Lexus ES 300 Model Overview
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Lexus ES 300 Questions
My Lexus 300 Es Won't Start. The Battery Is Good And It Turns Over, But The...
I have a 98 es300 and I already replace the fuel pump and crank senor an my car still won't crank.. I don't know what else can be the problem
Just had a new battery and alternator replaced while driving home tonight the LBS and battery icon light came on and then completed shut down
97 Rs300 Lexus Won't Turn Over
My 97 es300 Lexus kept dying on me when I was driving. I replaced the battery and it ran well for about two weeks then it started up again. I replaced the alternator and when I went to jump it my a...
Misfiring and no pickup
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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.