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2003 Lexus GX 470Review

Incredible Car, With The Ability To Function As A Truck. —

This car is incredible! Super smooth ride, everyone who has driven it tells me they can't believe how beautifully it drives. I think the other reviewer might want to get their car's alignment, etc. checked out. I was rear ended in my car while I was stopped. The person who hit me was going 50 mph and didn't even brake before impact. I can't believe how well my car handled the impact. Surprisingly the car had little damage. The auto body shop commented on how well these cars do in accidents. It is a very solid car. While researching SUV's in 2003, this vehicle was one of the highest (if not the highest) rated for safety. I feel extremely safe driving it. LOVE the 8 seats (sadly the new 2010 GX460 has only 7) we have had many occasion to use all 8 seats too! It costs between $40.00 - $50.00 to fill up, but has a 20 gallon tank. It isn't the greatest in gas mileage, however, I understand that you can't have a car that size and quality without paying more for mileage. Superbly reliable, amazing quality, very comfortable. I have always followed the recommended maintenance plans and have never had any problems. People who drive my car offer to buy it off of me all of the time. We pull our horses (2) in a steel trailer, and our boat without feeling any strain. We live in Michigan and it is FANTASTIC in our hilly/snowy area. LOVE IT! I plan on buying the same model, if I can get over losing the 8th seat! The dealership told me that they dropped the 8th seat as the new 3rd row is automatic and they needed room for the motor. Argh! I may just buy a 2009 instead just to get the 8th seat. I find the inside appearance to be really classy and beautiful. The engineers thought of everything - for 2003 they were way ahead of the game. I do like the side swing rear door vs. a pull down door. It has never been a problem and I do parallel park. If you are remotely interested, go test drive this car and you'll see just what I mean. This car is a dream to drive, 12 straight hours of driving and it was a dream!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Smooth,  Reliable, Super Quiet, Comfortable,  with great towing ability.

Cons: Honestly, I had a hard time coming up with a con regarding this car.  I guess I'd have to say that there is no rear seating heating controls in the 2003, however, heat reaches the 3rd row easily (rear passengers can't adjust temp.)

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2003 Lexus GX 470 4WDReview

Great Vehicle With Some Imperfections. — I own a 2003 Lexus GX 470. Out of 10, I would give the vehicle an 8.5. The reason I do not give a 10 is for ride quality. Although it is not terrible, it is a much more jittery vehicle then I would have expected.

Owner for 1 years, 1 months

Miles Driven per Year:35,000

Pros: Quality, Quality, Quality

Cons: Rough Ride at Times

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2003 Lexus GX 470 Review
vs2014 BMW X5
2003 Lexus GX 470 winning categories:
  • Power
  • Handling
  • Looks/Style
  • Front Seats
  • Back Seats
  • Cargo Capacity
  • Family Car
  • Value
  • Would Buy
Handling Ranked 2014 BMW X5 worse.
"Good "
Looks/Style Ranked 2014 BMW X5 better.
"Very good "

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2009 Lexus GX 470 Reviews

You Feel Like You Are Floating When You Drive It. By Jeanni2

I traded my BMW x5 in for this vehicle. I did not know what I was missing. The ride is so elegant and smooth. This car handles like a dream. The steering is not tight. It is very relaxing to driv... Read More

2008 Lexus GX 470 Reviews

Love It! By AGriff

I bought this car brand new and has enjoyed every moment of it. - This is a great family car, rides smooth, has several options, towing package, height control, rear camera, DVD and Navigation system,... Read More

My Current Car By Connie

This car has power...vrroooommm vrooommm....NOW..if only thee was some way they could retain the power and make it hydrogen powered instead...Then it would be environmentally consscioius and totally ... Read More

2007 Lexus GX 470 Reviews

Nice Car By Ben

The Appearance of the car is beautiful and has great style and the interior is very comfortable, the performance is amazing this car definitely has great acceleration and the mileage per gallon is exc... Read More

2006 Lexus GX 470 Reviews

Reliable Up For Anything Suv By Sam

I like the handling and styling as well as the cargo capacity and refined luxury interior. I dislike the gas mileage and rear door. The rear door swings from the left. I wish it were more of a tailgat... Read More

Luxury With Family In Mind... By admk

We have really enjoyed driving this car. It has been a wonderful family car without feeling like another "soccer mom". This car handles beautifully, is fun and easy to drive and parks in any garage ... Read More

2005 Lexus GX 470 Reviews

Love This Car! By lbcombs

LOVE this car, it's awesome!!!! It's been my favorite car to own of all time. The Lexus quality and comfort are unparalleled. It's worth the investment. This is an ideal luxury family car that wil... Read More

Great Suv By mkalamo

Love it, feel very save and it is reliable. You can save money by using Toyota dealer for repairs as well. Stereo is amazing, looking forward to more long road trips in car, Navagation is dated at t... Read More

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