Gallery: The New Lexus ES300h: We Test Drive the First Ever Hybrid ES i...

Personally, we loved the weightless, ultra-smooth sensation of the Eco and EV modes and had only one qualm - it was actually difficult to tell at times if the car was on. In fact, even the seasoned vehicle expert who was riding with us kept asking "Is it on?" To add to this point, Lexus solved the issue of the car being precariously too quiet for pedestrians to hear by equipping it with speakers that emit a whirring "spaceship" sound that is only audible from outside the car.

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  1. hpatel72 October 7, 2012 at 11:42 pm

    Hi, I would like to know if ES300H had enough power when you need quick acceleration to merge on highway or passing vehicle near by. Would appreciate your feedback before considering this vehicle purchase.

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