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ES 300 servicing: Lexus Dealer vs. Toyota Dealer

Since the ES 300 is quite similar to the Camry, is a Lexus dealer any better equipped to do normal servicing (oil change, transmission, radiator, brakes, ...) than a Toyota dealer? My Toyota dealer is willing to work on this car for about 1/2 or 1/3 of the price the Lexus dealer wants. The Toyota dealership even guarantees an oil-change in 30 minutes or less, or the next one is on them! I have a Lexus ES 330, 29K, and want to have the oil changed at a Toyota dealership instead of at LEXUS. I don't expect red carpet treatment at Toyota, but is there a downside to this? Any comments?

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  • hkap123 Feb 15, 2009

    thanks, oil change at toyota was fine, 1/2 the price and they washed the car!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    oil smell inside the car

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No there is not really a downside dealers are good it doesn't really matter who does it but lexus is more familiar with lexus vehicles than toyota because they specialize in it but something like that is simple .

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