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2014 Lexus ES 300h (blue)

The hybrid 2014 Lexus ES 300h is EPA rated at 40 mpg in the city, and 39 on the highway. How did we do? Read on.

2014 Lexus ES 300h

Dates Tested: 4/28/2014-5/12/14

Miles Driven: 160

Fuel Used: 4.0 gallons

Driving Mix: 55% city, 45% highway

CG Real-World Fuel Economy: 40.0 mpg

EPA mpg Rating: 40/39 (city Highway)

 

Related CG Real-World Fuel Economy Results

2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid: 31.2 mpg

2014 Lexus RX 450h : 29.8 mpg

As we generally do with most Toyota-corporation hybrids, we hit the reported EPA city number with our test Lexus ES 300h. We can’t help but be impressed by our results given this car’s size and power. It is worth noting that our test of the mechanically similar Toyota Avalon Hybrid returned just 31.2 mpg, though that testing was conducted during an especially hot spell here at our suburban Chicago office, and extreme temperatures can take a toll on hybrid-vehicle efficiency.

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