Lexus LS 400 vs Lexus ES 350 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2000 Lexus LS 400
RWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$4,835
15 listings nationwide

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2018 Lexus ES 350
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,385
357 listings nationwide
18 GREAT deals
48 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2000 Lexus LS 400
RWD

The 2000 Lexus LS 400 was last offering of the flagship's second generation. The entirely new 430 would emerge in 2001 and due to a larger engine, the LS would receive its first badge...

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 ...

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

2000 Lexus LS 400
RWD
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2000 Lexus LS 400 RWDReview:

Lexus Best Flagship Car — I love everything about my car. Had many Toyotas in the past and other european cars . Nothing like ...

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2000 Lexus LS 400 RWDReview:

Great Understated Car With Surprising Performance — This car is a wonder to drive. With 290 bhp it levels most competition. Want a stoplight sleeper? ...

2018 Lexus ES 350
FWD
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"
20
writes:
Purchased 2019 Limited in October, wind chill pearl with Cognac interior. As beautiful as it is a pleasure to ...
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writes:
I have the opportunity to drive the Lexus yes 350 and the GS350I prefer rear wheel drive to front wheel drive,...

Specs

2000 Lexus LS 400
RWD
2018 Lexus ES 350
FWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
16 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
23 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21 gal 17.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
290 hp @ 6,000 RPM
268 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
300 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
248 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
10.8:1
Displacement
4,000 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
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
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 Optional 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
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.7 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 36.9 in 40 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.9 cu ft 15.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 1,055 lbs 905 lbs
Exterior
Length 196.7 in 193.3 in
Width 72 in 71.7 in
Height 56.5 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 112.2 in 111 in

Available Options

2000 Lexus LS 400
RWD
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

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