2023 Lexus ES: The Lexus ES gets a new infotainment interface that does away with the old touchpad system, but otherwise remains unchanged for 2023. ES is a midsize luxury car that seats 5 passengers and is only available as a 4-door sedan. Competitors include the Acura TLX, Audi A4, Cadillac CT5, Infiniti Q50, and Volvo S60. A hybrid variant is also available.
Twelve trims are offered: ES350, ES250, ES300h, ES350 F Sport, ES250 F Sport, ES350 Luxury, ES250 Luxury, ES300h F Sport, ES300h Luxury, ES350 Ultra Luxury, ES250 Ultra Luxury, ES300h Ultra Luxury. Three engines are available: A 2.5-liter 4-cylinder that makes 203 horsepower and a 3.5-liter V6 that makes 302 horsepower that pair to an 8-speed automatic transmission, as well as a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder aided by an electric motor that makes 215 total horsepower and pairs to an electronic continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT). Front-wheel drive is standard with all-wheel drive being optional. Pricing ranges from $42,000 to $52,000.
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