Lexus ES 330 price in Nigeria: For anyone to experience class at lower price

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1. Overview of Lexus ES 330

It has been said that one can never go wrong with a Lexus and time has proved this point over the years with different classes of its automobiles. Lexus has succeeded in making a strong statement of its ability to roll out vehicles highlighted by reliability, elegance and overall quality.

Contributing to Lexus' credibility, the Lexus ES 330 is among one of the executive sedans which re-affirmed Lexus’ track record of quality and class. The “ES” prefix in the Lexus ES 330 stands for “Executive Sedan”. Since the first ES series was rolled off to the market in 1989 to this moment, the ES series has become a hit. Despite that, the ES never stood still in its victories but has made a number of redesigns and improvements and has received widespread reception all over the world and recently in the Nigerian car market.

Further down in this article, will talk about the Lexus ES 330 price in Nigeria and also cover some key points to help you decide whether to buy it or not with a detailed review for better information.


The Lexus ES 330 is a reliable sedan that reaffirms Lexus' track record of quality

The Lexus ES 330 is a four-door mid-size sedan with the propensity to seat 5 persons at a go. Amongst close competitors, the ES 330 is the quietest and offers the smoothest riding experience.

Following the halt in production of the ES300 in 2003, the Lexus ES 330 changed the perceived softness of the former and went on to showcase strength and agility while also presenting a commanding outlook as a luxurious sedan.

First launched in 2004, the ES 330 took its place and became a market contender amongst close rivals and turned out a very auspicious replacement for the ES300 with its powerful V6 engine offering better outlook, power, and performance.

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2. Brief review of Lexus ES 330 design & specs

  • Lexus ES 330 design

The 2005 model of the ES 330 was facelifted in 2004, giving it better-looking front and rear views. A redesigned head and tail lights were also part of the upgrade done to the 2005 ES 330 SportDesign.

Prior to that, the ES 330 2004 model had received 17-inch Y-spoke alloy wheels to rhyme with its special edition and dark exterior colours.


The 2005 Lexus ES 330 has a better looking after the facelift

Let's take a tour around what the ES has been through. First, back to the year 2004 when the limited ES 330 "SportDesign" special edition was released, the car boasts of superior features, most prominently of all, the adaptive variable suspension. By 2005, the ES 330 interior included feature upgrades - a power-adjustable pedals, heated and ventilated front seat, Bird's Eye Maple trim and optional integrated satellite radio to name a few. Later after that, the steering wheel-mounted audio and display controls were also worked into the interior upgrade of the ES 330.


The Lexus ES 330 interior speaks of various upgraded features

The exclusive black diamond edition ES 330 of 2005 also offered a black wood trim interior to match with its black diamond paint exterior.

  • Lexus ES 330 engine & performance

Under the hood of the Lexus ES 330 2004 sits a 3.3L V6 engine capable of doing 225 hp which was later revised to 218 hp. This automobile can do a 0–60 mph in just 7.2 seconds.

The fuel economy rating for the ES 330 promises decency. It boasts of an impressive 20/29 mpg for city and highway driving respectively.

The Lexus ES 330 2004 is equipped with a five-speed automatic transmission that guarantees a smooth ride and improved response.

 Lexus ES 330 engine specifications

Criterion Specifications
Engine 3.3L V6

225 @ 5600 RPM


240 @ 3600 RPM


Front-Wheel Drive


5-speed Automatic w/OD

Fuel tank capacity 70 L
Fuel economy rating 20/29 mpg city/highway


The Lexus ES 330 is powered by a very powerful 3.3L V6 engine

  • Evaluation of Lexus ES 330

To save your time, we combine here the pros and cons of Lexus ES 330. Its merits go paralleled with most Toyota or Lexus products while you might feel a bit disappointed with its engine power.

Lexus ES 330 pros and cons
 Advantages  Disadvantages
  •  Good acceleration and handling.
  • Responsive steering and brakes.
  • Decent fuel economy.
  • Comfortable interior.
  •  Not much engine power.


The ES 330 boasts of very comfortable front and back row seats

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3. Price of Lexus ES 330 in Nigeria

The Lexus ES 330 has become quite popular in the Nigerian market that it has caught our interest at to write about the Lexus ES 330 price in Nigeria. Read on to see the various prices of different versions and models of the Lexus ES 330 in Nigeria.

About the price of a brand new Lexus ES 330 in Nigeria, you should know that production of the ES 330 ended in 2006, it is apparently impossible to find a brand new of it in Nigeria.

However, Tokunbo and Nigerian-used versions of the Lexus ES 330 are very much available at major car dealerships across Nigeria.

  • Foreign used Lexus ES 330 prices in Nigeria

You can get a Tokunbo Lexus ES 330 of 2004 - 2006 models for a price between ₦2.0 million – ₦3.2 million. However, these prices may vary depending on currency exchange rate, import tax and custom clearing cost.

See below for a price list of foreign-used Lexus ES 330 in Nigeria.

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Price of Tokunbo Lexus ES 330 in Nigeria
Model Price
Lexus ES 330 2004 ₦2,000,000 – ₦3,000,000
Lexus ES 330 2005 ₦2,800,000 – ₦3,200,000
Lexus ES 330 2006 ₦3,000,000 – ₦3,200,000
  •  Nigerian used Lexus ES 330 prices in Nigeria

A locally-used Lexus ES 330 of 2003 - 2006 models goes for between ₦1.2 million – ₦2.2 million. Though the Nigerian used models are much cheaper than Tokunbo counterparts, you should be careful when inspecting the car condition.

See below for a price list of Nigerian-used Lexus ES 330 in Nigeria.

Price of locally used Lexus ES 330 in Nigeria
Model Price
Nigerian-used Lexus ES 330 2003 ₦1,200,000 – ₦1,400,000
Nigerian-used Lexus ES 330 2004 ₦1,300,000 – ₦1,600,000
Nigerian-used Lexus ES 330 2005 ₦1,400,000 – ₦1,800,000
Nigerian-used Lexus ES 330 2006 ₦1,600,000 – ₦2,200,000

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4. Common problems of Lexus ES 330

Generally, the Lexus ES 330 is a very reliable car but a few problems have also been reported about it. You need to know what these common issues are so that you can be on the lookout for such problems especially when you intend to buy a pre-owned Lexus ES 330.

Some of the common problems associated with the ES 330 include:

  • Hesitation on acceleration after a total stop had been made.
  • Check engine light with codes P0171 and P0174. Such occurrences have been attributed to a lean running engine.
  • Check engine light with codes P0135, P0141, P0155 or P0161. Such error codes have been attributed to a faulty O2 sensor heater. (Read more: OBD2 scanner basics)
  • Vibrations in the steering wheel or brake pedal have also been reported by users. This usually occurs when the brakes are applied.


Reliable as it seems, Lexus car requires adequate maintenance to perform well

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5. Conclusion

In conclusion, the Lexus ES 330 has a history of reliability and comfort. The Lexus ES 330 price in Nigeria is within a pocket-friendly range when compared with the quality it offers. Its second-hand value is also very promising. We strongly recommend this car for anyone looking for a nice comfortable ride with a decent fuel economy.

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Juliet Onyeachonam is an enthusiastic car nut which is why she has turned that passion into a fantastic job by becoming a car blogger on Juliet's blogs are a wealthy resource for information on car maintenance, driving tips and also how things pertaining to cars work.

Additionally, because of her passion for the entertainment industry, Juliet does not write only hardcore but also entertaining articles about cars.

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