$ 42,000
information 2019
Lexus ES 300h Ultra Luxury FWD USA

Lexus ES 300h  2019 Ultra Luxury Hybrid

Lexus Brand was started its journey with ES and LS models while both of these vehicles were different based on their driving design, LS was a rear wheel drive and was made to compete against European rear wheel drive luxury entries on the other hand ES has always work with front wheel drive. ES always sold because of reliability and fuel economy but at the same time this front wheel drive vehicle has larger back seat while having the same price tag as many of rear wheel drive entries. In comparison with front wheel drive Lexus ES is considerably large as Audi A4 and Volvo S60 both falls in the same price category but both are smaller than this.

Design Cues of ES 300H 2019:

Design of all the Lexus vehicles is appealing but there are some major changes in 2019 Lexus ES 300H that could make it little different than other models.


This is the seventh generation of Lexus ES and the major change done on its exterior is the integration of new spindle grille that has vertical bars instead of horizontal. If we compare the design language of Lexus Pioneer models than we will see that both of the vehicles shared so many similarities and also have many in this generation. LED headlamps are standard on all trim levels of Lexus ES 300H but there are few differences among hybrid and non hybrid model, Hybrid model has up level 3 module system and headlamps turn in the corners while base model do not have. Lexus ES has large logo on the front that houses the radar sensor. Comparing current 2019 Lexus ES to the previous model this model is 2.6 inch larger and also larger than Mercedes Benz E-Class that is why it is different than European entries. On the rear side of the vehicle tail lights are extended quite far on the side of the body, has spoiler on the trunk lid and there are no visible exhaust tips present but are hidden under the bumper.


Lexus vehicles always known for their high quality interior; seats are leather upholstered and heated | ventilated as well. All around on door panels, dashboard and center console you will find soft touch material with little bit of hard plastic at bottom. Some interesting treatments also done with interior that is the use of real wood trim above door panels, on steering wheel and also on dashboard. One of the biggest change in 2019 year model is the addition of apple car play to the infotainment system but android is still not given and again no details if when will Lexus add this feature. This infotainment system is controlled using track pad and even if you don’t own or have an IOS device there are still some apps those allow you to integrate like Amazon and Alexa integration. Instrument cluster is an 8 inch LCD display that gives us details related to our trip and some other settings related to vehicle. One thing that looks good as well little UN usual and different are the knobs behind the steering wheel those control driving modes and traction control settings.

Engine & Power:

Lexus ES available with two different engine configurations one is hybrid and other is non Hybrid, most of the vehicles at dealer’s resorts are non Hybrid with 3.5 liter V6 engine that produces 302@6600rpm horse power and 267@4700 Lb ft torque. Hybrid version houses 2.5 liter 4 cylinder engine that produces 176 horse power on its own and when coupled with 4th generation Lexus Hybrid system it gives 215 horse power which is also 15 points more than last year. Hybrid version of Lexus ES 300h possess the top speed of 116 miles per hour  and takes 8.3 seconds to accelerate 0-60 miles per hour and in comparison with non hybrid version 0-60 acceleration time is just 1.5 seconds less. One biggest edge you will have with ES is the class leading fuel economy; it gives 44 miles per gallon combine which makes it the most efficient luxury car sold in America.

Driving Experience:

The difference between ES and ES Hybrid is obviously the acceleration but things those become a reason for better driving experience are quieter interior, Great Handling, Less body Flex and Body roll. ES Hybrid gives you easier handling and little bit firmer ride quality but still it is very comfortable on a long journey.

Comfort & Safety ES 300h:


Front seats are quite comfortable and good; front driver’s seat is four ways adjustable with lumbar support while passenger side has less range of motion, in some of the European entries you can get same range of motion for passenger as driver Like (Mercedes & Volvo Models). Seats of ES are very comfortable if compared against the mainstream competitors for the ES Hybrid like MKZ hybrid. On the rear side it has great amount of leg room that is due to front wheel drive engine design, Head room is not as great as it should be and passengers with height more than 6 feet can face little trouble while the rear seats of ES don’t fold as well. It is little bit more comfortable on road, have less road noise and feels little bit more refined.


There has been given latest Lexus safety system 2.0 as standard which includes;

  • Full range adaptive cruise control
  • Lane departure warning
  • Lane keep assist
  • Road edge detection
  • Pedestrian detection
  • Cyclist detection
  • Expanded lower light operation
  • Autonomous braking
  • Road side information
  • Auto high beams

Lot of the vehicles out there has these safety features as optional even in their luxury segments but in Lexus these are standard on every trim level. This 2.0 system has expanded capabilities over previous generation system.


One of the better large front wheel drive sedans on sale in America, ES is comfortable and quiet while performance and handling is fairly good. Comparing to Large and midsized sedans it has a very large trunk and the change from last year is that batteries has been shifted under the rear seats form trunk. Has best fuel economy in the business and comparing to Mercedes, BMW or Volvo Plug-in Hybrids on gasoline this Lexus ES 300h is the most efficient among all. Lexus has used Nickel metal batteries those are less expensive than lithium ion batteries as well have better power dissipation characteristic and also known for longevity and reliability.

