Where is Lexus Made?

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Curious about the birthplace of your Lexus vehicle? Many Lexus owners and prospective buyers want to know where their vehicle’s parts are produced, and at which assembly plant it officially came to life. So, where is Lexus made? Lexus models are produced primarily in Japan, but a surprising portion are manufactured in North America. Join the Lexus of Cerritos taff for a whirlwind tour of Lexus manufacturing plants across the globe!


Where Are Lexus Cars Made?

The luxury automaker has plants on multiple continents in order to keep up with ever-growing demand. So, just where is Lexus made? Vehicles are produced at seven manufacturing plants in Japan and North America. Here’s the rundown:

  • Toyota Tahara Plant (Tahara, Japan)Lexus LS, IS, GX, LX, and RC
  • Toyota Yoshiwara Plant (Toyota, Aichi, Japan)Lexus LX
  • Toyota Motor Kyushu (Miyawaka, Fukuoka, Japan)Lexus UX
  • Toyota Miyata Plant (Miyawaka, Fukuoka, Japan) — Lexus IS and ES
  • Toyota Motomachi Plant (Toyota, Aichi, Japan)Lexus LC
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada, Inc. (Cambridge, Ontario, Canada)Lexus RX, Lexus RX Hybrid
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc. (Georgetown, Kentucky, United States) — Lexus ES
2020 Lexus IS on Ramp

Who Owns Lexus?

If you’re curious about the origin of your new vehicle, you won’t stop with “where are Lexus cars made” — you’ll want to know who owns this industry heavy-hitter. Lexus is owned by Toyota, although the two operate separately and with distinct brand identities. Both are headquartered in japan, but in different cities: Toyota in Toyota and Lexus in Nagoya.

However, Lexus has operating centers in diverse locations around the world — from Brussels, Belgium to Plano, Texas. That reflects the fact that Lexus vehicles are sold in over 70 countries and territories across the globe! The majority of Lexus drivers are Japanese, with American driving coming in for a close second.

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