Battle of the Off-Roaders: 2020 Lexus GX vs. 2020 Volvo XC90
The 2020 Lexus GX and the 2020 Volvo XC90 are both luxury SUVs that provide excellent traction and comfort. While many may not think of a luxury SUV when they think of traveling off-road, both of these vehicles are capable of off-road adventures. We look at how the 2020 Lexus GX and 2020 Volvo XC90 stack up in off-roading.
One of the features that you need if you are traveling off-road is four-wheel drive. Four-wheel drive is available on the 2020 Lexus GX, while the 2020 Volvo XC90 only offers an all-wheel ride. All-wheel drive is a nice feature for getting excellent traction on the roads, but it not sufficient when you need to get through the sand and the mud.
People that travel off-road often like to tow trailers with them so that they can have a fun camping experience out in the wilds and away from people. The Lexus GX has a towing capacity of up to 6,500 pounds. That is enough to pull boats and trailers. The Volvo XC90 has a much smaller towing capacity of only 4,000 pounds.
Another area where the 2020 Lexus GX excels is in offering a special off-road package. This package includes a number of important off-road features, including crawl control. This is a feature that allows the vehicle to drive at a very low speed. It’s like cruise control for off-roading. The off-road package also includes a Multi-Terrain Select feature. This allows the driver to select from driving modes that correspond to the terrain conditions. The traction and throttle set up of the 2020 Lexus GX will adapt to the mode selected.
For those who want to test drive a 2020 Lexus GX, the place to go in the Evansville, IN area is Kenny Kent Lexus, located at 5600 E Division Street. The sales staff can answer your questions about the Lexus GX, and they can help with financing for your new or used Lexus vehicle.