What is the 2003 Lexus ES300 life expectancy?

My 2003 Lexus ES300 is getting up in mileage, and I’m wondering when I’ll need to replace it. What’s the average life expectancy of an ES300?

Andrea Barrett · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
If you’re concerned about reliability with a Lexus, don’t be! Lexus tops the charts as the most reliable car brand on the market.
The length of time your Lexus will last depends heavily on the driver, but, on average, the 2003
Lexus ES300
life expectancy is between 200,000 and 300,000 miles.
The average American drives around 14,000 miles annually, which translates to a lifespan of anywhere from 13 to 15 years. However, this depends on often you drive and how much mileage you put on, as well as proper care and following a
regular car maintenance schedule
That said, the Lexus ES300 reliability scores are superb—it receives 4.6 out of 5 stars from RepairPal for models produced from 1996 to 2003, and
ranks the highest overall in reliability on J.D. Power’s list of vehicle dependability among all brands with a score of 81 /100. Lexus has held the top position for reliability nine times in 10 years.
But while your Lexus ES300 might last over 250,000 miles, you’ll likely need to do some
car repairs
in that time—and they won’t always come cheap. RepairPal estimates that Lexus drivers should expect to pay around $550 per year for maintenance and repair costs, but this depends on your car’s mileage, age, and how consistent you are with maintenance.
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