The 2014 Lexus GX 460 is a seven-passenger luxury SUV offered in two trim levels: base and Luxury. Standard features on the 2014 Lexus GX 460 base model include 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic LED headlights, the heated mirrors, running boards, a sunroof, roof rack side Rails, the rear privacy glass and a rear spoiler. Inside you will find a two-zone automatic climate control, leatherette upholstery, -10 power front seats, the driver memory settings, sliding and reclining 40/20/40-split second-row seats, a 50/50 -split third-row seat, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, auto-dimming rearview mirror, camera rearview, a 115-volt household-style power outlet, Bluetooth phone and the audio connectivity, an 8-inch screen display and a nine-speaker system audio CD player, satellite radio, HD radio and a dual iPod / USB inputs.
Optional for the base model 2014 Lexus GX 460 Premium package that bundles LED foglights, wipers rain-sensing, front and rear parking sensors, perforated leather upholstery, tri-zone automatic climate control, the heated and air seats in the second row front seats, heated (outboard) , voice-controlled navigation system and Lexus Enforma Telematics. Drops to the 2014 Lexus GX 460 Luxury model you get the above equipment plus an adaptive suspension with rear auto-leveling, blind spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alert, auto-dimming side mirrors, heated steering wheel, upgraded leather upholstery and its power-third of the seats -row.
Options on the 2014 Lexus GX 460 Luxury model include the 17-speaker Mark Levinson surround-sound audio, rear-seat video entertainment system, and Driver Support package includes off-road-oriented Crawl Control feature, automatic high beam control, adaptive cruise control (including warning system pre-collision), a lane travel warning, additional front and side parking cameras Mark Levinson audio system.
2014 Lexus GX 460 Interior
Inside, the 2014 Lexus GX 460 maintains a certain look of traditional and modern forgoes more comprehensive monitoring and Remote Touch interface comes to the other, newer Lexus models. Even so, and the GX’s attractive and well put together. It’s hard to find fault the quality genuine leather soft and wood trim that there is a standard in the top-of-the-line Luxury model, but switch from leather to leatherette (premium vinyl) upholstery in the base model could be a little low-rent for a car in this price range. Front seats with plenty of comfortable, but hard and flat second-row bench is seem so little. As expected in a SUV midsize, third-row seats are suitable for children only.
Gauges and displays are easy to see, especially the new 8 inch multimedia screen that can be segmented into as many as three places to, say, keep the audio data and the physical map navigation system at the same time. With the long list 2014 Lexus GX 460 standard features and options, control may seem a bit overwhelming at first, but all well placed and intuitive operation.
Its second and third row seats down creates a cargo hold with 64.7 cubic feet of space. To access this space can be complicated in curbside loading cases by the door swing-out rear that depends on the passenger side. However, the gate includes a simple, lift-up glass rear window that makes it easy to load lightweight like bags.
2014 Lexus GX 460 Engine
Under the hood of the 2014 Lexus GX 460 is 4.6-liter V8 engine, puts out 301 hp and 329 pound-feet of torque. The automatic transmission six-speed standard, as a full-time four-wheel drive system with a dual-range transfer case. Well equipped, the 2014 Lexus GX 460 can be said up to 6,500 pounds. In testing, the 2014 Lexus GX 460 accelerated from zero to 60 mph in 7.2 seconds, the average time for a luxury SUV. EPA estimated fuel economy, however, underwhelming, at just 17 mpg combined (15 city / 20 highway).
2014 Lexus GX 460 Safety
The 2014 Lexus GX 460 emerged with antilock brakes, fire and stability control, hill folk of control, hill start assist, the camera rearview, front- and rear-seat side airbags, driver and the passenger front knee airbags, and side curtain airbags, including all three rows. And the average Lexus Safety Connect emergency communications with automatic collision notification, stolen vehicle locator and emergency help.
There are many optional security features, including blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alerts, lane travel warning system and frontal collision warning and preparation system (determines if a crash is imminent and automatically tightens the seatbelts and primes the braking system answer quickly). In brake testing, the 2014 Lexus GX 460 stood at 60 mph in 127 feet, an average distance for this part.