Lexus ES manuals

Lexus ES: Vehicle load limits

Vehicle load limits include total load capacity, seating capacity, towing capacity and cargo capacity.

■Total load capacity and seating capacity These details are also described on the tire and loading information label.


■Overloading the vehicle Do not overload the vehicle.

It may not only cause damage to the tires, but also degrade steering and braking ability, resulting in an accident.

Trailer towing

Lexus does not recommend towing a trailer with your vehicle. Lexus also does not recommend the installation of a tow hitch or the use of a tow hitch carrier for a wheelchair, scooter, bicycle, etc. Your vehicle is not designed for trailer towing or for the use of tow hitch mounted carriers.

Lexus ES. Trailer towing

Dinghy towing

Your vehicle is not designed to be dinghy towed (with 4 wheels on the ground) behind a motor home.

Lexus ES. Dinghy towing


■To avoid serious damage to your vehicle Do not tow your vehicle with the four wheels on the ground.


 Driving procedures

 Power (ignition) switch

Performing the following operations when carrying the electronic key on your person starts the hybrid system or changes power switch modes. Starting the hybrid system 1. Press the parking brake

 EV drive mode

In EV drive mode, electric power is supplied by the hybrid battery (traction battery), and only the electric motor (traction motor) is used to drive the vehicle. This mode allows you to drive i


 Disc cannot be Inserted or is Ejected Right After Insertion

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT NOTICE: Depending on the parts that are replaced during vehicle inspection or maintenance, performing initialization, registration or calibration may be needed. Refer to Precaution for Navigation System. Click here When replacing the radio receiver assembly, always re


DISASSEMBLY PROCEDURE 1. REMOVE ROOF WIND DEFLECTOR PANEL SUB-ASSEMBLY (a) Disengage the 3 claws and 2 pins. (b) Move the roof wind deflector panel sub-assembly in the direction indicated by the arrow (1) shown in the illustration. Remove in this Direction (1) Remove in this Direction

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