1999 Lexus ES 300 Consumer Review: 1999 Lexus ES 300 4 Dr Std Sed

1999 Lexus ES 300 - Consumer Review

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1999 Lexus ES 300 4 Dr Std Sedan
By Steve on


1999 Lexus ES 300 4dr Sedan


I bought the car used about a year ago because I had great luck with my 1994 Toyota Camry, 350,000 Miles before the engine quit. Unfortunately the engine is not even close to reliable as the Camry. I have spent over $2500 on repairs. Oxgen Sensors, 1 Coil, 1 Mass Air Flow Sensor, 2 VVT Actuators,2 Knock Sensors, Cam Seals. I consider myself a good mechanic and was not as concerned when I purchased the car. Edmunds dead correct when they say this engine is a problem and the parts are very costly. I read that Coils, VVT Actuators, MAF, including the transmisson are an issue and should have listened. Also the LCD displays go out. If you must go to the dealer it is $200.00 diagnostic and $$

Best Features

Sound System / Leather Interior

Worst Features

Fix the problematic areas such as the VVTs, Transmission, Coils, MAF. Also lower the replacement part cost. I expected more from Lexus (Toyota).
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