Toyota temporarily halts sales of Lexus GX 460 after Consumer Reports’ findings

Following a report by Consumer Reports 2010 Lexus GX 460 SUV has an increased risk of the vehicle rolling over during a turn, Toyota has decided to temporarily halt sales of the large luxury SUV.

“For more than 20 years, Lexus has made customer safety and satisfaction our highest priorities,” Toyota said in a statement. “We are taking the situation with the GX 460 very seriously and are determined to identify and correct the issue Consumer Reports identified. At this time we have asked our dealers to temporarily suspend sales of the 2010 GX 460.”

Consumer Reports said that it found the problem during one of its tests and urged car shoppers to not purchase the SUV until the problem has been fixed – it gave the Lexus GX 460 a rating of “Don”t Buy: Safety Risk,”

“For any customer who has purchased a 2010 GX 460 and is concerned about driving their vehicle, we will provide a loaner car until a remedy is available,” Toyota said. “As always, Lexus is committed to providing our customers with outstanding products and service.”

– By: Omar Rana