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Make: 
Average Price: 
41,300
Updated: 
30 Nov 2016
$
63,905
Updated: 
29 Apr 2019
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Four Wheel Drive
Year: 
2016
2019
Total Seating: 
7
7
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.60gals
23.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Blue Jeans Metallic
#29424F
Ingot Silver Metallic
#B3B8B6
Oxford White
#D0D3D5
Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
#95333C
Shadow Black
#0C0C0C
Color: 
Black Onyx
#111112
Claret Mica
#611919
Fire Agate Pearl
#503D39
Nebula Gray Pearl
#4F5052
Nightfall Mica
#1A2D51
Silver Lining Metallic
#BBBDBA
Starfire Pearl
#DDDBDD

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2019 Lexus GX ranked #20 in Luxury Midsize SUVs. Currently the Lexus GX has a score of 7.8 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 43 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Excellent off-road capability
High maximum towing capacity for the class

Cons
Dated cabin design
Unimpressive acceleration
Stiff ride

By: 
usnews.com

The 2019 Lexus GX 460 comes with four wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 6-speed shiftable automatic.Blind-spot monitoring now standard.

PROS
Impressive off-road capability in a segment largely without it
High seating position provides a good view of the road
Easy-to-use interior controls

CONS
Compromised cargo space and third-row seat
Uncomfortable seats
Poor fuel economy and acceleration
Rough ride on broken pavement

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lexus GX 460 delivers formidable capability, but it’s well behind crossover rivals in the ways most drivers use their SUVs.

Pros
Solid feel
Soft ride
Formidable off-roader
Smooth, sonorous V-8

Cons
Awkward tailgate
Tight third row
Light steering
Prodigious fuel thirst

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Flexible
Premium Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
17.00mpg
15.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
24.00mpg
18.00mpg
Engine type: 
Flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV)
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
32
Cylinders: 
6
V
8
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.50L
4.60L
Torque: 
255ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
329ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
290hp
at 6 500rpm
301hp
at 5 500rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
38.90Feet
41.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)
Destination Download*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Adjustable pedals
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
keyless ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Heated Steering Wheel
Leather And Wood Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
198.10in
192.10in
Width: 
78.90in
74.20in
Height: 
70.40in
73.80in
Ground Clearance: 
7.90in
8.10in
Front Track: 
67.00in
62.40in
Rear Track: 
67.00in
62.40in
Wheel Base: 
112.60in
109.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
41.40
38.00
Rear Head Room: 
40.50
40.40
Front Leg Room: 
43.10in
41.70in
Rear leg room: 
39.80in
34.10in
Front Hip Room: 
57.30in
56.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
61.30in
55.40in
Rear Hip Room: 
56.70in
55.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
61.00in
57.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
80.70cu.ft
64.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
5000lbs
6500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
21.00cu.ft
11.60cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
20.30degrees
21.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
21.30degrees
23.00degrees
Curb Weight: 
4629.00lbs
5199.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
no
yes
More Power Features: 
Digital keypad power door locks
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows
Heated mirrors
hands-free entry

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Multi-level heating passenger seat
6 -way power passenger seat
Passenger seat with manual adjustable lumbar support
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Leather
Height adjustable driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Premium leather
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8 -way power passenger seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Reclining rear seats
Folding center armrest
Split-folding rear seatback
Manual folding split-bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Power folding split-bench third row seats
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Folding with storage center armrest
Multi-Level Heating

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front stabilizer bar
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension
Front independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
no
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirro
Leather and simulated alloy steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Three zone climate control
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Three Zone Climate Control

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
Memory card slot
USB connection
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
Surround audio surround audio (discrete)
1 subwoofer(s)
390 watts stereo output
Sony premium brand stereo system
Sony premium brand speakers
Mast antenna
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Satellite Radio W/Real Time Traffic Satellite Radio
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
Adjustable speed sensitive volume control
9 total speakers
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Roof rack
Rear window wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent wipers
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Roof rack
Remote sunroof operation
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
20
18 x 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Painted alloy wheels
Fullsize matching spare tire
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
255.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R20
Width: 
265.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
60
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
rear ventilated disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
no
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Adaptive Cruise Control and Collision Warning w/Brake Support
Post-collision safety system
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Rear height adjustable headrests
BLIS Plus Inflatable Rear Seatbelt Package
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Dual front with head protection chambers side-mounted airbags
Post-collision safety system
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Rear height adjustable headrests
LED headlamp
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Turn signal mirrors
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Blind-Spot Warning Accident Avoidance System
High Pressure Washers Headlights

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 302A
Equipment Group 300A
Equipment Group 301A
Sport Design Package
Driver Support Package w/Mark Levinson Premium Audio
Exterior Options: 
Wheel Lock Kit
Power Liftgate
License Plate Bracket
Dual Panel Moonroof
Rear Bumper Protector
20-inch Polished Aluminum Wheels w/P255/50R20 A/S BSW Tires
Roof Rack Crossbars
Splash Guards
Door Edge Guards
Exhaust Tip
Alloy Wheel Locks
18" F-Sport Wheel Upgrade
Door Edge Film By 3M
Interior Options: 
Smokers Kit w/Element
2nd Row Captain's Chairs
Rear Cargo Well Protector
DVD Headrest
Rear Retractable Cargo Shade
2nd Row Console
Voice Activated Navigation System
All-Weather Floor Mats
Carpet Cargo Mat
Dual-Screen Rear Seat Entertainment System
Cargo Net
Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound Audio
Key Gloves
Universal Tablet Holder

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Medium Light Camel, cloth
#817E70
Color: 
Black, leather
#393939
Ecru, leather
#ADA794
Sepia Leather, leather
#4A4542