The new 2017 Lexus ES 350 is a mid-size, five passenger sedan that focuses on comfort and luxury touches. 2017 ES 350 is equipped between the compact IS and midsize GS sedans in the Japanese luxury brand’s lineup. In the past, the Lexus ES is like a bit smaller and more related directly to the Toyota Camry. In current generation since the model year 2013 grew closer related to the latest Toyota Avalon.
Compared with its peers Toyota, the Lexus ES 350 2017 model is equipped with more standard equipment and a better material, and an elegant, if often generic, appeal. As the Avalon received the ES also a new hybrid partner in this generation. With the ES, Lexus has a rival for sedans like the Lincoln MKZ and Buick LaCrosse, and even the Chrysler 300.
The latest 2017 Lexus ES 350 made its debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show. The standard model is once again called ES 350, but for the first time it was with a hybrid model, the 2017 Lexus ES 300h. Both was launched as 2013 models and share running gear with the Toyota Camry, but this time the ES has a few extra inches of wheelbase, providing more rear seat. In this generation, the ES actually more in common with the Toyota Avalon, which in turn is based on a stretched version of the Toyota Camry’s platform.
The 2017 Lexus ES take a very elegant design theme this time around, absolutely his creamy profile. The interior carries a parallel design that is similar to that in the latest GS sedan. It takes a step in the base model, but with synthetic material replacing the previously standard leather upholstery. The Lexus ES also features the latest safety and technology features that Lexus, including smartphone connectivity offering and a track-departure warning system.
2017 Lexus ES 350 Engine
The 2017 Lexus ES 350 is equipped with 268-horsepower V-6 and a 6-speed automatic, while the 300h uses Toyota’s 2.5-liter Atkinson-cycle hybrid and a hybrid system to an EPA city rating of 40 mpg city 39 reach to highway; both only with front-wheel drive. Thanks to a faster steering ratio and tuned suspension, the ES models feel a bit more sporty behind the wheel without sacrificing passenger comfort-it’s still just as calm and quiet as ever. In the first row of the 2017 ES 300h, find it surprising if responding as 350, while much more fuel-efficient. This newfound sportiness not completely match other new Lexus models for all-out drive enjoyment, and there is no available F Sport model of the ES or to wait, but it’s definitely an improvement over previous generations.
The 2017 Lexus ES 350 lineup changed very little in 2014. For 2017, they received the upgraded infotainment systems, including the modern surround-view camera for geographic systems, as well as a good buffer function, strengthen programs integration, and a new touchpad controller for the infotainment system, replacing the foreign dull piece which was previously used.
2017 Lexus ES 350 Safety
For the model year 2017, given the ES highlighted a more aggressive nose by LED headlights and a larger version of Lexus’s signature spindle grille. In addition to the styling updates, the ES is presented with a new active safety package. The Lexus Safety System+ package adds automatic brake emergency, rose-like assist, intelligent high beam headlights, and adaptive cruise control.
2017 Lexus ES 350 Specification
Type: Luxury vehicle
Rating: 2/5 · Car and Driver
Model: 2017 Lexus ES
MSRP: From $38,900
Horsepower: 268 hp
MPG: 21 city / 30 highway
Dimensions: 193″ L x 72″ W x 57″ H
Engine: 3.5 L V6
Curb weight: 3,571 lbs
Warranty: 4 yr/50,000 mi basic, 6 yr/70,000 mi powertrain