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2018 Lexus ES 350
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,607
350 listings nationwide
22 GREAT deals
46 GOOD deals

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2018 Lexus ES 300h
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,407
43 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Lexus ES 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 ...

2018 Lexus ES 300h
FWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Lexus ES has been the company’s sensible midsize luxury sedan for years, and in 2013, the automaker introduced the hybrid version called the ES 300h. Still built on the Toyota Camr...

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

2018 Lexus ES 350
FWD
20
writes:
Purchased 2019 Limited in October, wind chill pearl with Cognac interior. As beautiful as it is a pleasure to ...
70
writes:
I have the opportunity to drive the Lexus yes 350 and the GS350I prefer rear wheel drive to front wheel drive,...
writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2018 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD better.
"more room"
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Nissan Maxima Platinum FWD worse.
"More room"
2018 Lexus ES 300h
FWD
15
writes:
Liked the car higher price than mkz. excellent dealership in san antonio
Power Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"just seemed to have better driving pick up"
Handling Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"short test drive really not much difference, but the lincoln just seemed easier to drive, and see out of"
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"the air bags and massage in the seats."
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD worse.
"more room"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"fold down rear seats are a big plus"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"just me and wife,some times guest and it fills our need with no problem."
Value Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"nice car for thousands less"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"bought the 2019 mkz hybrid just liked it better,ride and handling"

Specs

2018 Lexus ES 350
FWD
2018 Lexus ES 300h
FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
30 MPG
39 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.2 gal 17.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Hybrid
Power
268 hp @ 6,200 RPM
200 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Torque
248 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.8:1
12.5:1
Displacement
3,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.27 in
3.54 in x 3.86 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.9 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 40 in 40 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 15.2 cu ft 12.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload 905 lbs 905 lbs
Exterior
Length 193.3 in 193.3 in
Width 71.7 in 71.7 in
Height 57.1 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 111 in 111 in

Available Options

2018 Lexus ES 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
2018 Lexus ES 300h
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 Package
  • Radio: Navigation Package with Mark Levinson Audio
  • Luxury Package
  • Premium Package
  • Ultra Luxury Package
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats

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