The only Lexus sedan in Brazil, the ES 300h 2022 arrives with a slightly revised look and a multimedia system with a 12.3-inch touchscreen LCD.
Lexus is already selling the 2022 ES 300h line, which hits the market at a suggested price of R$349,990.00. The sedan received a new redesigned L-shaped front grille with chrome finish, a new infotainment system with a 12.3-inch touchscreen LCD and the addition of the Lexus Safety System exit system, an active safety package recognized by the company. brand.
Inside, the Lexus ES 300h has leather trim on the steering wheel and transmission knob. The sedan receives a coating of synthetic materials on the doors, dashboard and center console. The driver’s seat can be adjusted electrically with 10 positions, while eight adjustment options are available for the front passenger.
In terms of technology, the 7-inch color TFT screen has an on-board computer that has driving information, tire pressure, audio, GPS navigation, steering wheel, warning messages and settings. The driver also has a Head Up Display, which displays speed information, GPS navigation, voice assistant and steering directly on the windshield.
Connectivity and security
In the 2022 lineup, the ES 300h received, along with interior improvements, more connectivity and security that aims to improve the interior experience of the occupants. Featuring a new 12.3-inch touchscreen LCD, the multimedia features GPS navigation, Digital TV, WI-FI (P2P Mode), AM/FM Radio and connectivity to Android Auto and Apple CarPlay systems. With a simpler and more intuitive interface, it is possible to mirror the main smartphone apps and use them on the car dashboard. Among them are Google Maps, Waze, Spotify, Apple Music and WhatsApp, as well as native calling and texting functions for each system.
Regarding safety, the Lexus ES 300h 2022 comes with ten airbags, four side (driver, front and rear passenger), two front, two curtain and two knee airbags for the front passenger, impressive control and stability , with a starting assistant on the ramp. The parking sensor completes the package, four at the front and four at the back, which detect an obstacle and provide assistance with the parking brake, the panoramic vision monitor, which shows the vehicle in the image seen from above, the blind monitor, which detects vehicles that are off the road . the driver’s field of vision and issue alerts through a warning on the outside mirror, as well as the Isofix system for holding a child seat and an alert device in case of forgetting someone or something in the car.
LSS (Lexus Safety System)
Lexus ES 300h 2022 has active safety technologies to help drivers in different situations. Are they:
- Lane Departure System (LTA): can be activated by the driver and take action automatically, warning the driver with an audible signal and vibration on the steering wheel and correcting the course whenever it crosses lane markings if the turn signals are not activated.
- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC): uses lasers, radar, cameras or a combination of these systems to maintain a constant and safe distance from the vehicle in front. The system also automatically decreases or increases the speed (more than 40 km / h), depending on the traffic.
- Forward Collision System (Pre-Collision): help in preventing collision and damage through audible alerts. If necessary, it automatically activates the braking system (over 20 km / h).
- Automatic High Beam (AHB): switches the vehicle’s high beams on and off, to avoid dazzling the driver in front and to the other side, and to ensure better visibility when driving at night.
The sedan has a 2.5 liter petrol engine that works together with an electric motor. Together they produce 211 horse power. To manage the ES 300h’s hybrid system, the Hybrid Transaxle transmission, already known to Lexus consumers for providing more smooth acceleration, also contributes to fuel efficiency and a more enjoyable drive. In addition, the model has an all-wheel drive system, which directs power to two or four wheels, as required by the driver, depending on the type of terrain.
O Lexus ES 300h 2022 can be found in colors: Sonic White, Chrome Grey, Titanium Grey, Iridium Silver, Graphite Black, Coral Red and Royal Blue.