No automaker produces more luxury hybrid vehicles than Lexus. Lexus is already ground zero for luxury vehicles, and are becoming an automotive hub for luxury hybrid cars.
The History of Lexus Hybrid Models
Lexus first made an entry into the green market with hybrid models back in 2005 with what was known as the 2006 RX 400h. The hybrids have kept flowing like water ever since, and it leads us up to the present moment where you have many different hybrid vehicles from Lexus that you can choose from. In today's world, Lexus offers us four different hybrids, and you have two hybrid crossover that makes everything even more appealing. Despite how Toyota has decided to offer plug-in models with its hybrids, Lexus remains with the more traditiona...
If you have recently stopped by a dealership, you probably know that there are tons of different makes and models of vehicles available. You can select from a sedan, SUV, truck, crossover or hybrid. Each of these vehicles comes with its own set of pros and cons. If you haven't given much thought to buying a hybrid, now is the time to do so. Hybrids are still relatively new to the market, but they have proven themselves over recent years. Let's take a look at some things to consider if you are wondering if you should invest in a hybrid or not.
How Popular are Hybrid Vehicles?
Many people don't realize how popular hybrids are. 2,180,000 hybrids were sold in 2012 alone in the United States. This was a very popular year for hybrids. While their ...
Protecting your vehicle is likely a top priority to ensure that you can continue to have a reliable mode of transportation and protect your investment. When it comes to protecting your car, you'll also need to take certain steps to safeguard the computer system and technology that is installed. When you're ready to safeguard your vehicle from being hacked, there are a few necessary steps to take.
Use Apple CarPlay or Android Auto Systems
If you still want to be connected to the Internet or your smartphone device without compromising on the technology that you use, opt for Apple CarPlay or Android Auto in your vehicle. Both features have more advanced security in place and are a safer option compared to other tech tools or gadgets that are available.
A Speedy Hybrid? See what Lexus is preparing for 2019
Hybrid vehicles are an outstanding choice for anyone who's looking to save some serious cash at the gas pump or do their part for the environment by cutting down on emissions. In fact, if there is one thing that hybrids are known for its their outstanding fuel efficiency. The only problem is that most gasoline-electric hybrid engines tend to be far less powerful than their gasoline-only counterparts, which means a hybrid just usually isn't the right choice for anyone more concerned with speed, power and performance. Nonetheless, Lexus is looking to change this, and the announcement of the new 2019 Lexus ES Hybrid definitely has people standing up and taking notice. With this in mind, here's what you need to know about the fast, powerful, all-new 2019 Lexus ES Hybrid.
How Does this New Lexus technology Improve Driver Awareness?
If you've been searching for a new car, you understand just how important it is to choose a vehicle that is luxurious, sophisticated, and most importantly, safe. Finding a car you can trust to keep you and your loved ones safe is essential when it comes to buying a new vehicle, which is why you should consider the new Lexus. Current technology ensures you're able to stay as safe as possible while you drive, which means you don't have to stress about arriving at your destination. You can drive with the assurance that your vehicle is doing everything within its power to keep you safe. Here's what you need to know.
One of the most important features of new Lexus vehicles is the Lexus Enform Destination Assist. This program offers 24-hour access to a live agent who...
Lexus utilizes the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform as the basis for the 2019 Lexus ES. Inside, we discover a large 12.3" central screen, and an imposing instrument cluster behind the steering wheel. Remember, different equipment will be offered as standard or optional depending on the finish.
Also, Lexus has not one but two similar-sized automobiles: the GS which is also very successful and the ES, only distributed in North America and Asia. If the arrival of the ES sedan is profitable, it could mean the end of the career for the GS. This entirely new car aims to radically transform the concept of comfort for luxury consumers around the world, says Lexus.
Moreover, the Lexus ES for 2019 has a stylish grille. Therefore, this ca...
If you recently purchased your first new vehicle, you probably are learning a lot about the ongoing maintenance that is needed for your vehicle. This maintenance is imperative if you want to protect your car. Some things you can do on your own. It is easy to top off windshield wiper fluid and check the level of your oil. The more difficult tasks should be done by a professional. This includes things like tire rotations, alignments and oil changes. If you are wondering how often you should get your oil changed, there isn't really a definitive answer. The number of miles or months that you can let pass by, varies from vehicle to vehicle. Some vehicles will need an oil change once every 3,000 miles. There are more modern vehicles that can go up to 15,000 miles in between oil changes....
Uncork for Hope, Positively Impacting Lives of Children
South County Lexus is a proud sponsor of Uncork for Hope. Their mission is to empower at-risk youth through community partnerships. They accomplish this mission by being the catalyst in building synergies between organizations to go beyond what they would do alone. Through events, the wine community, and other collaborative partners they hope to strengthen charities by creating a greater awareness of their needs and funding programs that positively impact the lives of California's most vulnerable children.
8th Annual "Fore the Kids" YMCA Charity Golf Tournament
On September 14th, 2018, South County Lexus once again partnered up with the Mission Viejo & Laguna Niguel Family YMCA for a day of golf and fun. The 8th Annual Charity Golf Tournament was held at Arroyo Trabuco Golf Club in Mission Viejo, California. The evening activities included a dinner and reception featuring wine, hors d'oeuvre, sit down dinner, awards, and silent & live auctions. Auction items included trips, exclusive golf outings, entertainment, fine jewelry, food, sporting events and much more. All proceeds will be used towards financial assistance for YMCA After School, Summer Camp and Teen Leadership programs; serving over 3,200 children every day.
The Mission Viejo & Laguna Niguel Family YMCA are nonprofit, charitable organizations that serve the communities of Mission Viejo,...
South County Lexus Blood Drive Makes Vital Contribution to Patient Care
On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018, South County Lexus hosted a Red Cross Blood Drive and collected 22 pints of blood-enough to save the lives of up to 66 people!
Every day, patients throughout the Mission Viejo area and across the country rely on volunteer blood donors when receiving healthcare. From cancer patients, trauma victims, organ transplant recipients and premature babies to sickle cell disease patients and others, many people's lives depend on blood donations. One donation can save up to three lives, and the Red Cross is in a constant struggle to ensure that they have enough supply to help those in need.
We'd like to thank everyone who participated in the recent blood drive at South County Lexus, and encourage all of you to continue donating. Typical...
Casa Romantica Cultural Center - Toast to the Casa Gala!
Join South County Lexus at Casa Romantica's 16th annual Toast to the Casa Gala on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Funds raised will help to support cultural programs for people of all ages, and to preserve the institution's historic Ole Hanson home and botanical gardens.
Numerous attractions are featured at this year's event, including a Charity Casino, Big Band music, Moroccan dancers, hookah and cigar lounges, a tea lounge, live and silent auctions, and food and drinks from 30 local vendors! To purchase tickets and for more information about the gala, please visit the official event page here.
We hope you'll join us in supporting Casa Romantica's cultural and educational programs at this fun-filled event. If you can't attend, we encourage you to consider m...
Join South County Lexus at the Laura's House 6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament.
The 6th Annual HOPE Golf Tournament will be held at the Aliso Viejo Country Club in San Juan Capistrano on June 18th, 2018. The event will include a shotgun start - featuring 4 player scramble, longest drive contest and Hole-In-One contests. There's also the chance to win a lease on a new 2018 Lexus IS 300!
The post-tournament reception will include wine and spirits, dinner, music, a silent auction, awards and more. Laura's House is an Orange County based non-profit organization that helps families deal with the effects of domestic violence.
For more information on Laura's House or to register for the tournament, please visit