If you’re shopping for a luxury sedan that won’t go out of style anytime soon, the 2018 Lexus ES 350 may be your ideal choice. With classic styling and features that are lightyears beyond its rivals, you can count on the ES gracing the streets of L.A. for years to come.
Drivers who don’t fuss around with fleeting trends should get behind the wheel and see for themselves why the ES is a California favorite. But first, read our full review for all the details:
Safety and Tech
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration gave the 2018 Lexus ES a best-possible 5-Star Overall Rating. It’s no wonder the ES has secured the organization’s top rating for the past five years, as Lexus equips all its vehicles with only the best in safety technology.
All models of the 2018 ES come standard with the Lexus Safety System+, which includes a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, High-Speed Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane-Departure Alert with Steering Assist, and intelligent high-beam headlamps. All models also come with a backup camera, LED headlamps and tail lamps, LED daytime running lights, and rain-sensing windshield wipers. Options include Intuitive Parking Assist, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert, and twin projector Bi-LED headlamps.
Comfort and Convenience
What’s a luxury vehicle without features that make your life easier? The 2018 ES 350 includes standard SmartAccess with push-button Start/Stop, power moonroof, dual-zone climate control with interior air filters and smog sensor, perforated NuLuxe interior trim, 10-way power adjustable front seats, and subscription-free Traffic and Weather. Additionally, you’ll love the Lexus Display Audio with 8-inch color display, Scout GPS Link navigation with MapStream and TurnStream, voice command, HD Radio, and Bluetooth tech. All models of the ES also come with Lexus Enform Safety Connect, Service Connect, and Remote apps.
Available individual features include heated and ventilated front seats, wood and leather-trimmed steering wheel, heated steering wheel, panorama glass roof, power rear sunshade, and power trunk. Talk to your Longo Lexus rep about feature packages that can take your ES to the next level. For instance, the Luxury Package adds embossed-stitch perforated leather-trimmed interior, wood-trimmed console, and heated and ventilated front seats, while the Ultra Luxury Package builds on that with semi-aniline leather, power rear sunshade, panorama glass roof, ambient interior lighting, and the Lexus Memory System for front seats.
The 2018 ES 350 has a 3.5-liter V6 engine mated to a 6-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission, making 268 horsepower. The front-wheel drive luxury sedan goes from zero to 60 MPH in 7.1 seconds. According to EPA estimates, it gets 20 MPG city, 29 MPG highway, and 23 MPG combined.
Starting at $38,900 MSRP