Used 2003 Lexus ES 300 Sedan

2003 Lexus ES 300
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2003 Lexus ES 300

Pros

  • Comprehensive array of luxury and convenience features, superb ride quality, smooth and silent V6, advanced safety technology, excellent reputation for reliability.

Cons

  • Bland driving characteristics, less powerful than most competitors, many of the desired features and options are expensive, no split-folding rear seat.

Used 2003 Lexus ES 300 Sedan for Sale

Lexus ES 300 2003 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)
144,281 miles
Used 2003
Lexus ES 300
Base
Commonwealth Motorcars
8.3 mi away
List$4,699
Est.Loan: $96/mo
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Lexus ES 300 2003 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)
184,480 miles
Used 2003
Lexus ES 300
Base
Graham Cadillac
80.5 mi away
List$3,999
Est.Loan: $82/mo
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Lexus ES 300 2003 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)
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Used 2003
Lexus ES 300
Base
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Sheehy Lexus of Annapolis
54.1 mi away
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Lexus ES 300 2003 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A)
124,812 miles
Used 2003
Lexus ES 300
Base
Pearson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram
96.9 mi away
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Edmunds' Expert Review

Packed with features and safety equipment, the ES 300 sets the standard for entry-level luxury sedans -- as long as "luxury" is the most important part of this segment for you.

2003 Highlights

Completely redesigned last year, the 2003 ES 300's only change is the addition of power-adjustable pedals.

Consumer reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2003 Lexus ES 300.

Overall Consumer Rating

Most helpful consumer reviews

Satisfied Customer
Mika,11/06/2006
This vehicle handles well on the highway it has a kick during take off. I'm happy with the space I tend to let others drive and ride in the back. It also does good under cold conditions the engine remains quiet and warms up quickly. Overall I'm happy with my decision. By the way it has a nice sound system. The navigation is pretty accurate for the most part.
A top quality car
n2doowop,07/25/2012
Bought the car new in 2003. Got a very good deal. Have put 150K miles on it. The last trip averaged 27-30 mpg. No major problems. The trans does still act funny every once in a while like most ES-300's. I noticed a lot of people had problems with the rear door window. I've replaced the switch twice. It still rides like new and looks it. The value is around $10K. I wouldn't sell it for $15K
Typical Lexus Quality
Akent,09/27/2006
I bought this Lexus online with 51,000 miles as a lease turn-in for my wife. It is even better than expected. The interior was nearly flawless with the most supple leather seats I have ever sat in. I read numerous reviews saying it lacked power, but I have not found that to be true. It was made to be a luxury vehicle, not a fast sports car. The ride is smooth and quiet. It is very different from her last 1993 ES 300 that had over 215,000 miles.
Great car
jtg,11/10/2010
Bought this car for my wife. She loves it. Really well built. Quiet. Sound system is amazing. Smooth/classy. Very happy with this car
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Features & Specs

MPG
18 city / 27 hwy
Seats 5
5-speed automatic
Gas
210 hp @ 5800 rpm
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger5 / 5
  • Side Crash Rating
    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating
    OverallNot Rated
    Driver5 / 5
    Passenger4 / 5
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings
    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover
    Rollover4 / 5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated
IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    Not Tested
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    Good

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Used 2003 Lexus ES 300 Sedan Overview

The Used 2003 Lexus ES 300 Sedan is offered in the following styles: 4dr Sedan (3.0L 6cyl 5A).

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  • The Used 2003 Lexus ES 300 Sedan Base is priced between $3,999 and$4,699 with odometer readings between 144281 and184480 miles.

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Should I lease or buy a 2003 Lexus ES 300?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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