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

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 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

Toyota to Build First Lexus in the U.S.

By Kelsey Mays on April 18, 2013

Toyota launched its Lexus division in September 1989 with two 1990 models at opposite ends of the spectrum: the LS 400, a rear-drive V-8 flagship, and the ES 250, a front-drive cousin to the plebian Camry. In their first month,… Read More

Best Hybrids for the Money 2013

By Joe Wiesenfelder on April 16, 2013

Gas prices remain volatile, but even so, no one expects prices below $3 per gallon ever again, and many parts of the country consistently see prices near or above $4. As much as ever, shoppers need to know how effectively… Read More

Cars.com Reviews the 2013 Buick LaCrosse

By Matt Schmitz on January 22, 2013

The 2013 Buick LaCrosse eAssist doesn't offer the Volkswagen Passat TDI's value or the high-end Lexus ES 300h's fuel economy, but Cars.com reviewer Jennifer Geiger says it "pleasantly" splits the difference between practicality and price. The mild hybrid version of… Read More