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Lexus ES 300 Model Overview

Lexus ES 300 Questions


Should A Used Car From The Dealer Charge 400 And 800 Respectively On Dealer...

Car priced under 7k. During price negotiations these numbers suddenly appeared.

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How Can I Start My Lexus Es300 02 Model W/o The Original Key Fob?

I have a key that works but does not have the electronics that allow it to start. It cranks but the anti theft stuff keeps it from starting. My wife left for the weekend and I believe she has the o...

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My Son's '99 Es300 Started Missing So We Replaced Ignition Coil In Cyl #6. ...

Car startd missing and running roughly but still shifted into O/D (note: shifter button is not turned. He drove the 30 miles home and it quit shifting. replaced the faulty ign coil and it is runni...

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How Do I Replace The Alternator On Lexus Es 300

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My Es300 2002 Runs And Idles Loudly; Does Not Appear To Be An Exhaust Leak;...

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Older Lexus ES 300

1994 Lexus ES 300 Overview
1994 Lexus ES 300
97 pictures
1994 Lexus ES 300 reviews:
4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars4.2 out of 5 stars
1993 Lexus ES 300 Overview
1993 Lexus ES 300
22 pictures
1993 Lexus ES 300 reviews:
4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars
1992 Lexus ES 300 Overview
1992 Lexus ES 300
61 pictures
1992 Lexus ES 300 reviews:
4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars

About the Lexus ES 300

The ES 300 falls into the second, third, and forth generations of the ES series.  In 1992, Lexus replaced the 2.5 liter V-6 with a more potent 3.0 liter version, hence the badge change.  With the  arrival of the SC series sports coupes in 1992, the ES became known as the entry-level Lexus.  The new 300 was fitted with a larger and sleeker exterior, and the features and options lists  were gradually increased overs its run.  The popular five-speed manual transmission was discontinued after 1993.
The new V-6 supplied nearly 30 additional horsepower, bringing the count up to 185.  Changes to performance specs were marginal: the ES traveled 0 to 60 in 8.6 seconds and through the quarter mile in 16.6.  The new ES had bulked up by about 200 pounds, but fuel economy remained in the same range, at 19/25 mpg (manual) and 19/24 (automatic).  Sluggish performance was a frequent target of criticism. It was during this second generation of ES that Lexus introduced GS 300, to fill the sports sedan void left by the ES series.
While the ES 300 was unable to compete with the German offerings for performance, its quality, reliability, and comfort were unquestioned.  During this generation, the ES 300 became the top selling Lexus.