2011 Lexus
LX 570
vs. 2011 Toyota
Land Cruiser

2011 Toyota Land Cruiser

9.8

starting from

$69,730

Reasons to buy the Toyota Land Cruiser

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Quite expensive
$69,730
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Has a subwoofer
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More speakers
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Below average city fuel efficiency
13 mpg
2011 Lexus LX 570

9.7

starting from

$80,330

Reasons to buy the Lexus LX 570

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Better suspension
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Longer basic warranty
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Longer-lasting basic warranty
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Has a semi-automatic transmission
Entertainment System 10.0 vs 8.2
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser Winner: Land Cruiser
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  • The Land Cruiser 's subwoofer accurately reproduces deep bass notes in music
  • The Land Cruiser has 5 more speakers, providing a better entertainment experience, 14 vs 9
  • Have your pick of music from around the world with the Land Cruiser 's satellite radio; in the LX 570, too, but it'll cost
Cost 8.5 vs 10.0
2011 Lexus LX 570 Winner: LX 570
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  • Basic warranty lasts 14,000 more miles, 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Basic warranty lasts 1 more year, 4 year vs 3 year
Performance 10.0 vs 9.8
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser Winner: Land Cruiser
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  • Almost the same, 15.1 lb/hp vs 15.7 lb/hp
Safety Features 10.0 vs 10.0
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  • Both have good airbag coverage
Practicality 10.0 vs 10.0
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  • Both have an absurd number of cupholders
  • Both have power outlets
  • Both have very limited cargo room
Luxury Features 10.0 vs 10.0
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  • Both come standard with sun roofs
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
Crash Test Ratings - vs -
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Road Tests - vs -
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Overall 9.8 vs 9.7

Entertainment System

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Land Cruiser
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser
2011 Lexus LX 570 Lexus
LX 570
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Number of speakers 14 vs 9 The Land Cruiser has an extraordinary amount of speakers, and the LX 570 is OK, too
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Has speed sensitive volume No vs Yes The LX 570's stereo cranks the volume to compensate for road noise, but the Land Cruiser does not
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CD player Standard vs Standard CD player comes standard
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premium radio Standard vs Optional Have your pick of music from around the world with the Land Cruiser 's satellite radio; in the LX 570, too, but it'll cost
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Has auxiliary audio input Yes vs Yes Both have an audio-in jack so you can plug in your own MP3 player to the stereo
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Has subwoofer Yes vs No The Land Cruiser has a subwoofer to accurately produce deep bass frequencies in music
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entertainment system Optional vs Optional Both can be upgraded to include an entertainment system

Cost

Toyota
Land Cruiser
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser
2011 Lexus LX 570 Lexus
LX 570
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MSRP $69,730 vs $80,330 Very expensive
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In-city gas mileage 13 mpg vs 12 mpg Very inefficient in the city
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basic warranty miles 36,000 mile vs 50,000 mile The LX 570's basic warranty covers lots of miles and the Land Cruiser is OK, too
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basic warranty years 3 year vs 4 year The LX 570's basic warranty is long lasting and the Land Cruiser is OK, too

Performance

Toyota
Land Cruiser
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser
2011 Lexus LX 570 Lexus
LX 570
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Horsepower 381 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 383 HP @ 5,600 RPM Fairly powerful
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Number of gears 6 vs 6 Average number of gears
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Transmission Automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission The LX 570's semi-automatic transmission is rare for this class of vehicle
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paddle shifters Not Available vs Not Available Neither offers paddle shifters
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Air compressor None vs None Neither has an air compressor for increased power output
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Power-to-weight ratio 15.1 lb/hp vs 15.7 lb/hp Both provide sporty handling
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Drivetrain type four-wheel drive vs four-wheel drive Both will do well in poor weather or off-road conditions
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Curb-to-curb turning radius 38.7 ft vs 38.7 ft Both cars corner comparably to other vehicles in their class

Safety Features

Toyota
Land Cruiser
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser
2011 Lexus LX 570 Lexus
LX 570
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antilock brakes Standard vs Standard Both come standard with ABS brakes
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Stability control system Yes vs Yes Both have electronic stability control
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Airbags 7 vs 7 Both have good airbag coverage
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Rear brakes Disc vs Disc Both have the usual brakes for this class of vehicle
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child door locks Standard vs Standard Child door locks come standard
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Roadside assistance system SafetyConnect vs Lexus Enform

Practicality

Toyota
Land Cruiser
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser
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LX 570
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Passengers 8 vs 8 Average number of seats
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Cargo space 81.7 ft3 vs 83.1 ft3 Both have very limited cargo room
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front seats 58.0 ft3 vs 58.0 ft3 Both average size front seats
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Base payload capacity 1510 lb vs 1411 lb Average towing capacity
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folding rear seats Standard vs Standard Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
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power outlets Standard vs Standard Both have power outlets
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navigation system Optional vs Standard The LX 570's standard navigation system will ensure you never get lost again; optional upgrade required on the Land Cruiser
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Cupholders 12 vs 12 Both have an absurd number of cupholders
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front air conditioning Standard vs Standard A/C for hot summer days comes standard

Luxury Features

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Land Cruiser
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LX 570
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moon roof Standard vs Standard Both come standard with sun roofs
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power seats Standard vs Standard Both have power seats
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keyless entry Standard vs Standard Both have keyless entry
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leather Standard vs Standard Both come standard with leather interiors

Crash Test Ratings

Toyota
Land Cruiser
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser
2011 Lexus LX 570 Lexus
LX 570
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Rollover resistance Unknown vs Unknown
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Front driver crash test Unknown vs Unknown
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Driver side crash test Unknown vs Unknown

Road Tests

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Land Cruiser
2011 Toyota Land Cruiser
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LX 570
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0-60 mph 7.3 seconds vs Unknown
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Braking distance at 60mph 140 ft vs Unknown
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1/4 mile 15.7 s @ 92 mph vs Unknown
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Lateral acceleration Unknown vs Unknown
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Top speed Unknown vs Unknown

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