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Old 02-03-2019, 07:13 PM
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Sweet. How do you like it / how has reliability been?

reliability so far, so good!...I know most perceive the brand as sketchy as far as reliability is concerned

Apologies to Rob (and congrats on the new Lexus) ó
I didnít mean to hijack this thread, just making the observation that I went in the opposite direction of you with regards to selling tow vehicle and extra cars, etc.

Anyways, it is a great snow vehicle with Pirelli Scorpion Snow and Ice tires.... and I live in Buffalo... 3 feet last week...so that says something

just wanted something other than another Porsche Macan/Cayenne, Range Rover , X3/5 or AMG GLC that seem to be driven by every other soccer mom in my area.
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Old 02-03-2019, 11:29 PM
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Congrats Rob! Great SUV
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Old 02-03-2019, 11:55 PM
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Originally Posted by kfmcmahon
reliability so far, so good!...I know most perceive the brand as sketchy as far as reliability is concerned

Apologies to Rob (and congrats on the new Lexus) ó
I didnít mean to hijack this thread, just making the observation that I went in the opposite direction of you with regards to selling tow vehicle and extra cars, etc.

Anyways, it is a great snow vehicle with Pirelli Scorpion Snow and Ice tires.... and I live in Buffalo... 3 feet last week...so that says something

just wanted something other than another Porsche Macan/Cayenne, Range Rover , X3/5 or AMG GLC that seem to be driven by every other soccer mom in my area.
Glad to hear it. Long time Alfisti here.
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Old 02-04-2019, 02:34 AM
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Why LX over GLS? Can anyone with experience compare the two?
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Have had my Ď13 LX since new and itís a tank. Bulletproof reliability and capability. Itís my wife/baby hauler, tow vehicle, off-road machine, and have had it to 138mph indicated stock. Rock solid. My wife just loaded 1,200lbs of ceramic tile in the cargo area last week for a small house remodel. She works it pretty hard. Zero issues.
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Old 02-04-2019, 12:48 PM
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Originally Posted by dewilmoth View Post
Why LX over GLS? Can anyone with experience compare the two?
If you want something that has been engineered, tested, and designed to last 25+ years, you get the LX/Land Cruiser. If you like going to the dealer for issues and rolling the dice on reliability/quality, try a GLS.

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Old 02-04-2019, 12:51 PM
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Thanks guys. Very happy with the new tank.
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Old 02-04-2019, 07:26 PM
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Originally Posted by dewilmoth View Post
Why LX over GLS? Can anyone with experience compare the two?
nothing can touch the reliability/comfort/running costs/build quality of the 200 series landcruisers. hand made in japan with 100% Japanese steel and components and used all over the world for mission critical duties

gls is niceish but not a true landcruiser competitor and will likely fall apart in 2 or 3 years after you buy and be worth 60% less.
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Old 02-04-2019, 07:29 PM
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landcruiser can tow 8500lbs easy. took my pos 2002 up to pebble beach for the quail show a few months ago didn't break a sweat. mine has over 300000 miles and not a single issue. costs me $100 bucks a year to maintain at the dealer every year just nuts for a 100k vehicle

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Old 02-04-2019, 10:00 PM
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Wow that looks mint for >300k miles!
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Old 02-04-2019, 10:09 PM
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Very cool Land Cruiser OP. I spotted this 2016 truck version last weekend at Caffeine and Octane in Atlanta. Dubai import.

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Old 02-10-2019, 09:51 PM
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Been thinking about replacing my SUV and the LX was my first choice, anyone here has a Ď19 Range Rover Sport? After a frustrating experience years back I said Iíd never buy again but itís tempting...
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I listed the 2005 online. Figured if i can’t get $25k for it i am going to put some good off-road tires on it and start having some real fun. With only 117,005 miles on her i figure i have 200,000 more miles of fun left. The girls side-by-side.



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Old 02-10-2019, 11:06 PM
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Originally Posted by GiuseppeM View Post
Been thinking about replacing my SUV and the LX was my first choice, anyone here has a Ď19 Range Rover Sport? After a frustrating experience years back I said Iíd never buy again but itís tempting...
We have a 16 RRS HSE diesel and havenít had any issues. The quiet cabin and aluminum (light weight) construction are really nice. But I wouldnít expect the same longevity and reliability as a Toyota. We bought it figuring weíd keep it if we had some luck and it was reliable, but if we had lousy luck weíd get rid of it after ~3 years and likely go with something German or Japanese.

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Old 02-10-2019, 11:25 PM
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Originally Posted by robmypro View Post
I listed the 2005 online. Figured if i canít get $25k for it i am going to put some good off-road tires on it and start having some real fun. With only 117,005 miles on her i figure i have 200,000 more miles of fun left. The girls side-by-side.
Off roading it would be a lot of fun!
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