The latest reports suggest that the all-new LX will arrive during 2021, as a 2022 model. This clearly indicates that the 2021 Lexus LX 570 will carry on in the same way, without more important changes. We are about to see a familiar design, which hasn’t been changed significantly for years. The current generation has been around for a full 12 years, which is a really long period for the segment of luxury SUVs. Still, this model still has a lot of things to offer.
With the 2021 Lexus LX 570, you may count on an impressive combination of ruggedness and refinement. On one side, you may count on exceptional off-road capabilities. On the other, the interior looks really amazing. Of course, you may also count on Lexus’s unparalleled reliability ratings. Such a combination of amazing features is something you won’t get from any other SUV on the market. Since the next year won’t bring any particular change, we expect to see 2021 Lexus LX 570 sometime in the last quarter of the year.
2021 Lexus LX 570 Redesign
As we’ve just mentioned, this should be the last production year of the current generation. Therefore, we are pretty sure that the Japanese manufacturer won’t bring any particular novelty for the 2021 Lexus LX 570. You may count on the same design that has been introduced in 2008, though we have to say that there were some updates during this very long production cycle. These updates particularly refer to the styling, so the current model really follows the brand’s latest design language, highlighted by spindle grille layout and those narrow headlights.
Mechanically, things haven’t changed too much for all this year. This model shares most of its parts with the legendary Land Cruiser. This includes platform, many suspension components etc. We don’t expect that this will change in the next-generation model either.
The interior design is definitely one of the most spectacular aspects of the current-generation LX. Despite the age, the classic design approach makes the dashboard look very nice. The main reason lays in the amazing quality of materials and exceptional fit and finish. In these aspects, just a few rivals can match the LX. The 2021 Lexus LX 570 will carry on in the same way, though there is always a chance to see some minor tweaks in terms of color schemes and similar things.
When it comes to the interior space, most rivals offer more than the LX. This particularly refers to the optional third row, which is really cramped. On the other side, the first two rows are pretty good in this aspect. When it comes to cargo capacity, you may count on about 16.3 cubic feet behind the third row, 41.6 cubic feet with the third row folded down, and 81.3 cubic feet with the second and third rows folded down.
When it comes to standard features, we don’t expect to see too many changes for the next year. Therefore, the list of standard goodies should include a moonroof, quad-zone automatic climate control, and an infotainment system with a 12.3-inch display, the Lexus’ Remote Touch controller, navigation, a nine-speaker audio system, satellite radio, HD Radio, USB ports, and Bluetooth. Additionally, you can get things like a dual-screen rear-seat entertainment system, a 19-speaker Mark Levinson surround-sound system, wireless device charging, a head-up display, a cooled center console and more.
When it comes to safety features, you may count on things like a surround-view parking camera system, front and rear parking sensors, blind spot monitoring, rear cross traffic alert, adaptive cruise control, lane departure warning, and forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, while a head-up display is optional.
2021 Lexus LX 570 Engines
Things under the hood will definitely remain the same. You may count on a good-old 5.7-liter V8 engine, which puts out around 383 horsepower and 403 pound-feet of torque. The engine comes in pair with an 8-speed automatic transmission and provides more than an adequate amount of power. Driving dynamics are good, though one of the biggest drawbacks is the subpar fuel economy. This model returns just around 13 mpg in the city and 17 mpg on the highway.
The engine may be thirsty, but you may count on impressive reliability ratings. This model is built in Japan, so it’s no wonder it features by far the highest reliability ratings in the class.
2021 Lexus LX 570 Release Date and Price
As we’ve just mentioned, this will be the last production year of the current generation. The new model is on the way and it should hit the market sometime during 2021.