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    Comparison: 2019 Lexus GX 460 vs. 2019 Toyota 4Runner

    Comparison: 2019 Lexus GX 460 vs. 2019 Toyota 4Runner

    The below article will help you decide which midsize SUV is a better fit for you between the Lexus GX 460 and the Toyota 4Runner. Both SUVs possess off-road capabilities, advanced technology features, and comfortable interiors. However, the Lexus GX 460 has a more powerful engine and higher towing capacity, comes standard with third-row seating, and has an extended list of standard features. Visit Lexus Stevens Creek in San Jose, California for a test drive.


    2019 Lexus GX 460

    The Lexus GX 460, GX 460 Premium, and GX 460 Luxury models are powered by a 4.6-liter V8 engine mated to a six-speed sequential-shift automatic electronically controlled transmission with full-time four-wheel drive. The GX 460 generates 301-hp and 329 lb-ft of torque, earns an estimated EPA-rating of 18 mpg highway and 15 mpg city, and has a towing capacity of 6,500 pounds.

    2019 Toyota 4Runner

    The Toyota 4Runner models are equipped with a 4.0-liter V6 DOHC engine paired with a five-speed automatic transmission with a rear-wheel drivetrain and produces 270-hp and 278 lb-ft of torque. Available are part-time and full-time 4WD. The 4Runner has an estimated fuel economy of 20 mpg highway and 17 mpg city and a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.

    Features and Technology

    2019 Lexus GX 460

    Standard features include NuLuxe® interior trim, 10-way power front seats, 40/20/40-split second-row seatback and fold-flat third-row seats, dual-zone climate control with interior air filter, and a power moonroof. Semi-aniline leather-trimmed interior, heated steering wheel, heated and ventilated front seats, second-row heated captain's chairs, 50/50-split power fold-flat third-row seats, and three-zone climate control are available.

    Technology comes standard with an 8-inch multimedia touch-screen with Amazon Alexa integration, Bluetooth®, SiriusXM® satellite radio, Siri Eyes Free, a SmartAccess key fob, two USB ports, and the Lexus Enform suite of connected services. Optional features include navigation with 3D city views, a dual-screen rear-seat entertainment system, Mark Levinson® premium surround sound audio system with 17-speakers and 330 watts, and the Lexus Enform App Suite with voice recognition.

    2019 Toyota 4Runner

    Cloth upholstery, 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, and 40/20/40 fold-flat second-row seats come standard, while SofTex® leather seats, 4-way power-adjustable front passenger seat, heated and ventilated front seats, third-row seating, and dual-zone automatic climate control are available. A sliding rear cargo deck and power rear glass are also optional.

    The 4Runner utilizes current technology with the standard Entune™ Audio Plus system with a 6.1-inch high-resolution touch-screen display, Bluetooth®, SiriusXM® satellite radio, HD Radio™, advanced voice recognition, a USB port, and an 8-speaker sound system. The upgraded Entune™ infotainment system with the Entune™ App Suite, integrated navigation, predicted traffic and Doppler weather overlay, and a 15-speaker premium JBL® audio system, are optional.


    2019 Lexus GX 460

    A backup camera with dynamic gridlines, LED headlamps, and a 10-airbag system are standard safety features on the Lexus GX 460. Available safety features include a pre-collision system with driver attention monitor, lane departure alert, blind spot monitor with rear-cross traffic alert, high-speed dynamic radar cruise control, and intuitive parking assist.

    2019 Toyota 4Runner

    The Star Safety System™ comes standard and utilizes vehicle stability control, traction control, an anti-lock brake system, electronic brake-force distribution and smart stop technology. A rearview camera and an advanced 8-airbag system are also standard.


    2019 Lexus GX 460

    Starting at $52,355 MSRP

    2019 Toyota 4Runner

    Starting at $35,110 MSRP

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