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

With all the money buying a hybrid vehicle could save at the pump, some drivers might be hoping to splurge on something a little more luxurious than a Prius. That's exactly the idea behind the new Lexus ES300h, the first ever hybrid ES, which will be hitting US dealerships in mid-August. We first spotted this best-of-both-worlds ride at the New York Auto Show back in April, but were finally able to get behind the wheel ourselves for a test drive this month. Read on to see what we thought about the way the car handled and the fuel economy we were able to maintain even while pushing 80mph on the winding backroads of Oregon wine country.

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1 Comment

  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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