February 4, 2023

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Lexus hybrid electric vehicles are exempt from number coding

There are many benefits to driving a Lexus hybrid electric vehicle. They help reduce CO2 emissions, are fuel efficient, cheaper to run and now – it frees you from number coding in Greater Manila.

Lexus Hybrid-Electric owners today can breathe a sigh of relief because under the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of newly passed Republic Act 11697 or the Electric Vehicle Industry Development Act (EVIDA), all electrified vehicles (EVs) or battery electric vehicles (full electric), Hybrid vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles will not be impounded during MMDA number coding days.

Lexus remains committed to offering its customers hybrid electric vehicles that offer comfort, practicality and sustainability, which the new law now allows you to use every day.

Each features hybrid technologies that are the result of real and ongoing concern about the harmful effects of vehicle emissions on the environment, while enhancing personal mobility.

The UX is a prime example of Lexus innovative design, luxury features and advanced safety. It’s a package that combines charismatic design elements and a highly efficient powertrain. Drawing on a living Japanese heritage, these features are proudly built and engineered by master craftsmen. Available as the UX 250h F Sport and UX 200h, these models are very responsive to drive and, like all Lexus hybrids, offer better fuel efficiency and lower emissions. They also don’t need to be plugged into an outlet to charge and have no range issues.

The hybrid Lexus NX 350h Premier and NX 350h Executive are powered by a powerful engine with a high-performance electric motor and use Lexus-exclusive control logic to achieve an optimized balance between acceleration performance and reduced fuel consumption. The petrol engine develops 190 hp and 239 Nm of torque, while the front and rear motor generators add 182 hp and 54 hp respectively. The NX 350h Premier features power-folding rear seats; a 17-speaker Mark Levinson surround sound system; and an electric tailgate with step sensor.

The IS 300h sports sedan was born and bred on the Shimoyama Technical Center test track – where the toughest and most challenging roads in the world were recreated. Beneath the IS 300h’s sleek and sculpted lines is a powerful yet efficient hybrid powertrain. It’s powered by a 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder coupled to an intelligent Lexus E-CVT transmission for optimum efficiency in every driving condition. It is available in IS300H Executive and IS300H Premier variants.

The Lexus ES 300h Executive ES 300h Luxury is designed for those who appreciate a higher level of comfort and practicality, as well as the sustainability of Lexus hybrid drive technology. It has a high level of sophistication to exceed the expectations of an uncompromising luxury car buyer. The ES 300h is roomier, quieter and safer than ever, while a new generation of customers will find a sedan with sharp performance, class-leading safety technology and a level of craftsmanship rarely found in this market segment.

The RX 450h makes a bold and entirely new statement in this segment while building on and staying true to the groundbreaking values ​​of previous hybrid RX generations, while the NX 300h also features the Lexus Multi Stage Hybrid System, which is a new technological Level and improved handling offers experience to a Lexus crossover.

The flagship LS 500h model features the new Lexus Multi Stage Hybrid System, a technology that changes the performance and driveability of hybrids, offering improved responsiveness and more rewarding, linear acceleration, especially when pulling away from a standstill.

To learn more, visit the Lexus website at lexus.com.ph or on Facebook and Instagram.

You can also download the MyLEXUS app, available for Android and iOS, to get live updates and access other premium services.

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