In abounding ways, we see the 2020 Lexus ES300h as the best amount today in affluence sedans. You can absorb more, or you could absorb less, but the mid-size Lexus represents the candied atom in the segment.
The ES300h, the amalgam adaptation of the accepted ES model, combines ammunition efficiency, animal comforts and bullet-proof backbone in a amalgamation that will aftermost for decades if you advance it well.
With gasoline affairs for aloof over $2 a gallon, hybrids accept about collapsed out of fashion. And amalgam sedans are alike a harder sell, now that best buyers say they adopt SUVs. But we consistently smile aback we accelerate abaft the caster of the ES300h because it aloof fits us so well, and operates so quietly.
Plus, the ES300h, which has a 2.5-liter gasoline agent with an electric motor, has one of the best aesthetic and fuel-efficient power-trains in the segment.
Our tester, provided for a one-week analysis drive by the Lexus, is apparent in Sunlight Green acrylic with Flaxen semi-aniline covering interior. It’s an abnormally attractive blush combination, and got lots of admiring looks during our commutes home on Artery 27.
Lexus cartage are accessible locally at Lexus of Chattanooga on Lee Highway. Late this anniversary the dealership had two ES hybrids in agenda inventory.
* Model: 2020 ES300h Ultra Lux
* Exterior color: Sunlight Green
* Autogenous color: Flaxen
* Engine: 2.5-liter four-cylinder additional amalgam drive
* Horsepower: 215
* Transmission: CVT
* Ammunition economy: 44 mpg highway, 43 mpg city
* Local Dealer: Lexus of Chattanooga
* Price (as tested): $55,690
WHAT IS IT?
The 2020 Lexus ES300h is a five-passenger amalgam affluence auto with a gas-sipping 215 application powertrain that gets added than 40 mpg in both burghal and artery driving.
WHAT DOES IT COST?
Our tester has an MSRP of $55,690 which includes about $10,000 in options and commitment fees. The best big-ticket advantage is a $2,900 Mark Levinson Audio Package, which includes a 12.3-inch agenda affectation and a aeronautics arrangement with voice-command. The government estimates that you’ll save $3,000 in ammunition costs, aback compared to an boilerplate mid-size sedan, over bristles years.
WHAT WE LIKED
The quiet engine, awful aesthetic autogenous with semi-aniline covering and the activating Mark Levinson complete arrangement which is amid the best we’ve sampled in any automobile. The ultra-compact triple-beam LED headlamps are additionally a wonder.
ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT
The Lexus ES300h has affluence of off-the-mark torque but the ability bandage is added apathetic at college revs. Also, we’d like to see Lexus action an all-wheel-drive advantage to allurement aback some of those SUV buyers to the auto segment, as added affluence brands accept done.
In a chat the EX300h’s ride is “relaxed.” It’s quiet and comfortable, the two book-end virtues of the affluence class.
The ES300h represents a acute amount in a aesthetic package.
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