After looking at the Lexus GX 470 we decided on the SRX. We added the Drivers and Luxury Packages, 3rd row seat, upgraded Bose stereo system and ultraview sunroof. The Drivers Package has the magnetic suspension and 18" wheels, which makes the car / SUV drive like a dream! An added surprise was the headlight washers - a really neat feature! We average 17 mpg (city) and 23 mpg (road). We LOVE the automatic folding 3rd row, especially with 3 kids. It's easy for the kids to get into from the 2nd row. My husband and I have our own "personal" settings and the car automatically sets them depending upon whose key is used - no more changing the seats, radio, air, mirror, etc. - the car does it for you!
I love the ultraview, BOSE is great too. Get the Luxury package - woodgrain trim polishes the car out! The 3rd row is a MUST for more than 2 children and we love it! We love the automatic pre-sets for each users' keys too.