2018 Lexus GX 460

2018 Lexus GX 460
Save up to $8,419
MSRP range
$52,155 - $63,530

Pros

  • Impressive off-road capability in a segment largely without it
  • High view out
  • Easy-to-use interior controls

Cons

  • Rough ride on broken pavement
  • Poor fuel economy and acceleration
  • Seats are uncomfortable
  • Compromised cargo space and third-row seat
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Top consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2018 Lexus GX 460.

The GX is Top Notch
Big T, 1/10/2018
The Lexus GX is a great all around luxury vehicle that can do anything you ask it to and then some. It is also a vehicle that can hold up and handle very well in the worst conditions. This is the perfect vehicle for anyone or family who lives outside the city limits and requires the best all around quality and reliability. The GX is a top choice for the demanding vehicle owner.
2018 Old school vibe
Cedric Young , 5/18/2018
Excellent vehicle and good right eight. However, seats are not comfortable for everyone. Make sure you test them before you sign the dotted line. Other than that craftsmanship is excellent and the value on these things are superb. Love my GX!!
* LUXURIOUS BEAST
Kevin Smith, 6/3/2018
* THIS SUV does "almost" everything well. Smooth and quiet ride, great acceleration and passing capability, looks and comfort make for a great vehicle. The one glaring flaw that I hesitate to bring light to is the cargo space when using the third row seating. You literally cannot put ANYTHING behind the third row seats. Okay, maybe a newspaper but that's even pushing it.
Best old school SUV
Dhananjay, 7/30/2018
I have this car for the past 4 months and I love it every time I step in. Now, this car is old school and it lacks some of the latest gadgetry but other than that this car is best the SUV ever. For starters, I like the driving position a lot. It gives you the nice commanding view of the road for which old school SUVs are famous for. The overall visibility from the driver seat is amongst the best. I took the test drive of 2018 Q7 and MDX and I can tell you the driving position and visibility of GX460 is superior to both. Second I like the silky smooth engine and the transmission which in my opinion is the best in the industry. Third I like the ergonomics of this car a lot. Once you take the driving position, every button on the dashboard and steering is very ergonomically located. This is where I feel inspite of lack of technology when compared to the latest cars like Q7, GX460 is still very easy to drive. And the last, the turning radius of this big SUV is surprisingly very small. Its just so easy to maneuver this car because of such a small turning radius (smaller than both MDX n Q7) that you dont find any need of any park assist features that the Germans carry. Also, the 4X4 of this vehicle is legendary, along with the Lexus reliability, this car is perfect Zombie proof vehicle with can go anywhere capability. Now everything is not good, there are some shortcomings like this car is like a tank, its torquey but its slow. Second, it has a bad average fuel mileage and third in 2018 this car lacks modern driver assistance technologies.
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Features & Specs

MSRP
$52,155
MPG
15 city / 18 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
301 hp @ 5500 rpm
MSRP
$63,530
MPG
15 city / 18 hwy
Seats 7
6-speed shiftable automatic
Gas
301 hp @ 5500 rpm
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Safety

Our experts’ favorite GX 460 safety features:

Lane Departure Alert
Warns you when you begin drifting out of your lane.
Pre-Collision System
Warns you about stopped or suddenly slowing vehicles ahead, then helps you apply full braking force or applies the brakes for you.
Driver Attention Monitor
Studies your actions behind the wheel to determine whether you're acting drowsy or distracted, then warns you accordingly.

2018 Lexus GX 460 for Sale

Lexus GX 460 2018 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A)
New 2018
Lexus GX 460
Base
Edmunds Suggested Price$49,246
Est.Loan: $991/mo
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Packages P 2Q All-Weather Floor Mats with Cargo Mat P DH Tow Hitch with Ball Mount P Z1 Cargo Net/Cargo Mat/Wheel Locks & Key Gloves Accessories F BD Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert power retracting/auto-dimming outer mirrors (BLIND SPOT MONITOR CREDIT OF $800) F HW Headlamp washers F PQ Premium Package w/Captain's Chairs 18 split-six spoke alloy wheels, LED foglamps, rain-sensing wipers, windshield de-icer, Intuitive Parking Assist, Navigation Package, leather-trimmed seats, mahogany wood trim, heated/ventilated front seats, heated 2nd row tilt/slide captain's chairs, 3-zone automatic climate control (PKG MSRP VALUE OF $4,770. DISCOUNT OF $1,400) F WU Mahogany Wood & Leather-Trimmed Steering Wheel and Shift Knob P D5 Door Edge Guards P E5 Exhaust Tip

