2013 Lexus GS 350 Long Term Road Test

2013 Lexus GS 350: Hidden Parking Brake

January 15, 2012

2013 Lexus GS 350

Not a big thing, but Lexus seems to have gone out of its way to hide the button which operates its electronically actuated parking brake. It's located on the lower dash at knee level to the right of the steering column.

Most manufacturers place these buttons on the center console or to the left of the steering column on the dash where the old-school releases were located. Took me a little hunting to figure out how to apply the brake.

Unusual, but not wrong.

Josh Jacquot, Senior editor @ 8,654 miles

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