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GX Model Details

GX 2009

If capability and luxury are what you are searching for, the GX 470 will more than meet your expectations. For performance, the GX is equipped with a 4.7-liter V8 engine that produces 263 horsepower [1] and 323 lb-ft of torque [1]. Full-time four-wheel drive and an available Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS) allow the GX to tackle tough terrain with ease. A standard wood-and leather-trimmed steering wheel and shift knob and dual-zone automatic climate control are among the many luxurious interior amenities inside the GX. The GX offers seating for five or when equipped with the available third-row seating for a crowd of eight passengers [2]. A DVD Rear–Seat Entertainment System (RSES) with Rear–Seat Audio System (RSAS) rounds out the entertainment for the rear–seat passengers.

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GX 470
Type 90o V8, iron block and aluminum heads 
Displacement 4.7 liters (285 cubic inches) 
Valvetrain Four cam, four valves per cylinder, with continuously Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) 
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 
Horsepower at RPM 263 hp @ 5,400 [1] 
Torque at RPM 323 lb-ft @ 3,400 [1] 
Emission Rating Certified Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV II) 

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GX 470
0-60 MPH Acceleration 8.1 seconds [1] [5] 
1/4 Mile Acceleration 16.3 seconds [1] [5] 
Top Track Speed (electronically limited) 112 mph [1] [5] 
EPA Fuel Economy Estimates (city/highway) 14/18 mpg [6] 
Aerodynamic Drag Coefficient 0.38 
Turning Circle 37.4 ft 

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GX 470
Type Full-time four-wheel drive with TORSEN® limited-slip center differential [7] (with manual-locking feature) 
Transmission Five-speed automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission (ECT) 
Transfer Case Two-speed, 1.00:1/2.56:1 
Final Drive Ratio 3.727:1 

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GX 470
Suspension (front) Independent, double-wishbone with coil springs, gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar 
Suspension (rear) Four-link with rigid axle, air-spring-type shock absorbers and stabilizer bar 
Adjustable Suspension Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) including Rear Adjustable Height Control (RAHC) and automatic load-leveling 
Steering Engine-speed-sensing, power-assisted rack-and-pinion. 3.0 turns, lock to lock 
Brakes Four-wheel power-assisted discs, with four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist [8] and four-piston front calipers 
Brake Size 13.3-in front, 12.3-in rear ventilated discs 
Wheels and Tires 17 x 7.5-in five-spoke alloy wheels with dark Graphite finish and 265/65SR17 mud- and snow-rated tires. Full-size spare with alloy wheel [9] 

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Body / Dimensions
GX 470
Type Five-passenger luxury utility vehicle (eight passenger with optional third-row seating) [2] 
Construction Body-on-frame 
Overall Length 188.2 in (4,780 mm) 
Width 74.0 in (1,880 mm) 
Height 74.6 in (1,895 mm) 
Wheelbase 109.8 in (2,789 mm) 
Ground Clearance 8.3 in (211 mm) 
Approach Angle 30o (RAHC High)/31o (RAHC Normal) 
Departure Angle 29o (RAHC High)/25o (RAHC Normal) 
Cargo Capacity 77.5 cu ft (2,195 L) (max) [10] 
Max Payload 1,241 lb (563 kg) (with third-row seat) [11] 
Max Payload 1,329 lb (603 kg) (without third-row seat) [11] 
Curb Weight 4,871 lb (2,209 kg) 
Tow Capacity 6,500 lb (2,948 kg) (with available tow-hitch receiver) [12] 
Fuel-Tank Capacity 23.0 gal (87 L) 
Headroom 40.2/40.0/36.5 in (1,021/1,016/927 mm) (front/middle/available third row) 
Legroom 41.8/36.8/24.9 in (1,062/935/632 mm) (front/middle/available third row) 
Shoulder Room 57.5/57.4/56.7 in (1,461/1,458/1,440 mm) (front/middle/available third row) 
Hip Room 55.1/54.8/56.4 in (1,400/1,392/1,433 mm) (front/middle/available thrid row) 

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[1]Ratings achieved using the required premium unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 91 or higher. If premium fuel is not used, performance will decrease. [2]Eight-passenger seating requires available third-row seat. [3]MSRP does not include delivery, processing and handling fee of $910. Excludes taxes, title, license and optional equipment. Dealer price may vary. Does not include accessory options installed by dealer. [4]Delivery, processing and handling fee is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Lexus provides, as well as Lexus' overall pricing structure. Lexus may make a profit on the delivery, processing and handling fee. [5]Performance figures are for comparison only and were obtained with prototype vehicles by professional drivers using special safety equipment and procedures. Do not attempt. [6]EPA MPG Estimates. Actual mileage will vary. [7]TORSEN® is a registered trademark of Zexel Torsen, Inc. [8]Brake Assist is designed to help the driver take full advantage of the benefits of ABS. It is not a substitute for safe driving practices. Braking effectiveness also depends on proper brake-system maintenance, tire and road conditions. [9]17-in performance tires are expected to experience greater tire wear than conventional tires. Tire life may be substantially less than 20,000 miles, depending upon driving conditions. [10]Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. [11]Payload is the GVWR minus curb weight and includes weight of occupants, optional equipment and cargo, limited by weight distribution. Payload is not the Vehicle Capacity Weight as defined by FMVSS 110, which will vary according to installed optional equipment. [12]Before towing, confirm your vehicle and trailer are compatible, hooked up and loaded properly and that you have any necessary additional equipment. Do not exceed any Weight Ratings and follow all instructions in your Owner's Manual. The maximum you can tow depends on the total weight of any cargo, occupants and available equipment. Back to top