With the release of the 2021 Lexus GX in August 2020 ahead of the 2021 model year, I deemed it fit to unveil the full specifications, photos, and price of 2021 Lexus GX 460 in Nigeria. The 2021 GX is not deviating much from the previous design. Aside from the design, its configuration remains the same aside from some minor tuning to the engine and other vital parts of the SUV.
In the course of this very review, I will be taking the review bit by bit for a better and clearer understanding of the incoming GX model. Sit back and relax while I unveil every detail of the 2021 Lexus GX. I will kick start the review with the engine.
Table of Contents
The Engine, controls, and transmission
2021 Lexus GX 460 is powered by a 4.0-liter V8 engine that can produce a power of 301 horsepower and a torque of 329 lb-ft. With this engine capacity, you have nothing to worry about when you are driving, be it off-road or on the express.
With a towing capacity of 6,500 lb-ft, 2021 got you covered when you are going on a camping or picnic. For a straight-line tracking, the company added a Trailer Sway Control, this increases vehicle stability control, thereby enhancing the driving experience.
It will also feature a Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System [KDSS] technology. This enhances handling and rides comfort by helping to keep the vehicle level in both on and off-road conditions. The good news about this system is the fact that it’s automated, no action is needed on the part of the driver.
The company added yet another on-road smoothness. It’s known as Adaptive Variable Suspension [AVS]. AVS uses electronically controlled dampers that adjust to road surface conditions.
As we all know that Lexus is a luxury division of Toyota, if the normal Toyota interior can be this beautiful, that means that Lexus will always be far better than your normal Toyota. The interior leather trim is carefully selected from around the world.
The different leather interior trim includes An available semi-aniline leather trim and available Gray Sapele wood trim.
For the base model, heated and ventilated front seats are available as a standalone option. Coming to the Premium and Luxury model, it’s a standard option. Other standard options in the Sport Design for Premium and Luxury trims include captain’s chairs, an intuitive three-spoke steering wheel featuring convenient controls, and available three-zone climate control to personalize temperature settings.
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2021 Lexus GX is featuring a sophisticated design. It consists of a modern front fascia with standard premium triple-beam LED headlamps, and available 19-inch wheels and more.
The new exterior exclusive to the 2021 GX is 18-inch Silver wheels which are available on Premium and Premium Plus packages.
Exterior colors were carefully selected to make the looks of the GX an awesome one. Available color combinations include Starfire Pearl, Atomic Silver, Nebula Gray Pearl, Nightfall Mica, Black Onyx, and Claret Mica. The GX interior is available in the following four colors: Black, Sepia, Ecru, and Rioja Red with a black headliner.
Four-wheel active traction
With a full-time automatic four-wheel-drive system, you have absolutely nothing to worry about. A TORSEN torque-sensing limited-slip center differentials distributes power 40:60 front to rear under most driving conditions and changes the ratio as needed based on the wheel slip.
Off-road driving is taken care of by the four drive systems. It does this by offering a low range fro slow-speed off-road driving and the center differential can be electronically locked.
A wide array of chassis control technology includes Downhill Assist Control (DAC), Hill-start Assist Control (HAC), Active Traction Control (A-TRAC), Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) and available Crawl Control, the GX can roam unpaved roads, trails, and steep inclines with confidence.
2021 Lexus is offering a touchscreen with a customizable home screen that can display three sections simultaneously. This option can also be found in 2021 Lexus LX 570.
The available navigation system is a three-dimension map view that makes it a more effective driving partner. Two additional USB ports have been added rear too so the rear passengers can power their mobile phones, this brings the total number to four.
Lexus Enform remote Services let you lock and unlock doors, start the engine and climate control, check the fuel level and more through your smartphone, smartwatch, or devices enabled with Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. This package is included in the first year of ownership.
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2021 Lexus GX safety features
A luxury car without safety features is a time bomb that’s ready to explode. Lexus as a brand pays attention to the safety of its customers by reviewing the safety features always. The 2021 Lexus GX 460 will come with Lexus Safety System+ includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert, Intelligent High Beams, and High-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control.
Pricing of 2021 Lexus GX 460
The base price of 2021 Lexus GX 460 starts from $53,100. This exclude all other charges.
Price of 2021 Lexus GX 460 in Nigeria
Coming to Nigeria, the price won’t be the same as the price in the US. With the whopping 70% customs duty and other taxes, the price will move up a bit.
|Price of 2021 Lexus GX 460 in Nigeria||38,000,000 – 50,000,000 Naira|
Note: The price in the table above covers both the customs duty, destination charge, and every other taxes.
Price of tokunbo 2021 Lexus GX in Nigeria
The price of tokunbo 2021 Lexus GX 460 in Nigeria ranges between 55,000,000 to 65,000,000 Naira.
Summary of the 2021 Lexus GX specifications in tabular form
|Engine||A 4.0-liter V8 engine|
|Safety features||Lexus Safety System+ includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert, Intelligent High Beams, and High-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control|
Where can I buy a Lexus GX 460 in Nigeria?
This is a question the mind of so many readers because so many dealers always hike prices of cars. If you are looking for any GX model, you can check out our listings on brand new, tokunbo, and Nigeria used Lexus GX 460 for sale in Nigeria.
If you have any questions about the Lexus GX, or you are looking for a trusted dealer to talk to, you can contact Alpha Autoworld on 08107992356. They are always ready to serve you better.
If you are looking forward to buying a 2021 Lexus GX 460 in Nigeria, I think you should exercise patience a bit and wait till December 2020 or you can pre-order one at a reduced cost with no downtime payments.
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