$ 64,525
information 2018
Lexus GX 460 Luxury 4WD USA

Lexus GX 460 Luxury

More people around the world are started to prefer cars based on Crossover or SUV platform that is why these platform based vehicles are getting more niche with every passing year. Lexus GX is the midsized vehicle of the brand that is in production since 2003 and still on the preference list for the people those are looking for luxurious gigantic SUV; it is a big SUV but not huge SUV, again one size smaller than Lexus LX.

Designing cues of Lexus GX 460 Luxury:

GX 460 full re-design was done in 2010 year and now it is a nice shaped body vehicle and has luxury touches.


As a truck based SUV GX features a sophisticated design that is rugged and boxy but upscale simultaneously and high ground clearance also make this suitable for off road. All the trims of GX have same signature grill, LED headlights design with high beam day time running lights while luxury trim level has little bit different grill up front and also comes up with sport design package as optional, with sport design luxury package gun metallic finished 18 inch split six spoke alloy wheels are optional as well. On the rear side it has LED tail lights but one thing that is old fashioned is the tail gate that open sideways and not above like other SUV’s and the big mess happens with this gate is tight parking areas and during loading & unloading of luggage but there is also a good thing that rear window of this vehicle can open unlike other vehicles and make it little easier to put some luggage without opening the gate.


It has high quality interior that is composed using different materials including high quality leather, wood trim and brushed aluminum accents, it has very upgrade type of design and it’s really opulent but started to show its age though. In 2018 year of model of GX 460 there is no major change except the addition of new LUX leatherette seating surfaces. On the driver side it has analogue gauges with small display between, which is quite old cluster if compare to other models of Lexus. Head unit definitely have older design and not equipped with latest technologies either (like android auto and apple car play) while other Lexus models have better resolution screen and upgraded mouse like controller to interact with that.

Lexus GX 2018 steering and transmission
Lexus GX 2018 steering and transmission

 It is a 3 row vehicle with sitting capacity up to 7 members  and for the 2nd row you can also have optional captain seats and backseats entertainment system with Blue Ray DVD player additionally with noise cancellation Bluetooth headphones while the rear entertainment system cost around 1970$ extra. Climate control unit with HDMI is also available for the rear seat passengers and the climate control vents are embed in the roof at three different positions left up, right up and rear.

Engine & Power:

Lexus GX 460 is equipped with 4.6 L V8 engine that produces 301 horse power with 446nm@3500rpm of torque, it is the only engine option available for all trim levels of Lexus GX 460. With V8 it can reach up to top speed of 113 miles per hour and accelerates 0-60 in 7.0 seconds, due to heavy weight of 5200 pounds GX can feel sometimes slower than competitors and also thirstier at the pump. Comparing to the horse power and torque it produces the fuel economy is very low which is 15 miles per gallon in city 18 miles on highway while other full size SUV’s give better fuel economy and gas mileage.

Driving Experience:

On the free way it is a wonderfully smooth and quiet SUV to drive that is really luxurious; Handling Lexus GX 460 feels secure and stable around the corners that is great for truck based SUV but if compare to modern vehicle it still can’t match the nimble feeling of those. Ride quality become smoother when equipped with optional adaptive suspensions and with luxury package you can have extra kinetic dynamic suspension system that also adjusts the vehicle height.

Comfort & Safety:

Seats are pretty plush and soft  in the GX and provide reasonable amount of support on the side bolsters, front driver & passenger seats are power adjustable with power recline and lumbar support. Front seats are heated and ventilated as well and as mentioned earlier 2nd row tilt slide captain chairs are optional, 2nd row chairs are also slide forward to enter in the 3rd row and are easy to slide and there is also enough space to walk through middle seats as well. 3rd row seats are little tight for passengers and with all seats up you don’t get lot of cargo space as well but with 3rd row down you get nice amount of space.

Lexus GX 2018 front seats
Lexus GX 2018 front seats

Lexus GX 2018 back seats
Lexus GX 2018 back seats


Luxury trim level of Lexus GX 460 almost have all the options and if you want to make it safer than it has 4340$ driver support package that gives lane keep assist, rear cross traffic alert, dynamic cruise control, wide view front and side monitor and crawl control ( hill climb function)


  1. GX 460 is on the top of chain and sport design package is the only option with this.
  2. It is the sub brand of Toyota that is why it is also related to Prado and 4runner mechanically.
  3. Interior quality is great and built with superb craftsmanship and with lots of soft touch materials all around and feels very impressive when come to the quality and nothing feels very particularly cheap.
  4. Lexus GX 460 remain a favorable choice if you are looking for a luxurious off road capable Midsized SUV, however other modern luxury crossovers offer more preferable performance and passenger space.


