To give you genuine off-road capability, Lexus GX 460 features body-on-frame construction. The frame isolates the cabin, better absorbs bumps and vibrations, and raises reliability to a higher dimension. It also contributes immeasurably to GX's smooth ride and extraordinarily peaceful interior.
Now standard, GX’s Sport Design amplifies its commanding presence with a striking front fascia treatment, then adds a dimension of dynamism with front and rear spoilers, stainless steel exhaust tip, uniquely designed rear combination lamps, and gunmetal-tone 18” alloy wheels.
The 2018 Lexus GX’s interior is intentionally sturdy in design and then polished to an elegant finish. Strength and prestige are exemplified by an instrument panel seemingly forged from a single block of steel, juxtaposed to the softness of leather and warmth of mahogany wood trim. The 3-zone independent automatic climate control lets driver, front passenger, and rear passengers set their own comfort zones.
GX’s spacious and versatile interior lets you personalize your comfort, and take on the passenger and cargo needs of most any occasion. Cloaked in genuine leather upholstery, each row of seating offers impressive levels of comfort and utility, including 8-way power adjustable front seats -- with driver seat memory system -- 40:20:40 folding 2nd row seats, and 50:50 flush-with-floor 3rd row seats.
Wherever the journey takes you, GX 460 is the ideal travelling companion. Its 302 horsepower 4.6 litre V8 delivers powerfully smooth on-road performance. Capable of generating 329 lb. ft. of torque, it is more than capable of carrying you off the beaten path and back again. Advanced features such as Dual VVT-i enhance output while delivering the fuel efficiency of a much smaller displacement engine.
For superior traction -- both on- and off-road -- Lexus GX’s 4WD System directs power to all four wheels all the time. Should one or more wheels experience slip, GX’s Active Traction Control (A-TRAC) automatically applies brake pressure while simultaneously directing drive force to those wheels with traction to enhance your confidence and capabilities in handling the most challenging conditions.
The 6-speed Super Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission features shift points optimized for smooth, effortless acceleration and faster shifting response. Outfitted with Gate-Type Shift functionality, GX also lets you experience the joy of a manual shift.
GX lets you indulge your passion for adventure with an array of innovative technologies, including: standard Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System; and available Multi-Terrain Select and Crawl Control (Executive Package).
With its ample low end torque, Lexus GX lets you tow up 2,948 kilograms. The Automatic Load Levelling Rear Air Suspension adjusts when you attach a trailer or load heavy cargo. You can also set it to “Normal” for everyday driving and “High” for added ground clearance. While underway, the Trailer Sway Control Brake System serves to reduce sway and alerts you when the system is taking corrective measures.
Designed exclusively for the Lexus GX 460 by the sound engineers at Mark Levinson, the 17-speaker, 330-watt, 7.1 channel Surround Sound Audio System is sure to please the most discerning audiophile. Additional infotainment features include Bluetooth® 22 capability, MP3 Connectivity, Steering Wheel Audio Controls, and more.
For an extra level of confidence and peace of mind, GX 460 features both Hill Start Assist Control (HAC)24 and Downhill Assist Control (DAC)24. On steep inclines, HAC helps prevent GX from rolling backwards when you move your foot from the brake to the accelerator. DAC assists when descending steep and slippery grades by keeping the vehicle at a slow and constant speed.
Standard on the 2018 GX 460 are two advanced safety systems that help you change lanes, and back out of parking spaces with greater confidence. When making a lane change, Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) warns you, with both audible and visual signals, of vehicles in adjacent lanes that may not be visible in your mirrors. For added peace of mind, Rear Cross Traffic Alert warns you of vehicles approaching from either side when backing out of a parking spot.
The Technology and Executive Packages add to GX’s network of safety systems, with three additional advanced technologies, including Pre-Collision. PCS uses sensors to detect other vehicles and obstructions in front of your Lexus. If the system determines a high probability of a collision it will issue a warning. In situations where a collision has been determined to be unavoidable PCS automatically applies the brakes.
