Lexus ES 300 Model Overview

Lexus ES 300 Questions

Just Had New Alternator And Battery Replaced And Wont Turnover

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Ran Good.then Lost Power But Running.. Changed Knock Sensors2 Now It Turns...

Changed 2knock sensor check the crank and cam sensors

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Transmission Problems

I've changed the transmission fluid in my car and now it will not start. What can the problem be?

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Need Help Identifying Part

1999 Lexus ES300 failed smog test because the guy thinks the glue on this part makes it look like the part has been modified. It passed all the other tests. Told me I have to replace the part with...

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2000 Lexus Es300 Won't Go Into Overdrive. I Have Tried The O/d Button On Th...

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Older Lexus ES 300

1996 Lexus ES 300 Overview
1996 Lexus ES 300
164 pictures
1996 Lexus ES 300 reviews:
4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars
1995 Lexus ES 300 Overview
1995 Lexus ES 300
127 pictures
1995 Lexus ES 300 reviews:
4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars
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
36 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
95 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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