With its truck frame and off-road prowess, the Lexus GX is kind of in a class of its own these days.
Only the Land Rover Discovery rivals it off the pavement, and even then the Disco is more focused on its high-tech traction control system than its ground clearance and big tires like the GX.
If you're only venturing up a dirt road occasionally, seek out the Audi Q7 for its high-tech interior and terrific driving dynamics.
The Volvo XC90 is the segment's style icon, and it's a decent value to boot.
The BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class have long been considered midsize luxury defaults, and they're still excellent at what they've always done.
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|2017 Lexus GXBrowse Used Listings||2017 Audi Q7Browse Used Listings||2017 BMW X5Browse Used Listings||2017 Land Rover DiscoveryBrowse Used Listings||2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE ClassBrowse Used Listings||2017 Volvo XC90Browse Used Listings|
|15 MPG City / 18 MPG Hwy||19 MPG City / 25 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||13 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy||20 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy|
|Premium Unleaded V-8||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4||Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6||Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6||Premium Unleaded V-6||Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4|
|N/A||Standard SUV 4WD||Standard SUV 2WD||N/A||Standard SUV 2WD||Standard SUV 2WD|
|GX 460 4WD||2.0 TFSI Premium||sDrive35i Sports Activity Vehicle||SE V6 Supercharged||GLE 350 SUV||T5 FWD 5-Passenger Momentum|
|Four Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Four Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|Sport Utility||quattro Sport Utility||Sports Activity Vehicle||Sport Utility||Sport Utility||Sport Utility|
|Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2017 Lexus GX vs. 2017 Audi Q7||2017 Lexus GX vs. 2017 BMW X5||2017 Lexus GX vs. 2017 Land Rover Discovery||2017 Lexus GX vs. 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class||2017 Lexus GX vs. 2017 Volvo XC90|