In case you’re opting for the 2019 Lexus Ls 460 over the practically equivalent Chevy Tahoe, you might as properly skip proper to the 2019 Lexus Ls 460. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Efficiency Edition bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made these days, however the 2019 Lexus Ls 460 happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Lexus Ls 460 offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this kind of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction once you need it most.
The 2019 Lexus Ls 460, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this type of automobile. Cargo area is not as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Lexus Ls 460’s journey and driving experience start to fall according to extra trendy automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we’d advocate testing the 2019 Lexus Ls 460’s closest competitor, the lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a higher most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The elective Enhanced Driver Alert package deal provides forward collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models can be found on supporting models at further cost. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Lexus Ls 460 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automated braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The 2019 Lexus Ls 460 also offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2019 Lexus Ls 460 fresh by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Bundle in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Lexus Ls 460, which pushes the 2019 Lexus Ls 460 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and may be had in lengthy wheelbase Suburban type as properly, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.