Carried over for 2014, the Lexus ES 300h is a mid-size luxury sedan powered by a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder gasoline engine (156 hp/156 lb-ft of torque) combined with an electric motor. A 2-speed CVT is paired to FWD to enable an EPA estimated 40 mpg city and 39 mpg highway. Features include navigation system, Bluetooth technology, premium sound system, USB/iPod port, in-dash DVD/CD player, leather seats, automatic climate control, and backup camera. Safety is comprised of advanced airbags, anti-lock braking system (ABS), brake assist (BA), electronic brake force distribution (EBD), smart stop technology (SST), vehicle stability control (VSC), traction control system (TCS), electronic stability control (ESC), and tire pressure monitoring (TPMS). The ES 300h is backed by a 4-year/50,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
Lexus' mid-level luxury ES sedan got a complete redesign for 2013, so the changes for 2014 are minor. LED fog lights are now standard.
Improved chassis dynamics; terrific interior room and comfort levels; V6 power; hybrid efficiency
The Lexus ES occupies a highly competitive luxury segment against cars such as the Acura TL and Cadillac CTS. With its all-new sheetmetal, long list of standard features, and incredible safety features, however, the ES 350 has much to recommend it. And with the addition of the new ES 300h Hybrid, Lexus has upped the sedan's appeal immensely, setting it apart from the rest of the crowd.