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2021 Lexus LX 570 review

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Lexus LX 570 highlights

Customer rating

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Pros

  • All-terrain ruggedness
  • Multiple seating configurations
  • Plush and practical cabin

Cons

  • Sluggish fuel-economy
  • Cramped third row

Mileage (EPA estimate)

12 city, 16 highway, 14 combined

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Full-size luxury

The 2021 Lexus LX 570 is a full-sized, luxury SUV with all-terrain capability. Under the hood is a 383-horsepower powertrain, while the chassis comes bedecked with all-wheel drive and adaptive suspension systems. Inside, you'll find a cabin with two available seating arrangements (eight or five seats), as well as a variety of available screens for the driver and passengers, depending on your infotainment needs. Look out for new Inspiration and Sport packages, with comfortable, luxurious styling inside and out. If you're in the market for a full-sized SUV, the 2018 LX 570 offers that nuanced balance of rugged sophistication that only luxury can provide.

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What is new for the 2021 Lexus LX 570?

  • LX 570 trims have been upgraded with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard equipment this year.

2021 Lexus LX 570 trims

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Base:

  • 383-hp, 403-lb-ft of torque 5.7L
  • Sunroofs
  • Rear Air Conditioning
  • Rear Defroster
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Leather Seats
  • Power Seats
  • Memory Seats
  • Front Seat Heaters
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5 reasons to buy the 2021 Lexus LX 570

1. All-wheel capability 

The 2021 Lexus LX 570 combines the muscular-controlled engine-transmission duo with sophisticated all-wheel drive and suspension systems. Beyond city and highway handling, the LX 570 shines once you leave the pavement. Handling perks including crawl control, hill-start assist, multi-terrain select, adaptive variable suspension, and active height control offer a suite of topographical customization to help maintain and optimize traction control.  

2. Hands-off technology 

In the captain's chair of the 2021 LX 570, you'll benefit from a number of intuitive screens to keep you in control of the cabin and driving experience. On the dashboard of the LX 570, there's a 4.2-inch well-equipped information display, and in the center console, there's a massive 12.3-inch infotainment touchscreen. Also available is a heads-up display that projects audio, speed, and turn-by-turn navigation directly onto the windshield. Also new for 2021 is Amazon Alexa compatibility. 

3. Full-cabin system 

Lexus engineers had more than the needs of the front two passengers in mind when they designed the LX 570. Backseat passengers are also accounted for if you consider the available 11.6-inch dual-screen entertainment system, which can be paired with a 19-speaker Mark Levinson® sound system. The climate concierge system can automatically monitor and adjust temperatures across four climate zones, so everyone can stay comfortable throughout the cabin. 

4. Interior customization 

The 2021 Lexus LX 570 offers two seating configurations: the traditional three-row, eight-seat design remains, with 42.9 inches of legroom in the front, 34.4 inches in the center, and 28.4 inches in the rear; and the two-row, five-seat setup, if you would rather opt for more ready-to-load cargo space. Either way, both models include power-sliding, 60/40-split second-row seating, while the third row of the eight-passenger LX offers 50/50-split power-folding optionality. 

5. Controlled powertrain  

The engine under the hood of the 2021 Lexus LX 570 is a tried-and-true 5.7L 383-horsepower V8. Paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, the LX 570's powertrain can produce 403 lb-ft of torque and hit zero-to-60 in 7.2 seconds. The full-sized SUV, which comes standard with a ball hitch, can also tow an estimated 7,000 lbs, when properly equipped.

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Ratings & reliability

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RepairPal gave the Lexus LX 570 an overall reliability rating of 4 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Lexus LX 570 6th out of 48 among Luxury Fullsize Cars.

RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Lexus LX 570 is $492, compared to an average of $725 for Luxury Fullsize Cars and $591 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

According to RepairPal, Lexus LX 570 owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 0.9 times per year, compared to an average of 1.7 times for Luxury Fullsize Cars and 1.3 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 11% for the Lexus LX 570, compared to an average of 17% for Luxury Fullsize Cars and 14% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Lexus LX 570 features and specs

Base 4WD/AWD 4D Sport Utility

Standard Features

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

Drive Wheels

Four Wheel Drive (4WD/AWD)

Engine size

5.7L

Horsepower

383

Torque (ft-lbs)

403

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

24.6

Wheelbase

112.2"

Overall length

200"

Width

78"

Height

75.2"

Leg room

F 42.9"/R 34.4"

Head room

F 38.3"/R 38.9"

Front tires

P285/50VR20

Rear tires

P285/50VR20

Seating capacity

5

Max towing capacity

700/7000 lbs.

Transmission

Automatic

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