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Lexus ES 300h vs. Audi A6

When comparing the Lexus ES 300h to the Audi A6, the Lexus ES 300h has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency and overall quality score. The Audi A6 has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Lexus ES 300h versus the Audi A6, the Lexus ES 300h is a better car than the Audi A6.

Lexus ES 300h versus Audi A6 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Lexus ES 300h ranges from $37,869 to $48,709 while a used Audi A6 from the same model year range is priced between $40,723 to $60,433. For a new model, the Lexus ES 300h's price is between $44,145 and $55,747, with the Audi A6 priced between $57,745 and $73,934.

Lexus ES 300h versus Audi A6 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Lexus ES 300h is 9.1 out of 10 while the Audi A6's quality rating is 8.4 out of 10. This results in the Lexus ES 300h being ranked 1 out of 28 Best Luxury Hybrid Cars and the Audi A6 being ranked 5 out of 29 Best Luxury Midsize Cars.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Lexus ES 300h’s base engine makes 215 horsepower, and the Audi A6 base engine makes 261 horsepower. The ES 300h is rated to deliver an average of 44 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 581 miles. The A6 is rated to deliver an average of 27 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 598 miles. The ES 300h uses regular unleaded, and the A6 uses premium unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Audi A6, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room and rear shoulder room. The Lexus ES 300h, a hybrid midsize car, has the advantage in the areas of front leg room, rear leg room and trunk space.

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2023 Lexus ES 300h

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$44,145 - $55,747

Used Asking Price:

$37,869 - $48,709

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

48.2%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$57,745 - $73,934

Used Asking Price:

$40,723 - $60,433

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

58.2%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

9.1 / 10

Reliability:

8.6 / 10

Retained Value:

8.6 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.4 / 10

Reliability:

8.6 / 10

Retained Value:

6.6 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

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iSeeCars Rankings

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Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Base, Ultra Luxury, F SPORT Handling, F SPORT Design, Luxury

Trim Levels

3.0T quattro Prestige, 2.0T quattro Premium, 3.0T quattro Premium, 3.0T quattro Premium Plus, 2.0T quattro Premium Plus

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

215 hp @ 5700 rpm

Torque:

Not yet available

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.058 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

261 hp @ 5000 rpm

Torque:

273 foot-lbs @ 1600 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.064 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

43 / 44 / 44

Range (city/hwy):

568 / 581 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

2 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

24 / 31 / 27

Range (city/hwy):

463 / 598 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Available

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.5 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54 inches

Cargo Space:

13.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

97.4 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.8 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

37.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.5 inches

Cargo Space:

13.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

99.0 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3730 lbs

Width:

73.4 inches

Height:

56.9 inches

Length:

195.9 inches

Wheelbase:

113 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4101 lbs

Width:

83.1 inches

Height:

57.4 inches

Length:

194.4 inches

Wheelbase:

115.1 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

215/55R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 8.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

245/45R19