Comparison - Jaguar XJ R-Sport 2018 - vs - Lexus ES 300h 2018

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Model: 
Average Price: 
75,400
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
41,820
Updated: 
09 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Drive Type: 
Rear Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2018
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
21.70gals
17.20gals

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Jaguar XJ swaddles its occupants in leather, delivers them in style, and offers sporty road manners for a large car due to its lightweight construction.

Pros
Beautiful shape
Elegant interior design
Very good standard features
Great warranty
Efficient and smooth V-6

Cons
Somewhat cramped interior
No hybrid powertrain
Not a huge performance gap between V-6 and V-8

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Jaguar XJ ranked #6 in Super Luxury Cars. Currently the Jaguar XJ has a score of 7.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 38 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Commanding trio of supercharged engines
Refined, agile handling

Cons
Poor reliability rating
Some low-quality interior materials
Technology is dated and mediocre
Limited passenger and trunk space

By: 
usnews.com

Pros
New XJR575 performance model
Advanced driver assist safety features
Improved technology

Cons
Ride isn’t smooth over rough roads
All-wheel drive isn’t available with the V-8

By: 
motortrend.com

The Lexus ES 300h receives no major changes for 2018.

PROS
Efficient hybrid powertrain returns high fuel economy
Luxurious interior with impressive fit and finish
Plenty of rear legroom, even for tall passengers
Lots of standard driver aids, and plenty of optional ones

CONS
Lots of noise while the electric motor recharges the battery
Enform app suite is a poor substitute for Apple CarPlay/Android Auto
Grabby brakes make it difficult to slow down smoothly
Infotainment system's controller is frustrating to use

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Lexus ES Hybrid ranked #10 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the Lexus ES Hybrid has a score of 8.3 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 32 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Elegant, comfortable cabin
Above-average predicted reliability score
Outstanding fuel economy rating
Silky smooth ride

Cons
Burdensome infotainment system with distracting control pad
Trunk size is among the smallest in the class

By: 
usnews.com

If you’re after a smooth, quiet, roomy, comforting luxury sedan that’s still good value, the 2018 Lexus ES may be one of the better choices.

Pros
Silent interior
40-mpg hybrid model
Larger inside than you’d think
Smooth ride
Engine pep

Cons
Brake feel could be better
Remote Touch interface clumsy, distracting
Grille doesn’t gel with rest of car
No Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
18.00mpg
40.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
27.00mpg
39.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.00L
2.50L
Torque: 
332ft-lbs
at 3 500rpm
Horsepower: 
340hp
at 6 500rpm
200hp
at 5 700rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
39.00Feet
37.40Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather And Alloy Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Adaptive Cruise Control

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
202.00in
193.30in
Width: 
74.80in
71.70in
Height: 
57.50in
57.10in
Wheel Base: 
119.40in
111.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
Rear Head Room: 
37.20
Front Leg Room: 
41.50in
Rear leg room: 
38.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.60in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
12.10cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
15.20cu.ft
12.10cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3891.00lbs
3682.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
Hands-Free Entry
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
10 -Way Power Driver Seat
10 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Driver Cooled Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
Ventilated Driver Seat
Ventilated Passenger Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Leatherette
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Dual Ventilation
Multi-Level Heating
Folding center armrest
Rear Ventilation Ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
20 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
2 Subwoofer(S)
825 Watts Stereo Output
USB Connection
Meridian Premium Brand Speakers
Surround Audio Surround Audio (Discrete)
8 Total Speakers
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
USB Connection

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 X 10.0
17 X 7.0
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R17

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
Rear ventilated disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Cornering Lights
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Self-Leveling Headlights
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
Rear Multi-Adjustable Headrests
LED Headlamp
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Turn Signal Mirrors
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Pre-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Post-Collision Safety System
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System
LED Headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Illumination Package
Comfort Package
Navigation System/Mark Levinson Premium Audio Package
Premium Package
Ultra Luxury Package
Navigation System
Luxury Package
Exterior Options: 
Rear Badge Delete
Surround Camera System
20" 8 Split-Spoke 'Style 8001' Polished Wheels
20" All-Season Tires
19" 7 Split-Spoke 'Style 7016' Wheels
Summer Tires For 20" Wheels
20" 5 Split-Spoke 'Style 5045' Silver And Diamond Turned Finish Wheels
19" 5 Split-Spoke 'Style 5043' Wheels
20" 5 Split-Spoke 'Style 5044' Technical Grey Finish Wheels
20" 8 Split-Spoke 'Style 8001' Silver Wheels
Heated Front Windshield
One-Touch Power Trunk
Rear Spoiler
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Edge Guards
Illuminated Trunk Sill
Body Side Moldings
Body Side Moldings
Body Side Moldings
Interior Options: 
Meridian Reference Sound System (1300W)
Adaptive Cruise Control W/Queue Assist
Wood And Leather Steering Wheel
Front Ashtray And Lighter
Key Glove
Carpet Trunk Mat
Glass Breakage Sensor
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats
Illuminated Door Sills
Heated Wood & Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel
Wood & Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel
Heated And Ventilated Front Seats
All-Weather Floor Liners
Power Rear Sunshade