The Lexus LX 570 remains an attractive and aggressive-looking SUV with three-row seating configurations, excellent technology, and a strong V-8 unit under its hood. According to the latest news, the manufacturer is planning to reveal the newest version of this model. And it will go on sale as the 2020 Lexus LX 570. The new LX probably won’t get many changes compared to the current model and will basically be a carryover.
Engine and performance of the 2020 Lexus LX 570
It is most likely that the new 2020 Lexus LX 570 will enter the market with the same engine which powers the outgoing model. And for now, there is one option. It is the same 5.7-liter V-8 unit which is able to make 383 horses and 403 lb-ft of torque. The engine is linked to an 8-speed automatic gearbox and can tow up to 7,000 pounds. The full-time all-wheel drive system is standard as before. Speaking of the fuel efficiency, this engine is rated at 13 mpg in the city, 18 mpg on the highway, and 15 mpg combined.
Exterior and interior design
Like expected, the 2020 Lexus LX 570 will feature an aggressive design with the tall and boxy shape. The front end will be dominated by the large spindle grille and angular headlamps. And they will also look aggressive and imposing. The profile will remain the same with many sharp angles. Moving to the rear end of the vehicle, we will notice L-shaped LED taillights and massive bumper.
The cabin of the 2020 Lexus LX 570 comes with three rows of seats and can place seven passengers. The third row can be folded forward but can also be flip up against the sides which increases the cargo room. The seats are upholstered in leather and are all comfortable and supportive. On the center of the dashboard, there is a 12.3-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, navigation, Apple Siri Eyes Free integration, and audio features. With the third row up, the Lexus LX 570 offers the cargo room of 16 cubic feet. And with the third row folded up, there is a room of 45 cubes. With both second and the third row folded down, the maximum cargo capacity expands to around 140 cubic feet.
Safety and equipment of the 2020 Lexus LX 570
As for the safety, the 2020 Lexus LX 570 comes standard with 10 airbags, lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, automatic high-beam headlights, pedestrian detection, and automatic emergency braking. Furthermore, the other standard equipment of the LX 570 includes a 12.3-inch touchscreen for the infotainment, several USB ports, Bluetooth, leather seats, wood trim, a power moonroof, quad-zone climate control, a 14-way driver’s seat, audio system with nine speakers, and so on. A rear-seat entertainment system, a Mark-Levinson audio system, and a wireless charging will be optional. Unfortunately, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity won’t be offered this time.
Release date and price
The new 2020 Lexus LX 570 might be presented sometime by the end of the next year. The starting price is expected to be around $86,000.