Lexus ES 2019 Title image
Lexus ES 2019 Title image

Body Sedan
Drive FWD
Transmission Automatic
Exterior Color N/A
Interior Color N/A
Engine Capacity (cc) 2498 cc cc
Horse Power (HP) 215 Hp
Mileage N/A
  • Top speed 116 mph and 0 to 60 in 8.3 seconds
  • Engine: 2.5L l4 DOHC 16V VVT-I
  • Transmission: electronically controlled CVT
  • Engine auto stop start feature
  • Transmission with driver selectable mode | sequential shift control and oil cooler
  • Front wheel drive
  • Battery with run down protection
  • Hybrid electric motor
  • Gas pressurized shock absorbers
  • Front and rear anti roll bars
  • Single stainless steel exhaust
  • 4 wheel Anti Lock Braking System | Brake Assist
  • Nickel metal hybrid traction battery
  • Steel spare wheel
  • Compact spare tire mounted inside under cargo
  • Clear coat paint
  • Express open/close sliding and tilting glass 1st row sunroof with sunshade
  • Body colored front bumper with chrome bumper insert
  • Body colored rear bumper with chrome rub strip/fascia accent
  • Chrome side windows trim and black front windshield trim
  • Body colored door handles
  • Body colored power with tilt down heated auto dimming side mirrors with manual folding and turn signal indicator
  • Fixed rear window with defroster and power blind
  • Light tinted glass
  • Rain detecting variable intermittent wipers
  • Front windshield-inc: sun visor strip
  • Fully galvanized steel panels
  • Black grill with chrome surround
  • Wing spoiler
  • Power open and close trunk rear cargo access
  • Fully automatic projector beam led low/high beam daytime running auto high beam head lamps with delay off
  • Perimeter/approach lights
  • LED brake lights
  • Laminated glass
  • Radio: Lexus premium sound system with 10 speakers-inc: aux and USB audio input plugs | Bluetooth streaming audio | hand free phone and automatic phonebook download capabilities | CD player | HD radio with iTunes tagging
  • Radio with seek scan | Mp3 player | Clock | speed compensated column volume control | steering wheel control and radio data system
  • Pioneer speakers
  • Window grid diversity antenna
  • Turn by turn navigation direction
  • Rear time traffic display
  • 2 LCD monitor in the front
  • 10 way power adjustable front seats
  • Bucket front seats
  • Bench front facing rear seat
  • Power tilt/telescoping steering column
  • Gauges-inc: speedometer | odometer | engine coolant temp | tachometer | traction battery level | power/regen | trip odometer and trip computer
  • Power rear windows and with manual sun blinds
  • Enform Wi-Fi mobile hotspot internet access
  • Leather/genuine wood steering wheel with auto tilt-away
  • Front cup holder
  • Rear cup holder
  • Compass
  • Proximity key for doors and push button start
  • Valet function
  • Remote keyless entry with integrated key transmitter | 4 door curb/courtesy | illuminated entry | illuminated ignition switch and panic button
  • Remote releases-inc: proximity cargo access and power fuel
  • Home link garage door transmitter
  • Cruise control with steering wheel controls
  • Distance pacing
  • Dual zone front automatic air conditioning
  • HVAC-inc: under seat ducts and console ducts
  • Illuminated locking glove box
  • Driver foot rest
  • Full cloth headliner
  • Leatherette door trim insert
  • Leather/metal look gear shift knob
  • Interior trim-inc: genuine wood/metal look instrument panel insert | genuine wood door panel insert | wood console insert and metal look interior accents
  • Semi aniline leather seat trim
  • Day night auto dimming rear view mirror
  • Driver and passenger visor vanity mirrors with driver and passenger illumination
  • Full floor console with covered storage | mini overhead console and 2 12V DC power outlets
  • Front and rear map lights
  • Fade to off interior lighting
  • Full carpet floor covering-inc: carpet front and rear floor mats
  • Carpet floor trim and carpet trunk lid/rear cargo door trim
  • Trunk/hatch auto latch
  • Cargo space lights
  • Memory settings-inc: driver seat | door mirrors and steering wheel
  • FOB control-inc: trunk/hatch/tail gate | windows | sunroof/convertible roof and remote engine start
  • Enform safety connect tracker system
  • Smart device integration
  • Driver / passenger and rear door bins
  • Power 1st row windows with front and rear 1 touch up/down
  • Delayed accessory power
  • Power door locks with auto lock feature
  • System monitor
  • Redundant digital speedometer
  • Trip computer
  • Outside temp gauge
  • Digital display
  • Manual adjustable front head restraints and manual adjustable rear head restraints
  • 2 seatback storage pockets
  • Front center armrest and rear center armrest
  • Perimeter alarm
  • Engine immobilizer
  • 2 12V DC power outlets
  • Air filtration
  • Electronic stability control (ESC)
  • ABS and driveline traction control
  • Side impact beams
  • Dual stage driver and passenger seat mounted side airbags
  • Lexus safety system + forward collision
  • Lane departure alert (lda) with steering assists lane departure warning
  • Park assist automated parking sensors
  • Blind spot monitor blind spot sensor
  • Tire specific low tire pressure warning
  • Dual stage driver and passenger front airbags
  • Curtain 1st and 2nd row airbags
  • Airbag occupancy sensor
  • Driver and passenger knee airbag and rear side impact airbag
  • Rear child safety locks
  • First aid kit
  • Outboard front lap and shoulder safety belts-inc: rear center 3 point | height adjusters and pretensioners
  • Panoramic view monitor back up camera
  • Front camera
  • Left side camera
  • Right side camera

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