2020 Lexus ES 300h

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Lexus ES 300h highlights

Customer rating


  • Hybrid propulsion
  • Spacious cabin
  • Many standard features


  • Limited cargo space
  • Frustrating infotainment system
  • Slow acceleration

Mileage (EPA estimate)

43 city, 44 highway, 44 combined

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Luxury hybrid driving

Cruising around the city or commuting to work in the 2020 Lexus ES 300h is a joy, thanks to available standard synthetic leather seats, a sunroof, and smartphone connectivity. A suite of driver-assist features comes standard, with even more advanced features as available options. In fact, the 2020 ES 300h is so comfortable that you might forget that its defining characteristic is actually under the hood. The standard 2.5L four-cylinder engine and electric motor produce a combined 215 hp, and allow you to go longer between fill-ups.

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What is new for the 2020 Lexus ES 300h?

  • ES 300h trims have been upgraded with Apple CarPlay as standard equipment this year.

2020 Lexus ES 300h trims

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  • 215-hp, 163-lb-ft of torque 2.5L
  • Cruise Control
  • Remote Start
  • Sunroofs
  • Power Seats
  • Leatherette Seats
  • Smart Key
  • Rear View Camera
  • Lane Departure Warning
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Ultra Luxury:

5 reasons to buy the 2020 Lexus ES 300h

1. Hybrid propulsion 

Your weekly routine might need adjusting once you’re driving the 2020 Lexus ES 300h, since you’ll be stopping much less often for gas. With the standard 2.5L four-cylinder engine and an electric motor, the 2019 Lexus gets an EPA-estimated 44 mph combined fuel economy.

You’ll save money and time, and can feel better about lightening your carbon footprint.  

2. Standard driver assist features 

After a long day at work it’s nice to be able to relax on your commute home. That’s possible in the 2020 Lexus ES 300h thanks to standard adaptive cruise control, lane keep assist, and emergency braking. Parking sensors come standard too, but for more parking assistance choose a 2020 Lexus ES 300h with the available 360-degree parking camera.  

3. Spacious cabin 

Whether you need to fit your teenagers, your toddler’s car seats, or your very tall friend, the 2020 Lexus ES 300h offers plenty of passenger space. The driver and front passenger have 42.4 inches of legroom, while the rear seats have 39.2 inches of legroom. No one will feel cramped, even on longer drives.  

4. Adjustable drive settings 

The 2020 Lexus ES 300h comes standard with three driving modes that allow you to customize how the sedan responds. ECO mode is for day-to-day driving, while EV mode allows the sedan to run on just the electric motor for short distances. Sport mode allows you to get more power from the four-cylinder gas engine, for increased acceleration and handling.  

5. Luxury touches 

On quick trips to the grocery store or longer jaunts in the 2020 Lexus ES 300h you’ll be comfortable thanks to the upscale cabin, standard synthetic leather seats, and standard sunroof. Available options including heated and ventilated leather seats, a panoramic sunroof, and a hands-free trunk make the Lexus ES 300h feel even more luxurious.  

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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

Luxury 2WD 4D Sedan

Standard Features

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

Drive Wheels

Front Wheel Drive (2WD)

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Leg room

F 42.4"/R 39.2"

Head room

F 37.5"/R 37.4"

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