2015 Lexus ES 300h

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$21,854–$32,294 Inventory Prices

Key Specs

of the 2015 Lexus ES 300h base trim shown

  • Body Type:
  • Combined MPG:
    40 Combined MPG
  • Engine:
    156-hp, 2.5-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain:
    Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission:
    2-speed CVT w/OD and auto-manual
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Our Take

From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team

The Good

  • Exterior styling
  • Interior design
  • Bright instruments
  • No touch-sensitive panels
  • Works with internet radio, apps

The Bad

  • Remote Touch interface
  • Leather upholstery not standard
2015 Lexus ES 300h exterior side view

Notable Features of the 2015 Lexus ES 300h

  • Backup camera now standard
  • New Crafted Line special edition
  • ES 300h hybrid version available
  • Front-wheel drive

2015 Lexus ES 300h Overview

By Cars.com Editors
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
A backup camera is now standard, and a new multimedia system and the subscription-based Lexus Enform Remote smartphone app are now available. The Lexus Enform App Suite now uses iHeartRadio 4.0 and adds the Slacker app.

Building upon the ES 350 is a Crafted Line special edition. Limited to 1,500 units, the car is finished in white with black exterior trim. Inside, the cabin gets two-tone upholstery. Lexus also includes a two-piece Tumi duffel bag set.

Below is a list of highlighted features and not an exhaustive list. Features are standard unless otherwise noted.

Exterior Highlights

  • Lexus' signature spindle grille
  • Subtle trunk lid spoiler for hybrid
  • 17-inch alloy wheels; 18-inch wheels available
  • LED daytime running lights
  • LED taillights
  • Dual exhaust tips (ES 350)
  • Fog lights
  • Power moonroof
  • Available power trunk lid

Interior Highlights

  • Imitation leather upholstery; real leather available
  • Power front seats
  • Automatic air conditioning
  • CD stereo with MP3 jack and USB port; premium audio available
  • Available wood trim steering wheel
  • Available heated steering wheel
  • Available power rear sunshade
  • Available navigation system

Under the Hood

  • 268-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6 engine (ES 350)
  • 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine paired with electric motors and a high-voltage battery ... Read more

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What Drivers Are Saying

Exterior Styling
Interior Design
Value For The Money

Latest Reviews


Very comfortable ride and easy to drive

by Jen from Carmel, IN on October 21, 2017

Impressed with the test drive, in the process of buying it now. Hoping for a longterm relationship with this car with the Lexus/Toyota reliability. Read full review


Awesome Car!!

by umigoblue from Potomac, MD on August 28, 2017

This car is a pleasant surprise for me! Comfortable, quiet, efficient and great gas mileage. For a hybrid, it has all the power I need when driving on the highway or the city roads. Handles real well ... Read full review

Safety & Recalls


The 2015 Lexus ES 300h currently has 1 recall

NHTSA Crash and Rollover Test Ratings

Based on 2015 Lexus ES 300h Base

NHTSA rates vehicles using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.

5 Star
Overall Front
5 Star
Overall Side
5 Star
Overall Rollover Rating
4 Star
5 Star
5 Star
Side Barrier
5 Star
Side Barrier Rating Driver
4 Star
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
5 Star
Side Pole
5 Star
Side Pole Barrier combined (Front)
4 Star
Side Pole Barrier combined (Rear)
5 Star
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.
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