In case you’re opting for the 2020 Lexus Gx over the nearly identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as properly skip proper to the 2020 Lexus Gx. You get a much better powertrain and extra refined suspension, nicer interior supplies, and all of the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny value bump over the SLT with the powertrain upgrade from the Graphite Efficiency Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made nowadays, however the 2020 Lexus Gx happens to be certainly one of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Lexus Gx gives ruggedness and high towing capability that only this sort of vehicle can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and accessible four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction if you want it most.
The 2020 Lexus Gx, nonetheless, additionally has some flaws commonly related to this sort of automobile. Cargo area isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of fuel. We’re also not fond of the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Go for the larger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, though, and the 2020 Lexus Gx’s ride and driving expertise start to fall in line with extra fashionable automobiles. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we would recommend checking out the 2020 Lexus Gx’s closest competitor, the not too long ago redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, however it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds ahead collision warning with low-speed computerized braking, computerized high beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience bundle adds a power 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 additional price. Elective 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 2020 Lexus Gx are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise control with automated braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Lexus Gx additionally gives power-retractable side steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the 2020 Lexus Gx fresh by including a budget-conscious Standard Edition Value Package in addition to a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims embody the bottom SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Lexus Gx, which pushes the 2020 Lexus Gx 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 long wheelbase Suburban type as effectively, often at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors accessible for 2019: Darkish Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.