Lexus RX Hybrid vs Lexus ES 300h Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Lexus RX Hybrid
450h AWD
MSRP
$47,820
Invoice
$44,949
Average Price Paid
$47,820
77 listings nationwide

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2018 Lexus ES 300h
300h FWD
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450h AWD
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300h FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Lexus RX Hybrid
450h AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$56,889
25 listings nationwide

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2018 Lexus ES 300h
300h FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$33,104
49 listings nationwide
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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Lexus RX Hybrid
450h AWD
Stephen Edelstein Preview:

The RX 450h is the hybrid version of one of the most popular luxury SUVs for Lexus. It is available in two body styles; the conventional five-passenger layout, and the three-row RX 450...

2018 Lexus ES 300h
300h FWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Lexus ES has been the company’s sensible midsize luxury sedan for years, and in 2013, the automaker introduced the hybrid version called the ES 300h. Still built on the Toyota Camr...

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

2021 Lexus RX Hybrid
450h AWD
Roger writes:
See above comments
Power Ranked 2017 Porsche Macan GTS AWD better.
"More horsepower, better dual clutch transmission, lighter car. "
Handling Ranked 2017 Porsche Macan GTS AWD better.
"Because it’s a Porsche and designed to handle more sporty. "
2018 Lexus ES 300h
300h FWD
15
GuruB8ZCS writes:
Liked the car higher price than mkz. excellent dealership in san antonio
Power Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"just seemed to have better driving pick up"
Handling Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"short test drive really not much difference, but the lincoln just seemed easier to drive, and see out of"
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"the air bags and massage in the seats."
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD worse.
"more room"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"fold down rear seats are a big plus"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"just me and wife,some times guest and it fills our need with no problem."
Value Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"nice car for thousands less"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"bought the 2019 mkz hybrid just liked it better,ride and handling"

Specs

2021 Lexus RX Hybrid
450h AWD
2018 Lexus ES 300h
300h FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed CVT Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
31 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
39 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.2 gal 17.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Hybrid
Hybrid
Power
--
200 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
12.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 in
3.54 in x 3.86 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Rollover 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard 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 44.1 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 38 in 40 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16 cu ft 12.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 920 lbs 905 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 192.5 in 193.3 in
Width 74.6 in 71.7 in
Height 67.7 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 109.8 in 111 in

Available Options

2021 Lexus RX Hybrid
450h AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Moonbeam Beige Metallic
  • NORI Green Pearl
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian

Option Packages

  • 12.3" Navigation System Package
  • 12.3" Navigation System W/Mark Levinson Audio
  • Color Heads-Up Display
  • HTD & Ventilated FR. & Power-Folding HTD RR Seats
  • Heated & Ventilated Front Seats
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Luxury Package
  • Panoramic Moonroof
  • Panoramic View Monitor W/RR Cross-Traffic Braking
  • Premium Triple-Beam Led Headlamps
  • Premium Triple-Beam Led Headlamps (IP)
  • Tilt & Slide Moonroof
  • Wheels: 20" Split-5-Spoke Dark Silver Alloy
2018 Lexus ES 300h
300h FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Autumn Shimmer
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Satin Cashmere Metallic
  • Silver Lining Metallic

Option Packages

  • Twin Projector Bi-LED Headlamps
  • Navigation Package
  • Radio: Navigation Package with Mark Levinson Audio
  • Luxury Package
  • Premium Package
  • Ultra Luxury Package
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats

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