Lexus ES 300 Model Overview

Lexus ES 300 Questions

My 1998 Lexus 300es Died On The Hwy,i Believe I Lost Power Fist Then The Ca...

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Vsc Check Engine Light On

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After Driving For 7 Hours, The Car Starts Pumping Cold Air Into The Cabin W...

I was driving from NY to MD, about 7 hours total, and at the beginning of my trip the car heat was working. It normally gets too hot, so i turn it off occasionally. Toward the end of my drive, I tur...

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Car Wont Start After Driving For 15-20 Min

After driving the car for 20 min if i stop the car for 15-20 min then try to start it would start and die quickly continuously next tries dies at the turn of key.But trying after an hour or so the...

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I got my check engine light to go off without ob reader and it came back on and drives like crap when I press on gas it wants to die if I feather gas pedal at certain point it goes little it only r...

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Older Lexus ES 300

1995 Lexus ES 300 Overview
1995 Lexus ES 300
119 pictures
1995 Lexus ES 300 reviews:
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1994 Lexus ES 300 Overview
1994 Lexus ES 300
138 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
30 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
94 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

Lexus ES 300 Overview

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.

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