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1997 Lexus LX 450
450 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$49,195
8 listings nationwide

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2007 Lexus LX 470
470 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$26,373
11 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

1997 Lexus LX 450
450 4WD

This was the second year of production for the first Lexus sport utility, the LX 450. The LX remained unchanged for 1997, but would undergo another revision for 1998. New competition...

2007 Lexus LX 470
470 4WD

The Lexus LX series represented the Japanese luxury automaker's initial trek into the SUV market. First appearing in the mid-1990s as the LX 450, this midsize SUV was virtually indist...

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

1997 Lexus LX 450
450 4WD
40
SChapman25 1997 Lexus LX 450 450 4WDReview:

Awesome Dependable And Safe Ride. Really Fun To Drive! — This has been a great vehicle for my family. My children are at an age to have their own vehicles a...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

55
suemcgoo 1997 Lexus LX 450 450 4WDReview:

Recommend — Recommend this car for a family or vacation. Great for trips to the beach as it is very roomy. Must ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

135
James 1997 Lexus LX 450 450 4WDReview:

Big Hulking Monster Luxury Vehicle. — Hey it was alright. It had average performance for such a big hulking thing. And for sure the gas mi...

2007 Lexus LX 470
470 4WD
35
SunGuru21 writes:
One of the best SUV available. It has comfort and luxury all in one. Not to mention how smooth Lexus cars driv...
Family Car Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL 450 worse.
"The Reliability, Higher safe rankings(in many opinions), Smooth ride for long drives, more add ons(huge tv in back for kids)"
Would Buy Ranked 2007 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class GL 450 worse.
"I cant stress the reliability enough...also the resale value of Lexus LX is a lot better. Most likely due to its long lasting ability."
5
Adriana_M writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2007 Lexus GX 470 470 4WD worse.
"leather heated seats"
Value Ranked 2007 Lexus GX 470 470 4WD worse.
"navigation back up camera"

Specs

1997 Lexus LX 450
450 4WD
2007 Lexus LX 470
470 4WD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4WD
4WD
Fuel Economy, City
12 MPG
12 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
14 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 25 gal 25.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
212 hp @ 4,600 RPM
268 hp @ 5,400 RPM
Torque
275 lb-ft @ 3,200 RPM
328 lb-ft @ 3,400 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
9.6:1
Displacement
4,500 cc
4,700 cc
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags -- Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Standard
CD Changer -- Standard
Cassette Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 8 seats
Front Legroom 41.7 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 32.8 in 34.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- 19.1 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,433 lbs 1,270 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,433 lbs 1,270 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 6,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 6,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 189.8 in 192.5 in
Width 76 in 76.4 in
Height 73.6 in 72.8 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 112.2 in
Bed Length 46.7 in --

Available Options

1997 Lexus LX 450
450 4WD
2007 Lexus LX 470
470 4WD

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