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2004 Lexus ES 330 - Consumer Reviews

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Base 3.3L V6 5-speed Automatic - (225 reviews )

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By miracle
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2004 Lexus ES 330 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


Review

I have previously owned an Audi, and an
Infinity. This is my first Lexus and I
am thrilled. The comfort and smooth
ride of this car is excellent. Quiet
is a main concern of mine and this car
is like no other I have owned in that
respect. I did notice the shifting
hesitation when I was driving slower.
I think this does need to be addressed.


Best Features

Interior design Comfort Quietness


Worst Features

Smoother shifting with transmission


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he who hesitates is lost
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By paulinpennsylvania
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2004 Lexus ES 330 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


Review

Car rides nicely. Big problem with
hesitation when you get off the gas
then on again or come to a stop and try
to go immediately thereafter ( 1 to 1
and 1/2 second delay). If you get off
the gas under hard acceleration and
back on the gas the transmission gets
confused. pulls to left slightly. With
regards to hesitation, Lexus says the
car is "functioning as designed". They
have no plans to fix it at all. If you
leave your key in ignition and
headlights are on, the lights won't
shut off automatically if you
accidently do not shut your door
tightly.(I already gat 1 dead battery
for this reason. I'm going back to Audi.
(They care about their customers).


Best Features

all that is nice about the car is outweighed by the driveability problems.


Worst Features

Listen to your customers and fix the design problems.


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Great car ahead of competitive cars
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By 6110
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2004 Lexus ES 330 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


Review

Love this car.first foreign car I ever
bought. Love interior,great quality so
far. Have 3200 miles right now. When
pushed hard the transmission doesn't
grab the request. Hesitates..Seems
confused initially. Nav is a
lifesaver..I love it.Back-up camera
would be very nice..It's not available.


Best Features

nav system, interior, lumber in drivers seat, smooth transmission, smooth ride, good power


Worst Features

adjust transmission to be more responsive when pushed hard. A sharper back end.


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Rough
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By Chuck Cadwell
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2004 Lexus ES 330 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


Review

The cars ride and comfort is great!
The transmission is some what to be
desired. Rough shifting and hesitation
on exceleration. Repair shops just says
that the way it is. There is nothing
they can do.


Best Features

GPS


Worst Features

Redesign Transmission


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buy it!
Performance
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Fun To Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
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By Perez
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2004 Lexus ES 330 4dr Sedan (3.3L 6cyl 5A)


Review

very comfortable, awesome, buy it!


Best Features

sun roof, chrome rims, gps system, stereo system, etc.


Worst Features

excellent the way it is, buy it!


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