2015 Lexus GX

2015 Lexus GX comes available in three variants, basic, 2015 Lexus GX 460, GX 460 Premium, and GX 460 Luxury. Although we expected something major or at least numerous changes, new model year didn’t brought the expected news. 6 year into its second generation Lexus GX comes with small alterations.

2015 Lexus GX Front

2015 Lexus GX features and trims

Last model year, 2014, brought few new design details that refreshed its looks. Those details included new tail and headlights, LED daytime-running lights, new set of wheels and new “spindle” grille. 2015 Lexus GX comes available in 7 shades, including 2 new: Silver Lining Metallic and Nebula Gray Pearl.

Standard equipment on base trim level includes 10-way power front seats with Memory Settings for driver’s seat, 40/20/40 split, fold, recline second row seats, 50/50 split and fold flat third row, 4.2-inch MID, duel zone automatic climate control, auto-dimming inside mirror, Power tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, Steering wheel-mounted controls, Siri Eyes Free Mode, 9-speakers sound system with  AM/FM/CD with ASL ( Automatic Sound Levelizer) and MP3/WMA capability, Bluetooth phone and audio connectivity, USB/iPod connectivity, 8-inch touchscreen,  HD radio with Real Time traffic and weather and SiriusXM satellite radio.

2015 GX 460 Premium trim includes all features of the base trims and adds special interior trim with mahogany wood details, leather upholstery, heated second row seats, heated and cooled front seats, Intuitive Park Assist, LED foglamps, Lexus Navigation with Voice Command, rearview camera, Lexus Enform App Suite, Lexus Enform Destination Services, Lexus Insider, rain-sensing wipers, three-zone automatic A/C and windshield de-icer.

2015 Lexus GX 460 Luxury trim level adds even more, and includes Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS), Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, headlights washers, heated steering wheel, power fold flat 3rd row seats and leather trim with diamond-cut perforation.

2015 Lexus GX Side

2015 Lexus GX performance and mpg

Under the hood of this amazing SUV is placed one engine, but strong enough to respond to every quest. It is a DOHC 4.6-liter V-8 engine with VVT-I capable to produce 301 horsepower and 329 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine comes paired with a 6-speed automatic ECT and full-time four-wheel drive system. 2015 GX 460 is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 in 7.8 seconds.

EPA estimates fuel economy at 15/20/17 mpg City/Highway/Combined, and since the 2015 GX comes available with only one drivetrain and engine, these are the figures that match all trim levels.

2015 Lexus GX Interior

2015 Lexus GX competition

2015 Lexus GX is tough rival to beat, but it will have to face some of the toughest competitors including BMW X5, Acura MDX, Infiniti QX60, and Mercedes-Benz M-Class.

2015 Lexus GX price and release

Lexus released full specs of its 2015 GX line-up about a month ago, on July 25th, and it should be available on the global markets until now. 2015 Lexus GX pricing starts at $49,085, for the base trim level. Premium starts at $53,795, while Luxury starts at $60,715.                                     

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