Resale: $69,763
Value: Above Average Above Average
MPG: 12 city/17 hwy

2013 Lexus LX570 SUV

2013 Lexus LX570 Review

(0 Stars)  A Toyota Land Cruiser dressed up as a Lexus.

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New For 2013
It’s safe to say that the LX570 is not a priority for Lexus, but it did receive some minor changes for 2013. The brand’s “spindle” (pinched in the middle) grille has been applied to the front, along with de rigueur LED running lights. The interior sees minor changes. There are new colors inside and out.
Overview
Based on the Toyota Land Cruiser, the body-on-frame Lexus LX570 comes fully equipped for off-road adventure. Its standard four-wheel-drive system includes a low range; the suspension can raise the car to clear obstacles; and hill-descent control helps it creep down steep slopes. The LX570’s tall profile affords a commanding seating position, and there are lighted running boards to help passengers climb aboard. With a standard third-row seat, the LX570 is billed as an eight-passenger conveyance, but that way-back seat more realistically fits two. And if you fill all the seats, there’s not a whole lot of room for your luggage. The LX570’s sole engine is a 383-hp V-8, which also sees duty in the Land Cruiser, the Toyota Sequoia, and the Toyota Tundra pickup truck. Its stout 403 lb-ft of torque, flowing through a six-speed automatic, are not only smooth and nearly silent, but they also do a great job of motivating this big boy. The LX570 weighs a shade under three tons, and it can tow three-and-a-half tons (a covered hitch receiver is standard). Fuel economy is a topic that’s best not discussed. Instead, buyers are invited to direct their attention to the sybaritic interior appointments. Outside, gas prices may rise and house prices may fall, but in the isolated world of the LX570, it’s easy to forget all that.

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2013 LX570 Base Sport Utility Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 5.7L V 8 DOHC and variable valve timing
Premium unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline 12 MPG city, 17 MPG highway, 14 MPG combined and 344 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
24.6gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 383 hp @ 5,600 rpm; 403 ft lb of torque @ 3,600 rpm

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'13 Lexus SUV Standard Equipment

  Braking and Handling  
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Four Wheel ABS
  Climate Control  
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Front Air Conditioning
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Rear Air Conditioning
  Convenience  
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Auto On Headlights
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Cruise Control
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Trunk Pulldown
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Power Windows
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Steering Wheel Scope
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Trip Computer
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Vehicle Information Center
  Exterior  
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Privacy Glass
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Rear Spoiler
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Roof Rail
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Side Steps
  Interior  
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
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Premium Interior Trim
  Safety  
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Auto Day/Night Mirror
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Auto Dimming Mirrors
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Auto Tilt Down Mirrors
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Brake Assist
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Daytime Running Lights
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Driver Air Bag
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Engine Immobilizer
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Front Fog Lights
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Headlight Wiper/Washers
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Heated Outside Mirrors
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HID Headlights
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Hill Decent Control
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Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
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Limited Slip Differential
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Passenger Air Bag
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Rear Side Airbag
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Rear View Camera
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Theft Deterrent System
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Traction Control
  Seats  
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Folding Rear Seat
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Front Ventilated Seats
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Heated Front Seats
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Leather Seats
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Memory Seat
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Third row seat
  Sound and Entertainment  
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Compact Disc Changer
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Compact Disc MP3 Capable
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iPod Connector
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Satellite Radio
  Suspension  
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Self-Leveling Suspension
  Technology  
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Blue Tooth Compatible
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GPS/Satellite Communication
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Homelink Universal Transmitter
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Navigation System
  Tires and Wheels  
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Alloy Wheels
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Full Spare Tire
  Trucks and Towing  
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Trailer Hitch
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