Lexus has appear a new Premium trim akin for the ES 300h. Available to adjustment now with aboriginal deliveries due in October, the ES 300h Premium adds bigger accessories levels throughout.
Priced at £35,750, the Lexus ES 300h Premium comes in at aloof £550 added than the access akin model, but adds £3,140-worth of added equipment. Among the accepted appearance are 18-inch admixture auto (up from the abject car’s 17-inch items), a 12.3-inch aeronautics system, a acrimonious council wheel, wireless smartphone charging, a acrimonious windscreen and automated wipers.
Safety tech is added after the ambit with Blind Spot ecology and Rear Cross Traffic Alert now accepted in all models, while the entry-level ES gets a 10-speaker Pioneer audio system, dual-zone altitude control, acrimonious and electrically adjustable advanced seats, a sunroof, additional Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as standard.
Above the Premium sits the F Sport, which assets a added acceptable Tech and Safety backpack option. This additionally adds the 12.3-inch awning and wireless charging, additional a acrimonious council caster and “triple-eye” LED headlights. Even with this backpack specified, the F-Sport is priced at £39,255, and CO2 emissions of 128g/km advice the F Sport to aperture into the 28 percent Benefit in Kind aggregation car tax bracket. Over and aloft the bottom models, the F Sport adds adaptive dampers, a different anatomy kit, 19-inch wheels, rear aloofness bottle and auto-folding aperture mirrors.
The range-topping Takumi gets a 17-speaker Mark Levinson complete system, a head-up display, semi-aniline covering upholstery, appropriate “Shimamoku” copse trim inlays in the dash, additional an cyberbanking tailgate with hands-free bang sensor.
Lexus continues to action its agenda ancillary mirrors. They amount £1,600 extra, and as we apparent during our contempo drive, they don’t assignment able-bodied abundant to absolve the added cost, and the screens attending like an reconsideration in the contrarily aboriginal cabin.
All models abide with a amalgam powertrain: a 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol mixes with an electric motor, which promises 53.2mpg in official tests.
Now apprehend our analysis of the accepted Lexus ES 300h appropriate here….