2017 Lexus GX460 for sale – Luxury SUVs have been around for a long time, and Lexus, the luxury division of giant automobile manufacturer Toyota, is one of the front liners in the production of luxury SUVs. The 2017 Lexus GX460 greets the world with its tough body-in frame construction which depicts the SUV as a reliable and comfortable car, especially great for off-road driving. This luxury SUV has a seven-seater capacity and shares similar components with the Toyota Land Cruiser Prado and Toyota 4Runner with a four-wheel-drive layout and powered by Toyota’s 4.7l, 32-valve, 4-cam 2UZ-DE V8 engine.
2017 Lexus GX 460 Models
The 2017 Lexus GX 460 is only available in two models with top-notch, modern features. You can either get the Base Models or the Luxury Model. Standard features on the base model include 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic LED (low-beam) headlights, a sunroof, roof-rack side rails, rear privacy glass, and a rear spoiler. Inside you’ll find dual-zone automatic climate control, imitation leather upholstery, a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, eight-way power front seats (with two-way power lumbar), driver memory settings, a sliding and reclining 40/20/40-split second-row seat, and a 50/50-split third-row seat. Tech features include a rearview camera, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, an 8-inch touchscreen infotainment interface, and a nine-speaker sound system with a CD player, Siri Eyes Free, satellite radio, HD radio, and two USB ports.
The luxury model has all the needed features to enhance its appeal to the public. This model has all the standard features available on the base model plus an adaptive suspension with rear auto-leveling air springs, headlight washers, auto-dimming side mirrors, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert (available separately on lesser models), a heated steering wheel, mahogany wood trim on the steering wheel and shift knob, upgraded leather upholstery, a cargo cover and power-folding third-row seats.
2017 Lexus Gx 460 Exterior
One look at the 2017 Lexus GX 460 is enough to hold your gaze with its tough body-on-frame construction and tricky look that gives it the feel of a regular traditional SUV. The tricky appearance is further amplified by fenders that look carved-out and a tall beltline. It has a short wheelbase and long overhangs front and rear topped off by an upright, boxy cabin.
Stylish new spindle grille and LED swoosh-style headlights adorn the exterior and give it a captivating attractive look.
2017 Lexus GX 460 Interior
Taking a look at the interior space, the 2017 Lexus GX 460 is quite comfortable, with big seats up front and plenty of room for occupants. However, the 2nd row seater doesn’t have legroom luxury like those in the front seat. The third row is right and can only be comfortable for children.
Generally, the interior is made of high-quality, creamy beige leather and dark brown dash motif that is attractive. Seats are supportive and well-padded to give you are pleasant driving experience, especially on a long journey. Instrument-panel design is also quite upright, with a horizontal-bar theme.
2017 Lexus GX 460 Engine
Driving a Lexus GX 460 is noiseless and smooth. Powering the SUV is a remarkable 4.6-liter V-8 making an unremarkable 301 horsepower and 329 pounds-feet of torque. Power is routed through a six-speed automatic transmission to all four wheels through a full-time four-wheel-drive system
The GX 460 accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 7.2 seconds, a below-average time for a luxury SUV. EPA-estimated fuel economy is quite low, at just 16 mpg combined (15 city/18 highway). Anyone conservative about fuel might not find the Lexus GX 460 a comfortable car to drive or even own.
2017 Lexus Gx 460 Ergonomics And Electronics
The center console of the GX 460 is quite easy to use and control. The GX 460 comes with a touch screen Touch multimedia controller, unlike the remote-controlled version found in other Lexus models. Everything you need to control the SUV and have an exciting ride can be found on the multimedia controller, except Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
2017 Lexus Gx 460 Cargo Space
Usually, an SUV is supposed to conveniently convey more people and cargo compared to a regular sedan. With the third row seat available in the 2017 Lexus GX 460, cargo space is limited and you only have 11.6 cubic feet of room left. You can be assured of getting more cargo space once the third row is stowed away. However, you get a spacious 64.7 cubic feet of room available once the second and third row is stashed away. That’s enough to carry all that is needed for a week’s vacation.
2017 Lexus Gx 460 Safety Features
The 2017 Lexus GX 460 comes standard with antilock brakes, traction and stability control, a rearview camera, front knee airbags, front- and rear-seat side airbags, and side curtain airbags that cover all three rows. Also standard is Lexus Enform Safety Connect emergency communications (with automatic collision notification, stolen vehicle locator, and emergency assistance).
Optional safety features available include blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, a lane departure warning system, and a forward collision warning and preparation system (which determines if a crash is imminent and automatically tightens the seat belts and primes the braking system for a quicker response).
Price Of 2017 Lexus Gx 460 In Nigeria
|Brand new 2017 Lexus GX 460||N27 Million|
|Nigerian used 2017 Lexus GX 460||N20 Million|
|Foreign used 2017 Lexus GX 460||N24 Million|
Buying Guide For A 2017 Lexus Gx 460 In Nigeria
Check Your Budget
There are two models available for the GX 470, and each of these trim levels has additional features that can be bought with it to make it more luxurious. For instance, the base trim can be upgraded to the Premium package which is more expensive. Price ranges depending on the model, hence, check your budget and go for any one that suits your pocket.
Check Vehicle Records
You will have to pay attention to the vehicle records especially if you are buying a used GX 460. This will inform you whether the car you are about to purchase is safe enough for you to buy or not.
Inspect Vehicle Thoroughly
Before you boldly call a GX 460 yours and pay the price, ensure you inspect it thoroughly. Check the interior and exterior wall, you can also call a knowledgeable colleague or mechanic to do the inspection for you. Once you notice anything out of place, let the car dealer know immediately.
It’s in your best interest to buy a Lexus GX 460 that has a warranty. This makes it cost-effective and easy for you to return it or get a free repair if anything goes wrong within the warranty period.
Negotiate The Price
There is nothing wrong with negotiating the price of the GX 460 you want to buy. Simply discuss with the dealer to fit a suitable agreed price.
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