The Lexus GX 470 is considered by many to be one of the most luxurious and comfortable mid size SUVs available. The combination of off road ability an...
The Lexus GX 470 is considered by many to be one of the most luxurious and comfortable mid size SUVs available. The combination of off road ability and luxury is a feat that this SUV does so well. Lexus has long been known for its glamour and elegance but with this SUV, the company is making a name for itself in the rugged vehicle world. The Lexus GX 470 has standard seating for seven and include upscale features like Bluetooth, rearview camera, and beautiful leather interior. This also allows for some of the most technically advanced options and can feature an extremely high quality interior and exterior as well.
The Lexus GX 470 is a powerful SUV with a V-8 engine that can give you the fuel efficiency needed with price of gas the way it is. This SUV is equipped with a 4.6 liter engine that will give you 301 horsepower capabilities. The combination of this with the weight of the Lexus GX 470 will give you above average acceleration. In terms of luxury off-road vehicle it has great gas mileage at 15 city miles and 20 highway miles. This may not look to good, but for this type of car they are actually good numbers. The part of the performance that makes the Lexus GX 470 better than most of its competition is it’s phenomenal off road ability. The four wheel drive and limited-slip center differential is only outdone by the Crawl control feature. This is an optional feature that helps in braking at low speeds and at the same time controls acceleration.
One safety feature that makes the Lexus GX 470 a top pick by safety experts is the 10 airbags including third row roll-sensing airbags. It also has a great camera system and can feature up to five cameras. These cameras are highlighted by the backup camera and also feature a front and side monitoring system. The Lexus GX 470 has a great brake system including anti lock brakes, brake assist, and Electronic brake force distribution. If you choose some of the premium safety add-ons you will get high-intensity discharge headlamps and Dynamic radar cruise control. The Lexus GX 470 has many other additional safety features that are worth looking at.
Interior and Exterior
The Exterior gives you the class that you expect from Lexus and the ruggedness you want in an SUV. Many drivers of the Lexus GX 470 feel a little overwhelmed by the volume of interior controls but do eventually adapt and grow to love all the capabilities they offer. These interior features include remote keyless entry, heated front row seats, dual zone automatic climate control, and a premium nine speaker sound system. The cargo space is really good when you fold down both the third and second row seats.
The Lexus GX 470 is a very good luxury SUV with 3rd row seating. It leads the rest of these type of vehicles in the off-road features and to many drivers it is average when it comes to standard driving. It does have a beautiful interior and descent exterior but has the features to make the Lexus GX 470 worth your money and time.