Awards

Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h Win U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 Best Cars for the Money Award

February 21, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 – Lexus earned top honors in two categories of U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 Best Cars for the Money awards for its outstanding value.  The RX 350 luxury utility vehicle received the Best Luxury 2-Row Midsize SUV for the Money while the RX 450h hybrid luxury utility vehicle won the Best Hybrid SUV for the Money.
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Toyota Tundra and Tacoma Pickup Trucks Win U.S. News & World Report's '2013 Best Cars for the Money' Awards

February 21, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 21, 2013 - - Toyota swept the pickup truck segments in the annual U.S. News & World Report “2013 Best Cars for the Money” awards.
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Lexus Ranks Highest in 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study for the 2nd Consecutive Year

February 13, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2013 – Lexus ranked highest in vehicle dependability among all nameplates for a second consecutive year in the 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study (VDS).  The study tracks the number and type of problems owners have with their three-year-old vehicles.  In the study, Lexus RX had the fewest reported problems in the industry, which is the first time in the history of VDS that a crossover or SUV has achieved this accolade.
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Toyota Motor Corporation Vehicles Continue to Dominate the 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study

February 13, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2013 – Seven Lexus, Toyota, and Scion models captured segment awards in the 2013 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study, more than any other automaker.
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Scion FR-S Wins Cars.com Best of 2013 Award

January 16, 2013
TORRANCE, Calif., (Jan. 16, 2013) – Collecting its first award of the new year, the Scion FR-S captured the Best of 2013 award from Cars.com, an online review and consumer information website. The win was announced at a Cars.com event surrounding the North American International Auto Show in Detroit and shared with the Subaru BRZ.
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Scion FR-S Wins First Ever AutoGuide.com Car of the Year Award

December 19, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., (Dec. 19, 2012) – AutoGuide.com judges have bestowed the consumer resource website’s first Car of the Year Award to the Scion FR-S. All new vehicles were evaluated against their competitors, new class benchmarks set and their importance to the automaker, consumers and industry. Describing the FR-S as “driving bliss,” AutoGuide.com called out the sport car’s agility and balance, in addition to its driver responsiveness.
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Car and Driver Magazine Names FR-S to 10Best Cars of 2013

December 05, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., (Dec. 5, 2012) – The Scion FR-S earned recognition today from Car and Driver, the world's largest automotive publication, as part of its “10Best” cars of 2013. The magazine highlights the best cars for under $80,000 available on showroom floors in January 2013. Scion introduced the FR-S earlier this year to positive industry reviews and consumer excitement. The FR-S shares its spot on the list with the Subaru BRZ.... more

Lexus Takes Top Honors for the Second Year in a Row in Kelley Blue Book’s KBB.com 2013 Best Resale Value Awards for Luxury Brand

November 26, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 26, 2012 – Lexus earned top honors in the Luxury Brand category of Kelley Blue Book’s 2013 Best Resale Value Awards. In addition to taking the luxury brand award for the second year in a row, four Lexus models won in their categories: the IS sport sedan in the Entry-Level Luxury Car category, the GS 350 sport sedan in the Luxury Car category, the RX 450h in the Hybrid SUV category and the LX 570 in the Luxury Full-Size SUV/Crossover category. The Lexus LX 570 was also in the Top 10 overall for 2013 Best Resale Value. This is the third time since the Best Resale Value: Luxury Brand award was initiated in 2009 that Lexus has won, having earned the honor for the 2010 and 2012 model years as well.... more

Toyota Camry Tops Cars.com's American-Made Index for the Fourth Consecutive Year

July 03, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., July 3, 2012 - - The Toyota Camry mid-size sedan, America’s best-selling car for 10 years running and 14 of the past 15 years, claimed the top spot for the fourth consecutive year in the annual Cars.com American-Made Index.... more

Lexus Leads All Nameplates in J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Initial Quality Study

June 20, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., June 20, 2012 – Lexus earned the honor as the highest ranking nameplate in the industry in the 2012 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Study (IQS) with 73 problems per 100 vehicles (PP100). Lexus has ranked highest in the IQS study in 14 of the last 23 years, beginning with the brand’s first model year in 1990.... more

Toyota Motor Corporation Outperforms Industry in the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Initial Quality Study

June 20, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., June 20, 2012 – Toyota and Lexus vehicles captured five segment awards and five Toyota manufacturing facilities in Japan and North America won plant awards, including one Gold, in the 2012 Initial Quality Study (IQS), more than any other automaker in both categories.
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Three Toyota Models Selected as Best Family Cars of 2012

