Lexus ES 330 vs Lexus ES 350 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2006 Lexus ES 330
330 FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
58 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
6 GOOD deals


2018 Lexus ES 350
350 FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
839 listings nationwide
31 GREAT deals
169 GOOD deals


Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Lexus ES 330
330 FWD

This year saw the end of the fourth generation of the ES sedan. Lexus would continue to tinker with its design, power plant, and above all its image. The arrival of a larger engine i...

2018 Lexus ES 350
350 FWD
Megan Hennessey Preview:

The Lexus ES is the company’s longstanding midsize luxury sedan that has always been a sensible choice, offering the comfort and technology of the established German luxury brands, if ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2006 Lexus ES 330
330 FWD
SaadAlarefe writes:
This is the best car i have ever drove. This is a very, luxurios car. And really comfortable, over all i recom...
ikramrt 2006 Lexus ES 330 330 FWDReview:

Great Car — This car is probably one of the most reliable and most economical. Lexus is known for its durability...

Primary Use: Family transportation

roybaker 2006 Lexus ES 330 330 FWDReview:

Best Car I Have Ever Driven! — This car gets good gas mileage. Has a smooth drive. Roomy. Great visibility. Comfortable for long dr...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2018 Lexus ES 350
350 FWD
MGB1980 writes:
Superior quality - Ended up buying new because there were No Dealer Fees (an absolute rip off) - No mark up on...
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300 Sedan RWD worse.
"Leather v Vinyl. (Merc tex = Vinyl that delaminates) - Lower and more comfortable seats"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 300 Sedan RWD worse.
"Lower loading lip and appears larger"
Rt4brde writes:
Purchased 2019 Limited in October, wind chill pearl with Cognac interior. As beautiful as it is a pleasure to ...
Guru1QYFY writes:
It was good
Power Ranked 2019 Toyota Avalon Touring FWD better.
"They both drive the same although the lexus is more quieter when it comes to road noise but the avalon was still good"
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Toyota Avalon Touring FWD better.
"More room plus you can pull the back seats down on the avalon instead of just a small pass through on the lexus which doesnt make sense on the."


2006 Lexus ES 330
330 FWD
2018 Lexus ES 350
350 FWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
27 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 17.2 gal
Fuel Type
218 hp @ 5,600 RPM
268 hp @ 6,200 RPM
236 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
248 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
3,300 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 5 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 4 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Cassette Player Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.2 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 40 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.5 cu ft 15.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,068 lbs 905 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 2,000 lbs --
Length 191.1 in 193.3 in
Width 71.3 in 71.7 in
Height 57.3 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 111 in

Available Options

2006 Lexus ES 330
330 FWD
2018 Lexus ES 350
350 FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Autumn Shimmer
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Satin Cashmere Metallic
  • Silver Lining Metallic

Option Packages

  • Twin Projector Bi-LED Headlamps
  • Navigation System Package
  • Navigation System with Mark Levinson Premium Audio
  • Luxury Package with Wood Trim
  • Premier Package
  • Ultra Luxury Package
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Front and Rear Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Panoramic Glass Roof
  • Wheels: 18" x 7.5" 5-Twin-Spoke Aluminum Alloy

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