If you happen to’re choosing the Lexus Gx 2020 over the almost similar Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip right to the Lexus Gx 2020. You get a a lot better powertrain and more sophisticated suspension, nicer interior materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also only a tiny price 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 lately, however the Lexus Gx 2020 happens to be considered one of them. Like its company sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the Lexus Gx 2020 presents ruggedness and high towing capability that only this sort of car can ship. A V8 engine comes standard, and obtainable four-wheel drive with low-range gearing offers traction if you want it most.
The Lexus Gx 2020, however, additionally has some flaws generally associated with this sort of vehicle. Cargo space 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 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 Lexus Gx 2020’s ride and driving experience start to fall in keeping with more modern autos. 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 suggest checking out the Lexus Gx 2020’s closest competitor, the just lately redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a standard body-on-frame SUV, nevertheless it has a better maximum towing capacity and superior cargo space and it’s all around a more refined and upscale car.
The non-compulsory Enhanced Driver Alert package deal adds forward collision warning with low-speed automated braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Comfort bundle provides an influence liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a common storage door opener.
Some options on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at further price. Non-compulsory for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering package with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the Lexus Gx 2020 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat entertainment system. The Lexus Gx 2020 also offers power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC keeps the Lexus Gx 2020 fresh by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Version Value Package as well as a Graphite Edition and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Other trims include the bottom SLE and the near-luxury Lexus Gx 2020, which pushes the Lexus Gx 2020 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 type as nicely, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are additionally three new metallic colors obtainable for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.