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Old 10-22-2018, 07:16 PM
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Lexus GX460

I am looking to sell my 2007 Sequoia and take my wife's 2014 GX460 and get her a "new" vehicle. I do very limited towing (maybe once a year to and from the dealer approximately 45 miles one way) or less than a mile in spring and winter to and from my storage shed to lift. Does anyone have a GX 460 they use as a tow rig? I am also looking to add some 20x9 wheels with some more rugged tires
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Old 10-22-2018, 08:27 PM
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I gotta imagine you will be fine with the 22 as your GX is just a fancier version of a Land Cruiser Prado.
I pull a 45 with my Land Cruiser 200 150 miles each way while climbing 7000’ and it handles no problem as long as you take your time.
Granted I have a 5.7, but still the 4.6 should be plenty.
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Old 10-23-2018, 01:48 AM
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As jon_thornton posted above, you'll be fine. Actually you'll probably be quite surprised how well it does. I tow primarily with my LX470 but on occasion this summer we used my wifes GX470. To my surprise the GX towed much better. I attribute this to the GX being quite a bit lighter but having the same 4.6L.
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Old 10-25-2018, 04:53 PM
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I have a 17 GX460 and tow my X15 with it quite a bit.

Zero issues with power, braking, stability, safety, heat, hills, etc.

I tow in dead of summer heat and humidity at 70mph with cruise control and AC on and it does not care. I get about 10mpg.

You'll have no issue towing as little as you do.
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Old 10-26-2018, 09:09 AM
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I am looking to sell my 2007 Sequoia
OT but...how did you like the Sequoia for towing?
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Old 10-26-2018, 03:15 PM
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OT but...how did you like the Sequoia for towing?

It did great. When I lived in the PWN I'd pull my X2 over mountain passes WO any problems. She also pulled the X2 from Seattle to Nashville successfully.
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