2016 Lexus GX vs. Its Competition

2015 Lexus GX
Kirk Bell Kirk Bell Senior Editor

A tall load floor and a side-opening tailgate make the GX 460 hard to load—another reason to choose a crossover.

2015 Lexus GX2016 Lexus GX
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2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG Coupe2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class
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2015 Volkswagen Touareg2016 Volkswagen Touareg
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Quick Specs
The 2016 Lexus GX offers off-road prowess that few buyers really need, but it is comfortable inside and on the road.
The 2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee is a lot more than first appearances might suggest: a true luxury vehicle, a capable off-roader, and a fuel-efficient diesel highway hauler—potentially all in the same build.
The M-Class gets a new lease on luxury-crossover life as the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class—and it's joined by a swoopy new Coupe variant.
Expensive and fancy for a vehicle from a mainstream brand, the 2016 Volkswagen Touareg is also less expensive than some comparable luxury-SUV options.
MSRP From   
Gas Mileage   
15 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy17 MPG City / 28 MPG Hwy
Premium Unleaded V-8Regular Unleaded V-6Premium Unleaded V-6Premium Unleaded V-6
EPA Class   
N/AStandard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDStandard Sport Utility Vehicles 2WDN/A
Style Name   
4WD 4-DoorRWD 4-Door 75th AnniversaryRWD 4-Door GLE 3504-Door V6 Sport
Four Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveAll Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
Passenger Doors   
Body Style   
Sport UtilitySport UtilitySport Utility4MOTION
Automatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/ODAutomatic w/OD
Detailed Spec Comparison
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