The 2013 Lexus ES300h

2013 Lexus ES300h is a game-changer

The new 2013 Lexus ES300h will be remembered as the car that was the tipping point for hybrid drivetrains in premium automobiles. From here forward the elements this car has perfected will become expected in all cars of its type.

Lexus ES Background
The 2013 Lexus ES300h has a long legacy. In 1989 Lexus was created to capture Toyota drivers and owners of other premium vehicles who desired a higher level of luxury and service than Toyota had offered in the past. In order to earn the business of these customers, Lexus started with a front-drive platform based on an existing model sold by Toyota. From there it developed a car so refined that it was better in most ways than the established luxury brands at any price point. Lexus followed the new trend in naming, giving the car the moniker ES250. The sixth generation, 2013 Lexus ES300h is just as much a game changer as that 1989 model was.

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Great review; I've always had a challenge with the ES series, because I think they are the "least pretty" (being nice) of the Lexus designs. Really kind of douty. And I do think I'd be a little disappointed with such low horsepower - or maybe this car isn't for me, really. But it seems a bit big/heavy, and with Eco mode creating further sluggishness, perhaps it's aimed at a different demographic, that's all. In any case, I'm sure it continues the legendary Lexus quality, especially quietness. Of all the features of any Lexus I've ever driven, the silence has been virtually unmatched except in the most expensive Mercedes I've seen... Hope it does well for them.
Great review; I've always had a challenge with the ES series, because I think they are the "least pretty" (being nice) of the Lexus designs. Really kind of douty. And I do think I'd be a little disappointed with such low horsepower - or maybe this car isn't for me, really. But it seems a bit big/heavy, and with Eco mode creating further sluggishness, perhaps it's aimed at a different demographic, that's all. In any case, I'm sure it continues the legendary Lexus quality, especially quietness. Of all the features of any Lexus I've ever driven, the silence has been virtually unmatched except in the most expensive Mercedes I've seen... Hope it does well for them.

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