Lexus GS 300 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 GS 300
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$8,651
65 listings nationwide

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2018 Lexus ES 350
350 FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$32,119
794 listings nationwide
57 GREAT deals
134 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2006 Lexus GS 300
AWD

The Lexus GS 300 was overhauled in 2006 to take on the company's ambitious goal of quadrupling sales of GS series vehicles and boost market share from five o 14 percent. That means loa...

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 GS 300
AWD
15
Jo writes:
warranty, reliability & better overall value for AWD car
Mark writes:
Nice car. Doesn’t handle or ride as well as a Honda Accord.
GuruYFYQK writes:
A beautiful car
2018 Lexus ES 350
350 FWD
45
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"
30
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."

Specs

2006 Lexus GS 300
AWD
2018 Lexus ES 350
350 FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
25 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 18 gal 17.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
245 hp @ 6,200 RPM
268 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
230 lb-ft @ 3,600 RPM
248 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
11.5:1
10.8:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.26 in
3.7 in x 3.27 in
Safety
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
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
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard --
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
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.5 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 36.4 in 40 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 12.7 cu ft 15.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 915 lbs 905 lbs
Exterior
Length 190 in 193.3 in
Width 71.7 in 71.7 in
Height 56.5 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 111 in

Available Options

2006 Lexus GS 300
AWD
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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