Compare 2020 Lexus ES vs 2021 Toyota Avalon

2020 Lexus ES
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ES 300h FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
ES ES 300h FWD 43 44 $39,163 $41,810
ES ES 300h Luxury FWD 43 44 $41,791 $44,665
ES ES 300h Ultra Luxury FWD 43 44 $42,707 $45,660
ES ES 350 F SPORT FWD 22 31 $41,730 $44,635
ES ES 350 FWD 22 32 $37,374 $39,900
ES ES 350 Luxury FWD 22 32 $40,002 $42,755
ES ES 350 Ultra Luxury FWD 22 32 $40,918 $43,750
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Hybrid Limited FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Avalon Hybrid Limited FWD 43 43 $38,971 $43,300
Avalon Hybrid XLE FWD 43 44 $33,300 $37,000
Avalon Hybrid XSE FWD 43 43 $35,551 $39,500
Avalon Limited AWD 25 34 $37,959 $42,175
Avalon Limited FWD 22 31 $37,959 $42,175
Avalon TRD FWD 21 30 $38,588 $42,875
Avalon Touring FWD 22 31 $38,319 $42,575
Avalon XLE AWD 25 34 $32,288 $35,875
Avalon XLE FWD 22 32 $32,288 $35,875
Avalon XSE Nightshade FWD 22 31 $35,200 $39,110
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,163
$38,971
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,810
$43,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$697 / month
$722 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Lexus ES charts a sportier, sharper course than before, and it succeeds. The 2021 Toyota Avalon lives its best life as a luxury-car companion.
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Fuel Economy
City
43 mpg 43 mpg
Highway
44 mpg 43 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.4 102.2
Front Hip Room (in)
55 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
39.2 40.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 37.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.3 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.4 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.4 63.6
Wheelbase (in)
113 113
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.4 72.8
Track Width, Front (in)
63 62.3
Length, Overall (in)
195.9 195.9
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 16.1
Brakes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12 12
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 11.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38 38.7
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P235/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3704 3695
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 8
Engine
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
215 @ 5700 215 @ 5700
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
163 @ 3600 163 @ 3600
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
44 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
44 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
43 43
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.39 -
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.22 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
0.40 - 0.40 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus ES Toyota Avalon
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.0 4.2
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
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2020 Lexus ES
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