The Lexus ES 350 is available in four trim levels: Standard, F-sport, Luxury and Ultra Luxury. All ES 350 vehicles are equipped with a V6 engine producing 302 horsepower and 267 foot-pounds of torque which sends power to the front wheels via an 8-speed automatic. A hybrid version of the Lexus ES, dubbed the ES 300h uses a 2.5 Liter 4-cylinder Atkinson engine mated to a 29.1 kW motor, which is good for 215 system horsepower and a combined 44mpg. The ES300h is available in all trims other than the F Sport trim. The new ES 250 is powered by a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission that makes 203 horsepower and 184 foot-pounds of torque.
The F Sport includes adaptive dampening control, which increases chassis stiffness in corners while maintaining comfort during highway driving conditions. Also added are unique 19-inch wheels, an F Sport grille, unique seat upholstery, a rear spoiler and Hadori aluminum interior trim.
Standard features across the lineup include LED headlights and taillights, power moon roof, NuLuxe seating, power 10-way adjustable seats, push button start, dual-zone climate control, 10-speaker audio system and Amazon Alexa compatibility.
On the safety side, the Lexus Safety System+ 2.0 comes standard. Some of the features it includes are intelligent high beams, lane departure alert with steering assist, adaptive cruise control, 10 airbags, and a pre-collision system that also has low-light pedestrian detection, oncoming vehicle detection and daytime bicyclist detection. Optional safety features include blind-spot monitoring, park assist sonar with pedestrian detection and panoramic view monitor for added ease of parking and pedestrian mitigation.
Unique Exterior Styling
Award-winning Safety Features
The Lexus ES 300h and 350 both carry over into 2021 with minimal changes while a new ES 250 model was added to the lineup.
The Lexus ES combines luxury, improved driving dynamics and bold new styling to help stand out in a competitive luxury mid-sized sedan crowd. Lexus has set its sights on the likes of the Mercedes E-class and BMW 5-Series offering comparable levels of luxury, with considerably less cost to the consumer. The ES starts at just under $40,000 while the E-Class starts a whopping $14,000 more, making the ES a bargain when compared with the German status quo.