Toyota’s largest vehicle manufacturing plant in North America, Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (Toyota Kentucky) produced the first American-made Camry in 1988. Nearly 10 million vehicles have rolled off Toyota’s assembly line in Georgetown, where full-time employment is around 7,000 people and investment tops $5.9 billion. In addition to the Camry, America’s best-selling car, Toyota Kentucky manufactures the Camry Hybrid, Avalon, and Avalon Hybrid, and four-cylinder and V-6 engines. In October 2015 the plant began production of the first U.S.-assembled Lexus — the ES 350 — adding 50,000 vehicles to its current annual capacity of 500,000 (engine production capacity: 600,000).
Lexus has been ranked highest in customer satisfaction among luxury brands in the J.D. Power 2017 Customer Service Index Study℠, marking the 17th time the brand has claimed the top spot. Overall, Lexus achieved a CSI score of 874 on a 1,000-point scale, 15 points above the segment average and the highest numerical score in the study, regardless of segment.