The new 2017 Lexus GX 460 is basically a truck-based 7 passenger premium SUV, it also have true off-road capability, while offering high level of refinement and luxury. It shares the platform with a Toyota Land Cruiser Prado made for foreign-market. It is slotted below the Lexus LX 570 which is a full size SUV. The exterior is pretty elegantly styled while the interior is features all of the modern age tech while keeping the Lexus luxury and refinement.
When we look at the new 2017 Lexus GX 460 we can see that the front fascia is changed a lot, but the most changes are made with the signature spindle grille, with this model the guys from Lexus are finished the proliferation of the front fascia across all Lexus vehicles. This front fascia now received LED headlights, LED daytime running lights and that new grille. The rear end has not been changed a lot except the taillights that received a new inner parts and a new updated bumper.
The first thing in this SUV is the very roomy interior with a plenty of head and leg room. The seats are well padded and have a lot of support which is giving them a comfortably felling. The 2017 Lexus GX 460 is equipped with a ton of safety features like: lane departure alert, crawl control, dynamic cruise control, pre-collision system, driver attention monitor, intelligent high-Beam headlights, park assist and optional tech features are: rear-seat entertainment system, 330-watt surround-sound system made by Mark Levinson.
Under the hood of this beast is a gas guzzling 4.6-Liter V8 that is able to put out 301 horsepower and 329 pound feet of torque. The V8 is mated with a 6-speed automatic transmission which is driving all four wheels. EPA estimated fuel efficiency numbers are 15 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on the highway. Most of the mechanical characteristics are carried over like the locking center differential and the all-wheel drive system. Like many experts saying this engine is little weak for this heavy vehicle but it gets the job done.
2017 Lexus GX 460 Price
The price of this luxurious Lexus GX 460 for 2017 model year is starting at high $51,730 and it can go up to $63,105 for the highest trim. It is available it three trim packages: GX 460, GX 460 PREMIUM and GX 460 LUXURY. Main competitors are: Audi Q7, Volvo XC90, Acura MDX, Mercedes-Benz GLS-class, Land Rover LR4, Lincoln MKT and Infiniti QX60.
July 8, 2016