Alongside the standard Lexus LX 570 model which has just been revealed worldwide and which comes with a three-row seating configuration, the manufacturer has given an option for the buyers to get a two-row version of the same model. It is the all-new 2019 Lexus LX Two-Row model which has been presented at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. This version will mainly focus on the buyers who need more cargo space. As well, to make it even more practical and versatile, the Lexus carmaker has fitted it with a roof rack with rails which are now standard.
However, besides the changes in the seating configuration, the newest Lexus LX Two-Row version will be more affordable than the standard LX 570, and its price has been drooped for roughly $5,000. Furthermore, it will come in one single trim level which is named Mono. In this model, you get many advanced features as standard and some of them include leather, large 20-inch wheels, power tailgate and so on. Moreover, the safety is also on the high level with many modern systems. Visually, there won’t be any changes and the dimensions will stay the same. However, you get more cargo room only. As for the engine, the two-row version will continue with the same powertrain also.
2019 Lexus LX Two-Row engine and performance
The all-new 2019 Lexus LX Two-Row will be powered by the same engine used in the LX 570 and there is one option. It is a 5.7-liter V-8 unit which is able to deliver 383 horses and 403 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission. The all-wheel drive is standard and it has the towing capacity of up to 7,000 pounds.
Design of exterior and interior
The upcoming 2019 Lexus LX Two-Row will feature the same look as the standard LX 570. The front end is dominated by same large spindle grille, LED headlamps and chrome trim. However, the two-row version will ride on the large 20-inch wheels. As well, there won’t be any changes considering dimensions.
Inside the cabin, the 2019 Lexus LX Two-Row will get a two-row seating configuration as standard instead of three rows in the LX 570 model. However, the cargo room will be significantly improved. So, behind the second row, there will be a space of 50.5 cubic feet. Just to compare, the standard LX 570 offers the room of 44.7 cubic feet. Furthermore, all the seats are very comfortable and upholstered in quality leather. The dashboard will feature a large 12.3-inch touchscreen for infotainment system.
As for the equipment, the LX Two-Row will arrive in one single trim. It will come standard with the power tailgate, moonroof, a 4-zone climate control, audio system, USB, Bluetooth, and so on. As for the safety, it will include blind spot monitor, rear cross traffic alert, park assist, Lexus Safety System + package which will add many other systems. Some of them are lane departure warning, intelligent high-beam headlamps, automatic braking, all-speed dynamic radar cruise control, etc.
Release date and price
The newest 2019 Lexus LX Two-Row has already been presented to the public. Its price will start at around $85,000 which is $5,000 less than the price of the three-row version.