Why Buy a 2016 Lexus GX 460?Buying Guide Advice Prices
The 2016 Lexus GX, like the year 2016, promises a different, exciting view of the future. A different perspective of life is offered. It merges the practicality of everyday life and everyday surprises with the deliciousness of adventure at every switchback.
The Lexus GX 460 is smarter with its innovative safety features than the models before her. However, she mostly stuck to her classic lines and features proving perfection is solidified with practice and time.
Top 10 Reasons to Buy a 2016 Lexus GX 460 – The Pros
#1: It's practical
The Lexus provides devices for practical movement and practical spatial relations. It keeps the owner's everyday life and everyday chaos in mind. With a few simple tricks, practicality is evident.
• Car seat anchors- Rest assured, not only is the baby of the family secure in the seat belt but she/he will glide as easily as the rest of the family members in this vehicle.
• Levers for every seat- The ability to move the seat according to different bodily proportions. No knees in the chin. No chests to the steering wheel
• 4 wheel drive- Strong traction in any terrain or weather and the combination of both. No hydroplaning. No slippery slopes. No icy ditches. Total control at all times.
#2: Cool Gadgets
At every chance, the 2016 Lexus GX 460 wants the owner to simply push a button or not.
• Rain-sensing windshield wipers- No need to split attention between the road and the activators.
• Electronic third-row seats- Just push the button and the seating capacity goes from 5 to 7. No fumbling. No guesswork. No headaches. Just more fun.
• Steering wheel controls- the driver controls audio for both centers of entertainment. Adult friendly in the front row and family friendly in the second and third row. The driver can reference all maintenance on the vehicle via controls. They can view oil change deadlines and tire tread on their dashboard with the press of a button.
#3: Cooler gadgets
Just when it couldn't get cooler, it did.
• Wireless headsets- 2 wireless headsets for the complimentary TVS
• Cooler- Built in 4 drink cooler in the console.
• Bluetooth availability at all times- Never have a call drop again.
• Sirius XM Satellite Radio- Over 440 channels of audio entertainment. Made for
the most discerning of ears.
#4 Outdoor Hobby Friendly
Not only does the 2016 Lexus GX 460 give ease and luxury. It also gives the choice of hard earned adventure. Sorry owners, a little bit of work only leads to playing harder.
• 6500 lbs towing capacity- With the ability to tow 3 kayaks or 2 jet skis or a 28' boat, water fare will always be on the agenda.
• Side hatchback- Pile in the suitcases, dogs, and equipment for the weekend road trip to the cabin. With slow inch by inch emergence, things will never fall out, and the animals will never be out of control.
#5 Peace of mind
Drive with the knowledge help is always there. Drive knowing everything has been thought and created with peace of mind at hand and fingertips. Let go.
• 4 years of roadside assistance- Everyday of the year. All holidays. 24 hours a
• Roadside Assistance App- Lexus to rescue at the fingertips.
50,000 mile basic warranty- Unprecedented customer service at dealerships. All fluids, brake pads, and tune ups are covered.
#6 Peace of Mind, Part 2
70,000 mile powertrain- All engine components covered. Includes: driveshaft, water and fuel pump and transmission.
Lexus National Service History Base- No matter where the vehicle and owner are located, the service records follow. No questions. They have the information required for speedy, thoughtful service.
• Reimbursement-- If the vehicle has troubles with any part covered by warranties the owner will be fully reimbursed with hotel costs, car rentals and more. Please read the warranty coverage manual for the 2016 Lexus GX 460.
#7 Comfort and Luxury
The Lexus brand promises comfort and luxury at every turn of the head. It delivers with every push of a button. It conveys luxury with every twist of the road.
• Driver memory front seat- Save the setting of the front seat for all drivers' convenience.
• Sun/Moon roof- Drive to the beach in the sun. Drive to the desert under the stars.
• Dual auto climate- No longer will sacrifices be made in comfort. Everyone sits restfully in their favorite temperature. No one remains too cold. No one too hot.
The Lexus Company is interested in driver safety. They've developed 2 new technologies to prove it and added an oldie but goodie to solidify it.
• Driver Attention Monitor- The 2016 Lexus GX 460 can predict possible front collisions. Through new technology, it tracks the direction of the driver's face. If the driver's attention is prolonged in any direction but front, a negative reinforcement commences. If the driver does not adjust, the system tightens safety belts and applies brakes. If the worst happens, the owner falls asleep at the wheel, the 2016 Lexus GX 460 is prepared.
• Lane Departure Alert- Negative reinforcement commences when the driver swerves or drifts. Keep the driver's attention on the road at all times.
• Rearview cameras- Safety first with the ability see blind spots and the creatures that may lurk in them.
#9 Unsurpassed Customer Service
There are tons of stories verifying the company's unwavering belief in service. What they show through service is integrity and grace.
• Dealerships-Servicing the 2016 Lexus GX 460 has never been easier. Service records at convenience.
• Repairs- Quick and simple. If unable to service the Lexus promptly (less than 8 hours), a loaner will be provided.
• Compliance- If there remains a doubt on a repair, for instance, the driver just wanted to replace brake pads and leaves with the air conditioner array. Lexus has a reputation of surpassing expectations and remedying the situation at no cost.
#10 The Lexus Owner's Club
Be a member in the most elite. Be part of the innovators. Be part of the best.
• Discounts- discounts on hotels, travel expenses and more
• Network- Mingle with other owners and compare experiences.
Reasons Not to Buy a 2016 Lexus GX 460 – The Cons
Its base MSRP is around $50,000 to the luxury price around $61,000. With payments in the $607 range, it makes paying for a Jaguar sedan or a BMW coupe looks like a steal.
There are only a few reviews of the 2016 Lexus GX, but they all agree. The GX 460 does not handle well on the road. It's a dream off the road and on terrain but a disappointment on the streets.
#3 Gas Mileage
At anywhere from 15 mpg to 20 mpg the luxury SUV spares no expense. One could argue gas prices will forever remain under $2 a gallon, right?
How the 2016 Lexus GX 460 stacks up to the 2016 Acura MDX
Even though at first glance the Acura seems pleasing, the Lexus seems to beat the Acura MDX in capabilities. First, compare the price. The Acura prices between $8,000 to $10,000 less. Then compare the gas mileage, the Lexus and Acura are about the same in that realm. Now, compare the handling. The Acura wins.
Look again. At $8,000 to $10,000 less the Acura MDX boasts a V6. The 2016 Lexus GX 460 reveals a V8. They both have the same gas mileage.
The biggest downfall of the Lexus is the handling according to critics.
Lexus GX 460- 2, more engine and same gas mileage
Acura MDX-1 Handling
How the 2016 Lexus GX 460 stacks up to the 2016 BMW X5
Both luxury SUVs have comparable prices with the MSRP starting about $53,000. The BMWs out paces the Lexus in gas mileage and handling.
Lexus GX 460- 1, lower initial price
BMW X5-2, gas mileage, and handling
By the way, the writer compared 1 model of the Lexus Crossover to 3 models of BMWs Crossovers. That might have swayed the vote a little. Take note also, the writer only compared the Lexus's weakness to its competitions' strengths. What's the score now?
In conclusion, the 2016 Lexus GX 460 has proven to be a formidable player in the luxury crossover arena. Its customer service unsurpassed and new safety technology puts the 2016 Lexus in a great position to lead the pack.