2014 Lexus LX570 — offroad just got luxurious …

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Lexus LX570 – offroad got luxurious

The 2014 Lexus is a unique vehicle in that it is one of few luxury sport utilities aims for capability followed by As such, it is not as luxurious as most of the on the market, but it is one of the most capable machines you can get that happens to a luxury interior. This SUV has won the 1000 two years in a row, and for reason.



The is difficult to explain to some buyers. It’s not truly a SUV in the same sense that luxury utes might be. the interior appointsments are very the 2014 LX570, as a whole, is not as or comfortable as others might be. this interesting quirk, the has a strong global following.

It very well in some of the United States, South and extremely well in the Middle This is because of all of the luxury you can name, the 2014 Lexus is likely the most offroad-capable. In a description, the 2014 LX470 is a 4Runner Trail Edition coming soon) with interior components and unique treatments.

This is not to downplay the fit and finish of the however, it is to play up its extreme

Off the Road In the 2014 LX570

to other luxury sport the 2014 Lexus LX570 is far offroad capable than In some parts of the world, products are legendary for their and endurance and the LX570 lives up to reputation.

This luxury SUV is than capable of climbing, and sloughing. Although many may why someone would purchase a luxury SUV to go offroad, there is a market for this style of and the Lexus dominates it. It passed all of our admirably, showing it was as capable as the 2014 Trail we used as a baseline.

On the in the 2014 Lexus LX570

On the and in the city, however, the LX570 is not as in comparison to some of its competition. for offroad and rough driving as its mission, the 2014 LX570 is smooth when put on pavement. It is comfortable, of course, but in a class comfort is everything, it falls

In town and on the freeway, it’s strengths are its fast acceleration and stance, but ride quality is low and level is not as good as might be from an SUV at this price

Inside the LX570

The leather of the LX 570 is beautifully-stitched and seating is soft and adjustable, even in the third Space inside the 2014 starts with an overall of expansiveness and delivers on that good seating arrangements result in a feeling of roominess.

The row is functional and as comfortable as can be expected, the fold-out process is clunky and partially automated. Cargo is decent, but may be some of the smallest in class thanks to the way those row chairs fold up against the of the cargo space rather down flat. This is odd that the second row does flat and the 2014 Toyota Limited with its third-row also folds the third row

From the second row, the 2014 Lexus LX570 is comfortable and the optional Dual entertainment system is good, but that toddlers in their seats can kick the screens if the seat is most of the way back. The system includes quality headphones and a remote control into the center armrest of the row.

In the driver’s seat, the whole interior comes The combination of beautiful dash soft leather (including aniline in our test model) and the use of real wood inlay the cabin well. The center in our test model housed a refrigerator for beverages while the system, thanks to the Lexus on the Toyota system, was easy to use and not as clunky as expected.

Small like double visors and controls make it an easy Because the LX570 is all about however, there are a lot of extra and not all of them are well-placed. The center for example, sports offroad in toggles that are easy to and a little confusing, requiring the to look down to see which one to This odd placement belies the well-done cockpit.

It’s easy to enjoy the in the 2014 LX570, though, these quirks. The wooden wheel is a nice touch and the cluster is easy to view distraction. Finally, the air ride allows the driver to adjust the of the LX 570 off the road as well as automatically it when the vehicle is parked to entry and egress for this SUV far easier.

Under the LX570′s

The heart of the 2014 LX570′s experience is in the tuning and engine. The V8 comes straight out of Toyota’s pickup truck and gives than ample power to big SUV. It’s mated to a six-speed transmission and a TRD-based drivetrain. The V8 puts out 383 horsepower and 403 of torque and a combined 14 mpg EPA rating.

Lexus LX 570

is far less truck-like than it is in Toyota offerings, though in a beast the size of the LX570 is easy. That’s augmented by driver-assist electronics, however, a good backing camera and radar system for noting


Key competitors to the 2014 LX570 are the  GL-Class Mercedes-Benz, the Infiniti QX80 here. comparison coming and the high-selling Cadillac Excalade. Of these, are as off-road ready as is the LX570 it comes to extreme capability. Yet all of with the possible exception of the beat the Lexus for interior fit and and ride comfort. The QX80 is the GL-Class is more luxurious, and the is a smoother ride at a lower

Yet comparing the LX570 to these is not really apples and oranges, as the is a beast all to itself that doesn’t match the market of the others. It’s not for everyone, of but it’s definitely unique and a sure niche.


Very offroad capable and for anything you can throw at it in terms of rocks, sand, and more.

The engine is extremely muscular in its . giving a sure feeling of when driving the LX570.


Very pricey for the when comparing fit and trim

Cargo room is not exceptional and the third-row fold-down and halfway is not impressive at all.


To it all together, the 2014 Lexus is a capable, very well-appointed SUV whose primary strengths are in its abilities and its strong Toyota for durability. It’s an unusual SUV in that it aims primarily for prowess, often at the expense of comfort, but still manages to some very compelling

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