2003 Lexus ES 300 User Reviews

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    Awesome car.
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    Great Car — Even the older Lexus models, mine is a 2003, which is now 12 years old, stands the test of time. A reliable, attractive car. Never use alcohol based wipes on the wood steering wheel like my son did because it creates a filmy cloud over the polished wood portions.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Good power. Reliable vehicle.

    Cons: Occasional electrical issues

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    Love This Car — i love the fuel economy and reliability of this car bought it when it had 173000 miles on it 5 months ago and now it has 187000 on it and still purrs like a great car. good for 4 people 5 is pushing it with 3 in the back. other than that its a great car

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: great on gas its an extremely smooth ride on the highway and in the city

    Cons: it lacks the power when you step on the gas it almost has a 2 second delay till the power kicks in

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    All Around Solid Car. — The Lexus ES300 is a very reliable and safe car. It also has a sleek look to it. Lots of room on the inside for a midsize sedan for stretching out on long trips. Speaking of long trips, the ride is super smooth. This car is a top choice for a family car.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Feels luxurious even if the car is 10+ years old.  Just broke 100,000 miles and still driving strong.

    Cons: Perhaps not as aggressive or as sporty as a young, ego-driven guy would like.

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    85

    Best Reliable Car....... — Best sedan, Smooth, Comfortable, Leg Room Very Reliable,Stylish, Really well built. Quiet. Sound system is amazing. Smooth/classy ride. Very happy with this car. It has 160K Miles on it but still runs like new. Amazing Amazing Amazing Car

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Smooth, Comfortable, Very Reliable,Stylish..

    Cons: Gas Mileage, it only give me 21/22 MPG

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    Love It — Over 170k miles and is operating great. The car has been extremely reliable. Window / door seals on driver's door are leaking slightly, contributes to wind noise sometimes, but not all the time. Might have to do some A/C and transmission work soon.

    Pros: Over 170k miles and is operating great.   The car has been extremely reliable.

    Cons: Window / door seals on driver's door are leaking slightly, contributes to wind noise sometimes, but not all the time.

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    Happy — Really like this car. Rides like a cloud. Awesome for road trips. Smooth, quiet, roomy, responsive on the highways .. great sound system. Excellent mileage... get as much as 31 mpg on the freeway, generally get 26 mpg in town. Dependable, but maintenance is normal but pricey. Weakness, the brakes in snow or rain. They work but you can tell by the sound it's the cars weakness. I don't want to work when I drive and this car takes care that I don't . Wish I would have put an invisible bra on the front of the car. Several long road trips and the front bumper paint is seriously chipped.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Comfort, solid, elegant, good mpg for luxury

    Cons: Brakes

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    03 Lexus Es 300 — Very good on gas!! Comfortable!! Quiet ride. Not that great on acceleration, but it is pretty quick. The interior is designed very nice, but I did add a wood dash trim to make it look richer.

    Pros: Great on gass, quiet ride, comfortable

    Cons: Poor acceleration.

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    Nice Car Getting Old. — Everyone who drives it compliments its ease to drive. It's the car im learning to drive on and i hope it doesnt set my standards to high.

    Pros: It has great performance and has lasted quite a while.

    Cons: It's getting pretty old and i'd rather pick up the 350.

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    I Am Pleased So Far. — I just got this a few days ago, a replacement for my sad Jeep. So far, I love it. I can't vouch much for the long term reliability, but mine's a 2003 and nothing is wrong with it. Sometimes I can't tell if it's running, the engine is so quiet, the car rides extremely smooth, and averages about 25 mpg. It's also nice looking without being too flashy.

    Pros: Looks, ride, quality, comfort, the extremely bright headlights, six disc stereo.

    Cons: I'll probably cry the first time it's scratched.

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2002 Lexus ES 300 Reviews

    Totally Worth It By Brook

    I love it! Had it since 2006, totally reliable, GREAT LOOKING and smooth riding. Downsides are that it needs premium fuel and the pick up is not the greatest. If you are looking for a used luxury car,... Read More

    Nice Daily Driver/family Car By Terrance

    This isn't your everyday powerful sports car, but it does make a nice commuter car. The interior is nice and there is a lot of leg room for the driver and all of its passengers. The trunk is pretty bi... Read More

    2001 Lexus ES 300 Reviews

    Excellent Car! By MTurner

    Typical Toyota/Lexus: well engineered, ergonomically sound, well built, great value. It doesn't handle or accelerate like a sports car, but then I didn't think it would. It is very, very comfortable... Read More

    Dream Engine By Mohammed

    nice engine.reliable. smooth ride. no hassles. similar to a camry but refined. a recommended buy fr all toyota enthusiats. dnt drive v4...it uses more gas than a v6. v6 has a greater performance tha... Read More

    2000 Lexus ES 300 Reviews

    Good Buy By OKqPwixvGDuXgylmrIJ

    These would make great cars for anyone, with low mileage. I like the not overly-complicated dash and radio controls. The sound system is fantastic, loud and accurately recreated. The six disc change... Read More

    Lemon By tillie_b

    The car looked great, but it almost immediately developed issues. Yes, I bought it used and should have known that it had an engine recall in its past. What a mistake. They called me 'smoky' at wor... Read More

    1999 Lexus ES 300 Reviews

    Solid, Comfortable By rhubbard

    This is my mom's car I haven't driven it much but when I did I was impressed with it's acceleration and handling. I prefer My BMW but for this style of car it is impressive. I was also surprised by ... Read More

    Fun, Safe & Fast. By Taylor

    This is an amazing car. 11 years later is still looks beautiful, drives beautifully & still fast. Only repairs have been the transmission, which is my fault because I romp the hell out of this car. It... Read More

    1998 Lexus ES 300 Reviews

    Reliablity By Rondee

    This car when properly maintained is great on gas and reliable and great in the snow. The maintenance and repairs are affordable. The cabin ride is quiet, has easy handling and quick acceleration for... Read More

    Great By nibiruan2300

    I love all the imports but my Lexus share Camery parts but have a luxury feel. It's good on gas and maintainence is fair for a luxury import. Very reliable and made for family trip as I have drove in ... Read More

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