2023 Hyundai IONIQ 6 vs. 2024 Lexus ES 300h Review

Picture of the 2023 Hyundai IONIQ 6

2023 Hyundai
IONIQ 6

MSRP*: $41,600 to $56,100
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Picture of the 2024 Lexus ES 300h

2024 Lexus
ES 300h

MSRP*: $43,440 to $52,330
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MPG - City Info not available 43 MPG
MPG - Hwy Info not available Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 149-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 225-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 320-hp, Electric Motor (Electric Fuel System)
  • 215-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gas/Electric Hybrid)
Transmission Automatic Continuously Variable
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 149 - 320 hp 215 hp
Exterior Length 191.1 in 195.9 in
Exterior Width 74.0 in 73.4 in
Leg Room Front 45.4 in
Rear 34.7 in
Front 42.4 in
Rear 39.3 in
Head Room Front 36.8 - 38.7 in
Rear 38.3 - 40.2 in
Front 37.5 in
Rear 37.4 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus ES 300h than the Hyundai IONIQ 6, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Hyundai IONIQ 6 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 300h.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Hyundai IONIQ 6 or the Lexus ES 300h, it's going to cost you about the same.

Dimensions
The Hyundai IONIQ 6 is about the same width as the Lexus ES 300h. The Hyundai IONIQ 6 is slightly shorter than the Lexus ES 300h, which may make it easier to park.

Handling
The Hyundai IONIQ 6 has about the same turning radius as the Lexus ES 300h, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai IONIQ 6 has a much more powerful engine than the Lexus ES 300h. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Powertrain
The Hyundai IONIQ 6 has much less torque than the Lexus ES 300h, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Hyundai IONIQ 6 and the Lexus ES 300h.