Lexus GX vs LX comparison: Which is the right SUV for your Atlanta driving needs?

lexus gx vs lx model comparison

Wondering if the Lexus GX or LX is the right SUV for you and your family? Which of these two luxury SUVs is better for navigating Atlanta and beyond?  This in-depth comparison of the Lexus GX and LX will allow you to discover the differences between the two models.

Lexus GX vs LX Performance

When you look under the hood of either the Lexus LX or the Lexus GX, you will discover a powerful engine that provides a performance that on interstate 75 or making your away around the North Georgia mountains.

A 3.4-liter V-6 twin-turbo engine with 409 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque is featured in the LX models. When fully outfitted, the LX can pull 8,000 pounds, and it comes equipped with a 10-speed automatic transmission in addition to four-wheel drive configuration. 

The GX only comes in a V-6 this year, leaving behind the V8 from previous models.  Despite a smaller engine, it is still powerful, producing 349 horsepower and 479 pound-feet of torque. The GX also has a towing capacity of 8,000 pounds, capable of hauling a small camper.  

For those in Newnan and Peachtree city that enjoy off-roading adventures but still want luxury features inside, the Overtrail GX trims  are the perfect choice!  Besides the exterior, which has a distinct adventure-inspired design, there’s also increased ground clearance, off-road* technologies like the Electronic Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (E-KDSS) which can help improve stability and reduce head-toss.

Top 5 features of the Lexus GX Overtrail model

2024 Lexus GX Trims and pricing

  • GX 550 PREMIUM – starting at $64,250
  • GX 550 PREMIUM+ – starting at $69,250
  • GX 550 LUXURY – starting at $77,250
  • GX 550 LUXURY+ – starting at $81,250
  • GX 550 OVERTRAIL – starting at $69,250
  • GX 550 OVERTRAIL+ – starting at $77,250

2024 Lexus LX Trims and pricing

  • LX 600 – starting at $93,915
  • LX 600 PREMIUM – starting at $101,865
  • LX 600 F SPORT HANDLING – starting at $108,125
  • LX 600 LUXURY – starting at $109,865
  • LX 600 ULTRA LUXURY – – starting at $134,490

Lexus GX vs LX: Interior and Seating variations

Lexus GX SUV features:

Overtrail variations feature both faux-suede and faux-leather upholstery available in a few color choices. Genuine leather upholstery is also available. The Premium and Luxury trims come with three rows of seats, and the standard second-row bench can accommodate as many as seven passengers. Optional seating are the captain’s chairs, which reduce the seating capacity to six. There is only room for two rows of seating in the Overtrail variants, which can accommodate up to five passengers. 

It is possible to have power controls installed in the third row of the GX. A digital key fob, a head-up display, and a cooled storage bin are all available as additional features that can be purchased separately.

Lexus LX SUV – The LX exudes luxury on the inside featuring items like:

  • Quilted leather upholstery
  • A leather-wrapped dashboard
  • Wood trim
  • Smoked-chrome highlights 

When it comes to comfort, the front seats are among the best available, because of their massaging capability. The Standard trim, the entry-level model, has two rows of seats that can accommodate five passengers. The Premium, Luxury, and F Sport trims, which are more popular, come with a third row of seats that is capable of accommodating seven passengers. With a four-seat arrangement that eliminates the third row and has two reclining captain’s seats in the second row that are divided by a center console, the top-of-the-line Ultra Luxury model is more suited to the chauffeured set. Additionally, it is equipped with rear-seat entertainment displays and the potential to wirelessly charge smartphones.

Lexus LX vs GX: Fuel Economy for getting around Atlanta

The LX fares slightly better than the GX when it comes to MPG. So you will save a bit on gas in the LX vs the GX.  

2024 Lexus LX Fuel Economy

  • Combined/City/Highway: 19/17/22 mpg

2024 Lexus GX Fuel Economy

  • Combined/City/Highway: 17/15/21 mpg

Why Buy from Butler Lexus South Atlanta in Union City? 

Our Atlanta Lexus dealership offers an exceptional experience, from our award-winning service department to our sales department, it’s our goal to help you find the best quality new and used Lexus cars. Luxury car shoppers can choose from a wide selection of new Lexus models, including the latest and greatest models like the Lexus RX or NX SUVs, LX, and the all new GX. With the selection of L-certified vehicles available as well, finding something reliable, efficient and upscale is easy when you shop with Butler Lexus of South Atlanta. Browse the inventory today to discover the great options available to you.