2018 Lexus LX570 Review
Due to the lifespan and powertrain of the LX, it is described as a powerful vehicular monster by many. Since 2007, the current generation LX570 has received three facelifts. The LX is built for a relaxed and comfortable drive, with the company focused on continuing this trend. The 2018 LX570 boasts first-class finishes. It is as spacious as a land cruiser, but the SUV has a luxurious touch to it. The eight-passenger Lexus LX570 SUV can be a good option for a family. It surely is smooth, upscale and imposing. As mentioned, if utility and family hauling duty are priorities, then this SUV would likely be a better choice. Let’s take a deeper look.
The Lexus LX570 is a two row SUV. The distinct and well-defined features give it a futuristic and modern visionary appeal. In the front, the Lexus LX 570 has the Spindle grille with an hourglass shape integrated with a train of horizontal bars with a satin chrome trim demarcated. There is a lustrous underbody protective shield on the nose, and L-shaped polished metal delineates the corners and rims of the bumper. The housings are underlined by L-shaped triple beam LED headlights.
The 2018 Lexus LX570 has polished 20-inch alloy split five-spoke design wheels which are under the huge fenders and a high suspension. On the back, a trailing edge roof spoiler and a fissured tailgate are present with a horizontal strip of polished metal trim along the center. The back quarter panels are swathed around by attractive tail lights. There is a black rubber which shields the bumper. The Lexus LX570 has a roof rack which is accompanied by roof rails.
The 2018 Lexus LX570 interior freight room is 50.5 cubic feet at the back of the second row. The back seats can be moved either forward or backward by 3.5 inches due to the power slide feature that has been introduced. There is a powered upper door section for easier accessibility in the split rear tailgate. You will also notice leather upholstery with a three-spoke steering wheel. This vehicle is also embellished with wood.
The Lexus LX570 driver seat is a 14-way power adaptable one which is complemented by a dual function lumbar and cushion extender. The front passenger seat is equipped with a 12-way power lumbar adjustment. The LX570 has an automatic adjustable retracting and extending steering wheel, offering a comfortable ride. The second row in the back is equipped with LATCH car seat connectors. There are also two 12.3-inch infotainment screens (complete with a touch interface) for the passengers in the second row.
Only available in one trim, the 2018 Lexus LX570 offers a lot of features such as a moonroof, an intuitive park assist, blind spot monitor with a rear cross traffic alert as well as a panoramic view monitor with front, rear and side views. Furthermore, 12.3-inch infotainment screens with a remote touch interface, a quad-zone automatic climate control, navigation, satellite radio, USB ports, and Bluetooth are also included. A dual screen rear seat entertainment system, 19 speaker Mark Levinson surround sound system, wireless smartphone charging and Lexus’ enform remote are also included. In accordance with the current time zone, the GPS based navigation is self-adjustable.
Specifics / Performance
|VEHICLE LAYOUT||front-engine, all-wheel-drive, 8-passenger, 4-door hatchback|
|ENGINE||DOHC 32-valve V-8, aluminum block and heads, port fuel injection|
|TOP SPEED||113 mph|
|TRANSMISSION||8-speed automatic with manual shifting mode|
|DISPLACEMENT||346 cu in, 5663 cc|
|0-60 MPH||7.2 sec.|
|ON SALE IN U.S.||Q2 2018|