If you’re opting for the 2019 Lexus Lx over the almost identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as properly skip proper to the 2019 Lexus Lx. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Performance Version package deal.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2019 Lexus Lx happens to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2019 Lexus Lx offers ruggedness and excessive towing capability that solely this type of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing provides traction if you need it most.
The 2019 Lexus Lx, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this kind of vehicle. Cargo house isn’t 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 base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2019 Lexus Lx’s trip and driving experience begin to fall consistent with extra fashionable autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automated transmission that comes with the larger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend trying out the 2019 Lexus Lx’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a conventional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it is all around a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle adds ahead collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automated excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort package provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting models at further value. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a novel axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2019 Lexus Lx are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with computerized braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2019 Lexus Lx additionally offers power-retractable aspect steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2019 Lexus Lx recent by including a budget-conscious Normal Version Value Package as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2019 Lexus Lx, which pushes the 2019 Lexus Lx 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 long wheelbase Suburban form as effectively, often at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colours available for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.