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Selected Style AWD 4-Door 4WD 4-Door
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,026
$41,164
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$50,100
$47,315
Monthly Payment Estimate
$835 / month
$789 / month
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TCC Rating
7.4
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Lexus GX 470 brings off-road credentials to the Lexus brand, but its skimpy rear-seat room and sluggish performance tarnish the image.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 14 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.3 40.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.4 57.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 41.8
Front Hip Room (in) 54.3 55.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.2 36.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.6 40.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 103.1 103.9
Second Hip Room (in) 55.0 54.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.9 57.5
Third Leg Room (in) - NA
Third Hip Room (in) - NA
Third Head Room (in) - NA
Third Shoulder Room (in) - NA
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 7.6 8.3
Length, Overall (in) 189.1 188.2
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 65.0 74.6
Liftover Height (in) 30.6 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.6 62.2
Wheelbase (in) 112.2 109.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.8 74.0
Track Width, Front (in) 62.7 62.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 64.5 77.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 27.4 49.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.1 x 0.6 12.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.3 13.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 23.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.4 37.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P265/50R20 265/65HR17
Spare Tire Size T175/90D18 265/65HR17
Front Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P265/50R20 265/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4488 4871
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.0 17 x 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 335 @ 4000 323 @ 3400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.5L/274 4.7L/285
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 320 @ 6400 263 @ 5400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 14
Transmission
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.61 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.37 2.04
Trans Order Code - TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.69 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.83 3.52
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.53 1.40
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - 2.57
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - 1.00
Summary
Body Style 4 Door SUV 4-Door SUV
Vehicle Name Infiniti FX45 Lexus GX 470
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link 4-Link Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar Adaptive Variable
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Double Wishbone,
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.95 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar Adaptive Variable
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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