Comparison - Lexus ES 300h 2019 - vs - Ford Fusion Platinum Hybrid 2018

General

Lexus ES 300h : Car for the modern executive : PowerDrift
2018 Lexus ES 300h - Pros & Cons | MotorBeam
2018 Lexus ES 300h | First Drive Review | Autocar India
2019 Lexus ES 300h Hybrid First Drive Review
2018 Lexus ES 300h | First Drive Review | Autocar India
2018 Lexus ES 300h - Pros & Cons | MotorBeam
Lexus ES300h | First Drive | Autocar India
Lexus ES 300h : Car for the modern executive : PowerDrift
2017 Ford Fusion - Review and Road Test
2018 Ford Fusion Sport: Review
2018 Ford Fusion Sport Review
2018 Ford Fusion | CarGurus Test Drive Review
2019 Ford Fusion Energi | CarGurus Test Drive Review
2018 Ford Fusion | CarGurus Test Drive Review
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Make: 
Average Price: 
$
41,310
Updated: 
15 Oct 2018
37,370
Updated: 
08 Jun 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2019
2018
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
no
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
13.20gals
14.00gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Caviar
#2e2e2e
Eminent White Pearl
#f2f2f2
Atomic Silver
#abaab8
Sunlit Green
#8b9385
Moonbeam Beige Metallic
#a49d93
Nebula Gray Pearl
#4f5052
Matador Red Mica
#720d14
Obsidian
#090909
Nightfall Mica
#1a2d51
Silver Lining Metallic
#bbbdba
Color: 
White Platinum
#E9E9E9
Lightning Blue
#26488E
Oxford White
#FFFFFF
Burgundy Velvet
#612626
Magnetic
#676657
Ingot Silver
#BEBFC1
Ruby Red
#AC1115
White Gold
#CABB85
Shadow Black
#343434
Blue Metallic
#5D80A9

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

Lexus ES 300h Sedan models are available with a 2.5 L-liter hybrid engine, with output up to 215 hp, depending on engine type. The 2019 Lexus ES 300h Sedan comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic.

Pros
Excellent ride quality and quiet cabin
Good fuel economy for the size and power
Comfortable and mostly upscale interior for the price
Dramatically improved technology compared to previous generation

Cons
A few interior plastics feel thin and cheap
Efficiency-first transmission doesn't match the F-Sport's character
Some controls require using the infotainment interface
Finicky infotainment interface

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lexus ES Hybrid ranked #9 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the Lexus ES Hybrid has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 8 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Elegant, cushy, and quiet cabin
Outstanding fuel economy estimates
Extensive rear-seat legroom
Silky smooth ride

Cons
Frustrating, distracting infotainment system

By: 
usnews.com

The six-year-old 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid remains a handsome, comfortable mid-size sedan with good fuel efficiency and a plug-in hybrid option, but competitors now boast higher EPA ratings.

Pros
Still good-looking design
Comfortable seats
Tasteful, high-quality interior
Plug-in Energi option
Up-to-date active safety

Cons
Six years old, few changes
Uncompetitive EPA ratings
Options prices add up fast
Steering is slow

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The Ford Fusion Hybrid is unchanged for 2018.

PROS
Excellent Sync 3 infotainment system
Rear seats can fold down to increase cargo space
Platinum trim's interior quality surpasses that of some luxury cars
Interior remains quiet at highway speeds

CONS
Lurches forward unpleasantly when the gas engine kicks on
Sleek roofline reduces rear visibility and headroom
Fuel economy figures aren't as high as rival hybrid sedans

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2018 Ford Fusion Hybrid ranked #6 in Midsize Cars. Currently the Ford Fusion Hybrid has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 40 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Upscale, spacious cabin
Easy-to-use infotainment system
Sporty handling for a hybrid

Cons
Grabby regenerative brakes
Limited standard features

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
44.00mpg
43.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
45.00mpg
41.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.50L
2.00L
Torque: 
129ft-lbs
at 4 000rpm
Horsepower: 
215hp
at 5 700rpm
188hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.00Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
no
yes
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
no
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: 
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Turn Signal In Mirrors
Leather And Simulated Alloy Steering Wheel
Universal Remote Transmitter (For Garage Door, Security System, Etc.)
Electric Power Steering
Heated Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
195.90in
191.80in
Width: 
73.40in
72.90in
Height: 
56.90in
58.00in
Wheel Base: 
113.00in
112.20in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
37.50
39.20
Front Hip Room: 
55.00in
55.00in
Front Leg Room: 
42.40in
44.30in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.90in
57.80in
Rear Head Room: 
37.40
37.80
Rear Hip Room: 
54.30in
54.40in
Rear leg room: 
39.20in
38.30in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.00in
56.90in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
16.70cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.70cu.ft
12.00cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3704.00lbs
3668.00lbs

Instruments

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

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
10 -way power passenger seat
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
leatherette
10 -way power driver seat
height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Premium Leather
Sport Front Seats
Driver Cooled Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Passenger Cooled Seat
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
Rear Seats Features: 
rear ventilation ducts
folding center armrest
Folding center armrest
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
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
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Keyless Ignition

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Pioneer premium brand speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
10 total speakers
USB connection
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
12 Total Speakers
USB Connection
Auxiliary Audio Input And USB With External Media Control
60 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
Memory Card Slot
Sony Premium Brand Speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 X 7.5 In.
18 In
Wheels more: 
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Painted Alloy Wheels
Null Tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear 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: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
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
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Pre-Collision Safety System
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation

Options

Packages: 
Navigation Package
Navigation w/Mark Levinson Audio Package
Premium Package
Equipment Group 750A
Exterior Options: 
Triple Beam LED Headlights
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Edge Guards
Illuminated Trunk Sill
18" Split 10-Spoke Machined Finish Wheels
Door Edge Film by 3M
Rear Bumper Applique
Body Side Moldings
Hands-Free Power Open and Close Trunk
Daytime Running Lamps (Fleet)
Front License Plate Bracket
Paint Protection Film By 3M (Fleet)
Paint Protection Film By 3M
Interior Options: 
Wireless Charger
Cargo Net
Wood & Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel
Key Gloves w/F Logo
Universal Tablet Holder
Mark Levinson Audio
Wood Trim
Wood Trim w/Ambient Lighting
Key Gloves w/Lexus Logo
10.2" Head-Up Display (HUD)
Carpet Trunk Mat
Illuminated Door Sills
Heated Wood & Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel
Power Rear Sunshade
Cargo Net
All-Weather Floor Mats

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Chateau, leatherette
#9e816f
Flaxen, leatherette
#997153
Black, leatherette
#252525