Lexus GX 470 price in Nigeria| Decode reasons why the car is so popular

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1. Overview of Lexus GX 470

At the North American International Auto Show held in January 2002, Lexus unleashed the GX 470, starting with a 2003 model and sales kicked off in November of the same year. Prior to this milestone, the production of GX models (GX: Grand Crossover), however, officially started in 1999, after the J120 Toyota Land Cruiser Prado had entered the market in 1997. With the GX infiltrating the full-size luxury SUV category, it also became the third SUV to enter the Lexus lineup - coming equipped with a five-speed automatic and four-wheel-drive system as standard features.

Assembled in its motherland, Japan, the Lexus GX 470  has been spawned 2 generations. The first-generation lasted from 2002 to 2009 right after which the second-generation began and has not ended yet. There are many more interesting things about this famous SUV, let's get to know deeper about it in our Lexus GX 470 price in Nigeria article right below!


The Lexus GX 470 first came to people's knowledge in 2002 at the North American International Auto Show

2. Prices of Lexus GX 470 in Nigeria

The Lexus GX 470 is classified as a luxury SUV in Nigeria. In fact, the first generation models are still very popular and look really clean for which many car buyers, especially buyers who have many family members, go for it. To see how much the GL 470 of each year offers, check out our price tables of the Lexus GX 470 down below:

  • Brand new Lexus GX 470 price in Nigeria

You can find in the following table the prices of brand new Lexus GX 470 every time its new version was introduced. Such models as 2006 or 2009 may be hard to find in brand new form but you can contact some dealerships to ask whether they have it in stock or not.

Also note that these price tags may vary at different dealerships and may not include delivery fees.

Price of brand new Lexus GX 470 in Nigeria



Lexus GX 470 2018

₦40,000,000 - ₦43,000,000

Lexus GX 470 2009

₦28,000,000 - ₦40,000,000

Lexus GX 470 2006

₦24,000,000 - ₦ 30,000,000
  • Foreign-used Lexus GX 470 price in Nigeria

A more affordable option is to go for Tokunbo Lexus GX 470 whose condition is at acceptable state. Prices of these foreign used units may change due to currency exchange rate, custom clearing cost or import tax, so you should clarify all of these with the seller carefully before the transaction.

Price of foreign used Lexus GX 470 in Nigeria



Tokunbo Lexus GX 470 2002

₦2,500,000 - ₦4,000,000

Tokunbo Lexus GX 470 2003

₦2,500,000 - ₦4,000,000

Tokunbo Lexus GX 470 2004

₦2,500,000 - ₦4,000,000

Tokunbo Lexus GX 470 2005

₦2,500,000 - ₦4,000,000

Tokunbo Lexus GX 470 2006

₦5,000,000 - ₦8,000,000

Tokunbo Lexus GX 470 2007

₦5,000,000 - ₦8,000,000

Tokunbo Lexus GX 470 2008

₦5,000,000 - ₦8,000,000

Tokunbo Lexus GX 470 2009

₦5,000,000 - ₦8,000,000

  • Locally-used Lexus GX 470 price in Nigeria

The cheapest models are always Nigerian used Lexus GX 470 but the car condition is not much guaranteed due to the lack of maintenance habit in Nigeria.

Price of locally used Lexus GX 470 in Nigeria
Model Price(₦)

Nigerian-used Lexus GX 470 2002

₦1,800,000 - ₦3,000,000

Nigerian-used Lexus GX 470 2003

₦1,800,000 - ₦3,000,000

Nigerian-used Lexus GX 470 2004

₦1,800,000 - ₦3,000,000

Nigerian-used Lexus GX 470 2005

₦2,800,000 - ₦5,000,000

Nigerian-used Lexus GX 470 2006

₦2,800,000 - ₦5,000,000

Nigerian-used Lexus GX 470 2007

₦2,800,000 - ₦5,000,000

Nigerian-used Lexus GX 470 2008

₦2,800,000 - ₦5,000,000

Nigerian-used Lexus GX 470 2009

₦2,800,000 - ₦5,000,000

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3. Review of Lexus GX 470 pros and cons

To help you have a clear overview of Lexus GX 470, here is our evaluation of its pros and cons. You can also see the list of GX 470 standard features for reference.

Evaluation of Lexus GX 470
Advantages Disadvantages

Competent steering wheel handling

 The third-row seat is a little congested

The cabin is highly spacious with enough luxury features Cargo door is somewhat out of place
Off-road capability Fuel economy isn't very favorable
Dual-zone automatic climate control and a moonroof Cost of maintenance is a little on the high side
Power adjustable and telescoping steering wheel  
Heated power-adjustable front seats
Quite safe and durable


The car looks quite colossal in the outside

Standard features on a Lexus GX 470:

  • Remote keyless entry.
  • Illuminated passenger vanity mirror: Memory seats.
  • Steering wheel memory.
  • Steering wheel with power tilting, power telescoping, auto tilt-away.
  • Rear door bins.
  • Air conditioning.
  • Front dual zone A/C.
  • Retained accessory power.
  • Auto-locking doors.
  • Power glass tilting and sliding sunroof.
  • Day-night rearview mirror.


The rear features a one-way door which can be spotted in the G-Wagon

>>> If the Lexus GX 470 features do not satisfy you, check for other Lexus reviews:

4. Notes when buying used Lexus GX 470 in Nigeria

4.1. Where to buy Lexus GX 470 in Nigeria

Buying a GX 470 in Nigeria is a piece of cake. It's either you visit a physical Lexus showroom or buy it from online car markets.

These online sites are the perfect car markets:

>>> Read also: Top 5 car pricing mistakes you should avoid at any dealership


The first-gen GX 470 is still very popular in Nigeria

4.2. How to inspect Lexus GX 470 before purchase

These guidelines are important to follow when you want to buy yourself a Lexus SUV in Nigeria:

  • Look out for after-market paint signs, go round the car to see if the paint job is exactly alike.

  • Check the mileage and find out how long the vehicle has been driven.

  • Thoroughly inspect the upholstery for tears and dashboard for any dents.

  • Ignite the car and listen for unnecessary noise, inspect the exhaust while you're at it.

  • If you don't know exactly what to look out for, go with a trusted, expert technician - they can observe the handling and other issues with the engine.

  • Most importantly, test drive the vehicle.

>>> We listed a complete checklist for used car inspection: Used vehicle inspection - the ultimate checklist


With the last seat row foldable, the Lexus GX 470 provides a hell of cargo space

4.3. How to maintain Lexus GX 470 in Nigeria

To ensure your GX 470 lasts for a reasonable number of years, you have to apply basic automobile maintenance knowledge;

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5. Conclusion

The Lexus GX 470 is one hell of a ride, it's definitely the kind of SUV you want to use if you plan to get noticed. However, it's easy to buy one that only looks good on the outside in Nigeria, this is why following the guidelines above is necessary. After purchasing a good one, your SUV is sure to last long as long as you follow the rules.

Be sure to check out the Lexus GX 470 price in Nigeria on and keep yourself abreast of our car reviews before making your final decision.

Happy shopping and good luck!

>>> Do come back to check for more car buying and selling tips on our website!

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A passionate writer looking to educate people with every piece of her work. Oluwatobi enjoys writing about exotic cars, productive tech traits, workplace culture, and basic data science values. She holds a Master's degree in Diplomacy and Strategic Studies from University of Lagos. When she's not expressing herself through a new article, she's reading about international politics.

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