With its strong engine, excellent off-road capabilities, luxurious interior, and imposing exterior design, the Lexus LX 570 keep up being one of the favorite SUVs on the road. The latest news indicates that sometime next year, we will see the new 2020 Lexus LX 570 and should bring some minor, but noticeable changes. The exterior might be slightly refreshed with new wheels and colors and the cabin might be upgraded with new tech features. Beneath the hood, the LX 570 will use the same unit as the outgoing model.
Engine and performance of the 2020 Lexus LX 570
When it comes to the engine, the 2020 Lexus LX 570 is going to hit the market with the familiar engine found in the current model. And there is one single option under its hood. So, it is a 5.7-liter V-8 engine which is capable of making 383 horses and the torque of 403 pound-feet. The LX 570 is mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission and comes with full-time all-wheel drive configuration. Its maximum towing capacity will be up to 7,000 pounds. As for the fuel economy, the Lexus LX 570 isn’t a good choice if you’re in a market for an eco-friendly SUV. And it is rated at 13 mpg in the city, 18 mpg on the highway, and 15 mpg combined. As well, it doesn’t offer a stop/start system or either any kind of hybrid technology which might improve its fuel efficiency.
The external appearance of the 2020 Lexus LX 570
The Lexus LX 570 is a large SUV which is known for its boxy, tall, and impressive design. The front end is dominated by its massive spindle grille and narrow headlamps which give it an aggressive look. There is a massive bumper below while the profile features many sharp angles for more aggressive and muscular appearance. Moving to the rear fascia, there are the L-shaped taillights and a two-piece tailgate. It is also available with the larger 21-inch alloy wheels. On the other hand, the 2020 Lexus LX 570 should get some small adjustments visually in order to stay fresh and competitive. Therefore, we might see changes of the grille and bumper but those should be minor and the rear bumper and taillights could also be slightly refreshed.
Furthermore, the manufacturer could also offer some new exterior color shades and the new Lexus might also gain new designs of the wheels.
The interior design of the 2020 Lexus LX 570
The 2020 Lexus LX 570 comes with a wide choice of interior color shades and combinations. It is available with two rows of seats and the three-row seating configuration is now optional. The front seats are very cozy and power adjustable. They are also heated and cooled. The second row is also cozy, can welcome three adults and provide very good leg room. The third row is now optional and it is the best for smaller adults or kids. Speaking of the cargo room, with the third row used, the LX 570 offers the room of around 16 cubic feet. And with the third row folded down, there is a room of 45 cubes. However, with second and third row folded down, the maximum cargo space expands to 135 cubic feet. The version with two rows of seats has the maximum cargo space of 140 cubes.
Furthermore, the seats are covered in high-quality leather and there is some nice real wood trim on the door panels, dashboard, and center console. So, it is a pleasant place to spend time in and very modern. In the center of the dashboard, there is a large 12.3-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system. It also has navigation, Apple Siri Eyes Free integration, and audio features.
Equipment and safety
The 2020 Lexus LX 570 will be very modern and equipped with the latest tech features. So, it will come standard with climate control, leather upholstery, 14-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, a power moonroof, power tilt/telescoping steering wheel, a 12.3-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, several USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity, AM/FM/CD audio system with 9 speakers, HD radio, navigation, Amazon Alexa compatibility, and so on. The heated and cooled seats, a wireless charging pad for cell phones will be optional. Unfortunately, the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto won’t be offered once again.
Furthermore, the manufacturer will also offer Mark Levinson audio with 19 speakers and a rear-seat entertainment system with dual screens. Moreover, the Luxury package will also include 4-zone climate control, heated and ventilated front and second-row seats, semi-aniline leather upholstery, heated wood-and-leather steering wheels, and a color head-up display.
Release date and price
The release date of the newest 2020 Lexus LX 570 is not yet known to the public. However, we might expect it sometime in late 2019. The price should stay similar to the price of the 2019 model year, which starts at around 87,000.