Let’s say you want a mid-sized Lexus sedan and you’ve got ninety-five grand burning a hole in your slacks. You could have a Lexus ES300h Limited or the more muscular ES350. Will you go for refinement and features or g-forces and noise?
The hybrid ES300h comes with a 2.5-litre petrol engine producing 118kW plus the electric motor for a total output of 151kW, and it drinks fuel at a rate of 5.5l/100km on the combine cycle of highway and city driving. The petrol-only ES350 comes with a 3.5-litre petrol motor producing 204kW and drinks 9.5l/100km. In reality, despite the ES350 having so much more power (53kW), the 0-100kph times are 8.5s and 7.4s, so you don’t gain that much. Continue reading “Lexus ES300h Limited vs Lexus ES350 2013 Review” »