Lexus ES News

Toyota To Shorten, Then Replace, 3.8M Accelerator Pedals In Safety Recall
Toyota To Shorten, Then Replace, 3.8M Accelerator Pedals In Safety Recall

Toyota announced today that it would recall 3.8 million of its vehicles to replace the accelerator pedals, to alleviate once and for all any chance of uncontrolled acceleration from the pedal being trapped by ill-fitting floor mats. While it develops new pedal designs, Toyota will have its dealers...Read More»

2010 Lexus ES 350
2010 Lexus ES 350 Gets Classier Cabin, Better Detailing

The front-wheel-drive ES 350 has long been the most subtle car in Lexus' already hardly overt lineup—appealing to those who want a smooth, responsive, quiet, and very comfortable luxury car, with some world-class technology features inside. For 2010, the ES 350 gets a number of changes, but it...Read More»

Loose all-weather floor mat jams accelerator pedal. Photo: NHTSA
Toyota: Floor Mats To Blame In Stuck-Accelerator Issue

Toyota says there's no evidence that the automaker's Toyota or Lexus vehicles have an unintended-acceleration issue. But improperly installed or wrong-size floor mats can interfere with the accelerator pedal and cause it to stick, the automaker admits. Today Toyota started to mail letters to...Read More»

Loose all-weather floor mat jams accelerator pedal. Photo: NHTSA
Toyota-Lexus Floor-Mat Problem Is Now Officially A Recall

One week ago today, owners of eight Toyota and Lexus models got an urgent plea from the U.S. Department of Transportation, delivered via the media: Remove your driver's side floor mat immediately, and don't replace it until you've taken your car to the dealer. With much of the coverage calling it a...Read More»

2010 Lexus ES 350
Preview: 2010 Lexus ES 350

What is it?: The entry-level non-hybrid Lexus sedan The basics: Conservative styling, solid features, reasonable pricing. On sale: Late September 2009 Price: $34,800 (excl. delivery fees of $875) The 2010 Lexus ES 350 faces some tough competition this year from Buick, Lincoln, Acura and Infiniti...Read More»

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