"Very smooth drive, I Love everything about this car! Although ONE complaint and only one..... my headlights have a yellow tint inside the plastic saw another car (same year and type) had the same thing. But the car overall is great!!!"
Cons: "Moon Roof: had to play w/switch to close right"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8
"My ES 300 has been in my (extended) family since new. It is an exceptionally comfortable car for long distance driving. Very quiet and tight even after 13 yrs and 90k+ miles. Mainly just routine maintenance over the years, also once had starter/alt. problem, and had to replace an A/C relay.
Approx 8 mos ago one of the rear power windows quit working but since no one rides in the back we let it go. Then approx. 3-4 mos. ago the other rear window quit. Took it to the dealer who informed us that both window motors are dead and that repairs could run $1250-1400 'Per Door'!!!"
"I bought this car in August of 2008 when I came back from my first deployment. I was going to buy a 2006 Lexus, but the salesman helped me compare the 2002 Lexus and 2006 Lexus ES sedan models which both had the SAME features except one was newer. I am SO glad I bought this car. It has been very good to me. I have taken this car cross country around 8 times and never had a problem. I also drive a lot on the weekends and it has held up well.The only thing that has happened was that the electrical gas pedal went out and I had no warranty on my car which cost me about $500. Recently it needed a throttle clean because the car would start, but then turn back off if I didn't keep pushing down on the gas pedal. I like the features it holds because for it has leather seats that warm up, the moon roof, and nice cherry wood interior. I hope this car lasts me for another couple of years!"
"Comfortable, quiet, reliable, smooth and looks great after 10 years and over 100,000 miles. I plan to drive it for another 100,000. Service is pricy but that is probably true for all dealerships but I love the worry free reliability."