The Next Level of Convenience: 2018 Connected Services Guide

The 2018 Lexus model line-up features new technology and enhanced connected services, but did you know that these services differ between the various 2018 Lexus models?  Since Lexus is rolling out their multimedia system updates along with the other scheduled major and minor model changes, not all of the Lexus models will come with the same suite of connected services for 2018.  Discover the available connected technologies for 2018 with the Lexus Connected Services Guide.

Available Connected Technologies for 2018 IS

2018 IS delivers peace of mind and enhanced power.  Since the IS model had a pretty major update for the 2016 model year and another minor one for 2017, this Lexus model did not receive the latest multimedia update but it still offers a complete suite of connected services.

  • Safety Connect:  Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Emergency Assistance Button (SOS), Automatic Collision Notification – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Service Connect: Vehicle Health Report, Vehicle & Maintenance Alerts – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Remote:  Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Vehicle Status, Remote Start/Stop, Vehicle Finder and Guest Driver Monitor – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly).
  • Scout GPS Link:  Turnstream mode uses smartphone app to offer turn-by-turn direction via the multimedia display – Complimentary through 2023 (non-navigation vehicles)
  • Destination Assist:  Get directions and destinations delivered by a real person with 24-hour, en-route navigation assistance – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly) – NAVIGATION VEHICLES
  • App Suite:  Access to your favorite mobile apps through your vehicle’s center console display – requires Navigation Complimentary for life.

Connected Services in the 2018 Lexus IS

Available Connected Technologies for 2018 ES

Class-leading comfort and safety technology make the 2018 ES an unbeatable value.  The ES is still waiting for its major update (should come next year) so the 2018 ES will come with the same multimedia and connected services as the previous model year but with Service Connect and Safety Connect now complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.  HUGE Savings if you’re already a Safety Connect customer!

  • Safety Connect:  Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Emergency Assistance Button (SOS), Automatic Collision Notification – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Service Connect: Vehicle Health Report, Vehicle & Maintenance Alerts – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Remote:  Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Vehicle Status, Remote Start/Stop, Vehicle Finder and Guest Driver Monitor – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly).
  • Scout GPS Link:  Turnstream mode uses smartphone app to offer turn-by-turn direction via the multimedia display – Complimentary through 2023 (non-navigation vehicles)
  • Destination Assist*:  Get directions and destinations delivered by a real person with 24-hour, en-route navigation assistance – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly) – NAVIGATION VEHICLES
  • App Suite*:  Access to your favorite mobile apps through your vehicle’s center console display – requires NavigationComplimentary for life.

2018 Lexus ES in Premier Package

Available Connected Technologies:  2018 GS

Available with multiple engine variants, the GS offers standard, active safety technologies built around a driver’s cockpit that is equally comfortable and thrilling for its passengers.  With rumors of the GS being discontinued, it too keeps the multimedia system from the previous year with both Safety Connect and Service Connect now being complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.

  • Safety Connect:  Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Emergency Assistance Button (SOS), Automatic Collision Notification – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Service Connect: Vehicle Health Report, Vehicle & Maintenance Alerts – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Remote:  Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Vehicle Status, Remote Start/Stop, Vehicle Finder and Guest Driver Monitor – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly).
  • Destination Assist*:  Get directions and destinations delivered by a real person with 24-hour, en-route navigation assistance – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly)
  • App Suite*:  Access to your favorite mobile apps through your vehicle’s center console display – Complimentary for life.

2018 Lexus GS with Mark Levinson and Navigation

Available Connected Technologies:  2018 LS

Coming soon, the 2018 LS delivers leading technology and safety.  The reimagined flagship sedan features the latest in Lexus multimedia and connected services.

