Lexus LX
Lexus LX 570
Lexus LX 570

2021 Lexus LX 570

Pros: Smooth, muscular V8 power; impressive off-road capability; near library-quiet cabin; soft yet reasonably composed ride

Cons: Fuel economy; steep starting price; doesn’t offer significantly more than similar Toyota Land Cruiser

CG Says: The 2021 Lexus LX 570 gains Alexa capability, but is essentially unchanged. The Lexus LX 570 is a premium large SUV that is based on the same trucklike body-on-frame platform as the Toyota Land Cruiser. The two-row LX seats five and the three-row version seats eight. A 383-horsepower 5.7-liter V8 mated to an 8-speed automatic is the sole powertrain. Four-wheel drive and a 2-speed transfer case are standard. Available features include autonomous emergency braking, pedestrian detection, lane-departure warning, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot alert, rear cross-traffic alert, automatic high-beam headlights, and Panoramic View Monitor. This “Lexus Land Cruiser” doesn’t have quite the cachet of the Audi Q7 or Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class. Nor does it have the in-your-face style of the Cadillac Escalade. However, LX 570 offers plenty of room, refinement, and luxury; laudable safety and performance features; and is highly capable off-road. The only reason to pay more for LX 570 over Toyota’s own Land Cruiser is Lexus’ reputation for kid-gloves customer treatment.

The Facts
ClassPremium Large SUV
Body Style(s)4-door wagon
Passenger Count5 or 8
Drive Wheels4-wheel drive
Nation of ManufactureJapan
Base PricesTwo-Row: $87,605
Three-Row: $92,605

Base Engine
5.7-liter V8
Std. Transmission
8-speed automatic
Avail. Transmission
EPA City Range (mpg)
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)

Lexus LX 570
2021 Lexus LX 570
Road Tests and Additional Info
NHTSA Ratings
Overall - NA

(5 is the highest rating)

Front Crash - NA
Side Crash - NA
Rollover - NA

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