
300 horsepower

Entry-Level Coupe Horsepower

241 horsepower

Luxury car fans in San Jose are probably constantly tempted by the competition between INFINITI and Lexus, two storied and well-respected brands that keep the innovations coming every year. What will you choose in the INFINITI vs. Lexus matchup this year? INFINITI of San Jose looks at the variety of vehicles, performance perks, and safety features for each brand below!

INFINITI Prices by Vehicle Type


  • The INFINITI Q50 Model is the standalone sedan in the 2020 INFINITI lineup. It starts at $36,400 MSRP


  • The INFINITI Q60 starts at $41,350 MSRP

INFINITI Crossovers & SUVs

  • INFINITI offers 3 crossovers/SUVs, starting with the at QX50 at $37,250 MSRP
  • The INFINITI QX60 starts at $44,350 MSRP
  • The INFINITI QX80 starts at $66,750 MSRP.

Lexus Prices by Vehicle Type

Lexus Sedans

  • Lexus has 7 types of sedan, beginning with the IS starting at $38,560 MSRP
  • LS Hybrid is at $80,010

Lexus Coupes 

  • Lexus has 4 types of coupes, starting with the RC at $41,295 MSRP.
  • The LC Hybrid Coupe goes up to $97,510 MSRP.

Lexus SUVs

  • Lexus has 8 types of SUVs, starting with the UX for $32,300 MSRP
  • The top model, the LX, sets you back $86,480 MSRP

As you can see, in all departments, INFINITI gives options for saving on both the top and bottom trim levels of its models, with a cheaper top-quality SUV and a cheaper entry-level sedan than Lexus. Learn more about the INFINITI warranty to find out why our vehicles are such exceptional values.

INFINITI vs. Lexus: The INFINITI Q60 vs. Lexus RC

To truly compare these two brands, let’s look at a very popular car on the Walnut Creek market: the entry-level luxury coupe. In this department, the Lexus RC and the INFINITI Q60 are comparable vehicles, with almost the exact same price. So what kind of engine do Pleasanton drivers get with that price tag?

  • 2020 Lexus RC Engine: The 2020 Lexus RC comes with a 2.0L turbo in-line engine that generates 241 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.
  • 2020 INFINITI Q60 Engine: The INFINITI Q60 engine is much more powerful that its respectable peer. Choose the Q60 for a standard 3.0L V6 Twin Turbo Engine with 300 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque

Interested in seeing how an INFINITI SUV measures up against a top rival? Compare the QX60 to the Acura MDX today, or continue your research with our INFINITI vs. Acura brand comparison.

INFINITI vs. Lexus: Safety Features

Both Lexus and INFINITI keep updating their safety technology with award-winning features. They’ve spearheaded popular amenities like Vehicle Dynamic Control and Blind-Spot Monitoring.

But what about the availability of the safety features? There are quite a few features that are on every single entry-level INFINITI that are only on select Lexus models. These features include:

  • Forward Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection
  • Lane Department Warning & Lane Departure Prevention
  • Backup Collision Intervention
  • Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring
  • Emergency Inside Trunk Release
  • LATCH System

Find an INFINITI Vehicle Today!

While Lexus has earned its popularity, the INFINITI vs. Lexus matchup demonstrates just how competitive and impressive INFINITI vehicles are! San Jose drivers can contact INFINITI of San Jose to find their next favorite car today. If you’re curious, you can also check out how INFINITI models stack up against other competitors or learn a little bit more about who makes INFINITI cars!

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