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    Entries in Lexus ES 300h (2)

    Wednesday
    Apr242019

    Review: 2019 Lexus ES 300h

    Review: 2019 Lexus ES 300h

    Visit Lexus Stevens Creek in the Santa Clara area to learn more about the new Lexus ES 300 hybrid model. This five-passenger hybrid luxury sedan is the most fuel-efficient non-plug-in luxury vehicle which delivers a first-class ride, ample legroom in both rows, and an impressive suite of safety features.

    Performance

    The Lexus ES 300 hybrid model is available in a 300h base model as well as the 300h Luxury and 300h Ultra Luxury trims which are powered by a 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder Atkinson-cycle engine mated to an electronic continuously variable transmission paired with two electric motors. This Lexus hybrid model utilizes a front-wheel drivetrain and generates 175-hp with the engine alone and a total system of 215-hp, and earns an estimated fuel economy of 45 mpg highway and 43 mpg city. To make the drive more responsive or more efficient, the ES 300h comes standard with four separate driving modes including Normal, ECO, EV, and Sport mode which initiates six simulated gears that can be shifted manually with the paddle shifters.

    Comfort and Convenience

    The new aerodynamic design helps reduce noise and vibration and the Lexus-first hybrid-acoustics with sound-dampening measures provides the quietest drive possible. You’ll be comfortable in the standard synthetic leather seats with 10-way power-adjustable front seats or the available semi-aniline leather-trimmed seats including 14-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with cushion extender. Optional are heated and ventilated front seats and a heated steering wheel. The standard Lexus Enform system provides Safety Connect roadside assistance, Service Connect vehicle information, Enform Remote to start your engine and lock your doors remotely, Destination Assist with a 24-hour live response center, and App Suite 2.0 for access to your favorite mobile applications. Available options include navigation with 3D city views, power trunk with kick sensor, panoramic sunroof, and a 10.2-inch full-color head-up display.

    Safety

    The Lexus Safety System+ 2.0 integrated suite of standard active safety equipment includes lane departure alert with steering assist, road sign assist, pre-collision with pedestrian detection, lane tracing assist, all-speed dynamic radar cruise control, and intelligent high beams. Vehicle stability control, traction control, smart stop technology, whiplash injury lessening front seatbacks, a backup camera, and a 10-airbag system come standard. Available are blind spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert, intuitive parking assist with auto braking, and a panoramic view monitor.

    Pricing

    Starting at $41,410 MSRP

    Wednesday
    Nov302016

    REVIEW: 2017 Lexus ES 300h

    A Lexus sedan is like a well-fitted black sweater: comfortable, iconic, and goes anywhere. The new ES 300h is no exception – though it is exceptional – with superior fuel economy, a luxe interior, and an array of features for entertainment, convenience, and safety.

    Drivers in San Jose will love everything the 2017 Lexus ES 300h must offer, so read on and see for yourself just why this hybrid sedan is quickly becoming a classic:

    SAFETY

    Lexus is known for putting drivers first, and that's why it now equips many of its base models – including the ES – with the Lexus Safety System+. This suite of safety systems is meant to assist drivers in unpredictable times, because even the best drivers can get caught off guard. Included in the system is Lexus Enform Safety Connect and vehicle proximity notification for when you need roadside assistance, as well as backup camera with dynamic grid lines, blind spot monitor with cross-traffic alert, and intuitive parking assist. Additionally, the ES 300h has LED headlamps, electronic traction and stability control, and child seat tethers and anchors.

    In safety tests, the 2017 ES earned a perfect 5-Star Overall Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Additionally, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety named it a Top Safety Pick+.

    ENGINE

    This Lexus Hybrid has a 2.5-liter inline-4 combined with a permanent-magnet, high-output electric motor with EV mode. The ES 300h has 200 horsepower and a continuously variable automatic transmission for a smooth, powerful ride. Additionally, it’s a Certified Super Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle, getting an estimated 40 MPG highway for top-of-class fuel economy.

    FEATURES

    Standard features on the ES 300h include an 8-speaker audio system, satellite radio, universal remote transmitter, rearview camera, keyless ignition, and adaptive cruise control. There are also a number of upgrade packages you can choose from: Luxury, Ultra Luxury, Premium, Navigation, and Navigation with Mark Levinson Premium Audio. These bundle together deluxe features that enhance the comfort and convenience of your ride, so speak to your Lexus Stevens Creek representative about which features are most important to you.

    INTERIOR

    Even the base model of the ES 300h has comfort to rival your living room, with 8-way power adjustable driver's seat, leatherette upholstery, leather steering wheel, interior air filtration, climate control, and bucket seats up front. Additionally, you'll love the one-touch power moonroof, power windows, heated mirrors, hands-free entry, and rain-sensing windshield wipers. For cargo space, you’ll have 112 cubic feet of interior volume and 12 cubic feet of cargo capacity.

    If you’re looking for more luxury, you can add heated wood and leather trimmed steering wheel, lighted door sills, heated and ventilated front seats, rear power sunshade, and a glass-breakage sensor.

    PRICING

    Starting at $41,820 MSRP