Lexus GX 470 vs Lexus RX 350 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2009 Lexus GX 470
470 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
21 listings nationwide


2017 Lexus RX 350
CarGurus Instant Market Value
385 listings nationwide
10 GREAT deals
46 GOOD deals


Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2009 Lexus GX 470
470 4WD

The 2009 GX 470 sits between the RX and the LX as the midsize sport utility vehicle in the Lexus fleet. It's built on a truck frame, creating more interior room, and allowing more towi...

2017 Lexus RX 350
Michael Perkins Test Drive Review:

With the new option of the F Sport package for front-wheel-drive RX 350s, the package is now available to the whole RX lineup. Likewise, standard inclusion of the Safety System + Packa...

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  • Look and Feel 8
  • Performance 7
  • Form & Function 7
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 8
  • Cost-Effectiveness 7

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2009 Lexus GX 470
470 4WD
Eric writes:
the Lexus GX 470 comes with everything you want plus air-ride suspension making you feel like your on a cloud ...
Handling Ranked 2009 Toyota Highlander Limited 4WD worse.
"My sister n law drives a limited highlander and i have driven both vehicles and can tell the difference. "
Would Buy Ranked 2009 Toyota Highlander Limited 4WD worse.
"you can have full confidence with the Lexus because you dont feel like your missing anything."
GuruV8VWH writes:
I drove it , before I got Land Cruiser with 5.7L engine. I liked more powerful LC over 4.7 Lexus.
Value Ranked 2010 Toyota Land Cruiser AWD better.
"It’s more affordable and basically the same car. But bigger more powerful engine. "
Jeanni2 2009 Lexus GX 470 470 4WDReview:

You Feel Like You Are Floating When You Drive It. — I traded my BMW x5 in for this vehicle. I did not know what I was missing. The ride is so elegant ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2017 Lexus RX 350
5heils writes:
Love love love! Drive is quiet and so smooth. Sport mode is tight and great too. Like the gear shift - Acura M...
Family Car Ranked 2017 Acura MDX worse.
"Such a big back seat. Obviously it lacks the third row...but unless you have young kids I can’t imsgine adults sitting in the third row. "
Value Ranked 2017 Acura MDX worse.
"Prices on used RX were better in my area than used MDX for the features. "
Guru9NP7S writes:
Comfortable, versitile.
Susan writes:
Great ride easy to use controls lots of space nice looking
Back Seats Ranked 2017 BMW X5 worse.
"Bmw back seats very hard unforgiving ride"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2017 BMW X5 worse.
"Easier to get into "


2009 Lexus GX 470
470 4WD
2017 Lexus RX 350
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
14 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
18 MPG
26 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 23 gal 19.2 gal
Fuel Type
263 hp @ 5,400 RPM
295 hp @ 6,300 RPM
323 lb-ft @ 3,400 RPM
267 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
4,700 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.31 in
3.7 in x 3.27 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard --
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Maximum Seating 8 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.8 in 44.1 in
Back Legroom 36.8 in 38 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 18.4 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,329 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,329 lbs 1,050 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 6,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 6,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Length 188.2 in 192.5 in
Width 74 in 74.6 in
Height 74.6 in 67.7 in
Wheelbase 109.8 in 109.8 in

Available Options

2009 Lexus GX 470
470 4WD
2017 Lexus RX 350

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Autumn Shimmer
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Satin Cashmere Metallic
  • Silver Lining Metallic

Option Packages

  • Running Boards
  • 12.3" Navigation System
  • 12.3" Navigation System with Mark Levinson Audio
  • 8" Navigation System
  • 8" Navigation System with Mark Levinson Audio
  • Luxury Package
  • Premium Package
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment System
  • Color Heads-Up Display
  • Panoramic-View Monitor with Blind-Spot Monitor
  • Premium Triple-Beam LED Headlamps
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Power-Folding Heated Rear Seats
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
  • Panoramic Moonroof
  • Power Tilt & Slide Moonroof
  • Tow Hitch with Ball Mount
  • Wheels: 20" X 8" Split 5-Spoke Dark Silver

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