Lexus News and Reviews


Lexus was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Nagoya, Japan. Lexus is the luxury vehicle division of Toyota and the brand is marketed in more than 70 countries, including Canada. Sales of Lexus are growing in Canada. In 2019, Lexus sold more than 25,000 vehicles nationally. Lexus markets more than 10 models to Canadian buyers, including the IS, RC, GSLSGX and LX.

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Toyota builds its nine-millionth Vehicle in Canada

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada began operations in Cambridge, ON, in 1988

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Jun 1, 2020, 1:40 AM

Toyota recalls 3.2 million vehicles globally for faulty fuel pumps

Almost all Lexus, Toyota vehicles affected, with about 2 million in North America Read More

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Mar 5, 2020, 3:00 PM

Toyota recalls over 750,000 vehicles to address faulty fuel pumps

Recall affects almost every Lexus and Toyota vehicle from 2018-2019 model years Read More

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Jan 14, 2020, 4:30 PM

Ford Super Duty pickups nearly sweep Top-10 most stolen vehicles

First generation pickups capture eight of top 10 spots in Insurance Bureau study Read More

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Dec 4, 2019, 4:30 PM


Toyota guarantees its hybrid batteries will last at least 10 years

Battery warranty for Toyota/Lexus hybrids extended to 10 years/240,000 km Read More

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Oct 12, 2019, 6:30 PM

Lexus expands Blackline Special Edition to all IS F-Sport models

Blackline Special Edition available on all 2020 IS F-Sport RWD and AWD cars

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Oct 4, 2019, 5:30 PM

Bronze is the new Black for 2020 Lexus NX 300

Features blacked out treatment and adds bronze wheels and interior accents

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Sep 27, 2019, 5:30 PM

Lexus offers off-road adventure to hotel guests

Tennessee resort to offer Lexus Off-Road Adventure in Great Smoky Mountains

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Aug 10, 2019, 6:30 PM


Lexus confirms addition of convertible to LC lineup

Not much known about convertible other than it will begin production soon

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Jul 5, 2019, 5:30 PM

Lexus adds Inspiration to LS sedan

LS is the fourth vehicle, and first sedan, in the limited-edition series

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Jul 3, 2019, 5:30 PM

Lexus improves off-road prowess of GX 460

Off-Road Package offers transmission cooler, crawl control, among others

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Jun 18, 2019, 5:30 PM

Lexus refreshes RX for 2020

Revised exterior, improved dynamics and more useful interior among updates

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May 31, 2019, 5:30 PM


Lexus recalls ES sedans over displaced knee airbags

ES sedans from 2019 may have an improperly installed driver's knee airbag

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Apr 11, 2019, 5:30 PM

JD Power CSI shows luxury owners most satisfied

Porsche ranked highest by satisfied owners; Buick tops mass-market brands

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Mar 16, 2019, 6:30 PM

Lexus recalls LS over unstable run-flat tires

Standard run-flat tires on LS 500/LS 500h may suffer from tread separation

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Feb 27, 2019, 4:30 PM

Lexus debuts new compact luxury UX crossover

All-new crossover model range includes segment-first self-charging hybrid

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Feb 3, 2019, 4:30 PM


Another 3.3 million vehicles added to Takata airbag recall

Toyota recalling nearly 1.7 million vehicles; FCA adding over 1.6 million

Car Safety Auto Industry
Jan 12, 2019, 9:30 PM

Toyota to debut Lexus LS-based autonomous car at CES

New P4 adds new cameras in the fenders, as well as two new imaging sensors

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Jan 5, 2019, 4:30 PM

Toyota recalls more than 211,000 vehicles

Issues include airbags, brake master cylinders and seatbelt tension sensors

Car Safety Car Care
Dec 13, 2018, 5:30 PM

Lexus gets Inspiration for 2019 LX SUV

Limited edition Inspiration Series all black outside and all white inside

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Nov 9, 2018, 4:30 PM


Study shows most hybrids aren't cost effective

Just 16 of 47 hybrids evaluated by Vincentric showed ownership-cost savings

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Oct 17, 2018, 5:00 AM

GALLERY: All 30 traditional hybrids on sale in Canada

Looking to save fuel but not ready to plug in? Here are all traditional hybrids available in Canada

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Sep 15, 2018, 10:30 PM

18 reasons to admire Canadian auto production

Taking stock of Canada’s auto plants in the face of looming auto tariffs

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Jul 25, 2018, 9:30 PM

Lexus recalls 120,000 models over fire risk concerns

Affects Lexus IS sedan/convertible and GS sedan/hybrid, all with 3.5 V-6

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Jun 28, 2018, 9:30 PM


2018 EcoRun surpasses all expectations

AJAC EcoRun continues to be showcase for fuel-efficient vehicles, driving

10 good and 10 not so good brands in Initial Quality

J.D. Power polled 75,000 new buyers during their vehicle’s first 90 days

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Jun 20, 2018, 3:00 AM

FIRST DRIVE: 14 developments in the 2019 Lexus ES

7th-gen ES sits on a stiffer, sportier platform and offers an F-Sport

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Jun 7, 2018, 1:00 AM

UK study finds hybrids fall way short of economy ratings

Some plug-in hybrids missed their advertised ratings by almost 6 L/100 km

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Jun 5, 2018, 10:30 PM


Toyota products again judged tops in value

Vincentric hands out 2018 Best Value in Canada awards to top brands, models

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May 31, 2018, 4:25 AM

Toyota recalls vehicles over loss of braking assist

Recall affects 220 Toyota and Lexus models in Canada and 6,000 in the US

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Apr 3, 2018, 9:30 PM

Lexus compact crossover to be introduced in Geneva

Presumably meaning Urban Crossover, Lexus UX will be built on new platform

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Feb 27, 2018, 9:30 PM

Toyota recalls 23,000 cars over fuel leak concerns

Toyota Camry, and Lexus GS F, LC 500, RC F affected in separate recalls

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Feb 14, 2018, 10:30 PM


Toyota recalling 53,000 vehicles over airbag issues

2016 Prius, 2016 Lexus RX, 2015-16 Lexus NX airbags may not deploy

Car Safety Used Cars
Jan 31, 2018, 10:30 PM

Honda desirability rates high with consumers, critics

Online resource Edmunds awards first Most Wanted awards in 16 segments

Auto Awards
Nov 18, 2017, 4:30 PM

There's still a way to go before autonomous vehicles are the norm

Autonomous vehicles will revolutionize mobility and transform society, but…

Lexus to debut two Black Panther inspired LCs at SEMA

Marvel character inspires sophistication, performance and innovation

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Oct 27, 2017, 5:40 PM


Lexus recalls HS 250h hybrid over short circuit worries

Problem with hybrid transaxle assembly may affect 18,000 compact cars

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Oct 4, 2017, 9:30 PM

Over 388,000 vehicles recalled in Canada in July

Total of 21 actions involve 59 models from 17 different makes

Car Safety
Aug 4, 2017, 4:40 PM

Toyota recalls Lexus ES sedans over steering concerns

Improperly installed right side tie-rod could lead to loss of control

Car Safety
Jun 29, 2017, 9:30 PM

After 5 years of concepts Lexus LC ready to roll

New grand-tourer Lexus flagship first debuted in 2012 as LF-LC concept

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Mar 20, 2017, 4:30 PM