2010 Lexus GX 460 Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2010 Lexus GX 460 - Road Test Specs

2010 Lexus GX 460 SUV

(4.6L V8 4x4 6-speed Automatic)


Year Make Model2010 Lexus GX 460
Vehicle Type4WD 4dr 7-passenger SUV
Base MSRP$57,640
Options on test vehicleNavigation/Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound Audio Package ($3,930 -- includes voice-activated, hard disk drive navigation system with color LCD display; enhanced Bluetooth technology; XM NavTraffic, XM NavWeather and XM Sports and Stocks with 90-day trial subscription); Dual-Screen DVD Rear-Seat Entertainment System ($2,400 -- includes indepedently operating dual screens positioned on the backs of the front-seat headrests, DVD player, individual audio/video input, two wireless headphones, remote control, two-prong, household-style plugs); Monitor System and Crawl Control ($720 -- includes wide-view front and side monitor system); Intuitive Parking Assist ($500); Cargo Net ($64).
As-tested MSRP$65,254
Assembly locationJapan


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front-engine, all-wheel drive
Engine typePort-injected, 90-degree V8
Displacement (cc/cu-in)4,605cc (281cu-in)
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake and exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)10.2
Redline, indicated (rpm)5,900
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)301 @ 5,500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)329 @ 3,500
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission typeSix-speed automatic with console shifter
Transmission ratios (x:1)I = 3.520, II = 2.042, III = 1.400, IV = 1.000, V = 0.716, VI = 0.586, R = 3.224
Final-drive ratio (x:1)2.290
Transfer-case ratio (x:1)2.566
Differential(s)3.909 front/rear


Suspension, frontIndependent double-wishbone, coil springs, adaptive dampers, adaptive stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearSolid live axle, four links plus panhard bar, air springs, adaptive dampers, adaptive stabilizer bar
Steering typeEngine-speed-sensitive power rack-and-pinion
Steering ratio (x:1)18.4
Tire make and modelBridgestone Dueler H/T
Tire typeAll-season
Tire size, front265/60R18
Tire size, rear265/60R18
Tire sizeP265/60R18 109H
Wheel size18-by-7.5 inches front and rear
Wheel materialAluminum alloy
Brakes, front13.3-inch ventilated disc with two-piston fixed caliper
Brakes, rear12.3-inch ventilated disc with single-piston sliding caliper

Track Test Results

Acceleration, 0-30 mph (sec.)2.8
0-45 mph (sec.)5.1
0-60 mph (sec.)7.9
0-75 mph (sec.)12.2
1/4-mile (sec. @ mph)16.0 @ 86.6
0-60 with 1 foot of rollout (sec.)7.6
Braking, 30-0 mph (ft.)33
60-0 mph (ft.)127
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph)57.1
Slalom, 6 x 100 ft. (mph) ESC ON57.1
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g)0.71
Skid pad, 200-ft. diameter (lateral g) ESC ON0.71
Sound level @ idle (dB)42.0
@ Full throttle (dB)72.0
@ 70 mph cruise (dB)75.5
Engine speed @ 70 mph (rpm)1,800

Test Driver Ratings & Comments

Acceleration commentsNothing to do here as a driver -- just whack the pedal. Brake torqueing only slightly improved the 0-60 time. Gearchanges are smooth and mellow.
Braking commentsRating: average -- Long-travel pedal firms up with full-ABS stop, but it's still pretty mushy. Adequate fade resistance and stopping power. No difference between Comfort, Sport and Normal adaptive suspension modes.
Handling commentsRating: average -- Slalom: Non-defeatable stability control punishes severely when limits are exceeded. Limits are very low in quick transitions. Feels quite out of place in this test. Skid pad: Tall and soft with plenty of body roll. Non-defeatable stability control results in identical on/off numbers.

Testing Conditions

Test date2/9/2010
Test locationEdmunds Facility
Temperature (°F)52.0
Barometric pressure (in. Hg)29.52
Wind (mph, direction)4.7 (tail/cross)
Odometer (mi.)1,521

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)15 mpg city/20 mpg highway/17 mpg combined
Edmunds observed (mpg)16.9 average/19.3 best/13.4 worst
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)23.0

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo descriptionNine speakers, AM/FM/XM, six-CD in-dash changer with MP3/WMA compatibility, USB jack, streaming Bluetooth
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard iPod via USB jack, streaming Bluetooth
Satellite radioStandard XM
Hard-drive music storage capacity (Gb)Not available
Rear seat video and entertainmentOptional DVD player RCA inputs
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard
Navigation systemOptional hard drive with traffic
Telematics (OnStar, etc.)Optional 12-month trial subscription
Smart entry/StartStandard ignition doors trunk/hatch
Parking aidsOptional parking sonar front and rear back-up camera
Blind-spot detectionNot available
Adaptive cruise controlOptional (not equipped on vehicle)
Lane-departure monitoringNot available
Collision warning/avoidanceOptional (not equipped on vehicle)
Night VisionNot available
Driver coaching displayNot available

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)5,340
Length (in.)189.2
Width (in.)74.2
Height (in.)73.8
Wheelbase (in.)109.8
Track, front (in.)62.4
Track, rear (in.)62.4
Turning circle (ft.)38.1
Legroom, front (in.)41.7
Legroom, rear (in.)34.1
Legroom, 3rd row (in.)29.3
Headroom, front (in.)38.0
Headroom, rear (in.)40.4
Headroom, 3rd row (in.)35.2
Shoulder room, front (in.)55.4
Shoulder room, rear (in.)57.3
Shoulder room, 3rd row (in.)54.5
Seating capacity7
Max cargo volume behind 1st row (cu-ft)64.7
behind 2nd row (cu-ft)17.0
behind 3rd row (cu-ft)4.2
GVWR (lbs.)6,600
GCWR (lbs.)N/A
Payload, mfr. max claim (lbs.)1,260
Tow capacity, mfr. claim (lbs.)6,500
Ground clearance (in.)8.1
Approach angle (degrees)28
Departure angle (degrees)25
Breakover angle (degrees)21


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain6 years/70,000 miles
Corrosion6 years/unlimited mileage
Roadside assistance4 years/unlimited mileage
Free scheduled maintenanceFor the first 5,000 miles

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