  • Safety Connect:  Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Emergency Assistance Button (SOS), Automatic Collision Notification – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Service Connect: Vehicle Health Report, Vehicle & Maintenance Alerts – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Remote:  Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Vehicle Status, Remote Start/Stop, Vehicle Finder and Guest Driver Monitor – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly).
  • Destination Assist:  Get directions and destinations delivered by a real person with 24-hour, en-route navigation assistance – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly)
  • App Suite 2.0:  Access to your favorite mobile apps through your vehicle’s center console display – Complimentary for life.
  • Dynamic Navigation:  NEW Dynamic Navigation offers three enhanced features.  Enjoy greater accuracy through continuous cloud-based updates with Dynamic Map, Dynamic Route and Dynamic POI Search – Complimentary for the first 3 years of ownership.
  • Wi-Fi:  Data powered by Verizon that can connect up to five devices.  – includes a 4GB one-year complimentary trial
  • Dynamic Voice Recognition:  The latest in voice-recognition technology gives you the ability to access and control features while keeping your focus on the road.

2018 Lexus LS Hybrid interior

Available Connected Technologies:  2018 LC

An entirely new platform that introduced the world to the next era of Lexus design.  The ultimate luxury performance coupe with standard safety systems and advanced tech.  The LC does not (yet) have Wi-Fi or Dynamic Navigation but we’re sure it will be coming soon.

  • Safety Connect:  Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Emergency Assistance Button (SOS), Automatic Collision Notification – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Service Connect: Vehicle Health Report, Vehicle & Maintenance Alerts – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Remote:  Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Vehicle Status, Remote Start/Stop, Vehicle Finder and Guest Driver Monitor – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly).
  • Destination Assist:  Get directions and destinations delivered by a real person with 24-hour, en-route navigation assistance – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly)
  • App Suite 2.0:  Access to your favorite mobile apps through your vehicle’s center console display – Complimentary for life.

 

2018 Lexus LC steering wheel

 

Available Connected Technologies:  2018 RC

More power and a class-leading suite of standard active safety equipment, the striking Lexus RC also comes with the latest multimedia systems and connected services.

  • Safety Connect:  Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Emergency Assistance Button (SOS), Automatic Collision Notification – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Service Connect: Vehicle Health Report, Vehicle & Maintenance Alerts – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Remote:  Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Vehicle Status, Remote Start/Stop, Vehicle Finder and Guest Driver Monitor – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly).
  • Destination Assist*:  Get directions and destinations delivered by a real person with 24-hour, en-route navigation assistance – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly)
  • App Suite 2.0:  Access to your favorite mobile apps through your vehicle’s center console display – Complimentary for life.
  • Dynamic Navigation*:  NEW Dynamic Navigation offers three enhanced features.  Enjoy greater accuracy through continuous cloud-based updates with Dynamic Map, Dynamic Route and Dynamic POI Search – Complimentary for the first 3 years of ownership.
  • Wi-Fi:  Data powered by Verizon that can connect up to five devices.  – includes a 4GB one-year complimentary trial
  • Dynamic Voice Recognition*:  The latest in voice-recognition technology gives you the ability to access and control features while keeping your focus on the road.
  • Scout GPS Link:  TurnStream mode uses the smartphone app to offer turn-by-turn directions via the multimedia display and Map Stream mode supports full moving maps when USB is connected to your smartphone.  Complimentary for the first three years of ownershipnon-navigation vehicles.

2018 Lexus RC

Available Connected Technologies:  2018 NX

Restyled and reinvigorated, the 2018 NX offers new standard safety systems, the latest in Lexus technology and a few new model names.  Experience amazing in the updated Lexus NX 300 and NX 300h.

  • Safety Connect:  Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Emergency Assistance Button (SOS), Automatic Collision Notification – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Service Connect: Vehicle Health Report, Vehicle & Maintenance Alerts – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Remote:  Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Vehicle Status, Remote Start/Stop, Vehicle Finder and Guest Driver Monitor – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly).
  • Destination Assist*:  Get directions and destinations delivered by a real person with 24-hour, en-route navigation assistance – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly)
  • App Suite 2.0:  Access to your favorite mobile apps through your vehicle’s center console display – Complimentary for life.
  • Dynamic Navigation*:  NEW Dynamic Navigation offers three enhanced features.  Enjoy greater accuracy through continuous cloud-based updates with Dynamic Map, Dynamic Route and Dynamic POI Search – Complimentary for the first 3 years of ownership.
  • Wi-Fi:  Data powered by Verizon that can connect up to five devices.  – includes a 4GB one-year complimentary trial
  • Dynamic Voice Recognition*:  The latest in voice-recognition technology gives you the ability to access and control features while keeping your focus on the road.
  • Scout GPS Link:  TurnStream mode uses the smartphone app to offer turn-by-turn directions via the multimedia display and Map Stream mode supports full moving maps when USB is connected to your smartphone.  Complimentary for the first three years of ownershipnon-navigation vehicles.

