The 2022 Lexus GX460 Is a Seriously Impressive Luxury Large SUV

The 2022 Lexus GX460 SUV is an impressive large SUV from one of the most reliable automakers in the world. With its off-road ruggedness, versatility, and luxury style, it’s a great pick for a family that wants to ride in style and comfort. Here’s what makes the 2022 Lexus GX460 such a top-notch SUV and how much you’ll pay for it.

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The 2022 Lexus GX460 is one of the best luxury SUVs

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The 2022 Lexus GX460 is one of the best luxury SUVs out there. In fact, Consumer Reports says that it’s the #3 luxury midsize SUV – out of 29 SUVs. That’s a high ranking for a large class. So how did the GX460 end up with such a high ranking? It has a high overall score of 81/100. It has a road test score of 70/100. The GX also has a predicted reliability rating of 5/5, meaning you’ll have some extra assurances that your luxury SUV is unlikely to have unexpected repairs. Consumer Reports even named the Lexus GX460 the most reliable vehicle of the year, a true testament to its excellence.

One of the few downsides to the 2022 Lexus GX460 is its ride. Consumer Reports gives that just a 3/5, which is an average score. However, with its exceptional front seat comfort score of 5/5, you just might forgive the GX460 for its ride. Even the back seat has a great comfort rating at 4/5.

The Lexus GX has a not-so-great predicted owner satisfaction score

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Despite how great the 2022 Lexus GX460 is, people who own one don’t necessarily love it. The predicted owner satisfaction score for the GX460 is only a 3/5. The biggest problems with the Lexus SUV have to do with its driving experience, styling, and value. Okay, that sounds like kind of a lot of things. So what’s the deal?

Current owners of the Lexus GX460 give the driving experience a 79/100 and the styling a 73/100. The worst score for this luxury SUV goes to the value – it gets just a 58/100. In fact, only 67% of Lexus GX460 owners would buy their SUVs again.

How much does the GX460 cost?

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The base model 2022 Lexus GX 460 price is $56,500. This is also the most popular trim level, and in today’s automotive climate, you might want to start your search for a new 2022 Lexus GX sooner rather than later. The Lexus GX 460 engine is a 4.6-liter 8 cylinder with 4WD matched to a six-speed automatic transmission. It can make 301 hp and 329 lb-ft of torque.

As far as fuel economy in the 2022 Lexus GX 460, it gets a combined 16 mpg. That number is comprised of 15 miles in the city and 19 miles on the highway. It’s not the greatest gas mileage in an SUV, but that does happen with more powerful engines, so perhaps it isn’t a surprise. A benefit of the engine is that the 2022 Lexus GX 460 can tow up to 6,500 pounds.

The 2022 Lexus GX460 is a luxury SUV that should be on anybody’s list who’s in the market for something large and refined with excellent Consumer Reports scores. At the same time, you just might want to test drive one – maybe a few times – to see if the things that bother other GX460 owners are a problem for you.  

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