Lexus recalls about 5,000 2016 RX 350 and RX 450h vehicles

(January 27, 2016) TORRANCE, Calif. — Toyota today announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 5,000 model year 2016 Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h vehicles. The involved vehicles are equipped with a driver’s knee airbag module that may not have been properly manufactured.  This could affect the performance of the airbag and increase the risk of injury in a crash.

All known owners of the involved Lexus vehicles will be notified by first class mail. Lexus dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the driver’s knee airbag assembly free of charge.

Information about automotive recalls, including but not limited to the list of involved vehicles, is subject to change over time.  For the most up-to-date Safety Recall information on Lexus, Toyota and Scion customers should check their vehicle’s status by visiting and entering the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).  Safety Recall inquiry by individual VIN is also available at the NHTSA site:  For any additional questions, customer support is also available by calling Lexus Customer Service at 1-800-255-3987.