2015 Lexus ES 300h

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Lexus ES 300h highlights

Customer rating


  • Hybrid 
  • Spacious interior
  • Upscale features


  • Slow accelerations
  • Confusing infotainment
  • Few standard driver assist features

Mileage (EPA estimate)

40 city, 39 highway, 40 combined

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Spacious hybrid sedan

If you’re looking for a sedan that’s comfortable and spacious, the 2015 Lexus ES 300h fits the bill. An added benefit is that the hybrid will minimize your trips to the pump, thanks to its 200-hp propulsion system consisting of a 2.5L four-cylinder engine coupled with an electric motor. As part of three available driving modes, the 2015 ES 300h offers an electric-only mode at low speeds. Available luxury features including a panoramic sunroof, heated, ventilated leather seats, bamboo accents, and driver-assist features add to the sedan’s appeal.

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What is new for the 2015 Lexus ES 300h?

  • ES 300h trims have been upgraded with Rear Sunshade, Rear View Camera, and Rear Spoiler as standard equipment this year.
  • Panoramic Sunroof and Power Hatch/Deck Lid features are now available as options on select trims.

5 reasons to buy the 2015 Lexus ES 300h

1. Hybrid  

Whether you want to save time and money, or lighten your carbon footprint, the 2015 Lexus ES 300h is a great choice. The sedan comes with a 2.5L four-cylinder engine, coupled with an electric motor. With that 200-hp propulsion system, the ES 300h gets an EPA-estimated 40 mpg combined fuel economy, allowing you to go further between fill ups.


2. Family-friendly 

The 2015 Lexus ES 300h is surprisingly family friendly, allowing you to swoop from the boardroom to the school pickup line without missing a beat. With 40 inches of rear legroom, teens or adult passengers will have plenty of space. You can install rear-facing car seats without cramping the driver or front passenger, utilizing the two sets of LATCH anchors in the rear seat. 

3. Luxurious 

Even if you fly business class and only stay in the best hotels, you’ll be impressed by the cabin of the 2015 Lexus ES 300h. Synthetic leather and a sunroof come standard. For an even more refined cabin, choose the available Ultra Luxury package, which comes standard with leather seats (heated and ventilated in front), a panoramic sunroof, a power seat sunshade, and power-adjustable thigh length for the driver's seat.  

4. Solid sound system 

Whether you’re on your way to the gym or a night of dancing in a club, your music will sound great in the 2015 Lexus ES 300h. An eight-speaker audio system comes standard, while a premium 15-speaker Mark Levinson® surround-sound system is available as part of the Navigation package. Standard Bluetooth® integration lets you connect to your phone seamlessly.  

5. Multiple driving modes 

Sometimes, you want to know you’re utilizing the electric motor, while others you want the peppy acceleration that the gas engine delivers. The 2014 Lexus ES 300h lets you choose your drive style with the standard “Drive Mode Select” system. It has three modes: ECO mode, best for day-to-day driving; Sport mode for improved performance; and EV, or all-electric, mode for city driving. 

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Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings


RepairPal gave the Lexus ES 300h an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Lexus ES 300h 2nd out of 68 among Luxury Midsize Cars.

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Lexus ES 300h features and specs

Base 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • CD Audio
  • Cruise Control
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear Sunshade
  • Rear View Camera
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Traction Control
  • A/C Seat(s)
  • Automated Cruise Control
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Leather Seats
  • Mark Levinson Sound
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Panoramic Sunroof
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Hatch/Deck Lid
  • Satellite Radio Ready

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Leg room

F 41.9"/R 40"

Head room

F 37.5"/R 37.5"

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