2021 Lexus ES 350

Original MSRP Range
$40,000 - $49,000
Available Style(s)
Sedan
MPG
22 - 22 MPG City / 31 - 32 MPG Hwy
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2021 Lexus ES 350

What We Like

  • Huge back seat
  • Standard safety tech
  • Excellent poise for a luxury car
  • Powerful V6 engine for the money
  • Thrifty hybrid model

Ratings

Expert Rating

4.8/ 5

Consumer Rating

3.7/ 5
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Overview

How Much Does a 2021 Lexus ES 350 Cost?

The 2021 Lexus ES 250 AWD, ES 350 and ES 300h are available in base, Luxury and Ultra Luxury trim levels. The ES 250 AWD and ES 350 are also available as F Sport variants. And this 2021 model year brings a Black Line Special Edition based on the ES 350 F Sport. Standard equipment in the base ES 250 AWD/ES 350 ($41,015 ) and ES 300h ($42,835) includes 17-in alloy wheels, bi-LED headlights, automatic high beams, sunroof, keyless entry/ignition, forward collision warning with pedestrian/bicycle detection and automatic emergency braking, lane-keeping/lane-tracing assistance, adaptive cruise control, dual-zone climate control, 8-way power-adjustable front seats (with 2-way power lumbar), simulated leather upholstery, leather-wrapped steering wheel, four USB ports, the Remote Touch infotainment system (8-in display, touchpad controller), Wi-Fi, Lexus Enform emergency communications, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone integration, Amazon Alexa compatibility, CD player, auxiliary audio input, HD/satellite radio, and a 10-speaker Pioneer sound system. The Premium package brings rain-sensing wipers, heated/ventilated front seats, power-adjustable steering column, power-folding side mirrors, and driver’s-side memory settings. Luxury (ES 250 AWD/ES 350 $46,125; ES 300h $48,035) includes the contents of the Premium package then adds real leather upholstery, heated side mirrors, acoustic side glass, wood trim, ambient interior lighting, and blind spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert.   Ultra Luxury (ES 250 AWD/ES 350 $49,925; ES 300h $51,835) has all of the above plus an upgraded suspension, hands-free powered trunk lid operation, upgraded leather upholstery, manual rear side sunshades, and a powered rear sunshade. The ES 250 AWD and ES 350 F Sport ($46,725) includes the Premium package plus model-specific styling and interior trim, 19-in alloy wheels, the Ultra Luxury’s upgraded suspension, enhanced engine noise, digital gauge cluster (shared with the LC and other F Sport models) and sport seats. Exclusive options for the F Sport include an adaptive suspension and a sport steering wheel with or without heating. The new-for-2021 ES 350 F Sport Black Line Special Edition ($47,575) has a two-piece luggage set from Zero Halliburton as well as some specific cosmetic touches. There are many individual additions, but their availability is sometimes dependent on region. Some may also be obtainable only in conjunction with other options or packages. Extras include 18-in alloy wheels, parking sensors, enhanced parking sensors with pedestrian detection and a 360-degree camera system, blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert, hands-free trunk lid, panoramic sunroof, upgraded “Triple Beam” adaptive LED headlights, head-up display, powered rear sunshade, wireless charging, 17-speaker/1,800-watt Mark Levinson audio upgrade, and a navigation system with a 12.3-in display.

ES 350 Trims

SedanOriginal MSRP / PriceEngineHorsepowerCity MPG / Hwy MPGTransmissionDrive
ES ES 350 F SPORT FWD$45,800 / $42,8056 Cylinder30222 / 318-Speed Shiftable AutomaticFWD
ES ES 350 FWD$40,000 / $37,4686 Cylinder30222 / 328-Speed Shiftable AutomaticFWD
ES ES 350 Luxury FWD$45,200 / $42,2546 Cylinder30222 / 328-Speed Shiftable AutomaticFWD
ES ES 350 Ultra Luxury FWD$49,000 / $45,7496 Cylinder30222 / 328-Speed Shiftable AutomaticFWD
Lexus ES 350 Safety

Is the 2021 Lexus ES 350 a Safe Car?

Every ES comes with an impressive list of safety features beyond the typical stability control, anti-lock brakes and 10 airbags. Standard accident avoidance technology includes forward collision warning with pedestrian/bicycle detection and automatic emergency braking, advanced lane-keeping assistance, and an automatic braking system for parking. Blind-spot monitoring with rear cross-traffic alert is optional at the entry-level, standard in all the higher trims. In crash testing carried out by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Lexus ES received five out of five stars overall. The ES is an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Top Safety Pick+ after taking top scores of Good in all major crash-test categories.
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5 Year Cost to Own

$57,898 ($0.77 per mile)

5-Year Cost to Own includes out of pocket expenses like fuel and insurance, plus the cars loss in value over time (depreciation)See Detailed Cost to Own
Warranty

Original Warranty

Basic4 Years/50,000 Miles
Drivetrain6 Years/70,000 Miles
Corrosion6 Years/Unlimited Miles
Roadside Assistance4 Years/Unlimited Miles
Maintenance1 Years/10,000 Miles

Safety Features & Equipment

Braking & Traction
  • 4-Wheel Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Traction Control
Passenger Restraint
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Rear Body Air Bag
  • Rear Side Curtain Airbags
  • Side Air Bag
  • Side Head Air Bag
Road Visibility
  • Daytime Running Lights
Accident Prevention
  • Bluetooth, Hands-Free
  • Parking assist
  • Rearview Camera
Security
  • Alarm System
  • Telematics
  • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
Packages
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Premium Pkg

Competition

2021 Lexus ES 350 vs the competition

2021 Acura TLX — An all-new generation debuts for 2021. Acura always does well with resale values, provides plenty of equipment for the money and brings some driver involvement. This new TLX also shakes off the previous awkward-bordering-on-forgettable styling. 2021 Buick LaCrosse — Supposing the ES 350’s new-found sportiness is not required, the Buick LaCrosse is a handsome, well-made large sedan and a deeply comfortable ES alternative. 2021 Toyota Avalon — Related mechanically to the ES 350, the Avalon won’t offer quite the same style, prestige or driving experience of its Lexus counterpart, but it will save money. Used Lexus GS — If a used Lexus sedan with more verve is desired, consider the GS. It’s more luxurious than the ES and more engaging to drive. Smaller back seat, though. Check out the Lexus certified pre-owned (CPO) program.

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