1999 Lexus ES 300 Overview

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1999 Lexus ES 300 Overview

The 1999 Lexus ES 300 received some new engine technology and additional power options like one-touch front windows and moon roof. Vehicle Skid Control was also an option. For some time, Lexus had been on a mission to boost the ES's image, and erase its Camry-based reputation. Despite some thorough restyling in earlier years, some critics still haunted the ES 300 with comparisons. Although many luxury features were still considered to be add-ons, a more refined interior bared little resemblance to any Toyota sedan except the Avalon.
Variable Vavle Timing Technology was the most significant piece of news for 1999. In its abbreviation, VVT-i, the i stood for intelligence. How so? This new system not only boosted horsepower and performance, but it also limited emissions and improved fuel economy. Torque was bumped from 210 to 220 pound-feet, and horsepower rose from 200 to 210. The performance data would show that the new ES was slower (0-60 mph time is up half a second), but that can be attributed to new performance test methods. The front wheel drive, automatic transmission sedan was also good for 19 mpg in city driving and 26 on the highway.
Despite a performance boost, the ES was still marked for its reliability and comfort by owners. Admittedly, the Lexus GS 300 was better suited for those seeking a true sports sedan. The ES was described over and over as a nice "family car." However, the ES 300 offers the "family" much more than other cars that are tagged with such a label. By now, many 1999 ESs have reached 100,000 virtually trouble free miles, and throughout that run owners have enjoyed its style, amenities, and ability. The steering was one area that many drivers wanted to see improved.

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Check Engine Light Is Flashing And It Seems To Be Misfiring. Temp Is Norma...

Check engine light is flashing and it seems to be misfiring. Temp is normal but when I sit and let it idle for a while it gets hot and the heat blows cold. If I put it in neutral and give it gas ...

Check Engine Light Flashing

I have a 1999 lexus es300 the check engine light is flashing, bad smell, and running rough. Any ideas what it could be? How costly? Also is it safe to drive while flashing? I drove it home but not ...

Lexus Es 300 1999 Model

When I start my car rpm go to 1000 even its cold or hot but with ac its come 500 rpm its fine or there is some problem pls can you tell me

Lexus Es 300 1999 Model

Hi sir plss I want to know I have lexus 1999 model es 300 and what is the right rpm in starting with out ac and what rpm is with ac plsss some one help me

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