The more modern 2022 Lexus GX460 is arriving. Believe it or not, the upcoming 3-row 7-person luxury SUV will finally introduce some refreshments. New Lexus GX460 will get a far more attractive design language than the past models. The cabin will also be revised, and the manufacturer will add more upscale materials and better techs.
However, some equipment will remain the same, as the proven powertrain. This model continuously uses a 4.6-liter V8 making 301 horsepower and the same somewhat outdated yet reliable 6-speed automatic transmission.
2022 Lexus GX460 Changes
This new 2022 Lexus GX460 model will bring some changes. Basically, expect more aggressive and the same boxy design. This model is known for its massive grille, and new triple-beam LED standard headlights. The boxy shape has several advantages compared to rivals. Generally, thanks to the boxy design, this SUV has inside more headroom and cargo space.
Looking at this SUV from the side, you`ll notice stylish 18-inch alloy wheels, giving Lexus GX460 a more sporty stance. On the back, great designed LED taillights are present alongside the new tailgate that opens toward making loading/unloading easily.
Interior Comes With Elegance Design
In terms of design and quality inside, the new 2022 Lexus GX460 cannot still match to models such as Land Rover Discovery, Acura MDX, Audi Q7, BMW X5, and Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class. All enumerated models have more refined qualities.
However, Lexus GX460 keeping the same traditional look with modern styling. Generally, this 3-row/7-occupant seating SUV can be folded in 40/20/40, providing room for all that you need. Interestingly, the base and Premium models have NuLuxe simulated-leather upholstery, while the real stuff is standard in Luxury.
The entry-level trim comes with a new 12.3-inch touch screen, Bluetooth, four USB ports, compatibility with Siri Eyes Free iPhone, Amazon Alexa, and Google Assistant, and also tri-zone automatic climate control. However, going for the top Luxury trim, buyers will get an adaptive suspension, real leather upholstery, heated wood/leather steering wheel, power recline/fold 3rd-row seats, and more.
Other options include a 17-speaker/330-watt Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound audio system, panoramic view, 2nd-row captain’s chairs, and a dual-screen rear-seat entertainment system.
2022 Lexus GX460 Powertrain Specs
Unfortunately, there are no engine or transmission changes to the 2022 GX460. Still, this outdated engine can compete with many nowadays models. It consists of a potent 4.6-liter V8 that is making 301 horsepower. Also, it uses all four wheels through a reliable 6-speed automatic transmission.
We must mention that the gearbox also includes a 2-speed transfer case and a locking center differential. Thanks to that, Lexus GX460 is ideal for serious off-roading.
Release Date and Price
We don’t know the exact release date of 2022 Lexus GX460. The new model will most likely appear next year. Overall, fans can expect better and modern styling and a revised cabin. As we stated, some of the equipment would remain the same, as the proven V8 powertrain.
As for the price, we think that it could be slightly increased. The current entry SUV cost $53,000, without destination charge of $1,025. More equipment can be found in Premium trim for the reasonable price of $56,815. However, the most Luxury version could easily reach $70,000. At the same price range are models such as Audi Q7, BMW X5, Land Rover Discovery, while the Acura MDX is much less expensive.