In case you’re choosing the 2019 Lexus GX 460 over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip right to the 2019 Lexus GX 460. You get a much better powertrain and more refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2019 Lexus GX 460 occurs to be one in all them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Lexus GX 460 presents ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this kind of automobile can deliver. A V8 engine comes normal, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction while you need it most.
The 2019 Lexus GX 460, however, additionally has some flaws generally related to this type of automobile. Cargo space is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re also not fond of the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Lexus GX 460’s trip and driving expertise begin to fall consistent with more trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed computerized transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the freeway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would suggest checking out the 2019 Lexus GX 460’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher maximum towing capacity and superior cargo area and it is all around a extra refined and upscale car.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package adds an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting fashions at further value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Lexus GX 460 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Lexus GX 460 additionally offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Lexus GX 460 recent by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims embrace the base SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Lexus GX 460, which pushes the 2019 Lexus GX 460 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and can be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.