Lexus GX 460 Toyota model having safety problems are replaced temporarily
Lexus GX 460 Toyota model having safety problems are replaced temporarily. Also Toyota has temporarily suspended the sales of the 2010 Lexus GX 460 in the United States after a safety warning issued by US consumer reports.
According to the consumer reports, it found the problem in Lexus GX 460 during one of its tests and therefore it has urged car shops to stop selling the vehicle until the problem is fixed. The Lexus GX 460 was driven at a very high speed and the rear of the GX slid out until the vehicle went sideways. Even electronic stability control system could not do its work properly.
Consumer Reports rated the 2010 Lexus GX 460 as a "do not buy," saying that, “driving the vehicle could lead to a rollover accident, which could cause serious injury or death." It has also suspended the sale of some Lexus models in Japan over problems with the breaking system.
In normal cases, the electronic stability control should quickly correct the loss of control and keep the sports utility vehicle in control but on this occasion the Lexus GX 460`s stability control took too long to adjust which was about to cause a rollover accident. One of the sliding wheels was on the verge of striking an obstacle.
Those customers who have already purchased Lexus GX 460 will be provided with another vehicle until the Lexus GX 460 problem resolves. The company also has to suffer a 16.4 million dollar fine in the United States for this carelessness. National Highway Transport Safety Administration (NHTSA) has also warned Toyota and said that it could also fine the Japanese carmaker for safety problems in Lexus GX 460.
Toyota is already in limelight for its unintended acceleration. Toyota has been getting complaints quite regularly and has around 100 law cases registered against it for injury or death linked to sudden acceleration. Customers who have fallen into its prey have made a lot of protest too. They have demanded for complete money back or a different car within similar price range.
Toyota however disagrees with consumer reports and says that it did not experience any similar problems in its own tests. However, it is ready to investigate its braking system.
Toyota is a well renowned Japanese automaker. It has manufactured more than nine million vehicles worldwide with more than six million users in the United States. We certainly do not expect this carelessness from Toyota. It is better that they look into the matter more seriously otherwise nobody could stop the company from getting abandoned.