1996 Lexus ES 300 Long Term Road Test

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1996 Lexus ES 300: A Clean Well Lighted Car

November 17, 2012

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With the shorter days and the rainy weather, we've been feeling in the dark with our 1996 Lexus ES 300. Michael Jordan diagnosed the condition as "cataracts"  and got a lot of great comments about bulbs vs. cleaning the lens. We're going to do both. But we decided to pop for some new headlight bulbs. These X-treme Power bulbs from Philips come highly recommended by readers and other users on Amazon.com where we ordered them for $28. If they really are 80 percent brighter, maybe we won't have to scrub the lens.

We will report back after we install them. 

Philip Reed, Edmunds.com Senior Consumer Advice Editor @ 151,503 miles 

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