LEXUS ES Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 6
First production year: 2002
Engines: Gasoline, , Hybrid

2021 - Present

Lexus refreshed the seventh generation of the ES range and unveiled it at the 2021 Auto Shanghai, showing fewer exterior changes but more upgrades for the interior and driving dynamics. Ever since its first generation, Lexus tried to catch more customers from Acura's buyers. To convince them, it tried to offer better technologies and more luxurious features. But the carmaker was also obs...

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gasoline engines:

  LEXUS ES 2..0L


%s engines:

  LEXUS ES 3.5L V6

2018 - 2021

Lexus has always made luxurious cars and the ES was no exception. It offered comfort, style, elegance and softness for the pickiest drivers. And when I say picky, I am only referring to those who were looking for comfort, because the ES offered little to no sportiness and not much feedback to feel in touch with the car. The ES reached its 6th generation in 2018, a model that was based on t...

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  LEXUS ES 250 8AT (215 HP)

  LEXUS ES 350 F Sport 8AT (302 HP)

  LEXUS ES 350 V6 8AT (248 HP)

2016 - 2018

Lexus introduced the sixth generation of the ES in 2012, and four years later, it came with an update for the mid-size sedan. Based on the same Toyota K platform as the Camry and the Avalon, the ES tried to offer a premium experience for its customers. In many ways, it succeeded and offered not only a more comfortable and luxurious ambiance inside but also a more than decent performance. W...

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2012 - 2015

Lexus introduced the ES model in 1989, and by 2012 it rushed through new models, facelifts, and improvements, reaching its sixth generation. It was launched at the 2012 New York Motor Show, and its letters symbolized "Executive Sedan," even though some Lexus dealers chose to communicate that it stood for "Elegance Sedan." Either way, both definitions were good. For the six...

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2006 - 2012

Based on the same platform with the best-seller Toyota Camry, the 2007 Lexus ES was launched in February 2006 at the Chicago Auto Show. The ES was considered for a long time their entry-level model. It wasn't as sophisticated a hybrid or a high-performance vehicle. It was just another Camry with better materials and nicer design. The ES was one of the quickest cars to 60 mph (97 kph) wit...

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2002 - 2006

Lexus started the production for the ES fourth-generation n 2001 in Japan and built it exclusively there on the Toyota K platform shared with the Camry and the Avalon. By 2001, Lexus was already known for its high-quality, very dependable vehicles. The ES range appeared on the market in 1988 as a rebadged Toyota Camry Vista and rushed through generations building three of them in just 13 year...

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