US: Toyota & Lexus telematics pricing info

Toyota Safety Connect:

A complimentary one-year trial subscription of Safety Connect is included on all purchases of new Toyota Prius vehicles equipped with the service. One-year renewal subscriptions to Safety Connect will be available for $139.95, with multi-year subscriptions also available.

See Toyota press release here.

Lexus Safety Connect & Enform:

Already announced to launch on the HS 250h, Lexus Enform with Safety Connect will soon become available on additional MY10 Lexus models. As of the telematics’ systems official “go-live” date, which is August 1, 2009, the IS sedans–including the all-new IS C and the IS F, the LX 570 as well as the RX 350 and RX 450h SUVs will also begin to offer the subscription service. Lexus Enform with Safety Connect will be available on these MY10 models manufactured after August 1, 2009.

Pricing has also been announced. One-year renewal subscriptions to Safety Connect alone will be available for $139.95 and to Lexus Enform with Safety Connect for $264.90 per year. Multi-year subscriptions will also be available. Complimentary one-year trial subscriptions of Lexus Enform and Safety Connect are included on all purchases of new Lexus vehicles equipped with the services.

The Lexus Enform and Safety Connect response center operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week–every day of the year. Safety Connect, the cornerstone of the services, is available on both non-navigation and navigation-equipped vehicles and offers four safety and security features: Automatic Collision Notification, Stolen Vehicle Location, Emergency Assistance Button (SOS), and Enhanced Roadside Assistance, which adds GPS data to the already included warranty-based Lexus roadside service.

See Lexus press release here.

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