does it require premium gas

Asked by Apr 12, 2012 at 11:50 PM about the 2009 Lexus ES 350

Question type: General

6 Answers

102,855

No you do not have to use Premium gas, you can use Mid-grade but never use Regular on a Luxury performance vehicle. You will get better performance and MPG's with premium gas.

8 of 8 people found this helpful.
190

having had two ES350's a 2007 and a 2012. Between the two cars i totaled 100,000 miles. I used regular gas in the car, got 31-32 miles to the gallon on highway trips (65+ mpg) and 24.7 avg on mixed driving. The car never pinged, started on first button push and made me happy every day. If it was AWD i would have a 3rd one. Always fast never hesitated and gave me a smile each day. I simply LOVED these cars. The knock sensor on the car always performed perfectly and the cars never so much had any engine or performance issues. As an engineer, frankly all the discussion is nonsense, the cars ran great. I bought regular fuel today for 1.49 gallon, Premium as 2.55 you have to be kidding if you think that is worth the extra money to make you feel a little bit better.

19 of 19 people found this helpful.
80

I can only say i bought a 2007 es350 out of the showroom and never put in regular, only premium as they reccomended and got 235500 before the torque converter went, im now in a 2012 and am a little confused as to what to use

5 of 5 people found this helpful.
80

I believe they said i should use regular but cant remember

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

Yes, regular 2011 and older is recommendation, but probably ok in older from research

it is just a six cylinder motor, the same as my acura had. I used regular all the time in it with no issues at all. 240K and still running like a charm. I just gave it to my son and bough a lexus ES and hope it treats me as well.

Your Answer

ES 350

Looking for a Used ES 350 in your area?

CarGurus has 11,050 nationwide ES 350 listings starting at $3,999.

ZIP:

Lexus ES 350 Experts

  • #1
    Kyle Rogan
    Reputation
    1,220
  • #2
    joef
    Reputation
    280
  • #3
    charliern9
    Reputation
    240
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Lexus GS 350
167 Great Deals out of 3,517 listings starting at $5,500
Used Lexus RX 350
543 Great Deals out of 20,286 listings starting at $5,788
Used Lexus LS 460
92 Great Deals out of 1,966 listings starting at $7,500
Used Toyota Camry
1,116 Great Deals out of 86,207 listings starting at $995
Used Toyota Avalon
220 Great Deals out of 15,852 listings starting at $997
Used Honda Accord
1,074 Great Deals out of 74,230 listings starting at $1,100
Used Lexus IS 250
251 Great Deals out of 5,209 listings starting at $3,500
Used Lexus IS 350
80 Great Deals out of 1,482 listings starting at $6,249
Used BMW 5 Series
513 Great Deals out of 15,549 listings starting at $1,650
Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
682 Great Deals out of 22,673 listings starting at $1,450
Used Mercedes-Benz C-Class
844 Great Deals out of 28,053 listings starting at $2,001
Used BMW 3 Series
1,100 Great Deals out of 32,735 listings starting at $1,200

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Lexus ES 350 For Sale
3,675 listings starting at $36,614
2017 Lexus ES 350 For Sale
9 Great Deals out of 712 listings starting at $31,499
2016 Lexus ES 350 For Sale
26 Great Deals out of 565 listings starting at $24,288
2015 Lexus ES 350 For Sale
49 Great Deals out of 1,253 listings starting at $17,995
2014 Lexus ES 350 For Sale
82 Great Deals out of 1,136 listings starting at $16,997

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.