If want an SUV that is refined and rugged at the same time, The Lexus could be just the vehicle you are looking for.Equipped with just about everything from the Lexus luxury features, plus perfect off-road hardware, the GX 460 is a great choice for a comfortable, quiet ride to work but it can also very easy work its way up a remote mountain road. The 2014 Lexus GX 460 has a seven-passenger interior and a variety of standard features and advanced technology options.
Under all of that is the 2014 Lexus GX 460’s strong body-on-frame construction, FWD and optional Crawl Control system. The heart of this SUV is the GX’s 301-horsepower V8 engine with an admirable acceleration, and capable of towing up to 6,500 poundsof load. Meanwhile the adaptive air suspension provides a nice balance between a comfortable ride and secure handling. This SUV is offered in two trim levels: base and Luxury.
2014 Lexus GX 460 Engine
Under the hood of the 2014 Lexus GX 460 you can find a 4.6-liter V8 engine capable of producing 301hp and 329 lb-ft of torque. The engine comes paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission as standard, and a full-time FWD system with a dual-range transfer case. Properly equipped, the GX 460 can tow up to 6,500 pounds. The GX 460 can go from zero to 60 mph in 7.2 seconds, an average time for a luxury SUV. Estimated fuel economy is at just 15/20mpg and 17mpg combined.
The updates on the exterior of the 2014 GX460 include LED daytime-running lights and headlamps, the Lexus’ new “spindle” grille, new wheels and the carved-out fenders and tall, imposing beltline do make it look quite trucky, and separate it from the rest of the Lexus lineup, except the LX.
Standard features on the base model include automatic LED headlights, heated mirrors, running boards, a sunroof, rear privacy glass, roof rack side rails, 18-inch alloy wheels and a rear spoiler. As far as the Inside goes, the GX 460 comes with 10-way power front seats, driver memory settings, leatherette upholstery, sliding and reclining 40/20/40-split second-row seats, a 50/50-split third-row seat, a dual-zone automatic climate control, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, auto-dimming rearview mirror, a rearview camera, a 115-volt household-style power outlet, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, an 8-inch touchscreen display and a 9-speaker sound system, satellite radio, HD radio and dual iPod/USB inputs.
For the base model, there is an optional Premium package that includes LED fog lights, tree-zone automatic climate control, perforated leather upholstery, rain-sensing wipers, front and rear parking sensors, heated and ventilated front seats, heated second-row seats, Lexus Enform telematics and a voice-controlled navigation system.
The Luxury model gets you all of the above equipment plus an adaptive suspension with rear auto-leveling, upgraded leather upholstery and power-folding third-row seats, a heated steering wheel,auto-dimming side mirrors, and blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert. Optional features for the Luxury model include automatic high beam control, adaptive cruise control with a pre-collision warning system, a lane departure warning system, a rear-seat video entertainment system, off-road-oriented Crawl Control feature, additional front and side parking cameras and a 17-speaker Mark Levinson surround-sound audio system.
2014 Lexus GX 460 Price
The price for the 2014 Lexus GX 460 base model is around $50,000 and it can go up to almost $80,000 , depending on the model and additional equipment.