June 05, 2012
TORRANCE (June 5, 2012) – Three Toyota models have been selected as among the Best Family Cars of 2012 by Parents magazine and Edmunds.com. This is their fifth annual list, which will appear online today and on newsstands June 12.
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Scion tC Receives Autobytel and AutoPacific 2012 Vehicle Satisfaction Award

May 24, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif. (May 24, 2012) – The 2012 Scion tC today was recognized as the Top Rated Sporty Car in the 16th Annual Autobytel and AutoPacific Vehicle Satisfaction Awards.
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Toyota Earns Three 'Top Scoring Car Awards' in First Annual Total Car Score Rankings

May 23, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., May 23, 2012 - - Toyota was named the winner in three automotive categories in the first annual Total Car Score “Top Scoring Car Awards” rankings. 
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Lexus Ranks Highest of Any Luxury Brand in 2012 J.D. Power and Associates CSI Study

March 14, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif. (March 14, 2012) – Lexus ranked highest in customer satisfaction among luxury brands in the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Customer Service Index (CSI) StudySM for the fourth consecutive year. Lexus achieved an overall CSI score of 861 on a 1,000-point scale, 15 points above the segment average and the highest numerical score in the study, regardless of segment.
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Toyota Motor Corporation Vehicles Dominate J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Vehicle Dependability Study

February 15, 2012
TORRANCE, Calif., February 15, 2012 – Eight Lexus, Toyota, and Scion models captured segment awards in the 2012 J.D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study, a performance equal to all other vehicle brands combined and more than twice as many as the runner-up nameplate.
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Lexus LF-LC 2+2 Hybrid Sport Coupe Concept Receives 2012 EyesOn Design Award

Lexus LF-LC 2+2 Hybrid Sport Coupe Concept Receives 2012 EyesOn Design Award

January 11, 2012
Detroit, Mich., Jan. 11, 2012 – With its forward-looking design and dynamic unveil, the Lexus LF-LC 2+2 Hybrid Sport Coupe was named as the best concept car in the annual EyesOn Design Awards at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Tuesday, January 10.... more

Toyota Financial Services and Toyota Motor Sales Receive 100% Score on Human Rights Campaign’s Annual Corporate Equality Index

December 19, 2011
December 16, 2011 - Torrance, Calif. – The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) the nation’s largest gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, announced that both Toyota Financial Services (TFS) and Toyota Motor Sales (TMS) have once again received a perfect score of 100 on the 2012 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is the HRC’s annual report card on corporate America’s treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees, consumers and investors.

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Fifteen Toyota, Lexus and Scion Vehicles Earn Top Safety Pick Awards

December 15, 2011
December 15, 2011 -- The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) today announced that 15 Toyota, Lexus, and Scion vehicles earned Top Safety Pick awards for the 2012 model year, more than any other automaker.
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Statement from Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Regarding the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Five-Star Composite Rating for All-New 2012 Camry

December 07, 2011
We are very pleased that the all-new 2012 Camry has earned a five-star composite safety rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The fact that the Camry earned this five-star overall score after enduring a more rigorous NHTSA testing procedure targeted at raising the bar for overall vehicle safety is testament to the strong design, and safety-focused engineering consumers can expect in the nation’s top-selling car.
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Statement from Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Regarding 2011 J.D. Power and Associates' Sales Satisfaction Index

December 01, 2011
We are pleased with the improvement off all three of our brands in the 2011 J.D. Power and Associates Sales Satisfaction Index (SSI) study.
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Toyota Prius Family of Vehicles Receive GreenCarReports' '2012 Best Green Car to Buy' Award

November 28, 2011
TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 28, 2011 – GreenCarReports.com has named the 2012 Toyota Prius family of vehicles as its “Best Green Car to Buy 2012.”
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Toyota Wins Best Automotive Brand in 2012 Kelley Blue Book Resale Value Awards

November 16, 2011
TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2011 - - Toyota was named the top brand in 2012 Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com 2012 Best Resale Value Awards. The awards recognize current and forthcoming vehicles for their projected retained value throughout the first five years of ownership.... more

Lexus Takes Top Honors in Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com 2012 Best Resale Value Awards for Luxury Brand

November 16, 2011
TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011 – Lexus earned top honors tonight in the Luxury Brand category as Kelley Blue Book, www.kbb.com, announced the winners of its 2012 Best Resale Value Awards.... more

Toyota Honored By National Minority Supplier Development Council For Its Commitment With Diverse Suppliers

November 04, 2011
ERLANGER, Ky., November 4, 2011 – Toyota has been named the Corporation of the Year by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) for its continued commitment to minority suppliers and diverse communities.... more

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