The new 2017 Lexus ES is a series of compact, then midsize, and later the full-sized luxury sedans sold by Lexus since 1989. Six genesis of the sedan is set to date, each offering V6 engine and front-engine, front wheel -R Y layout. The first five genesis of the ES building on the Toyota Camry platform, the sixth generation more closely related to Avalon. Manual transmissions offered to 1993, a lower-displacement inline four engine has an option in the Asian markets in 2010, and a gasoline-electric hybrid version in 2012.
The 2017 Lexus ES is Lexus’s only front-wheel drive vehicle until 1998, when the related Lexus RX is set, and the sedan engrossed the entry-level luxury car segment of the Lexus lineup in North America and other regions to the debut of the Lexus IS in 1999. The name ES stands for “Executive Sedan”. But some Lexus importers use the backronymic name “Elegant Sedan”.
2017 Lexus ES Interior
The 2017 Lexus ES 350 interior featured walnut wood accents,dual-zone climate control with air filter, an MP3 player auxiliary input, power tilt and telescoping steering wheel, and 8-airbags. A keyless entry and ignition system, leather seats, Lexus Smart Access, the electronic remote required to be taken out of the bag the driver was standard. Available new features include a 300-watt, 14-speaker Mark Levinson premium sound system, power seat cushion extender, -radar-based adaptive cruise control, rain sensing wipers, power rear sunshade, DVD navigation system, and Lexus Park Assist, a -sonar based warning system with backup camera.
2017 Lexus ESEngine
The line initially consists of the 2017 Lexus ES 350 sedan, which as per previous models featured front-wheel drive and a V6 engine now displaces 3.5 liters. The line is refreshed in 2009, during which more features are added, and a four-cylinder version, the ES 240 is set for the Asian markets. The fifth generation ES remained Lexus’ best-selling sedan model in the North American and Asian markets, anchor the brand’s entry-level model lineup. Like previous generations, the fifth-generation Lexus ES is aimed at the comfort luxury segment, in favor of a soft ride on sporty performance. It continued direction of motion of the ES more upscale in design and features of the previous generation’s Lexus sees the ES 350 as faster, stronger, more aerodynamic and more silent than the original LS 400 flagship.
For the first time, offered the ES a “Ultra Luxury Package,” that many of the above options featured with a three-panel panoramic glass moonroof. The ES featured also a secondary starting system, which runs on the battery, so the driver does not use the engine for additional features. The secondary system is allowed to use the driver radio, GPS, Bluetooth, and air conditioning / heating. The instrument panel Optitron gauges and LED lighting.
The facelifted 2017 Lexus ES unveiled at the April 2015 Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition. Production of the updated 2017 Lexus ES 350 starts at the Kentucky plant on October 19, 2015 for the 2016 model year the first Lexus vehicle manufactured in the USA.
2017 Lexus ES Speficication
Type: Luxury vehicle
Rating: 2/5 · Car and Driver
MSRP: From $38,900
MPG: Up to 40 city / 39 highway
Towing capacity: 1,000 lbs
Horsepower: 200 to 268 hp
Engine: 2.5 L 4-cylinder, 3.5 L V6
Lexus ES Configurations & Price
2017 Lexus ES 350 $38,900
2017 Lexus ES 300h $41,820