Where is Lexus Made?

2020 Lexus RX 350

Are you shopping for a new or L/Certified Lexus? If so, you may be wondering, “Where is Lexus made?” The majority of Lexus vehicles are manufactured in Japan, as Lexus is a Japanese luxury brand. However, the automaker has plants in North America as well. Look below to find out more about where Lexus cars are made, as well as which plants build specific models. 



Lexus Manufacturing Plants: Locations & Models 

So, where are Lexus cars made? Lexus owns seven manufacturing plants in Japan and North America. Here are their locations and the models they build, respectively: 

  • 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.

How Far Does Lexus Reach?

First, let’s answer the question, “Who owns Lexus?” The answer is Toyota. Lexus is Toyota’s luxury brand and builds off the cutting-edge technologies offered by Toyota with upscale materials and distinctive stylings like the spindle grille. Lexus was founded in Toyota, Aichi, Japan, although it’s headquartered in Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. 

As well as its plants in Japan and North American, Lexus also maintains operational centers in Brussels, Belgium and Plano, Texas. The brand’s overall reach, however, is global. Lexus cars and SUVs are available in 70+ countries. Most of the Lexus models on the market are purchased in Japan, while the U.S. is right behind. 

Find Your Lexus Model at Shottenkirk Desert Lexus! 

Now that you know where Lexus is made, it’s time to browse our selection of available models and learn more about their many features. Get acquainted with the Lexus SUVs, cars, and sports cars, then apply for financing online when you find the one for you! Contact us online or give us a call at 760-904-3654 to schedule an appointment near Palm Desert and to learn more about the Lexus warranty, features, awards, and more.

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