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Lexus ES
2021 Lexus ES
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$39,900
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8.4
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Lexus GS
2020 Lexus GS
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$51,395
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7.9
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Toyota Avalon
2021 Toyota Avalon
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$35,875
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Overview

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 22 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
17.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³
Trunk Volume
18.4 ft³
Trunk Volume
16.1 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.5-liter V6 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
3.5-liter V6 Gas
Horsepower
302 hp @ 6600 rpm
311 hp @ 6400 rpm
301 hp @ 6600 rpm
Torque
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
280 lb-ft @ 4800 rpm
267 lb-ft @ 4700 rpm
Transmission
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
38 ft
34.8 ft
37.7 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
17" x 7.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
18" x 8"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Double Wishbone
Strut
Rear Suspension
Multi-Link
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55VR17
P235/45VR18
P215/55VR17
Rear Tire
P215/55VR17
P235/45VR18
P215/55VR17
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
26 MPG
23 MPG
26 MPG
City
22 MPG
20 MPG
22 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
28 MPG
32 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 Tons/yr
7.7 Tons/yr
6.8 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
15.9 gallons
17.4 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
349.8 miles
348 miles
319 miles
Cruising Range Highway
508.8 miles
487.2 miles
464 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
195.9 in
192.1 in
195.9 in
Height
56.9 in
57.3 in
56.5 in
Max Width
73.4 in
72.4 in
72.8 in
Front Width
62.9 in
62 in
63 in
Rear Width
63.4 in
62.6 in
63.6 in
Wheelbase
113 in
112.2 in
113 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.1 in
5.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.4 in
42.3 in
42.1 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.5 in
38 in
38.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.9 in
57.3 in
58.3 in
Front Seat Hip Room
55 in
54.5 in
55.8 in
Rear Seat Leg Room
39.2 in
36.8 in
40.3 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.8 in
37.8 in
37.9 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.3 in
55.7 in
57.1 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
54.3 in
54.1 in
54.8 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,690 lbs
3,726 lbs
3,570 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
16.7 ft³
18.4 ft³
16.1 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Moonbeam Beige Metallic
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Silver Lining Metallic
  • Sunlit Green
  • Atomic Silver
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Liquid Platinum
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Smoky Granite Mica
  • Blueprint
  • Celestial Silver Metallic
  • Harbor Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Opulent Amber
  • Ruby Flare Pearl
  • Supersonic Red
  • Wind Chill Pearl

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Black, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim (LD)
  • Chateau, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Chateau, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim (LD)
  • Flaxen, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim
  • Flaxen, Perforated NuLuxe Seat Trim (LD)
  • Black, Leather-Trimmed Seats
  • Chateau, Leather-Trimmed Seats
  • Flaxen, Leather-Trimmed Seats
  • Black, SofTex Seat Trim
  • Graphite, SofTex Seat Trim
  • Harvest Beige, SofTex Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Optional
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Standard
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Standard
Optional

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Navigation System
Optional
Standard
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Optional
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Standard
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Optional
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Standard
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles