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If there is a Standard for an entry-level luxury the Lexus ES certainly is it. And the new 2013 ES, the sixth generation of this mid-size car, only the notion that Lexus this category.

By Tara

The Big Picture

It s a funny problem has. The luxe brand has such loyalty among its most of whom choose Lexus after their ends, or buy another one when a new emerges. What s the problem you wonder? Well, as the years passed, Lexus loyal have aged, and sometimes the of Lexus owners don t want to own the car as their parents.

I know my own kid I can t possibly be any lamer than I am.

So the Lexus has is that it needs to a new buyer yet not alienate its existing It s a difficult task, to make a youthful, possibly with aggressive styling and handling, keeping the softer, posh in tact that typically to an older buyer.

Enter the sixth-generation 2013 ES 350, a roomy family and nester car that likely appeal to a broader range of To drive younger customers to the the redone ES 350 has a somewhat firmer ride, though it was more on the hybrid version ES 300h the gasoline model. And the fact it is available in a hybrid that 40 mpg in the city is proof that wants to nab a more youthful, driver.

For the most part, the Lexus ES seems to move contemporary territory, without behind what its core expect.

An Inside Job

In my 18 years of driving vehicles, I ve learned differentiates a luxury ride the ordinary. Of course, there s the like leather interiors, engines, premium sound and glossy wood trims. But are little things, too, don t make it onto a window label at your local How about the way the door sounds you slam it shut. Does it a substantial Whomp sound or is it

In the 2013 Lexus ES 350, I the door and heard a very Whomp. It s a subliminal signal signifies luxury.

The large power seats are comfy, and are heated and cooled for driver and passenger. They are available in a material developed to reduce impact, leather, or semi-aniline that protects better wear and stains. There are memory settings for the driver s all the better for a household with a and a child who drives.

The trunk is so a family road trip is no And the backseat has great legroom.

The ES 350 I tested had shiny piano trim on the dash and door a glossy wood and leather-trimmed wheel with controls for audio system and cruise But what I absolutely drooled was the hybrid model ES 300h s steering wheel and bamboo on doors and dashboard. It s lightly and sanded to smooth perfection.

I though it was chic, contemporary, and a eco perk, since bamboo is a renewable resource, compared to the eco-friendly bird s eye maple offered.

Ambient lighting the cabin in a theater-like glow, a waterfall-effect light coming the doors. And a hand-stitched leather-look has the posh feel of a pricier


Lexus is a safety and the 2013 Lexus ES 350 and ES 300h are to this luxury brand s to it. Both cars wear a 10 airbags that come driver and front passenger airbags, front and seat-mounted as well as rear seat-mounted airbags and front and rear curtain airbags. Also, Injury Lessening (WIL) seats limit excessive movement in certain rear-end helping to decrease the severity of injuries.

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And there are optional features do everything from alert you a vehicle is in your blind to letting you know when is cross-traffic coming while you are out of a parking space. If you re prone to out of your lane on the highway, you opt for the Lane Departure Alert, tells you when you re crossing out of lane. It is paired with a feature that automatically the car s high beams when is oncoming traffic.

All Lexus come with a one-year subscription to Lexus Safety which includes: Enhanced Assistance, an Emergency Assistance (SOS), Stolen Vehicle services, and Automatic Collision

Driving Experience

The 2013 ES 350 has a Drive Mode Select on the console. Drivers can select Normal or Sport mode to the car s power. Eco keeps the car accelerating at an pace for improved fuel Normal allows the driver control over acceleration, and mode puts the car into a aggressive acceleration stance and the steering a bit tighter, requiring movement to make turns. In the ES 300h, the EV setting is actually an mode, that allows the car to up to about 20 mph on all-electric power for a period of time.

I like it!

The ride quality in the ES 350 is Lexus. Smooth, predictable, and luxurious. See that pothole but don t it much. But the suspension is noticeably in the ES 300h, probably owing to the of the heavy battery array.

are felt more, but handling better in corners.

Gizmos And

If it s been a while since you ve your wheels, you ll like the of having hands-free communications and here. First, the 2013 ES 350 and ES 300h both have Key technology. Just walk up to the car the key fob in your purse or pocket, the door handle, and the car automatically

A push-button start allows you to the key in your purse at all times.

s an eight-speaker sound system with a 7 display screen, or 8 screen with remote They use Lexus proprietary called Enform, which Pandora music and the ability to Facebook, real-time traffic, and other internet-based technologies. An Mark Levinson Sound with 835 watts comes the 8 screen and 15 speakers.

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Lexus ES Electric Cars
Lexus ES Electric Cars
Lexus ES Electric Cars
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