The Lexus LX is a full-size luxury SUV designed for buyers who seek utility and luxury. Lexus first launched the LX on the market for the year 1998’s model year. Since then, the SUV has seen the three generation of its production with the current model having been released for the 2013 model year.
On the road on the pavement, on the road, Lexus LX handles considerably well considering that it’s a classic body-on-frame vehicle, which is known for their sloppy handling and unstable turns. Because of its adaptive suspension system, this SUV can navigate through the streets with ease and grace. It also has decent acceleration for a large SUV, which makes it ideal for navigating the freeway or climbing up hills. The place where the LX excels is off the highway. With its high-ride elevation, capable four-wheel drive, and other off-road-oriented features The SUV can tackle all terrains with joy. It can also pull a trailer with ease, which makes it an ideal vehicle to carry around extra equipment. However, the fuel efficiency of the Lexus LX isn’t the best. If fuel efficiency isn’t a major concern then the Lexus LX is an excellent automobile for someone who enjoys luxury and spending time in the great outdoors.
Trims and Pricing
Lexus creates the LX in one trim level. Standard equipment includes automatic load leveling, adaptive suspension, 20-inch wheels, running boards, auto dimming mirrors, sunroof, cruise control, keyless entry and ignition, adaptive and automatic xenon headlights, power folding and heated side mirrors, leather upholstery, four zone automatic climate control, power liftgate, power adjustable and heated front seats, driver memory, reclining and power folding second row seats, power folding third row seats, backup camera, navigation, voice controls, real time traffic and weather, touchscreen interface, Lexus Enform suite of smartphone-integrated apps, Bluetooth connectivity and a sound system with nine speakers, six-CD changer, HD radio, satellite radio, an iPod/USB interface and auxiliary input jack. The optional Luxury package adds the heated seats in the second row, front seats that are ventilated as well as a heated steering wheel storage box that is cooled with the latest leather upholstery to the SUV. Customers may also select other options like automatic parallel parking systems and adaptive cruise control. side and front-facing parking cameras, a two-screen back seat entertainment system, and an audio system from Mark Levinson. system with 19 speakers as well as a six-CD/DVD player. The LX is equipped with an initial invoice of $78,000, and an MSRP of around $83,000. Be aware that being an LX member means that you can enjoy an easy shopping experience at your authorized dealer in addition to you will receive a price that is straightforward and can save you money.
Engine and Performance
The only engine that is available that is available for this model Lexus LX is a 5.7-liter V8 engine that puts out the equivalent of 383 horsepower, and 403 pounds-feet of torque. It also comes with a four-wheel drive system that is fully-timed with hill-start assist, crawl controls for off-roading, and an adjustable multi-terrain system. A six-speed auto transmission is as standard. The EPA estimates that the fuel consumption will be 12 mpg in city and 17 mpg when on the highway, and 14 mpg when combined driving.
The interior layout of Lexus LX is modern yet conventional, with a distinct luxury car-like look to it. The buyers can choose between an all-black interior or a dual-tone scheme consisting of beige and black, both of which are adorned with metallic and wood accents throughout the interior. Leather covers a lot of interior surfaces and all the other surfaces are smooth and feel good quality. The gauges, though large, are simple to read with a single glance. The interface on the screen eliminates a lot of the buttons which would be on the center of the stack, which helps keep the clean look in place. The controller of the interface can be a challenge for certain users. First and second row of seats have comfortable seats with plenty of space for adults who are taller. The third row on the contrary, has limited headroom and legroom which makes it ideal as seating for little children and everyone else. Flipping the third row up, it also removes quite a lot of storage space. The seats can fold into the vehicles sides, giving an additional 41 cubic feet storage space in the rear of the row behind. By folding down the second row, also expands the cargo space to the size of 83 cubic feet.