2018 Lexus ES Review

If you are the type of person that values the type of cars that are smooth, comfortable, spacious that comes at a good price with good value, then you may want to consider the all-new 2018 Lexus ES. This may just be the most traditional model that remains in the line of the brand. It has got some more room than the IS sports sedan even though it goes for nearly the same price. In addition to this, it is softer and a lot more comfortable than what is obtainable in the GS sports sedan which is nearly the same size with it. Just like what has been obtainable with most Lexus models for a year, it is going to be polished, quiet and smooth. The car comes in two variants namely the ES 350 as well as the ES 300h hybrid which is made available in the premier, standard, ultra luxury, standard as well as ultra-luxury models, the premier package replaces the previous year’s premium trim.

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2018 Lexus ES

2018 Lexus ES 350 Redesign, Exterior

A look at the exterior of the new Lexus ES shows that it continues on the same conventional design that the ES has grown to be known for although its frontal end has been modified with more aggressive styling as compared to the current model. A look at the inside shows straight lines of a wide cabin that appears to balance sophistication with space coupled with a rich mix of luxury materials. This car basically retains the designs that the previous version is known for, there are notable changes such as a new spindle grille that is attached to the front fascia of the car, the car is also flanked with some rather unique LED headlamps which are quite slimmer.

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A look down below will reveal a bumper that is reshaped along with chrome encompasses for the lightening feature fixtures. There is also a change in the taillights which are exchanged with L formed clusters, furthermore, it has some rectangular exhaust stores. A sedan has the 17 inches alloy wheels (10-spoke) with all-season 215/55R17 tires. Optional you could get 18-in wheels (225/45R18) with the High Gloss finish. As well as four new color variant such as nightfall mica, eminent white pearl, autumn months shimmer. Old-new colors are: Nebula Gray Pearl, Silver Lining Metallic, Obsidian, Caviar, Matador Red Mica, Satin Cashmere Metallic, Autumn Shimmer and Atomic Silver. Dimensions: Lenght – 193.3 in, width – 71.7 in, height – 57.1 in, and wheelbase – 111.0 in. Curb weight is 3,571 lb.

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Lexus ES 2018 Interior

The all-new Lexus sedan comes with a rather spacious cabin that can only be described as been more spacious than what is obtainable in the midsize section that is found inside. The seats at the front of the car will be able to seat drivers that have larger frames, plus at least three adults can easily be able to sit in the rear of the car. The Hybrid model, on the other hand, appears to lose weight in the trunk which should give you more space for your stuff. There is also a noise insulation situation which gives you a noiseless head. The tech side of the car continues to be improved with new updates such as the Lexus Enform far off. Optionally new sedan gets latest MARK LEVINSON audio system with 15 speakers. It all comes as a part of Ultra Luxury Package, which is a matter of choice.

2018 Lexus ES 350 Interior

Safety features (Lexus safety system+)

Safety is given priority in this car, the safety scores of the Lexus ES 2018 are pretty much on the high side. It comes with an IIHS designation of Top Safety Pick+ as well as collection electronic active safety systems as a form of safety systems as regular equipment. It has a pre-collision system, steering assist, high-speed dynamic Radar cruise control. This should make the car safe enough for the traveler, as well as those who may be standing by.

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There shouldn’t really much change with the 2018 ES 350 as it sticks to the 3.5-liter V6 engine which gives an output of about 268 horsepower as well as 248-pound-feet (@ 4,700) of torque. The engine that is maintained should give the car constant velocity as well as acceleration of 0 to 60 mph in about 7.1 seconds with the 130 mph top speed maintained. The car is also quite economical as far as the fuel is concerned it should be able to supply the 21 mpg city, 30 mpg highway, as well as 24 mpg thus keeping the car, balanced coupled with the fact that it keeps the car balanced. Fuel tank capacity is 17.2 gal.

Second trim is Atkinson cycle hybrid, 2018 Lexus ES 350h, with In-Line 4 2.5-liter engine, it will have “only” 200 horses. From 0-60 mph it goes for 8.1 seconds, with the top speed of 112 mph. The transmission is Electronically controlled Continuously Variable. Estimated fuel consumption is 40 mpg city, 39 mpg highway, and 40 mpg combined.

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Price and release date

The 2018 Lexus ES 350 release date should be out at the end of the year 2017, and it comes at a base price of about $38,900 and 2018 ES 350h from $41,820.

2018 Lexus ES 350 pictures

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