Lexus car safety: your information hub

Over the course of three decades, Lexus has earned a well-respected reputation for vehicle safety. Significant investment in research and years of continual development by Toyota Motor Corporation means that Lexus is a world-leader in its use of the latest safety technologies, encompassing everything from design and construction methods and materials to active monitoring systems that can intervene to help a vehicle avoid a potential collision.

In a series of blog posts, we examine each of these technologies, exploring the history of their use in Lexus vehicles, the way in which the technology works and the resulting benefit for occupants travelling in a Lexus.

As new technologies are introduced, we’ll update the posts to incorporate these advances, so bookmark this information hub to stay up-to-date with the latest improvements to Lexus vehicle safety.

Occupant Safety

CT 200h Airbags

In this post, we take a look at some of the passive safety technologies that protect occupants in the event of a collision:
Impact-Absorbing Body and High-Strength Cabin
Seatbelts with Pretensioners and Force Limiters
Whiplash Injury Lessening (WIL) concept seats
Active Headrests
SRS Airbags
ISOFIX child seat mounting points

Braking Technologies

LS F Sport Brakes

Here we examine the braking technologies that Lexus has developed to bring you safely to a halt, particularly when you need it most:
Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
Brake Assist (BA)
Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD)
Electronically Controlled Brakes (ECB)
Pre-Crash Safety System

Stability and Control Technologies


In this instalment, learn how Lexus’ stability and control technologies operate in all manner of driving conditions:
Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
Traction Control (TRC)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
Lexus Dynamic Handling

Monitoring Systems

Lexus Blind Spot Monitor

This part of the series focuses on Lexus’ various monitoring systems that keep a close eye on the surroundings when you are parking and driving:
Parking sensors
Rear-View Camera
Blind Spot Monitor (BSM)
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
Lane Keep Assist (LKA)
Driver Monitoring System

Safety through convenience


Lastly, we examine some of the technologies that add a layer of safety through convenience when you’re on the go:
Automatic rain-sensing wipers
Electrochromatic auto-dimming rear-view mirror
Automatic dusk-sensing headlights
Follow Me Home headlights
High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights
Adaptive Front-Lighting System (AFS)

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