MSRP: $58,407

Lexus GX 460 2018 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A)
New 2018
Lexus GX 460
Base
Edmunds Suggested Price$48,476
Est.Loan: $976/mo
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MSRP: $57,371

Lexus GX 460 2018 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A)
New 2018
Lexus GX 460
Base
Edmunds Suggested Price$45,051
Est.Loan: $913/mo
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MSRP: $53,688

More about the 2018 Lexus GX 460

The 2018 Lexus GX 460 is one of very few luxury SUVs designed for rugged off-road use. It can handle extreme family motoring thanks to durable body-on-frame construction, a V8 engine, an off-road-ready four-wheel-drive system and three rows of seats. But there are problems with Lexus' approach.

For starters, the GX's styling and big running boards are intended to bolster its luxury and family credentials, but they also significantly reduce ground clearance and approach angles. All the ruggedness and off-road tech in the world won't help if you keep scraping the body on things.

At the same time, the GX's traditional design reduces its effectiveness as a daily-use SUV. Its poor fuel economy, slow acceleration, ponderous handling, dated cabin and a lack of advanced driver-assistance features in lower-trim models stand in sharp contrast to crossover models (including those sold by Lexus). There are other vehicles with similar capabilities — not many, but they are out there — and not all are saddled with these shortcomings.

Lexus is a whiz when it comes to leather and wood, and the GX 460's interior is warm and luxurious. But it also seems a bit behind the times, with an old-school feeling to the control layout. Though the front seats are comfortable, the second row is less so and the third row is only suited for small children. The GX 460 offers less cargo space than its rivals, and the tailgate is hinged on the passenger side, making curbside loading difficult (at least in countries where we drive on the right side of the road). That said, a top-hinged rear window does make it easy to drop in groceries and carry long items like surfboards.

The GX 460's 4.6-liter V8 produces 301 horsepower and 329 pound-feet of torque, and it comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission and full-time four-wheel drive with a low-range transfer case. The GX 460 can tow up to 6,500 pounds and its off-road performance is better than most, but again, such abilities come at the cost of on-road manners. Steering and brakes are slower to respond than in a crossover, and big as the engine is, it has to work its oil pan off to get the 5,200-pound GX up to highway speeds. It's no surprise then that the EPA fuel economy rating is unimpressive at just 16 mpg combined.

Lexus offers the GX 460 in two trim levels: base and Luxury. Base is a poor name since this version is very well-equipped, though some luxury nice-to-haves come only in option bundles. The Luxury model is well worth having, not only for its extra creature comforts but also for its auto-leveling rear air springs. Those help smooth out the ride a bit, but the GX is always going to jostle you around more than crossover rivals.

If you're shopping for this go-anywhere SUV, though, Edmunds can help find the perfect 2018 Lexus GX 460 for you.

2018 Lexus GX 460 Overview

The 2018 Lexus GX 460 is offered in the following submodels: . Available styles include 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A), and Luxury 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A).

What do people think of the 2018 Lexus GX 460?

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What's a good price for a New 2018 Lexus GX 460?
2018 Lexus GX 460 Luxury 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A)

The 2018 Lexus GX 460 Luxury 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $65,799. The average price paid for a new 2018 Lexus GX 460 Luxury 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A) is trending $8,419 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $8,419 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$57,380.

The average savings for the 2018 Lexus GX 460 Luxury 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A) is12.8% below the MSRP.

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2018 Lexus GX 460 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A)

The 2018 Lexus GX 460 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $53,150. The average price paid for a new 2018 Lexus GX 460 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A) is trending $7,840 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $7,840 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is$45,310.

The average savings for the 2018 Lexus GX 460 4dr SUV 4WD (4.6L 8cyl 6A) is14.7% below the MSRP.

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