2020 Lexus GX 460 Changes, Release Date, Spy Photos, Redesign

2020 Lexus GX 460 Changes, Release Date, Spy Photos, Redesign. Luxury SUVs are quite the rage these days and every company is bringing out its contender to woo the buyers. Lexus GX is one odd contender in this segment and it is an option if you do not want the German or Italian models. For 2020, it is getting a makeover.

If you need a luxury SUV which is good in on-road so as in the off-road drive, then you should consider the Lexus GX 460. The 2018 Lexus GX 460 has recently been released for sale and it has only brought some minor changes which include more standard features and more options considering comfort. The latest news indicates that the Lexus manufacturer is also preparing the newest version of this popular model which should arrive at the 2020 Lexus GX 460.

2020 Lexus GX 460 Changes, Release Date, Spy Photos, Redesign

Design Changes

The exterior styling of 2020 GX 460 is a bit odd and the updated frontal styling is aimed at disguising its similarities with Toyota Land Cruiser– on which it is based. It sir sold in three trims- base, premium, and luxury. The bumper and front LED foglights are slightly revised.

The last year model has received only minor changes. These changes include standard Semi-Aniline bench seat in the GX 460 Luxury package and heated front seats in Base package. For the 2020 Lexus GX 460, we are expecting notable exterior changes.

Interior and Exterior

The 2020 Lexus GX460 remains 7-seater, 3-row midsize luxury midsize SUV. The base trim has upholstery, while Premium and Luxury comes with real lather.

The current version of GX 460 has old fashion boxy design, however, we are expecting 2020 version with more modern and sharper exterior.

When it comes to exterior design, the 2020 Lexus GX 460 will feature the well-known square and boxy appearance. Perhaps, the GX 460 could get some minor refreshments of the front and rear fascias in order to look fresh.

When it comes to the interior, the 2020 Lexus GX 460 will offer a spacious and comfortable cabin which will get many modern features. The base model gets NuLuxe upholstery while the Premium trim will add real leather upholstery. The dashboard will feature an 8.0-inch touchscreen with the infotainment system.

The Premium trim will add navigation, mahogany trim, and heated and ventilated trims. The Luxury trim will receive a rear air suspension, a heated steering wheel, and adaptive suspension.

2020 Lexus GX 460 Engine

The 2020 Lexus GX 460 is powered by a 4.6-liter V-8 engine. This luxury SUV takes almost 8 seconds to reach 60 mph from 0 but it is quite heavyweight so that is not exactly deal breaker. The Luxury trim gets adaptive dampers which enhance ride quality even more.

2020 Lexus GX 460 engine and Gas Mileage

When it comes to the fuel economy it is rated at 15 mpg in the city, 18 mpg on the highway and 16 mpg in the combined drive. The 2020 Lexus GX 460 is available only with all-wheel drive configuration.

The new 2020 Lexus GX 460 will be powered by the same engine as the current model and there is one single option under the hood. The all-wheel-drive system is standard. As for the fuel economy, it gets 15 mpg in the city and 18 mpg on the highway.

2020 Lexus GX 460 Specs

2020 Lexus GX 460 gets decent safety features as well as amenities but it still lags behind most segment rivals in these departments.

All trims are equipped with traction control, 10 airbags, and a rearview camera. Standard amenities include 18-inch wheels, cruise control, keyless ignition, 2-zone automatic climate control, moonroof, Bluetooth, HD radio and 8.0-inch touch screen unit for infotainment control. The base model can be laden with navigation, blind-spot monitors, and ventilated front seats.

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On the other hand, the Premium model gets heated and ventilated seats, navigation, 3-zone climate control, and mahogany trim. The Luxury version adds adaptive suspension, heated and wood-trimmed steering wheel, and better upholstery. Optionally it is equipped with rear-seat DVD entertainment setup and a premium Mark Levinson audio system.

2020 Lexus GX 460 Changes, Release Date, Spy Photos, Redesign

The advanced safety features are offered in optional Driver Support package. It includes automatic emergency braking, forward-collision warning, adaptive cruise control, off-road crawl control, and automatic high beams. The infotainment system needs polishing and it can be awkward for first-time users.

Read: 2018 Lexus GX 460 Price, Engine, Performance

2020 Lexus GX 460 Price and Release Date

Exact release timing of 2020 Lexus GX 460 is unknown but it could be in late 2019. The fully loaded version 2020 Lexus GX 460 Luxury has a price of $67,200.

Summing it up

2020 Lexus GX 460 is a nice midsized luxury SUV that gets moderate revamp. The car lags in amenities and top safety features are optional.