Based on the truck platform, the 2011 Lexus GX 460 is a luxury SUV that is able to accommodate seven passengers. The vehicle is available in base and Premium trim levels.
Under the hood the Lexus GX 460 holds a 4.6-liter DOHC V8 engine producing 301 horsepower and 329 lb-ft of torque. Only a six-speed automatic gearbox is offered for the new Lexus GX 460. Fuel efficiency is competitive, with 15/20 mpg city/highway. The 2011 Lexus GX 460 goes 0-60 mph in 7.2 seconds. The towing capacity is 6,500 pounds.
Comparing to the previous model, the 2011 Lexus GX 460 doesn't feature adaptive suspension and ride control. It also has the Safety Connect and more safety airbags, as two multi-stage front airbags, side airbags for front and second row seats, and curtain airbags with roll-sensing. The 2011 Lexus GX 460 competes with such midsize SUVs as LR4 Land Rover and Mercedes M-Class.