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

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
MSRP
$35,340
Invoice
$32,265
Average Price Paid
$31,951
1,506 listings nationwide

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2019 Lexus GX
460 4WD
MSRP
$52,505
Invoice
$48,304
Average Price Paid
$47,987
2,711 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
Fair Price
$32,971
Good Price
$31,099
Great Price
$30,029
2019 Lexus GX
460 4WD
Fair Price
$49,664
Good Price
$47,079
Great Price
$45,601

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,550
55 listings nationwide
4 GREAT deals
6 GOOD deals

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2019 Lexus GX
460 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$56,428
91 listings nationwide
4 GREAT deals
11 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
Thom Blackett Preview:

Introduced in 2000, the Toyota Highlander underwent its most recent update for 2017. This popular 3-row crossover enters 2019 mostly unchanged, with the exception of a few exterior twe...

2019 Lexus GX
460 4WD
Kyree Williams Preview:

In an era of car-based crossovers, the midsize Lexus GX 460 is from a bygone era, with its truck-based ladder frame construction and classic SUV styling. The current model bowed during...

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

2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
20
writes:
Acceleration is not bad, but the cx9 is more responsive and enjoyable to drive
Handling Ranked 2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD better.
"I drove both before ending up to cx9."
Handling Ranked 2019 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD better.
"I drove it both before ending up to cx9."
Value Ranked 2019 Mazda CX-9 Grand Touring AWD worse.
"Smoothness and handling performance."
Value Ranked 2019 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD worse.
"Practicality, highlander is better when it comes to family suv. Cos of its cargo capacity and space on its 3rd row."
80
writes:
Drove good,not much storage space with 3rd seat up .carpet tends to get mashed up below right drivers foot at ...
30
writes:
I’m sold on this SUV. Couldn’t be better!
2019 Lexus GX
460 4WD
35
writes:
Very luxurious and great ride. I just couldnt afford this great ride.
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Premium better.
"The unheated back seats on the Lexus takes a little getting use to in the cold winter weather. The cloth seats in the 4runner are very comfortable."
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Toyota 4Runner SR5 Premium better.
"I am retired on a fixed income so the 4Runner SR5 Premium is affordable to me."

Specs

2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD
2019 Lexus GX
460 4WD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
15 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19.2 gal 23 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
295 hp @ 6,600 RPM
301 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
263 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
329 lb-ft @ 3,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.8:1
10.2:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
4,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 in
3.7 in x 3.27 in
Safety
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 5 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 8 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 44.2 in 41.7 in
Back Legroom 38.4 in 34.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.8 cu ft 11.6 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,370 lbs 1,315 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,000 lbs 6,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 192.5 in 192.1 in
Width 75.8 in 74.2 in
Height 68.1 in 74.2 in
Wheelbase 109.8 in 109.8 in

Available Options

2019 Toyota Highlander
LE AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Alumina Jade Metallic
  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Ooh La La Rouge Mica
  • Predawn Gray Mica
  • Shoreline Blue Pearl
  • Special Color
  • Toasted Walnut Pearl

Option Packages

  • Protection Package #3
  • Euro Running Boards
  • On-Board Vacuum
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (XF210)
  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Front Bumper (XF110)
  • Protection Package #1
  • Running Boards
  • Toyoguard Platinum
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XT9000)
  • Tow Hitch Receiver & Wiring Harness Package
  • Tow Hitch Receiver And Trailer Wire Harness
2019 Lexus GX
460 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Onyx
  • Claret Mica
  • Fire Agate Pearl
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Silver Lining Metallic
  • Starfire Pearl

Option Packages

  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Navigation Package
  • Tow Hitch Receiver & Ball Mount
  • Heated/Ventilated Front Seats
  • Wheels: 18" Alloy F-Sport

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