2014 Lexus GX Comes with a New Face and a $4,700 Lower Starting Price [w/Video]

Moments after a series of press videos of the revised, global-market 2014 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado surfaced online, the Japanese carmaker’s luxury arm Lexus released full details on the SUV’s North American sibling, the 2014 GX.

The first thing you will notice on the facelifted GX is the brand-new front end that mimics the styling of the larger LX570, which itself was cosmetically updated last year. Together with the brand’s signature pinched grille, the 2014 GX obtains a new set of LED headlamps and daytime running lights, plus a new front bumper with optionally available LED foglamps.

Around the back, there are newly styled taillight crystals and bumper, while the finishing touch comes from a fresh selection of alloy wheels.

Moving on inside, there’s a new infotainment system with an eight-inch touch screen display, along with revised buttons on the center console, a new linear espresso wood/abyss black trim and the availability of Lexus’ Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) system with Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA).

The all-wheel drive GX 460 will continue to be offered with a 301-horsepower 4.6-liter V8 engine paired to a six-speed automatic, with Lexus quoting an EPA-estimated 15 mpg city and 20 mpg highway.

There’s good news in terms of pricing, at least for the entry-level model, as the 2014 GX starts at $49,085, or $4,710 (about 9 percent) less than the previous year. However, the better equipped Luxury model, which includes Navigation, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert, and an Adaptable Air Suspension, is priced at $60,715, or $2,125 more than the outgoing version.

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