2018 Lexus NX technology

Available Connected Technologies:  2018 RX

The original luxury crossover continues to raise the bar with standard active safety systems, two engine options and now two lengths with the first-ever 7-passenger RXL.  The 2018 RX has the same multimedia from the previous year but is still creating buzz with it’s enhanced versatility thanks to an all-new model addition to the RX-line.

  • Safety Connect:  Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Emergency Assistance Button (SOS), Automatic Collision Notification – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Service Connect: Vehicle Health Report, Vehicle & Maintenance Alerts – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Remote:  Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Vehicle Status, Remote Start/Stop, Vehicle Finder and Guest Driver Monitor – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly).
  • Scout GPS Link:  Turnstream mode uses smartphone app to offer turn-by-turn direction via the multimedia display – Complimentary through 2023 (non-navigation vehicles)
  • Destination Assist*:  Get directions and destinations delivered by a real person with 24-hour, en-route navigation assistance – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly) – NAVIGATION VEHICLES
  • App Suite*:  Access to your favorite mobile apps through your vehicle’s center console display – requires NavigationComplimentary for life.

2018 Lexus RX in Parchment with Bamboo wood trim and navigation

Available Connected Technologies:  2018 GX

The fully capable Lexus GX remains unchanged from the previous model year but it still holds its place as being one of the most popular choices for Texas drivers and one of our best-selling vehicles here at Lexus Dominion.

  • Safety Connect:  Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Emergency Assistance Button (SOS), Automatic Collision Notification – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Service Connect: Vehicle Health Report, Vehicle & Maintenance Alerts – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Remote:  Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Vehicle Status, Remote Start/Stop, Vehicle Finder and Guest Driver Monitor – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly).
  • Scout GPS Link:  Turnstream mode uses smartphone app to offer turn-by-turn direction via the multimedia display – Complimentary through 2023 (non-navigation vehicles)
  • Destination Assist*:  Get directions and destinations delivered by a real person with 24-hour, en-route navigation assistance – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly) – NAVIGATION VEHICLES
  • App Suite*:  Access to your favorite mobile apps through your vehicle’s center console display – requires NavigationComplimentary for life.

Lexus GX 460 with Lexus App Suite

Available Connected Technologies:  2018 LX

The ultimate luxury SUV.  Power, prestige and unbeatable luxury and comfort.  The Lexus LX has it all, or almost.  The multimedia system is the same as last year but we hope to see the LX adopt the new connected services and features soon.

  • Safety Connect:  Enhanced Roadside Assistance, Stolen Vehicle Locator, Emergency Assistance Button (SOS), Automatic Collision Notification – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Service Connect: Vehicle Health Report, Vehicle & Maintenance Alerts – Complimentary for the first 10 years of ownership.
  • Remote:  Remote Door Lock/Unlock, Vehicle Status, Remote Start/Stop, Vehicle Finder and Guest Driver Monitor – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly).
  • Scout GPS Link:  Turnstream mode uses smartphone app to offer turn-by-turn direction via the multimedia display – Complimentary through 2023 (non-navigation vehicles)
  • Destination Assist*:  Get directions and destinations delivered by a real person with 24-hour, en-route navigation assistance – Complimentary for the first year of ownership (after trial, $80 annually or $8 monthly) – NAVIGATION VEHICLES
  • App Suite*:  Access to your favorite mobile apps through your vehicle’s center console display – requires NavigationComplimentary for life.

 

2018 LX 570 Navigation and Technology

To learn more about the suite of connected services from Lexus, stop by North Park Lexus at Dominion for a personal presentation from our Vehicle Technology Specialist.

 

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