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Ride Review: Lexus LX 570

Lexus LX 570

Big. Luxury.

Take these three and think for a moment. What is the thing that comes to Cadillac Escalade is one. The Rover is another. These sit on top of the big SUV universe because of their image and personality. The Escalade is for riding in style, while the will even take you off the track.

Sure, there are big luxury SUVs to consider. We can each one, if you like. for the purpose of this publication – is one that is worth mentioning.

You may seen the Lexus LX 570. You have heard of its less twin – the Toyota Land You probably have heard of its of being one of the most capable in its class. So, why would you even the Lexus?

Because it starts off by quite substantial. Though it is 197 inches long, the LX stands inches high and 77.6 wide. It also weighs pounds. Some of these are staggering, if you have never anything like it before.

To differentiate itself from the Cruiser, Lexus adds the grille up front, bespoke out back and plenty of chrome and finishing all around. Twenty-inch graphite” alloy wheels the Lexus look, shod Dunlop mud-and-snow tires. attributes remain, such as big and a split rear tailgate. The LX is but shows its glamorous side it somewhat civilized.

Step up the cabin and you will be treated absolute luxury. At least, it that way. The Lexus are there – big dial instrumentation, a screen for the infotainment system, and wood finishing. However, you are with buttons and switches the average Lexus owner not use. The Crawl Control switch, for example. A technical driver would know to do with that switch, but not understands it. It is suggested to read the manual before trying out one of buttons or switches. You might one of them would be useful at the moment.

For front row occupants, you sit on big thrones high above the traffic. adjustments for rake, height, and lumbar support will your lofty position the wheel. The seats offer a of support and comfort, but will to you in due time. You might even the cooler that resides in the console. The high position great outward vision, two huge folding mirrors. The big liftgate and its enormous window rearward vision.

Second row have great headroom and legroom. Adults can enjoy driven around, once you your position behind the and front passenger. There is a row that folds along the of the cargo hold. A power brings down each of the row, but you have to manually each seatback to its upright The third row is really made for with not enough legroom for to get comfortable.

The LX 570 came with a speaker Mark Levinson system that emits a sound. Lexus offers an app for its Enform system that to your smart phone for an experience whether you need a to dine out or to add music options to ride. The LX already offers HD SiriusXM satellite radio and connectivity to your phone. seat occupants have own infotainment system with screens behind each seat, wireless headphones and own selection of entertainment – including and gaming consoles.

The 570 badge denotes Toyota’s engine available for passenger consumption. The 5.7liter V8 is a beast, 383 horsepower at your command. It has a roar that is a bit muffled due to the deadening inside the LX. Push the and you will feel this V8 off like a rocket running of the red line. If you want to tow something, the LX can 7,000 pounds of boat, or anything behind you using its 403 of torque to do so.

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A six-speed automatic transmission a feature called AI Shift – AI meaning “artificial intelligence” – to all four wheels through a TORSEN system and a limited differential. To say the least, grip is good with this

Because it is a Lexus, you expect less than a soft There is ample dampening to potholes and cracks on the road sending it through the cabin. variable suspension and active control also help in a comfortable ride on any surface – if you are out on the highway. A soft suspension set has its however. Expect plenty of and lean in the curves, slight on uneven road surfaces and the force of three tons of SUV getting around obstacles.

A big wheel does not help Therefore, ruddering the LX can be a handful doing tight turns a lot of wheel work to go through. response is quite good, the big turning effort to get there. feel is just fine. the big LX is another concern. Pedal and response are on the light side. stops are fine, but it took with less effort to the LX to a finish. Panic stops the anti-locks to grab 6,000 of SUV to a halt with plenty of tip.

If you are looking for an economical SUV, the LX is not it. The SUV only managed an average of Lexus states it would 14MPG.

Pricing is another of concern. The LX 570 starts off at $83,540. Our came with a sticker of to $89,000.

If you must look at a big SUV, there are some to consider. What are the advantages of a Lexus LX 570 over the competition? does a good job in post-sales and you do have the off-road heritage of the Cruiser in a more luxurious Yet, you could also see the competition is doing – Cadillac, Rover/Range Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Infiniti and so forth. For a small segment, there is a lot of competition things differently than the

Why buy this over the Toyota Cruiser? You save several if you got to a Toyota dealer, but you have to you love badge snobbery and the of buying a Lexus.

In all, the Lexus LX 570 if you want to play in the ticket SUV market. If it is your of big luxury SUV, then it yours.

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