Working alongside the Pre-Collision System (PCS), GX 460’s innovative Driver Monitoring System uses infrared sensors to monitor driver attentiveness through the use of a Charge-Coupled Device (CCD) camera placed on the steering column. The system warns the driver if a dangerous situation is detected. If no immediate corrective action is taken, PCS will automatically apply the braking system.
The Technology and Executive Packages also offer the added peace of mind of Lane Departure Alert (LDA). Should your Lexus deviate from its current lane, LDA issues a buzzer sound, a display notification, and vibrates the steering wheel to call your attention to the situation -- and as a recommendation that you correct the vehicle’s path.
1. Navigation System
The Navigation System is designed to assist in locating an address or point of interest. Discrepancies may be encountered between the system and your actual location. Road system changes may affect the accuracy of the information provided. Rely on your common sense to decide whether to follow a specified route. Detailed coverage not available for every city or roadway. Periodic updates available at an additional cost. See your Navigation System Owner's Manual for further details. Navigational systems in some vehicles are available with bilingual capability.
2. Backup Camera
The backup camera does not provide a comprehensive view of the rear area of the vehicle. You should also look around outside your vehicle and use your mirrors to confirm rearward clearance.
Continuous average power, all channels driven, at less than 0.1% THD; 20–20,000 Hz.
4. Satellite Radio
Functioning Satellite Radio requires a compatible receiver and monthly service fee. Please see your Lexus Dealer for further details. Reception of satellite signal may vary depending on location.
5. Net HP
Maximum output indicates engine plus HV battery output.
6. Horsepower @ RPM, Torque @ RPM
Ratings achieved using the required premium unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 91 or higher.
7. Top Track Speed
Performance figures are for comparison only and were obtained with prototype vehicles by professional drivers using special safety equipment and procedures.
8. Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) and if applicable Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management (VDIM) are electronic systems designed to help the driver maintain vehicle control under adverse conditions. They are not substitutes for safe driving practices. Factors including speed, road conditions and driver steering input can all affect whether VSC and VDIM will be effective in preventing a loss of control. Please see your Owner's Manual for further details.
9. Brake Assist
Brake Assist is designed to help the driver take full advantage of the benefits of ABS. It is not a substitute for safe driving practices. Braking effectiveness also depends on proper brake-system maintenance and tire and road conditions.
10. Pre-Collision System
The Pre-Collision System is designed to help reduce the crash speed and damage in certain frontal collisions only. It is not a collision-avoidance system and is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. System effectiveness depends on many factors, such as speed, driver input and road conditions. Please see your Owner's Manual for further information.
11. Tire Pressure Monitor
The Lexus Tire Pressure Monitor alerts the driver when tire pressure is critically low. For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge; do not rely solely on the monitor system. Please see your Owner's Manual for details.
12. Airbag Systems
All the airbag ("AB") systems are Supplemental Restraint Systems. All ABs (if installed) are designed to inflate only under certain conditions and in certain types of severe collisions: frontal and knee ABs typically inflate in frontal collisions; side and side curtain ABs in side collisions; Roll-Sensing Curtain ABs at a severe tilt degree, roll or lateral G-force. In all other accidents, the ABs will not inflate. To decrease the risk of injury from an inflating AB, always wear seatbelts. Do not use a rearward-facing child seat in any front passenger seat. Please see your Owner's Manual for further information/warnings.
The SmartAccess system may interfere with some pacemakers or cardiac defibrillators. If you have one of these medical devices, please talk to your doctor to see if you should deactivate this system.
14. Smart Stop Technology
Smart Stop Technology operates only in the event of certain simultaneous brake and gas pedal applications. When engaged, the system will reduce engine power to help the brakes to bring the vehicle to a stop. Factors including speed, road conditions, driver input can all impact stopping distance. Smart Stop Technology is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving and does not guarantee instant stopping. Please see your Owner's Manual for further details.
15. Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
Dynamic Radar Cruise Control was designed to assist the driver and is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving practices. Please see your Owner's Manual for important cautions and instructions.
16. Driver Attention Monitor
The Driver Attention Monitor is designed to alert the driver if a potential hazard is detected ahead and the driver's face appears to be turned away. It is not a collision-avoidance system and is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. System effectiveness depends on many factors. Please see your Owner's Manual for further information.
