When you’re opting for the 2020 Lexus Gx 460 over the nearly an identical Chevy Tahoe, you may as well skip proper to the 2020 Lexus Gx 460. You get a significantly better powertrain and extra sophisticated suspension, nicer inside supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It’s also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Edition package.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, but the 2020 Lexus Gx 460 happens to be one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Lexus Gx 460 offers ruggedness and high towing capacity that only this type of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes commonplace, and out there four-wheel drive with low-range gearing supplies traction whenever you want it most.
The 2020 Lexus Gx 460, nevertheless, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this kind of vehicle. Cargo area isn’t as environment friendly as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, nor is its use of fuel. We’re additionally not keen on the base V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Lexus Gx 460’s ride and driving experience begin to fall in line with extra modern vehicles. 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 might advocate checking out the 2020 Lexus Gx 460’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It is also a standard body-on-frame SUV, but it has the next most towing capability and superior cargo house and it’s throughout a extra refined and upscale automobile.
The optionally available Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package deal provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal garage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed models are available on supporting fashions at extra price. Non-obligatory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package deal with a singular axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Lexus Gx 460 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Lexus Gx 460 additionally offers power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Lexus Gx 460 fresh by adding a budget-conscious Customary Edition Worth Package deal as well as a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Edition packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Lexus Gx 460, which pushes the 2020 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 long wheelbase Suburban form as nicely, normally at a slight low cost over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.