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SAFETY | 8 out of 10
side-impact airbags for the front seats, side curtain airbags for the first and second rows
A back-up camera...improves rear visibility
large and fairly upright glass area helps optimize driver sightlines
Kelley Blue Book
Although no crash test results were found from either the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for the 2008 Lexus GX 470, TheCarConnection.com notes that the SUV has many standard safety features.
According to Cars.com, standard safety features for the 2008 Lexus GX 470 include side-impact airbags for the front seats, side curtain airbags for the first and second rows, traction control, and an electronic stability system. The 2008 Lexus GX 470's electronic stability system and traction control help to maintain contact with the road surface, according to Edmunds. Kelley Blue Book also mentions "anti-lock brakes with Brake Assist and Electronic Brakeforce Distribution" as standard safety equipment.
Kelley Blue Book reports that driver visibility behind the wheel of the 2008 Lexus GX 470 is no problem, as "its large and fairly upright glass area helps optimize driver sightlines in all directions." Visibility in the Lexus GX 470 is also aided by an optional "back-up camera...[that] improves rear visibility," according to MyRide.com.
Occupants should enjoy a relatively high level of peace of mind when traveling in the 2008 Lexus GX 470.