17. Whiplash Injury Lessening (WIL)
Whiplash Injury Lessening (WIL) front seats can help reduce the extent of whiplash in certain types of rear end collisions.
18. Night View
Night View is designed to alert the driver to objects beyond the projected light of the low-beam headlamps. Driver should only glance at image occasionally. Factors including cold weather and the vehicle's air conditioner may limit the effectiveness of the system.
19. Blind Spot Monitor
Do not rely exclusively on the Blind Spot Monitor System to determine if a lane change is safe. Always look over your shoulder and use your turn signal before changing lanes. There are severe limits to the function, detection range and clarity of the monitor system. For a complete list of limitations and directions regarding use of the monitor system, please see your Owner's Manual.
20. Mark Levinson®
Mark Levinson is a registered trademark of Harmon International Industries Inc.
iPod is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. All rights reserved.
Lexus tests certain Bluetooth® capable phones for compatibility with Lexus vehicles. Please see your Lexus Dealer for details. Note that the recommendation of Lexus is not a warranty of the performance for any phone and that some problems may occur with any type of handset based on the phone software version or the service coverage available in your area. Some vehicles equipped with Bluetooth® technology are available with bilingual capability.
HomeLink® is a registered trademark of Johnson Controls.
24. HAC & DAC
DAC is designed to help the driver maintain vehicle control and speed on steep downhill descents. HAC is designed to help minimize backward rolling on steep ascents. These suggestions are not a substitute for safe driving judgment and practices. Factors including speed, grade, surface conditions and driver input can all affect whether DAC and HAC will be effective in preventing a loss of control. Please see your Owner's Manual for further details.
25. Dual Screen Rear DVD Entertainment System
A single disc DVD player is standard on vehicles equipped with the dual-screen Rear-Seat Entertainment System. A separate DVD player or game system utilizing the centre console's video/audio inputs is required in order to use the split-screen function.
26. Wireless Headphones
Headphones are for passenger use only. Do not use while operating vehicle.
27. Wide-view Front and Side Monitor
The Wide-view Front and Side Monitor does not provide a comprehensive view of the front and side areas of the vehicle. You should also look around outside your vehicle and use your mirrors to confirm clearance. Cold weather will limit effectiveness and view may become cloudy.
TORSEN® is a registered trademark of Zexel Torsen, Inc.
29. Roof rack (LX)
Roof rack capacity is 130 lb. Crossbars are not recommended for luggage.
Before towing, confirm your vehicle and trailer are compatible, hooked up properly and you have any necessary additional equipment. If gross trailer weight is above 5,000 lb (2,268 kg), it is necessary to use a weight-distributing hitch with sufficient capacity. Do not exceed any Weight Ratings and follow all instructions and cautions from your trailer-hitch manufacturer and vehicle Owner's Manual. The maximum amount you can tow depends on the total weight of any cargo, occupants and available equipment.
31. Intelligent High Beams
The Intelligent High Beam headlamps can help improve vision at night. However, conditions such as a dirty windshield, rapidly changing light conditions or hilly terrain will limit effectiveness so the driver may need to manually change the high beams from on to off.
32. Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Do not rely exclusively on the Rear Cross-Traffic Alert System. There are limitations to the function, detection and range of the system. You should also look around outside your vehicle, over your shoulder and use your mirrors to confirm rearward clearance. For a complete list of limitations and directions, please see your Owner’s Manual.
33. Lane Departure Alert (LDA)
Lane Departure Alert: Lane Departure Alert is designed to read the lane markers under certain conditions, and provide visual and audible alerts when lane departure is detected. It is not a collision-avoidance system or a substitute for safe and attentive driving. Effectiveness depends on many factors. See Owner’s Manual for more information
34. Automatic High Beam (AHB)
Automatic high beam feature can help improve vision at night. However, conditions such as a dirty windshield, rapidly changing light conditions or hilly terrain will limit effectiveness so the driver may need to manually adjust the highbeams from on to off. Please see your Owner’s Manual for details.