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2003 Lexus ES 300
300 FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,300
123 listings nationwide

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2018 Lexus GS 300
F Sport RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$51,100

Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2003 Lexus ES 300
300 FWD

The 2003 Lexus ES 300 was unchanged, after undergoing a complete redesign for the previous model year. In 2004 it would receive a new engine. For now, the ES had gained a new status ...

2018 Lexus GS 300
F Sport RWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The GS has long been Lexus’s midsize luxury offering that offers an alternative to established German brands. Available as a base model with a small 4-cylinder engine, the range goes a...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2003 Lexus ES 300
300 FWD
465
writes:
Awesome car.
Back Seats Ranked 2002 Lexus ES 300 better.
"Not much."
Value Ranked 2002 Lexus ES 300 better.
"Price."
writes:
Overall it maintained at a level only Lexus can hold. Luxurious with a elegant look and feel.
Looks/Style Ranked 2004 Lexus ES 330 330 FWD better.
"It looks sportier but maintained its refined style that Lexus holds."
Front Seats Ranked 2004 Lexus ES 330 330 FWD better.
"I found the seats much roomier and comfortable. Loved the seat warming options and over all look."
writes:
It’s sluggish
2018 Lexus GS 300
F Sport RWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2003 Lexus ES 300
300 FWD
2018 Lexus GS 300
F Sport RWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
RWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 17.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
210 hp @ 5,800 RPM
241 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
220 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,650 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
10:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.39 in x 3.39 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 5 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 36.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.5 cu ft 18.4 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 825 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.1 in 192.1 in
Width 71.3 in 72.4 in
Height 57.3 in 57.3 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 112.2 in

Available Options

2003 Lexus ES 300
300 FWD

Option Packages

  • Leather Trim PKG
  • Mark Levinson Audio PKG
  • Navigation System PKG
  • Navigation System/Mark Levinson Audio PKG
  • Premium PKG
  • Adaptive Variable Suspension (Avs)
  • Chrome Wheels
  • High Intensity Discharge Headlamps & Rain Sensing Wipers
  • In-Dash 6-Disc Compact Disc Autochanger
  • Vehicle Skid Control (VSC) & Traction Control
2018 Lexus GS 300
F Sport RWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Liquid Platinum
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Smoky Granite Mica
  • Ultra White
  • Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0

Option Packages

  • Mark Levinson Premium Surround Sound Audio System
  • Premium Triple-Beam LED Headlamps
  • Navigation System
  • Intuitive Parking Assist (IPA)
  • Special Color
  • Color Heads-Up Display

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