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Lexus ES300 XV20, 3 generation, restyling 01.1999 - 07.2001

3 generation, restyling
(XV20) 01.1999 - 07.2001
3 generation, restyling
Production of the front-wheel drive sedan Lexus ES300 started in 1996 in Japan. Its analogue is the luxury Toyota Windom sedan, created on the Toyota Camry XV20 platform. The new Lexus ES is larger than its predecessor, while the previous series also had larger dimensions compared to the first model released in 1989. At the same time, the weight of the machine was reduced due to the wider use of light alloys and high-strength steels. And due to a more effective and rapid design, the aerodynamic characteristics improved - the drag coefficient was reduced to 0.29 (for the predecessor 0.32). The squat appearance characteristic of this generation also contributes to better dynamic performance and increased stability.
 The standard equipment of the Lexus ES300 includes alloy wheels with 205/65 R15 tires, fog lights, side mirrors in body color, equipped with electric drive and heating. In addition, the premium performance implies the presence of an electric drive and heated front seats, remote key, climate control system. Additional equipment includes a premium Nakamichi audio system, electric sunroof, CD changer, leather upholstery. Restyling of 1999 traditionally affected the appearance (new optics, radiator grille, bumpers), in addition, an electrochromic rearview mirror, xenon headlights and some other functions were added.

 Lexus ES300 is equipped with a V-shaped “six” 1MZ-FE with a volume of 3 liters, in a seriously modernized version compared to the previous generation, as a result of which the increase in power amounted to more than forty horsepower - the engine produces 200 liters. with. at 5200 rpm and a maximum torque of 290 Nm at 4400 rpm. In 1998, the power unit received a variable valve timing system VVT-i, power rose to 210 hp. In this generation, the Lexus ES300 provides for only one transmission option - a 4-speed automatic transmission. Front and rear, the Lexus ES300 has an independent MacPherson strut with anti-roll bars. The chassis is quite simple and reliable, the car is characterized by high smoothness, but at the same time it is not devoid of felling in corners. The steering system uses a gear-rack mechanism and power steering. Disc brakes (front ventilated) provide reliable braking. Due to the widespread use of high-strength steels, the car body became 30 percent tougher, which increased the car’s dynamic performance and overall safety, thanks to which the Lexus ES300 showed high results in the NHTSA safety rating. Continuing the topic of safety, it should be noted that the standard equipment of the Lexus ES300 of this generation initially included anti-lock brakes, front airbags, fog lights. In 1997, daytime running lights, standard front row side airbags and belts with pretensioners and limiters were added, which immediately raised the degree of protection for the driver and passenger to a higher level. A year later, a traction control system was included in the equipment. By the end of the generation, the safety of the Lexus ES300 was brought to the highest possible level - for example, in 2000 the cars received BrakeAssist auxiliary braking system, gas-discharge headlights, child seat fasteners. The 1996-2001 Lexus ES300 is part of a large family based on Toyota Camry. However, even taking into account the general relationship, Lexus ES stands out for its luxurious equipment, better sound insulation. When choosing a car of this generation, it is preferable to pay attention to cars manufactured after 1998, which demonstrate higher safety indicators. In general, Lexus ES is characterized by high reliability and quality performance.