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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

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

2013 Lexus ES 350 and 300h: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Newman on December 4, 2012

For 2013, the Lexus ES 350┬áreceived a redesign that included a new exterior look and an upgraded interior. It also welcomed a hybrid counterpart, the ES 300h, for the first time. For the Car Seat Check, we installed car seats… Read More

2013 Lexus ES Joins NHTSA's Five-Star Club

By Jennifer Geiger on December 3, 2012

Lexus' midsize sedan is the latest vehicle to be awarded the top rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The 2013 ES 350 earned an overall five out of five stars in NHTSA's crash tests. The composite score for… Read More

Consumer Reports Finds Faulty Release Inside Trunks of Lexus ES, GS

By Kelsey Mays on October 11, 2012

If you own a car from the last 10 years, you've probably noticed a glow-in-the-dark trunk release on the inside of the trunk. That's to help anyone who happens to find themselves inside the trunk escape from it. It's been… Read More