TORRANCE, California — The 2017 Lexus GX 460 sport-utility vehicle is priced from $52,255, up $500 from the 2016 model's base price. The sticker includes a $975 destination charge.
Lexus dealers are also offering a midlevel 2017 GX 460 Premium model priced from $56,700 and the top-of-the-line GX 460 Luxury model priced from $63,955.
The GX 460 continues to be powered by a 4.6-liter V8 rated at 301 horsepower and 329 pound-feet of torque.
Coupled with a six-speed automatic transmission, the GX 460 is capable of going from zero to 60 mph in 7.8 seconds and is rated by the EPA at 15 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on the highway. Towing capacity is 6,500 pounds.
The cabin has three rows of seats and can be configured for six or seven occupants. The heated second-row captain's chairs are new. The fold-flat third row can be ordered with a power option.
The new Sport Design package, available on the GX 460 Premium and GX 460 Luxury, features distinctive exterior tweaks and 18-inch alloy wheels in gunmetal metallic. An optional Driver Support package bundles front and side monitors, radar cruise control, lane departure warning and more.
The GX 460 also can be ordered with a dual-screen rear seat entertainment system and a Mark Levinson premium audio system.
Edmunds says: Luxury shoppers seeking a traditional midsize SUV will put the 2017 Lexus GX 460 at the top of their consideration lists.