Is Lexus Maintenance Expensive?

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Looking to upgrade to a new Lexus for your Cerritos commute? You might understandably be concerned about the maintenance cost of a luxury brand like Lexus. The good news is the experts have consistently named Lexus as one of the least expensive car brands on the market. Learn more about the overall Lexus maintenance cost with Lexus of Cerritos. Then browse our model showroom in Cerritos to find the right Lexus for you.



Lexus Maintenance Cost Rankings

Kelley Blue Book

Lexus topped the Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Best Brand category in its previous intervals in 2019 and 2014. Calculating such considerations as resale values, insurance and state fees, fuel efficiency, and other factors, KBB said “Lexus has an established record of offering vehicles that are desirable both new and used while delivering quality, reliability, and low-cost operation across the board.

Consumer Reports

A Consumer Reports study dated 2017 studied the cost of car ownership over time with several popular brands. Lexus ranked #1 out of 12 selected brands, proving to be a more affordable option over other luxury brands like Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, and BMW.


In their recent ranking of luxury cars, CarEdge ranked Lexus #2 in the Least Expensive Luxury Brands to Maintain, beating out nearly all the similar competitors. Only the Tesla line superseded Lexus in affordability. The 10-year maintenance cost of a Lexus vehicle was valued at $7,786.

What Lexus Maintenance is Covered Under Warranty?

You can keep maintenance costs low with the Lexus vehicle warranty. Here are some of the features of the New Vehicle Warranty Coverage:

  • Complimentary maintenance for the first and second scheduled maintenance visits (at 6 months/5,000 miles and 12 months/10,000 miles)
  • 12 months/12,000 miles Wheel Alignment and Balancing
  • 12 months/unlimited miles Lexus Service Part Warranty
  • 48 months/50,000 miles Basic New Vehicle Warranty
  • 72 months/70,000 miles Powertrain Warranty
  • 72 months/unlimited miles Lexus Corrosion Perforation Warranty**
  • 8 years/100,000 miles Hybrid Warranty (10 years/150,000 miles for 2020 and newer hybrid models)

Learn More About Lexus Maintenance Cost at Lexus of Cerritos

Your Lexus maintenance costs can be kept low by utilizing Lexus service near Torrance. Contact us today! You can also schedule a test drive near Long Beach to test out the latest Lexus models and find out which is best suited for your driving habits.


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