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By YOUCANIC on May 16, 2019

How to Order new Lexus key, Lexus key cost

Ordering Lexus key directly from the dealer is one of the easiest solutions.

While the dealer can provide Lexus replacement keys, more often than not, they will be the most expensive alternative.

What you need to order a new Lexus key

There are many requirements that are needed, which is a part of verifying that you actually own the car and that the replacement keys will not be used for any criminal activity.

  • You will need to provide your Vehicle Identification Number
    • VIN is located on the lower corner of the windshield on the driver side. 
  • Proof of ownership of the car.
    • Title or Registration
  • Pre-pay for the new Lexus key

Calling the dealer is just the first step. Click here to locate the Lexus dealer near you. 

The new key for your Lexus can be picked up at the dealer within five business days. 

How much does a new Lexus key cost? 

The cost of the key depends on the key type. There are several Lexus keys such as the keyless entry remote, immobilizer system (built-in computer chip in the key) and the metal blade key. Here are some costs for your reference. 

  • Master key - $250-$380 
  • Metal / Wallet Key - $80 - $150

Where else can you buy a Lexus key beside the dealer?

It is also possible to get a used key and program it to work with your Lexus. This only works on older Lexus models. The key blade needs to be blank so that a locksmith can cut it.

The new key will require programming so that it can start the car. You need to do research on the type of Lexus key that you have as newer Lexus keys are more difficult to duplicate this way. 

Ordering Lexus Keys from Locksmith 

If you need Lexus replacement keys, the quickest and most convenient solution is to look for a trusted locksmith within the neighborhood. The price of their service is one of the best reasons why they make the better choice when it comes to ordering Lexus key.

The cost is almost half the price of what you can find from dealers. In the same way, service will also be immediate.

There are many locksmiths in the area, and most of them are available round-the-clock. This means that you do not have to wait long before your problem can be finally resolved.

They have knowledgeable technicians who can provide you with the key that you need for your Lexus car. There is even no need to incur towing charges as the locksmith can go to your home to physically see your car.

While locksmiths can present a better solution for Lexus replacement keys, it is important to note that not all of them can duplicate new Lexus keys.

With this, it is important to make sure that you carefully evaluate the possibilities and choose only one that has already built a solid reputation in the market. This will provide you with the confidence that your key will be ready soon!


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