This luxury SUV is based on the Toyota Land Cruiser, itself quite plush and upscale. Power comes from a strong 5.7-liter V8 also found in the Tundra pickup. It has a comfortable ride and a quiet, plush, and well-assembled cabin. Handling is lackluster but ultimately secure. The Land Cruiser we tested got only 14 mpg overall but was very capable off-road.
Alerts
There is 1 recall on this vehicle. Learn More.

Reliability

We expect the 2022 LX to have about average reliability when compared to other new cars. This prediction is based on Lexus' brand history and its SUVs.

Overall Reliability
The 2017 Lexus LX has been recalled 1 time by NHTSA. View Recalls

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Recalls
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AIR BAGS, SEAT BELTS
Dec 13, 2018
In the event of a crash, deactivated air bags can increase the risk of injury .
Summary:
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2008-2019 Toyota Land Cruiser and Lexus LX 570 vehicles. Over time, the seat belt tension sensor wire harness may break and deactivate the front passenger air bag, knee air bag, and passenger seat-mounted side airbag.
What should you do:
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will modify the front passenger seat belt assembly or replace it with an improved one, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began February 11, 2019. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371 or Lexus customer service at 1-800-255-3987. Toyota's numbers for this recall are Lexus Interim J2L and Remedy JLL, Toyota Interim J15 and Remedy J05.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 18V887000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 89740
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