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

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota Avalon
Limited AWD
MSRP
$42,175
Invoice
$37,959
Average Price Paid
$38,686
308 listings nationwide

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2018 Lexus ES 350
350 FWD
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Limited AWD
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350 FWD
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2021 Toyota Avalon
Limited AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$42,181
2018 Lexus ES 350
350 FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$31,085
1,090 listings nationwide
51 GREAT deals
193 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Toyota Avalon
Limited AWD
No Expert Reviews
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.

2021 Toyota Avalon
Limited AWD
Guru943DRD writes:
Front Seats Ranked 2020 Toyota Avalon XLE FWD better.
"Comfortable,for the price"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2020 Toyota Avalon XLE FWD better.
"More Cargo room Overall excellent choice-Bought car for my wife,she won’t Even let me drive it!"
2018 Lexus ES 350
350 FWD
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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"
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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

2021 Toyota Avalon
Limited AWD
2018 Lexus ES 350
350 FWD
Powertrain 8-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
AWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
25 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 14.4 gal 17.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
205 hp @ 6,600 RPM
268 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
185 lb-ft @ 5,000 RPM
248 lb-ft @ 4,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
10.8:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
3,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 4.07 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 Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 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 5 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD 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 42.1 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 40.4 in 40 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 16.1 cu ft 15.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 940 lbs 905 lbs
Exterior
Length 195.9 in 193.3 in
Width 72.8 in 71.7 in
Height 56.7 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 113 in 111 in

Available Options

2021 Toyota Avalon
Limited AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Harbor Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Special Color
  • Supersonic Red
  • Wind Chill Pearl

Option Packages

  • Advanced Safety Package
  • Protection Package (TMS)
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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