2010 Lexus GX460 - Click above for high-res image gallery
Adding one last bit of important information to the release they issued Sunday, Lexus
today announced pricing for its second-generation 2010 Lexus GX460 SUV
. As we told you yesterday, the 2010 GX460 will (for the first time) be available in two trim levels. The base model will start at an MSRP of $51,970, and the Premium will start at $56,765. Neither figure includes the obligatory $875 delivery, processing and handling fee. The public will get its first glimpse of the newest midsize luxury SUV next week at the 2009 LA Auto Show
No pricing was given for options, which include two packages and several standalone extras, but you can read about some of the standard features in the press release we've pasted after the jump. We'll have our own first impression of this vehicle for you very soon and plenty more photos and thoughts when we see it next week in Los Angeles
Lexus Announces Pricing for All-New 2010 GX 460
- On Display for the First Time in North America at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show
- New 4.6-Liter Engine and 301-hp V8 with Six Speed Transmission
- New Standard Power Fold-Flat Third Row and 10 Airbags
TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 23, 2009) – Lexus today announced the Manufacturer's Suggested
Retail Prices (MSRP) for the all-new, second generation 2010 GX 460
luxury utility vehicle which will
arrive at dealerships
beginning in late December. For the first time, the GX will be offered in two grades,
base, which will carry an MSRP of $51,970, and Premium which will be priced at $56,765. The MSRP
does not include a delivery, processing and handling fee of $875. The all-new GX 460 will be on display
for the first time in North America at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show in December.
The second generation GX 460 that is more powerful, more efficient and more luxurious will be
powered with an all-new 4.6-liter V8 engine
. The engine will produce 301 horsepower and 329 lb-ft of
peak torque. It is teamed with an efficient six-speed automatic transmission with sequential shift that helps
provide the best-in-class V8 fuel economy
. Combined city/highway fuel economy is improved by
13 percent to an EPA-estimated 17 mpg. The GX 460 has an EPA-estimated 15 mpg city and 20 mpg
In addition to the powerful engine, the GX 460 brings more versatile interior. The second row
slides 4.1 inches fore/aft to maximize passenger and cargo carrying ability. The foldable and reclining
second row seats feature a 60/40 walk-in function to access the standard power fold-flat third row seats.
A new center console design offers the driver more storage and functionality.
Luxury is enhanced in the GX 460 with a quieter cabin, as well as new additional standard
features and options. Heated and ventilated front seats, class leading 10 airbags
, rear back-up camera
(without Navigation), Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS) and full-time four-wheel drive are all
standard on the GX 460. Safety features available include the Pre-Collision System, wide-view front and
side cameras, Lane Departure Alert and Intelligent High Beam. Among the new luxury options are semi-
aniline leather, a heated steering wheel and heated outer second-row seats.
The exterior of the GX 460 demonstrates new convenience and styling features such as the rear
glass hatch for easier access to the cargo area, integrated rear door handle and rear spoiler with
integrated wiper. The GX color palette is also revised and includes two all-new colors: Knight's Armor
and Claret Mica.
Lexus Enform™ with Safety Connect™ is an all-new telematics system available by subscription.
Lexus Safety Connect is standard on all GX 460, while Lexus Enform is only available with navigation-
equipped vehicles. Complimentary one-year trial subscriptions of Lexus Enform with Safety Connect are
included. The Lexus Enform and the Safety Connect response center operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week – every day of the year.
Lexus Insider™, a complimentary, opt-in service available without a subscription, is also standard
on Lexus Enform equipped GX 460 vehicles. The service offers in-vehicle audio casts with useful vehicle
tips and event information, as well as insights into exclusive owners' benefits. As part of the Lexus Enform
navigation platform, XM NavTraffic® and XM NavWeather TM are available via individual XM ®
subscriptions. All XM services include a complimentary 90-day trial subscription.