2017 Lexus LX 570 – Dismal fuel economy

The new 2017 Lexus LX570 is one of those cars which nobody leaves indifferent. Thanks to its specific exterior design, it looks like the old fashioned trucks with modern technology and luxury package in the cabin, but similarities with the Toyota Land Rover simply cannot be neglected. It is a luxury truck with large cargo space, great and strong engine and perfectly designed inside with plenty of room for passengers. It is obvious that Lexus made an effort to make a robust and massive car with great utility as in term of comfort as well in term of driving performances.

Exterior

As we mentioned, 2017 Lexus LX570 has interesting and not often seen the exterior design, so it is not easy to recommend it because not everyone accepts it as a pretty car. This sharp-edged truck, almost squared, has a slightly rounded front grille with gridded air wide rhomboidal air intake, separated on smaller parts with chromatic lines. Sharp LED front lights to follow the line of the hood, curved with two lines. There are two air intakes hidden below the metallic protection and specially shaped fog lights on the sides of the bumper. Plastic skid plates are actually the only detail visible on the side of the truck, together with a deep line in the middle of the doors. Flat roof ends with a wide spoiler on the top of the truck door, while the rear end is simple and flat with thin taillights and slightly curved rear bumper.

Interior


Everybody will like the cabin of 2017 Lexus LX 570 that is for sure. Thin leather on the seats supports the feeling of the luxury and comfort fulfilled with wide leg space for driver and passengers. There is a problem with a third row, however, mostly because of the small seats there, but modern and impressive dashboard with an approachable touchscreen will make that everything is forgotten. The cabin is marked as very quiet and stable even in faster speeds.

Engine

This robust machine drives 5.7-liter V8 engine with 383 horsepower and 403 pound-feet of torque. 2017 Lexus LX570 has powertrain on every four wheels and change the speed with eight-speed automatic transmission. Perfectly designed suspension makes the driving softener and stable, so even driver choose large 21-inch aluminum wheels or smaller 19-inch ones, it is a stable and drivable truck with high utility.

2017 Lexus LX 570 Price

The official starting price for new LX 570 is around the $98,515 (according to edmunds) , but without additional equipment and upgraded features. However, it is a truck which deserves that high price according to all we saw by now.

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