Compare 2008 INFINITI FX45 vs 2008 Lexus GX 470

2008 INFINITI FX45
2008 Lexus GX 470
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AWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
AWD 4-Door 13 17 $46,026 $50,100
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4WD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 4-Door 14 18 $41,164 $47,315
Pricing
Invoice Price
$46,026
$41,164
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$50,100
$47,315
Monthly Payment Estimate
$835 / month
$789 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
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
City
13 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 40.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.4 57.4
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
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 -
Brakes
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 -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 23.0
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.9 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.4 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P265/50R20 265/65HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P265/50R20 265/65HR17
Spare Tire Size
T175/90D18 265/65HR17
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4488 4871
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 14
Transmission
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
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
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
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.02 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multi-Link 4-Link Rigid Axle

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