Lexus, the luxury sister wing of Japan-based Toyota Motors is active in revamping its own vehicle portfolio for 2019 as is evident from newest developments. The Lexus GX the midsize luxury SUV is among the best selling versions of the brand. The third generation 2019 Lexus GX is currently ready for launching and it’s obtained several styling and amenity upgrades. Since its debut back in 2002, it has sold in great numbers. It sits between flagship LX and smaller RX crossover models.
2019 Lexus GX Overview
The 2019 Lexus GX is based on Toyota’s popular version Land Cruiser Prado and the design similarities are not tough to pinpoint. While the 2019 model has received exterior styling upgrades, the roots lay in same architecture. Also, this model sits on the same platform that’s used on version Toyota 4Runner. The huge spindle grille sits at the front but the chrome plating adds some oomph to it. The head and tail lights also have been altered in the new version.
Additionally, this model will get tires: 265/60R18 for snow and sand, chrome door handles, body-colored power w/Tilt down heated side mirrors, deep tinted glass, rear splash guards. On the other hand, the dimensions of the SUV stay exactly the same as in the current one using all the wheelbase of 109.8 inches and duration of 192.1 inch. The cottage of 2019 Lexus GX has also been spruced up to an extent. Material quality is pretty lavish. However, the cargo space isn’t adequate from the default setup. An individual
will find some customization options for cottage decoration and upholstery. There is real wood at the cottage. The luxury trimming gets chairs coated with semi-aniline leather. This version will also get a large 8.0-inch touchscreen great navigation. Additionally, we’ll also see innovative SiriusXM HD radio, a backup camera, rain-sensing wipers, power moonroof and fresh three-zone automatic climate control. Interior of the newest version is well crafted and it’ll have few alterations to choose colors. Read also: 2019 Lexus RX 350
Interior Design and Features
The cabin has automatic climate control, 8-inch touchscreen, HD radio, USB ports, simulated leather upholstery. Stand-alone choices are blind-spot tracking, windshield de-icer, automatic wipers, LED fog lights, ventilated front seats. The premium trim gets parking sensors, leather upholstery, and improved climate management. The best Luxury trim gets auto-dimming mirrors, wood-trimmed steering wheel with heating, upgraded leather upholstery.
Alternatives include Mark Levinson audio system, dual display backseat entertainment system and an exceptional Driver Service package. You may elect for a sports package. All trims get 10 airbags, rearview camera and traction control. Best security characteristics like surround-view cameras and attention assist are discretionary.
The infotainment system is great but the response isn’t just smooth. Features which are also present in this model include electronic stability control, side impact beams, a dual stage driver and passenger seat-mounted side airbags. Also, we cannot overlook low tire pressure warning, outboard front lap and shoulder safety belts, back child safety locks and a lot more, the list is too long.
2019 Lexus GX Engine
The 2019 Lexus GX model comes with a 4.6-liter V-8 engine that makes an output of 301 HP. A 6-speed automatic gearbox will come on this engine. The engine gives EPA city/highway fuel economy of 15/18 mpg. Acceleration period of this luxury SUV is 7.0 sec from zero to 60 mph, while top speed is 113 mph. The possibility of this company launching a hybrid-powered version cannot be ruled one.
The ride quality of this 2019 Lexus GX is fairly nice and the suspension soaks bumps and potholes minus fuss. It also assists in minimizing bounce. The luxury trimming gets elastic dampers which improves ride quality. The version will also have a 4-wheel-drive system that is very good for off-road abilities.
Price and Release Date
2019 Lexus GX cost is very likely to start at $53.000 approx. Top trim price may touch $70.000. It will hit the streets in late 2018.