The Lexus GX 460 is a true off-road SUV which has always been very popular among families with more members and those who love adventures. It has a spacious cabin with three-row seating configuration and comes with excellent off-road capabilities. According to the latest news, the carmaker is working on the new version which will enter the market as 2019 Lexus GX 460. However, this time we don’t anticipate any major changes, but we will know more after the manufacturer’s official announcement.
Powertrain and performance of the 2019 Lexus GX 460
As the current, 2018 model year, the newest 2019 Lexus GX 460 will come with the same engine and there is one option. It is a 4.6-liter V-8 engine which is able to develop 301 horses and 329 pound-feet of torque. The engine is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission and comes with a full-time all-wheel drive configuration. As well, it is able to reach 60 mph in 7.8 seconds. When it comes to fuel efficiency, it is rated at 15 mpg in the city, 18 mpg on the highway, and 16 mpg combined.
Design of exterior and interior
As for the exterior styling, 2019 Lexus GX 460 will feature square and tall body shape with bold and aggressive appearance. The front fascia wears the brand’s familiar massive spindle grille and angular headlamps. On the profile, we will notice large doors and because of its tall design, exit and entry into the vehicle are high. As well, the rear doors feature a side-opening setup.
Inside the cabin, the 2019 Lexus GX 460 is a combination of old and modern. It comes with three rows of seats which makes it a good choice for larger families. The first and the second rows of seats are sufficiently comfortable and the third row is suitable for children. The second row can slide to provide more legroom or to improve space for the third-row occupants. Furthermore, the third-row seats can be folded flat if needed more room for cargo. The base model comes with synthetic leather while the higher trim levels get real leather and rear wood details. Moreover, the dashboard is equipped with an 8.0-inch touchscreen for the infotainment.
Features of the 2019 Lexus GX 460
The 2019 Lexus GX 460 will be available in base, Premium, and Luxury trims. The base model will come standard with a moonroof, power front seats, a rearview camera, 18-inch wheels, an 8.0-inch touchscreen, cruise control, power features, and dual-zone climate control. Heated and cooled front seats, blind-spot monitors, smartphone-app connectivity, and navigation will be optional.
The Premium trim will add navigation, mahogany trim, leather, and heated and cooled seats. The Luxury models will also offer nicer leather, a heated steering wheel, a rear suspension, and an adaptive suspension. The options will include dual-screen rear-seat DVD entertainment and Mark Levinson audio system with 17 speakers.
Release date and price
It is still not known for sure, but the 2019 Lexus GX 460 might arrive later this year or during next year. The price is expected to be in a range between $52,700 and $70,000.