2021 Lexus GX 460

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2021 Lexus GX 460
2021 Lexus GX 460

Key specs

Base trim shown


The good:

  • Towing capacity
  • Simple multimedia system
  • Better (though small) third row than RX 350L
  • Power-folding third row available
  • Drop-down third-row head restraints
  • Rear window opens independently

The bad:

  • Gas mileage
  • Trucklike handling
  • Noisy cabin
  • Snug third row
  • Swing gate rather than liftgate
  • No Apple CarPlay or Android Auto

2 trims

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Notable features

  • Mid-size body-on-frame SUV
  • Seats six or seven in three rows
  • 301-hp V-8 engine standard
  • Six-speed automatic transmission
  • Permanent four-wheel drive with Low gear
  • Adjustable suspension available

2021 Lexus GX 460 review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2021 Lexus GX 460?

The Lexus GX 460 is a three-row mid-size luxury SUV that seats up to seven and slots between the brand’s RX and full-size LX SUVs. A more luxurious counterpart to the Toyota 4Runner, the GX 460 uses a body-on-frame platform and is powered by a standard 301-horsepower, 4.6-liter V-8 engine that pairs with a six-speed automatic transmission. Four-wheel drive is standard. Competitors include the BMW X5 and Audi Q7

What’s New on the 2021 Lexus GX 460?

There are no significant changes this year. 

What Features in the 2021 Lexus GX 460 Are Most Important?

Standard features include: 

  • LED headlights
  • Power moonroof 
  • Dual-zone automatic air conditioning
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Lane departure warning
  • Blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Automatic high-beam headlights

Available features include:

  • Leather interior trim
  • Heated and ventilated front seats
  • Heated second-row seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Power-folding third row
  • Navigation
  • Mark Levinson premium stereo

Should I Buy the 2021 Lexus GX 460?

The Lexus GX 460 is a good buy for shoppers who want the powertrain and durability of a traditional body-on-frame SUV. There are roomier luxury three-row SUVs of this size out there, but they’re of the crossover variety. 

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.9
  • Interior design 4.4
  • Performance 4.7
  • Value for the money 4.3
  • Exterior styling 4.6
  • Reliability 4.9

Most recent consumer reviews


Love this car

This is my third GX. I love everything about this car. It drives wonderfully and I love all the extra features it has. This has been my favorite suv.



Excellent vehicle. Very spacious and comfortable. I would recommend purchasing this car to go on family trips. The computer system is current and works to make traveling easier.


Very smooth car

The most comfortable car. 2021 model looks the best go came out so far. It is my dream car. Loved it. Recommend anybody who can afford it.

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