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Lexus ES repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (15%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (13%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (25%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (7%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 305 repairs.
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Lexus ES repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (13%)

$500 - $999 (14%)

$100 - $499 (30%)

< $100 (42%)

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Chart based on 235 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

Lexus ES problems by year

before 2001 (4%)

2002 - 2004 (14%)

2005 - 2006 (5%)

2007 - 2009 (72%)

2010 - 2012 (2%)

2013 - 2015 (3%)

Chart based on 305 repair trips.
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Personal Experiences of the Lexus ES

Lexus ES Personal Experiences: Pros
2008 4dr Sedan 272-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
Currently own another ES 300, model year 1997. Approaching 125K miles on this car without any major mechanical or electrical problems thus far. Still runs almost as good as new. full 2008 Lexus ES review
2007 4dr Sedan 272-horsepower 3.5L V6
6-speed shiftable automatic FWD
My company owns 8 lexus vehicles. We have not had reliability issues with any of them. full 2007 Lexus ES review

Lexus ES Problems and Repair Histories

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