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2013 Lexus GX 460

2013 Volkswagen Touareg

  2013 Lexus GX 460 2013 Volkswagen Touareg
MSRP
$53,795
$43,945
Invoice $49,492 $41,792
MPG
City/Highway
15/20 17/29
Rating
7.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2013 Lexus GX 460 plays to a niche audience, as a luxury SUV for those who need serious towing ability and body-on-frame ruggedness combined with Lexus refinement; but there are too many factors limiting its appeal for normal family use. Read Full Review The 2013 Volkswagen Touareg delivers good performance and a luxurious interior--although it's a mainstream brand asking for a luxury-vehicle price. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Powerful V-8
  • Useful off-road electronics
  • Good front seats, driving position
  • Towing ability

Dislikes:

  • Disappointing, high cargo floor
  • Poor gas mileage
  • Too-light steering
  • Spongy brake pedal feel
  • Side-opening hatch opens away from the curb

Likes:

  • Torquey, efficient TDI
  • Refined driving feel
  • Luxury-level interior
  • Quiet cabin

Dislikes:

  • Luxury price, mainstream brand
  • Few high-tech options
  • Hybrid doesn't compute next to TDI
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available No crash data available
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