Packed with 10 airbags and the requisite safety features found in luxury cars these days, the 2010 RX was named a Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in 2009. For 2010, those ratings will include a roof-strength test, which the RX has not yet undergone. The RX should, however, meet most car shoppers' safety thresholds.
Additional options — like a pre-collision warning system and a subscription service that contacts roadside assistance for tire changes and emergency responders for crashes — are peace-of-mind features we like to see in this class. The pre-collision warning system detects when traffic ahead is stopped or moving too slowly and sounds an alert in the cabin, and it initiates braking when needed. It's part of a $1,500 option package that also comes with speed-sensitive cruise control that adjusts your speed to match traffic in front of you.
What’s it look like?
The current GS continues the theme introduced more than a decade ago with Lexus’ subtle-but-shapely original GS 300. A bulbous greenhouse and tall tail give it a more distinctly recognizable desig ...
2010 Lexus GX 460 review
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Automatic air conditioning system
Airflow and outlets are automatically adjusted according to the temperature setting. With navigation system. Owners of models equipped with a navigation system should refer to the “Navigation Sy ...