The GX 460 combines power with luxury. Equipped with a 4.6-liter V8 engine which offers one of the highest combined fuel-economy ratings in its class  based on 2010 EPA/MPG ratings of middle luxury V8 SUVs (actual mileage will vary) and is remarkably more powerful despite its smaller displacement. The GX is improved with its off-road capability with features like four-wheel drive, body-on-frame design, Kinetic Dynamic Suspension System (KDSS), Downhill Assist Control (DAC)  and available Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS). To further enhance its off-road composure, the GX is available with Crawl Control  that operates the vehicle's brakes and accelerator to maintain a slow speed in challenging terrain.
Inside, the GX has standard seating for seven, with power folding third-row seats. Wood trim is standard on all models. Features like standard heated and ventilated front seats, available heated steering wheel, semi-aniline leather trim, dual-screen Rear-Seat Entertainment System (RSES) , 17-speaker Mark Levinson® Premium Surround Sound Audio System  and three-zone climate control ensure ultimate comfort. The available Navigation System  features voice command—a highly advanced voice recognition system—and offers SiriusXM Satellite Radio  , NavTraffic™  , NavWeather™   and Sports and Stocks   services. The available Lexus Enform®   with Safety Connect®   feature enables the user to speak to a live response center for assistance locating a destination or get emergency help, and available eDestination lets the user pre-select up to 200 destinations online and then have them sent to the vehicle.
Safety features start with active front headrests , Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) , a class-leading 10 airbags   and available Adaptive Front Lighting System , but continues with available advanced safety systems like the Pre-Collision System (PCS)  and Lane Departure Alert .