Where is Lexus Made?

Where is Lexus made when it comes to the brand’s newest models? If you’re considering a new or used Lexus as your next Fremont vehicle, you may be curious to know where the brand produces vehicles. Most Lexus models are manufactured in Japan, although several are made in Canada and the U.S. Read below to find out which plant produces your favorite Lexus models, and for an overview of the storied brand’s founding and history.

Where Are the Lexus Manufacturing Plants?

Where are Lexus cars made? The answer will vary depending on your model. Lexus has seven manufacturing plants in the following locations:

  • Toyota Tahara Plant – Tahara, Japan — builds the Lexus LS, IS, GX, LX, and RC.
  • Toyota Yoshiwara Plant – Toyota, Aichi, Japan — builds the Lexus LX.
  • Toyota Motor Kyushu – Miyawaka, Fukuoka, Japan — builds the Lexus UX.
  • Toyota Miyata Plant – Miyawaka, Fukuoka, Japan — builds the Lexus IS and ES.
  • Toyota Motomachi Plant – Toyota, Aichi, Japan — builds the Lexus LC.
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Inc. – Cambridge, Ontario, Canada —builds the Lexus RX, as well as the Lexus RX Hybrid.
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc. – Georgetown, Kentucky, United States — builds the Lexus ES.

Lexus Production: How Far Does it Reach?

Lexus originated as a division of Toyota in 1983 when the brand developed a sedan for the luxury market, and introduced coupe, convertible, and SUV models during the following decade. Although the first Lexus vehicles were manufactured in Toyota’s Tahara plant, Lexus production techniques involve different production methods and higher quality standards from Toyota models.

Today, Lexus is Japan’s largest maker of premium automobiles. Headquartered in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan, most Lexus sedan and SUV production in the last decade has occurred there and at the Miyata plant in Fukuoka. Just a few models, the Lexus RX, RX Hybrid, and EX are built outside of Japan.

With models available in over 70 countries and territories, you’ll find Lexus drivers all across the globe. Japanese drivers purchase the majority of Lexus models, with American drivers coming in for a close second.

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Whether you’re looking for a mid-size sedan for your Dublin commute or a feature-packed luxury crossover your Livermore family will love, you can find all your favorite Lexus models in our pre-owned and new vehicle inventories at Lexus of Pleasanton!

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