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2021 Lexus ES
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ES 250 AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
ES ES 250 AWD 25 34 $37,468 $40,000
ES ES 250 F SPORT AWD 25 34 $42,805 $45,800
ES ES 250 Luxury AWD 25 34 $42,254 $45,200
ES ES 250 Ultra Luxury AWD 25 34 $45,749 $49,000
ES ES 300h FWD 43 44 $39,256 $41,910
ES ES 300h Luxury FWD 43 44 $44,042 $47,110
ES ES 300h Ultra Luxury FWD 43 44 $47,537 $50,910
ES ES 350 F SPORT FWD 22 31 $42,805 $45,800
ES ES 350 FWD 22 32 $37,468 $40,000
ES ES 350 Luxury FWD 22 32 $42,254 $45,200
ES ES 350 Ultra Luxury FWD 22 32 $45,749 $49,000
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Hybrid Limited FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Avalon Hybrid Limited FWD 43 43 $39,196 $43,550
Avalon Hybrid XLE FWD 43 44 $33,526 $37,250
Avalon Hybrid XSE Nightshade FWD 43 43 $36,541 $40,600
Avalon Limited FWD 22 31 $38,319 $42,575
Avalon Touring FWD 22 31 $38,679 $42,975
Avalon XLE FWD 22 32 $32,648 $36,275
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,468
$39,196
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,000
$43,550
Monthly Payment Estimate
$667 / month
$726 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.3
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Lexus ES grabs some of the LS’ spotlight with its sleek shape and its sky-high hybrid economy. The 2022 Toyota Avalon ends its run at the top of the large-sedan segment.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 43 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 43 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
99.9 102.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 57.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 42.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
39.2 40.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 37.4
Second Hip Room (in)
54.3 54.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.9 58.3
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
195.9 195.9
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 56.5
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)
62.9 62.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.7 16.1
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.9 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38 38.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P235/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/55VR17 P235/45VR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3780 3695
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7.5 18 X 8
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
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 @ 4000 163 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.5 L/152 2.5 L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
203 @ 6500 215 @ 5700
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas/Electric I-4
Fuel System
Port/Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
28 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 43
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
5.25 -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 -
Trans Type
8 1
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.22 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.01 -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.03 -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.46 -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Lexus ES Toyota Avalon
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.4 4.1
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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  • Rebate: $500 APR cash
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