2000 Lexus ES 300 Overview

ES 300

Looking for a Used ES 300 in your area?

CarGurus has 1,052 nationwide ES 300 listings starting at $1,995.


Not sure what you want?

Find the models that are right for you using the CarGurus Car Finder.



Avg. Price: $5,721

Lexus ES 300 Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 580
#2 Scott Vetter
Scott Vetter
Reputation 320
#3 rockajean
Reputation 210
View All

Average User Score

3.85 stars

Based on 5 reviews

Very Nice, How Much?!? by Cory
 — Performance - Amazing handling and acceleration, brakes is dependent on what you buy. Build Quality - replaced only one thing in 130,000 VVT-I Sensor. Appearance - Stylish both in and outside, leather... Read More
Wonderful Family Car by Robert
 — This is a great car if you want a performace family sedan. Stands out in a crowd even though it's over 10 years old. The leather seats are comfortable and the car handles great. I traded this car wi... Read More
2000 Lexus Es 300 by Idris
 — I bought the car in April, 2008. I bought with the hair over 120,890 miles on clock.It was and still nice looking car in good condition Lexus for that matter, drives great and smooth. The windows are ... Read More

2000 Lexus ES 300 Overview

Overall User Score

3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.85

Based on 5 reviews

2000 Lexus ES 300

The 2000 Lexus ES 300 was fitted with several new features, with convenience and safety considerations leading the way.   Standard upgrades included electro-chromatic side and rearview mirrors and mirror settings added to the list of memory functions.  The interior was available in three new colors, which some additional wood trim, and child seat bracket was installed in the back.  New options included high-intensity discharge headlights, an interior air filter, and a Brake Assist feature for the Vehicle Skid Control system.  Minor details like tail light coloring were also changed.
Over the years, the ES had been incrementally gaining power.  After first appearing with a modest 156 horses, the ES 300 had reached 210 by 2000.  The latest bump was due to Variable Valve Timing technology.  VVT-i was the second generation of the VVT technology pioneered by Toyota in 1991.  Thanks to VVT-i, the 3.0 liter V-6 also improved fuel economy and lowered emissions.  The ES traveled from o to 60 in eight seconds, and its fuel economy was rated at 19/26 mpg.
While the ES had received a reputation as being a redecorated Toyota Camry, many drivers insisted that it was no longer the case.  Lexus had made a considerable effort to differentiate the two cars, and by 2000 many reviewers suggested that the mission was accomplished.   Those who test drove both commented that the Lexus featured finer tuned suspension, a quieter ride, and a greater abundance of luxury features.  While the platform and parent company were the same, little resemblance remained.


What's your take on the 2000 Lexus ES 300?

People researching a 2000 Lexus ES 300 contacted a dealer about

Picture of 2000 Lexus ES 300 Base, exterior
Lexus ES 300
33% of the time
Honda Accord
8% of the time
Toyota Camry
8% of the time
Toyota Avalon
6% of the time
ES 300
Looking for a Used ES 300 in your area?
CarGurus has 1,052 nationwide ES 300 listings starting at $1,995.

Lexus ES 300 Questions

Ya Bole

I Have A 2000 Lexus Es 300 . I Put The Highest Grade But Sometimes My Check...

23 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)
Elisa Pedraza

Should The O/d Light Be On Or Off?

41 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

What Will Make My 2000 Lexus Run Hot,

Car started smoking, can't see why or where it's smoking at

21 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 months ago)

What Makes My 2000 Lexus Es300 Run Hot

My car over heated and I don't know why. Can u give a few ideals

10 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)
Jason Cribb

I Have A Fuse That Looks Blown In The Interior Fuse Panel On A 2000 Lexus E...

25 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)