2019 Lexus LX 570 Drops Third Row

The 2019 Lexus LX 570 will appear without a third row. It won’t be an option for the next crossover. With this change, the model will also have to modify the price. According to our sources, the next LX 570 is going to cost $5,000 less than before. On the other hand, Lexus RX 350 will get a three-row model for 2019. As the price drops for LX, it will jump for RX.

Besides this one, few other updates are on the way for 2019 Lexus LX 570. The last time we saw a big facelift in 2015. Since the crossover is 10 years old already in its third generation, we could see the next one pretty soon. However, interior redesign is not enough for a new model.

2019 Lexus LX 570 front

2019 Lexus LX 570 Pros and Cons

Owners of the LX 570 are praising the driving experience. Although this is a luxury crossover, it solves situation on tough terrains and bad weather pretty smoothly. Off-road drive is not a fear for this vehicle. Also, whoever drove the LX before will know about its durability and reliability. On the other side, handling is not so easy. Well, rivals such as Volvo XC90 and Cadillac Escalade have been driven sportier. Before, we could note that Lexus was not so generous with a space inside. Now, with one row of seats less, 2019 Lexus LX 570 will give more room to passengers in two rows, while leaving enough space for cargo. Well, it losses on the capacity end. Finally, the upcoming vehicle will fix the big mistake of its predecessors with Apple CarPlay coming as a part of the standard equipment.

2019 Lexus LX 570

2019 Lexus LX 570 Engine

The full-size crossover is using only one engine as its power source. It is a 5.7-liter V-8 unit with the capability to deliver 380 hp and 400 lb-ft of torque. The 2019 Lexus LX 570 is going to be pretty thirsty. The engine is consuming too much fuel, and the SUV can return only 15 mpg combined. Good thing is that AWD is the only option. If the new 2019 LX 570 comes with an option for 2WD, it will automatically boost the fuel economy.

2019 Lexus LX 570 Facelift

Exterior of the premium crossover is not seeing any changes for now. It seems like designers are waiting for the new generation to show off all innovations they are preparing. Until then, we will be happy with minor updates of the cabin. New seats are wrapped with genuine leather. Dashboard could get a new look, as well as controls for the infotainment system. Overall cargo space is increased. The 2019 Lexus LX 570 will offer more than 50 cubic-inches of room behind the second row.

2019 Lexus LX 570 side

2019 Lexus LX 570 Release Date

The 2019 Lexus LX 570 will arrive soon. Without big changes, the company confirms the crossover for the third quarter of 2018. With a price tag of around $80,000, the LX 570 will be more attractive. However, there are some signs that Lexus could keep the three-row version which can take seven passengers in the cabin.

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