2023 Lexus ES Review
The 2023 Lexus ES provides a dynamic and responsive ride, refined looks, and advanced technology that enables you to command your journey like never before. With the 2023 Lexus ES, you can get more out of every moment behind the wheel.
The 2023 Lexus ES interior is a harmony of comfort and sophistication. The front seats are sculpted perfectly and are 10-way power-adjustable, heated, and ventilated for the ultimate driving experience. The centre display screen, instrument panel, and available heads-up display are strategically positioned for your vision. The interior finishes are a testament to the level of detail in the car's craftsmanship, with options for NuLuxe leather in various shades and wood or Hadori aluminum trim. The Ultra Luxury Package is available on both the ES 300h Self-Charging Hybrid Electric and ES 350 models and includes premium semi-aniline leather seating, a 10-inch head-up display, panoramic view monitor, and a 17-speaker Mark Levinson audio system with Clarif-Fi 2.0 and Quantum Sound Logic. On the exterior, the Ultra Luxury Package features noise-reducing 18" alloy wheels and a power open/close trunk with a kick sensor.
The 2023 Lexus ES boasts an artfully designed and exceptionally engineered exterior that exudes a coupe-like appearance. Its long, wide stance, elegant profile, and dramatically sloping roof-line make it stand out. The Bi-LED BladeScan headlamps and expressive spindle grille are the exterior highlights that immediately grab your attention. The standard 17" Aluminum Alloy Wheels and available 18" and 19" wheels deliver a confident promise of exhilarating performance. For added excitement, the ES 350 FWD and ES 300h offer two F SPORT Series packages: F SPORT Design and F SPORT Series 2. The former includes exclusive F SPORT-branded equipment, while the latter adds a sport steering wheel and seating, a Head-Up display, a premium audio system, and a performance-tuned Adaptive Variable Suspension.
The 2023 Lexus ES offers a powerful and responsive direct-injection V6 engine and an 8-speed direct shift transmission that generates 302 horsepower. The ES 250 AWD features the advanced intelligence of Lexus' Dynamic Torque All-Wheel-Drive system, providing exceptional control and stability in various weather and road conditions while ensuring better fuel economy when only front-wheel drive is required. The ES has something for every moment, with fuel efficiency ratings of 9.2 L/100km for ES 350, 9.4 L/100km for ES 350 F SPORT, and 5.3 L/100km for ES 300h. The instrument cluster changes colour to match your mood, with blue indicating ECO mode and red indicating Sport mode or Sport+ on F SPORT packages. The ES also offers exceptional control and stability with its double wishbone rear suspension and available Adaptive Variable Suspension (F SPORT 2 only), providing a smooth nature and quick steering response for a remarkable driving experience.
New Lexus Interface
The new Lexus Interface is designed for effortless connectivity, offering standard wireless compatibility with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as several connected services like Service Connect (up to 10-year trial), Safety Connect (up to 10-year trial), Remote Connect (3-year trial), and Drive Connect (3-year trial) with Cloud Navigation, Destination Assist, and Intelligent Assistant.
Available Surround Sound Audio
The 17-speaker Mark Levinson 20 Premium Surround Sound Audio System, exclusively designed for Lexus ES, delivers pure and accurate sound reproduction. It features GreenEdge technology that doubles amplifier output and cuts energy consumption by half. This system is available in Ultra-Luxury and F SPORT Series 2 packages.
Digital Dashboard & Infotainment
The ES comes with a multi-information display and digital speedometer, while an 8" or 12.3" display screen lets you customize controls using the Lexus Remote Touch system. A 10-inch head-up display also projects key information on the windshield for added convenience.
Drive Connect includes a natural voice command feature that allows you to control various functions without using your hands, including messaging, weather checking, and navigation.
Lexus Safety System + 2.5
LSS+ 2.5 is the latest and most advanced suite of safety technologies, providing peace of mind with cutting-edge features like Emergency Steering Assist and a Pre-Collision System that warns of vehicles or pedestrians during left-hand turns, elevating performance and safety in the 2023 ES.
Vehicle Stability Control
Vehicle Stability Control provides an added layer of safety on slippery surfaces, ensuring better control. The system automatically manages steering, brakes, and stability to correct under or over-steering, helping you stay on course in case of wheel traction loss.
Blind Spot Monitor with rear Cross Traffic Alert
The Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) with Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) comes standard on all models, enhancing safety and comfort. BSM detects nearby vehicles outside your side-view mirrors, while RCTA warns of unseen obstacles when reversing. Clearance Sonar also helps with low-speed maneuvers.
Backup Camera with Intuitive Park Assist
The Rearview Camera and Intuitive Park Assist work together to remove the uncertainty from parking by displaying a clear image and guidelines to aid you in parallel parking or reversing into a parking spot.
2023 Lexus ES
- HorsePower: 203 hp @ 6500 rpm
- Torque: 184 lb-ft @ 4000 rpm
- Transmission: 8-speed automatic