Lexus Es 300h

Should You Buy a Loaded Toyota Avalon Hybrid or Base Lexus ES 300h?

By Joe Bruzek on February 1, 2016


CARS.COM — The Toyota Avalon is a borderline luxury car with its high-quality interior and luxury-like exterior styling. But isn't that what Toyota's luxury brand Lexus is for? The 2016 Lexus ES that's based on the Avalon is a legitimate… Read More

Should You Buy a Loaded Toyota Avalon Hybrid or Base Lexus ES 300h?

By Joe Bruzek on February 1, 2016

CARS.COM — The Toyota Avalon is a borderline luxury car with its high-quality interior and luxury-like exterior styling. But isn't that what Toyota's luxury brand Lexus is for? The 2016 Lexus ES that's based on the Avalon is a legitimate… Read More

2016 Lexus ES 300h: What's New

By Cars.com Editors on February 1, 2016

Vehicle Overview Lexus' popular ES, a premium sedan that plays up luxury over sportiness, received a range of updates at the 2015 Shanghai auto show. As we expected last week, the ES is an update of the current generation, not… Read More

Recall Alert: 2013-2015 Toyota Avalon, Avalon Hybrid and Lexus ES 350, ES 300h

By Jennifer Geiger on November 10, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 31,000 model-year 2013-15 Toyota Avalon and Avalon Hybrid sedans as well as Lexus ES 350 and ES 300h sedans. The Problem: In the affected vehicles, the precollision system could activate unnecessarily and apply the brakes automatically. This… Read More

2016 Lexus ES, 2016 Scion iA Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Award

By Jennifer Newman on September 16, 2015

The 2016 Lexus ES and the 2016 Scion iA both received the highest safety award — Top Safety Pick Plus — from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, giving their parent company, Toyota, 10 cars that have earned the honor.… Read More

2016 Lexus ES: First Look

By Kelsey Mays on April 20, 2015

Competes with: Acura TLX, Lincoln MKZ, Infiniti Q50 Looks like: The ES got a conjoined grille and some new interior pieces Under the hood: 268-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 with a six-speed automatic transmission (ES 350) or 200-hp (combined), 2.5-liter four-cylinder and… Read More

2015 Lexus ES 300h: What's New

By Cars.com Editors on September 30, 2014

Vehicle Overview The Lexus ES 350 luxury sedan comes with a 3.5-liter V-6 engine. It's also offered as a hybrid in the form of the ES 300h. The ES competes with the Hyundai Azera and Lincoln MKZ. New for 2015… Read More

2015 Lexus ES 350, Lexus 300h: What's Changed

By Rick Popely on July 14, 2014

Most significant changes: Backup camera now standard, new optional multimedia system Price change: TBA On sale: September Which you should buy, 2014 or 2015? 2014 Lexus is making some small changes to its most popular sedan for 2015, but they… Read More

Most-Read Car Reviews of the Week

By Matt Schmitz on March 30, 2014

The 2014 Nissan Rogue is still No. 1 on our list of most-read reviews this week, but a quartet of newcomers has joined the roster to shake things up a little. Debuts are led by Cars.com reviewer Jennifer Geiger's near-gushing… Read More

2014 Lexus ES 300h Review

By Jennifer Geiger on March 21, 2014

Lexus' midsize hybrid sedan was new for 2013 and got some minor updates for 2014, but they didn't really make the ES 300h more likable, says Cars.com reviewer Mike Hanley. Hanley says the sedan is still disappointing this year, with… Read More

Our view: 2014 Lexus ES 300h

By Mike Hanley on March 14, 2014

The 2014 Lexus ES 300h hybrid drives like a conventional car, but its overly firm ride is disappointing, its multimedia interface is distracting and its estimated gas mileage trails the competition. The ES 300h was new for the 2013 model… Read More