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Body SUV
Drive AWD
Transmission Automatic
Exterior Color
Interior Color
Engine Capacity (cc) 4598 cc cc
Horse Power (HP) 301 Hp
Mileage mi
  • Top speed 113 mph and 0 to 60 in 7.0 seconds
  • Engine: 4.6L V8 DOHC 32V with dual VVT-I
  • Transmission: 6 speed sequential shift auto with ECT
  • Transmission with driver selectable mode oil cooler
  • Electronic transfer case
  • Full time four wheel drive
  • Engine oil cooler
  • 64-amp/Hr maintenance free battery
  • Towing with harness and trailer sway control
  • 3 skid plates
  • Gas pressurized shock absorbers
  • Rear auto leveling suspension
  • Front and rear active anti roll bars
  • Automatic with driver control height adjustable automatic with driver control ride control adaptive suspension
  • Hydraulic power assist sensing steering
  • Single stainless steel exhaust
  • Permanent locking hubs
  • 4 wheel anti lock braking system | brake assist | hill descent control and hill hold control
  • Spare tire stored underbody with crank down
  • Clear coat paint
  • Express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row sunroof with sunshade
  • Body colored front bumper
  • Body colored rear step bumper
  • Body colored body side molding and chrome body side insert
  • Chrome side windows trim and black front windshield trim
  • Chrome door handles
  • Body colored power with tilt down heated auto dimming side mirrors side mirrors with power folding and turn signal indicator
  • Flip up rear window with fixed interval wiper and defroster
  • Deep tinted glass
  • Rain detecting variable intermittent wipers with heated wiper park
  • Front windshield-inc: sun visor strip
  • Fully galvanized steel panels
  • Rear splash guards
  • Lip spoiler
  • Illuminated running boards
  • Body colored grille with chrome surround
  • Conventional rear cargo access
  • Tail gate/ rear door lock included with power door locks
  • Roof rack trails only
  • Fully automatic projector beam led low beam daytime running auto leveling directionally adaptive headlamps with washer and delay off
  • Front fog lamps
  • LED brake lights
  • Laminated glass
  • Radio: AM/FM Lexus premium audio-inc: 8 touch screen | 9 speakers | in dash single CD player with automatic sound levelizer (ASL) Mp3/Wma capability | cache radio integrated siriusXM satellite radio receiver
  • Radio with seek scan | clock | steering wheel controls | voice activation and radio data system
  • Regular amplifier
  • Automatic equalizer
  • Window grid diversity antenna
  • 1 LCD monitor in the front
  • Rear time traffic display
  • Heated and ventilated front bucket seats-inc: 10 way power front seats with power lumbar and Lexus memory system for driver’s seat
  • 40-20-40 folding split bench front facing heated manual reclining fold forward seatback rear seat with manual fore/aft
  • Power tilt/telescoping steering column
  • Gauges-inc: speedometer | odometer | engine coolant temp | tachometer | altimeter | trip odometer and trip computer
  • Power rear windows and fixed 3rd row windows
  • Selective service internet access
  • Fixed 50-50 split-bench 3rd row seat front | power fold into floor | 2 manual adjustable head restraints
  • Heated leather/genuine wood steering wheel with auto tilt away
  • Front cup holder
  • Rear cup holder
  • Front cigar lighter (s)
  • Ashtray
  • 3 12V DC power outlet
  • Compass
  • Proximity key for doors and push button start
  • Remote keyless entry with integrated key transmitter | 4 door curb/courtesy | illuminated entry | illuminated ignition switch and panic button
  • Remote releases-inc: power fuel
  • Home Link garage door transmitter
  • Cruise control with steering wheel controls
  • Voice activated dual zone front automatic air conditioning
  • Rear HVAC with separate controls
  • HVAC-inc: under seat ducts and headliner/pillar ducts
  • Illuminated locking glove box
  • Driver foot rest
  • Semi aniline leather seats
  • Interior trim-inc: genuine wood instrument panel insert | genuine wood door panel insert | genuine wood console insert and chrome / metal look interior accents
  • Full cloth headliner
  • Leather/genuine wood gear shift knob
  • Day night auto dimming rearview mirror
  • Driver and passenger visor vanity mirrors with driver and passenger illumination
  • Full floor console with covered storage-mini overhead console with storage-conversation mirror | 3 12V DC outlets and 1 AC power outlets
  • Front and rear map lights
  • Fade to off interior lighting
  • Full carpet floor covering-inc: carpet front and rear floor mats
  • Carpet floor cover
  • Cargo space lights
  • Memory settings-inc: door mirrors and steering wheel
  • FOB controls-inc: Trunk/hatch/Tail gate | windows and sunroof/convertible roof
  • Integrated navigation system with voice activation
  • Tracker system
  • Smart device integration
  • Instrument panel covered bin | driver / passenger and rear door bins
  • Power 1st row windows with front and rear 1 touch up/down
  • Delayed accessory power
  • Power door locks with auto lock feature
  • Trip computer
  • Outside temp gauge
  • Analog display
  • Seat with leather back material
  • Manual anti whiplash adjustable front head restraints and manual adjustable rear head restraints
  • Driver and front passenger armrest and rear center armrest
  • 2 seatback storage pockets
  • Perimeter alarm
  • Engine immobilizer
  • 3 12V DC power outlets and 1 AC power outlet
  • Air filtration
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • ABS and driveline traction control
  • Side impact beams
  • Dual stage driver and passenger seat mounted side airbags
  • Emergency sos
  • Intuitive park assist front and rear parking sensors
  • Blind spot sensor
  • Rear collision
  • Low tire pressure warning
  • Dual stage driver and passenger front airbags
  • Curtain 1st 2nd and 3rd row airbags
  • Airbag occupancy sensor
  • Driver and passenger knee airbag and rear side impact airbag
  • Rear child safety locks
  • First aid kit
  • Outboard front lap and shoulder safety belts-inc: rear center 3 point | height adjusters and pretensioners
  • Back up camera

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