The ES model is a mid-size car that rumored to be discontinued. It might surprise, but the ES sold better than other series, and Lexus could replace the GS series with the ES version. In fact, the new 2019 Lexus ES 350 may entirely replace the GS version.
The new generation ES soon will hit the market with a more substantial redesign. To deal with the market right now, the Next Generation Lexus ES 350 will get the new facelift with more improvements. The 2015 version got few updates, and it would be more update on 2019 ES 350.
The redesigned model of Lexus ES will more aggressive styling. It’s inspired by the angular lines of the LS flagship. The next-generation Lexus ES will appear longer, lower, and wider. The long-dimension ES won’t change much, maybe similar to Toyota’s Camry and Avalon sedans.
2019 Lexus ES Interior and Exterior Changes
More noticeable are offered by the new 2019 Lexus ES redesign, especially on the front side. This car will have the new grille, new sign, refined front lights, plus fender. While the color is not something to expect. About the cabin, some are expecting to get more features inside it.
The car looks greater with interior trims option. There are two trims offered, include hybrid and conventional model for 2019 Lexus ES 350 changes. Lexus decided to stay silent about this model, what clear is that this car will be larger than before.
The spy shot showcased that the wheelbase will be 2.0 inches longer. The car will be featured with a wider wheel to get the better drive. Even it will be wider and longer, the 2019 Lexus ES will be lower to achieve more performance-oriented.
2019 Lexus ES 350 Engine Performance
Depending on the market, there are four engine options for the current ES version. However, the new car is claimed to get three engine options only.But the company seems want keep the existing engine for certain ES model. Another model may get new engine completely.
The 2019 Lexus ES 350 AWD will use the V6 engine 3.5 liters to make 268 hp and 248 lb-toes of torque. It will be equipped with the 6-rate auto transmission.For a hybrid model, there are 2.5 liters which produce 200 hp with ECVT-I to make better fuel efficiency.
The ES provides an AWD as an option, while the standard is FWD system. For the US, the market will receive a 2.0-liter with 250 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque.All the engine are completed with a new transmission unit. It will be more responsive compared to the old 6-speed automatic.
2019 Lexus ES 350 Release Date & Price
The price change will only happen to the higher models which get more expensive. Even no official price is announced, but The Upcoming Lexus ES 350 is predicted to have a price about $39.000 for the base variant, and the higher model may reach $42.000.
The 2019 Lexus ES 350 release date has not yet to be revealed. However, it is predicted that the car will come out in the second half of this year, but some say that it will be at the year-end. The lower model won’t be available in the US, while the rest still uncertain.