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INFINITI Q50 vs. Lexus ES 350

When comparing the INFINITI Q50 to the Lexus ES 350, the INFINITI Q50 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and interior volume. The Lexus ES 350 has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, overall quality score and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the INFINITI Q50 versus the Lexus ES 350, the two cars are fairly comparable.

INFINITI Q50 versus Lexus ES 350 Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used INFINITI Q50 ranges from $27,245 to $45,900 while a used Lexus ES 350 from the same model year range is priced between $36,899 to $47,674. For a new model, the INFINITI Q50's price is between $40,361 and $60,826, with the Lexus ES 350 priced between $43,029 and $54,458.

INFINITI Q50 versus Lexus ES 350 Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the INFINITI Q50 is 7.5 out of 10 while the Lexus ES 350's quality rating is 9.2 out of 10. This results in the INFINITI Q50 being ranked 21 out of 39 Best Luxury Small Cars and the Lexus ES 350 being ranked 1 out of 29 Best Luxury Midsize Cars.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the INFINITI Q50’s base engine makes 300 horsepower, and the Lexus ES 350 base engine makes 302 horsepower. The Q50 is rated to deliver an average of 23 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 580 miles. The ES 350 is rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 509 miles. The Q50 uses premium unleaded, and the ES 350 uses regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The INFINITI Q50, a compact car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room and rear shoulder room. The Lexus ES 350, a midsize car, has the advantage in the areas of rear head room, rear leg room and trunk space.

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2023 INFINITI Q50

2023 Lexus ES 350

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$40,361 - $60,826

Used Asking Price:

$27,245 - $45,900

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

51.8%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$43,029 - $54,458

Used Asking Price:

$36,899 - $47,674

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

40.6%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

7.5 / 10

Reliability:

7.2 / 10

Retained Value:

7.8 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

9.2 / 10

Reliability:

8.9 / 10

Retained Value:

8.9 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

14 / 39
21 / 39

iSeeCars Rankings

1 / 29
1 / 29

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Available Drivetrain Options

Gasoline

Trim Levels

Sensory, Red Sport 400, Luxe

Trim Levels

F SPORT Design, F SPORT Handling, Luxury, Base, Ultra Luxury

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

300 hp @ 6400 rpm

Torque:

295 foot-lbs @ 1500 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.080 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

302 hp @ 6600 rpm

Torque:

267 foot-lbs @ 4700 rpm

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.082 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

20 / 29 / 23

Range (city/hwy):

400 / 580 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Premium Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

3.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

V

Number of Cylinders:

6

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

22 / 32 / 26

Range (city/hwy):

350 / 509 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Standard

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

N/A

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

N/A

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Standard

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.5 inches

Front Leg Room:

44.5 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

36.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

35.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

56.1 inches

Cargo Space:

13.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

100.0 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

37.5 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.4 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.8 inches

Rear Leg Room:

39.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54.3 inches

Cargo Space:

13.9 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

99.9 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3732 lbs

Width:

71.8 inches

Height:

56.8 inches

Length:

189.6 inches

Wheelbase:

112.2 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.3 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3690 lbs

Width:

73.4 inches

Height:

56.9 inches

Length:

195.9 inches

Wheelbase:

113 inches

Ground Clearance:

Not yet available

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum alloy

Tire Size:

225/50R18

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

215/55R17