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Lexus ES 350 vs. Toyota Avalon

When comparing the Lexus ES 350 to the Toyota Avalon, the Lexus ES 350 has the advantage in the areas of overall quality score and base engine power. The Toyota Avalon 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 and Toyota Avalon have the same fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Lexus ES 350 versus the Toyota Avalon, the Toyota Avalon is a better car than the Lexus ES 350.

Lexus ES 350 versus Toyota Avalon Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Lexus ES 350 ranges from $33,300 to $43,997 while a used Toyota Avalon from the same model year range is priced between $28,294 to $39,976. For a new model, the Lexus ES 350's price is between $43,140 and $55,507, with the Toyota Avalon priced between $38,231 and $47,576.

Lexus ES 350 versus Toyota Avalon Quality Rating

The iSeeCars Overall Quality rating for the Lexus ES 350 is 9.2 out of 10 while the Toyota Avalon's quality rating is 8.9 out of 10. This results in the Lexus ES 350 being ranked 1 out of 29 Best Luxury Midsize Cars and the Toyota Avalon being ranked 1 out of 8 Best Large Cars.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Lexus ES 350’s base engine makes 302 horsepower, and the Toyota Avalon base engine makes 301 horsepower. Both the ES 350 and the Avalon are rated to deliver an average of 26 miles per gallon, with highway ranges of 509 and 464 miles respectively. Both models use regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

The Toyota Avalon, a large car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear head room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and trunk space. The Lexus ES 350, a midsize car, has the advantage in the area of front leg room.

Safety Ratings Comparison

When comparing crash test ratings from NHTSA, both the Lexus ES 350 and the Toyota Avalon have the same average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars. When comparing IIHS evaluations, the Lexus ES 350 has the advantage with a Top Safety Pick+ award.

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2023 Lexus ES 350

2022 Toyota Avalon

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$43,140 - $55,507

Used Asking Price:

$33,300 - $43,997

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

40.6%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$38,231 - $47,576

Used Asking Price:

$28,294 - $39,976

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

47.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

9.2 / 10

Reliability:

8.9 / 10

Retained Value:

8.9 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.9 / 10

Reliability:

9.8 / 10

Retained Value:

6.9 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

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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

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

Trim Levels

Limited, Touring, XLE

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

6 years / 70000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

2 years / 25000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK +

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

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

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

301 hp @ 6600 rpm

Torque:

267 foot-lbs @ 4700 rpm

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

0.085 hp per pound

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

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):

319 / 464 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Regular Unleaded

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

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:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

Available

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

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

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:

Standard

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

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

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.5 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.1 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

58.3 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.9 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.3 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.1 inches

Cargo Space:

16.1 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

104.3 cubic feet

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

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3560 lbs

Width:

72.8 inches

Height:

56.5 inches

Length:

195.9 inches

Wheelbase:

113 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

215/55R17

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

17.0 x 7.5 inches

Wheel Type:

painted alloy

Tire Size:

P215/55R17