As Lexus dealers near St. Augustine, FL, we know a lot of drivers don’t think of luxury vehicles when they think about towing heavy loads or going off-roading. While that’s the case, the 2018 Lexus GX 460 and the 2018 Lexus LX 570 prove that the premium SUVs we sell can certainly hold their own when it comes to towing and adventuring.
The new Lexus GX 460 is built with a conventional body-on-frame construction. Given its sturdy design, it will certainly get you wherever you want to go, regardless if your journey is along the highway or off the beaten path. This roomy SUV has standard seating for seven adult passengers, making it a great pick for larger, on-the-go families.
The Lexus GX 460 is offered in two trims. Both trims are powered by a 4.6-liter V8 engine that produces 301 horsepower and 329 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission. When properly equipped, the 2018 Lexus GX 460 has the capability to tow up to 6,500 pounds, allowing you to bring along a myriad of items with the utmost ease.
The 2018 Lexus LX 570 sits immediately above the Lexus GX 460 in the Lexus brand’s lineup. This Lexus SUV has standard seating for up to eight passengers. Like its smaller brethren, the new Lexus LX 570 also features standard four-wheel drive. It comes equipped with a 5.7-liter V8 engine, which is worth 383 horsepower and 403 lb-ft of torque. The SUV’s engine is matched with a capable eight-speed automatic transmission. When the 2018 Lexus LX 570 is properly equipped, the SUV can tow up to 7,000 pounds.
To learn more about how capable Lexus SUVs like the 2018 Lexus GX 460 are, visit Lexus of Jacksonville today!