TORONTO – When you’re ready for adventure, the all-new and highly anticipated 2024 Lexus GX 550 is ready for you. The newest generation of this popular mid-size luxury SUV offers Canadian Guests an unparalleled combination of go-anywhere capability, elegant features, sophisticated styling, and luxurious quality.
“For 2024, Lexus designers and engineers have reimagined the GX from the ground up to inspire our Guests to pursue their urge to travel, explore beyond the pavement, and revel in the joy of driving and discovery,” said Martin Gilbert, Director of Lexus Canada. “We’ve enhanced the off-road prowess that GX enthusiasts value, while adding the best of Lexus technologies and thoughtful interior touches. This is the new GX our Guests have been waiting for – and now, the wait is over.”
The GX has always been about performance – and for 2024, Lexus engineers have achieved significant gains over the previous generation. The 3.4 litre twin-turbo V6 features active noise control and delivers a big boost in power over the engine it replaces. Horsepower is up by 48 to 349 peak horsepower, while peak torque is 479 lb-ft, up by 150. This powertrain is mated to a 10-speed Direct Shift automatic transmission with paddle shifters and full-time four-wheel-drive. This engine’s twin-turbochargers deliver steady and consistent acceleration for improved control over power delivery in both on-road and off-road situations, with improved fuel efficiency of 15.3 / 11.2 / 13.5 L/100 km (City/Highway/Combined).
Other features include Active Noise Control, Drive Mode and a Torsen limited slip locking centre differential. All models are factory equipped with a trailer ball and tow hitch, trailer brake controller, and trailer sway control. The towing capacity on most models gets a 1,500 lb boost to 8,000 lbs.
The new GX introduces a rugged yet refined new body style that expresses this model’s authentic off-road functionality. The 2024 GX features a square-body profile with horizontal design motif, a grounded, stable stance with wide track and fender flares, and improved ground clearance. To overcome off-road obstacles, the GX is designed with 26-degree approach, 24-degree breakover, and 21-degree departure angles. Notable standard features include auto-levelling, triple-beam premium LED headlamps with washers, LED tail lamps, the Lexus signature unified L-shaped light bar and updated Lexus logo, running boards, roof rails, and rear spoiler. For the first time, the GX is fitted with a power rear lift door as standard, including a flip-up rear hatch. Overtrail and Overtrail+ grades are available in exclusive two-tone paint schemes featuring black roofs.
Inside, the GX welcomes Guests to a cabin that juxtaposes its tough exterior with a calming, luxurious, and modern interior space. A new horizontal instrument panel design is lower and carries into the dash to provide excellent front and side visibility for driver and co-pilot. Lexus designers retained physical dials for frequently-used controls such as climate control and audio volume, while all available off-road controls are concentrated near the gear shifter to help minimize potential driver distraction. Seating for five, six, or seven adults (depending on grade) is enhanced with thoughtful touches at every turn – then finished in black or a choice of available grade-specific earth tones designed to complement the natural world just outside the vehicle’s doors. Designers also included more storage space than in the previous generation – from the larger centre console and door pockets to expanded cargo capacity in all cabin configurations.
Every 2024 GX is impressively equipped with advanced yet intuitive technology features, headlined by the Lexus Interface. This wireless Apple CarPlay and wireless Android Auto-compatible multimedia and connectivity system features a 14-inch touchscreen display, Bluetooth connectivity, and Sirius XM Satellite compatibility. The Lexus Interface incorporates a natural language virtual assistant that enables a voice-first approach to navigation, media, communication, and other vehicle features. In addition, all Lexus Interface connected services may be controlled from a smart phone equipped with the Lexus App. Other standard features include a 12.3-inch multi-information display, a wireless charging dock for smartphones, and illuminated USB charging ports through the cabin.
As a Lexus, every GX 550 also features state of the art safety systems – starting with Lexus Safety System+ 3.0, an integrated suite of active safety equipment and convenience features. Lexus offers Canadian Guests a choice of six GX grades Priced from $86,826 – $105,176.

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