The Lexus LX was the company's very first SUV sold in the United States, with the first units released on January 15, 1996.

Year-to-year changes[edit | edit source]

1996[edit | edit source]

The original Lexus LX featured a standard 4.5-liter V6 engine with 212 horsepower, 4-speed automatic transmission and 4-wheel drive. Not many changes were made for 1997.

1998[edit | edit source]

The LX 450 was renamed to the LX 470, hence the upgrade to a 4.7-liter V8 engine with 230 horsepower, which remained until 2002, while the car itself sold through 2007.

Retail prices[edit | edit source]

As of January 4, 1996:

  • $47,500 (1996 Lexus LX 450)

As of September 4, 1996:

  • $48,450 (1997 Lexus LX 450)

Gallery[edit | edit source]

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