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2022 Lexus GX 460 review

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Lexus GX 460 highlights

Customer rating

Pros

  • Restrained and luxurious interior
  • Eye-catching Black Line special edition
  • Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration

Cons

  • Thirsty V8 engine
  • Trunk space has high load lip
  • Awkward curbside-opening rear door

Mileage (EPA estimate)

15 city, 19 highway, 16 combined

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Head-turning style and go-anywhere credentials

New for 2022, the Lexus GX 460 Black Line Special Edition turns heads with its upmarket style. The luxurious interior of this midsize SUV has seating for up to seven people, and all GX trims feature smartphone connectivity and connected technologies to please everyone. The stately towing capability and dual on and off-road personality may seal the deal.

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What is new for the 2022 Lexus GX 460?

  • The Luxury trim now comes with Front Seat Heaters, A/C Seat(s), Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay as standard equipment.
  • The Base trim now comes with Parking Sensors, Satellite Radio Ready, and Navigation System as standard equipment.
  • The Premium trim now comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard equipment.

2022 Lexus GX 460 trims

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Base:

  • 301-hp, 329-lb-ft of torque 4.6L
  • Cruise Control
  • Fold-Away Third Row
  • Third Row Seat
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Memory Seats
  • Power Seats
  • Rear View Camera
  • Parking Sensors
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Premium:

Luxury:

  • Includes all features available on the Premium
  • Adjustable Suspension
  • Power Folding Third Row
  • Leather Seats
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • A/C Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Rear Air Conditioning
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5 reasons to buy the 2022 Lexus GX 460

1. Eye-catching special edition 

The Lexus GX 460 is big in features and size, and the Black Line Special Edition won’t fail to turn heads. New for 2022, the stylish special edition has gloss black 18-inch alloy wheels, a blackout chrome grille, black roof rails, unique lower front and rear fascias, and Garnet Red taillights. The Starfire Pearl, Black Onyx, or exclusive Nori Green Pearl paint colors are striking, and inside, a black headliner, and Matte Black Ash wood steering wheel trim create a strong impression.  

2. Connected technologies 

The 2022 Lexus GX 460 has technologies that will keep everyone entertained. New for 2022 is a redesigned center console stack topped by a 10.3-inch color touchscreen display with wired Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto, and Bluetooth® connectivity. A navigation system will make driving to your destination easy, and the Lexus Enform suite of connected services includes Amazon Alexa integration and available onboard Wi-Fi

— plus it allows remote starting of the engine.
 

3. Big off-road ability 

Whether you’re heading to the campsite or the gymkhana, the GX 460 is a useful companion to get to those places off the beaten track. All GX trims have standard 4WD with a low-range transfer case and a limited-slip center differential that sends power between the axles to optimize traction for your added peace of mind. Select the available Off-Road package to be even more reassured. The five-speed mode crawl control system automatically maintains a slower pace over more rugged terrain.  

4. An unruffled drive 

Whoever you take on an interstate road trip with you, the 2022 GX 460 will envelop you and your traveling companions in luxury and comfort. The 301-hp 4.6L V8 engine and six-speed automatic transmission are smooth, and the cabin is quiet, adding to the relaxing vibes. Out of the city, opt for the Luxury trim’s adaptive suspension with auto rear-leveling to cushion the biggest of bumps. For enhanced serenity, choose the available captain’s chairs that replace the second-row seats. 

5. Pulls its weight  

Should you find you’ve filled all seven seats of the 2022 Lexus GX 460, load up a trailer and you’re ready to go. The GX 460’s engine has 329 lb-ft of torque, which is enough to help it tow an estimated 6,500 lbs, when properly equipped.

The available tow hitch receiver, tow ball mount, and tow trailer ball make hauling a cinch. The standard Trailer Sway Control system detects unwanted and extreme trailer movements, giving you extra confidence when you’re hauling extra loads.  

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

4
Excellent

RepairPal gave the Lexus GX 460 an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Lexus GX 460 5th out of 29 among Luxury Midsize SUVs.

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Lexus GX 460 features and specs

Premium 4WD/AWD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

  • 4WD/AWD
  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Fold-Away Third Row
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear View Camera
  • Running Boards
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Third Row Seat
  • Traction Control
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • CD Audio
  • Full Roof Rack
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Mark Levinson Sound
  • Navigation System
  • Power Folding Third Row
  • Quad Seats
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Seat Heaters
  • Tow Hitch

Drive Wheels

Four Wheel Drive (4WD/AWD)

Engine size

4.6L

Horsepower

301

Torque (ft-lbs)

329

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

23

Wheelbase

109.8"

Overall length

192.1"

Width

74.2"

Height

74.2"

Leg room

F 41.7"/M 34.1"/R 29.3"

Head room

F 38"/M 40.4"/R 35.2"

Front tires

P265/60HR18

Rear tires

P265/60HR18

Seating capacity

7

Max towing capacity

650/6500 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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