2023 Lexus ES will get minor adjustments, together with revised F Sport packages


The 2023 Lexus ES enters the brand new mannequin yr with minor adjustments, together with expanded F Sport packages and a redesigned heart console.

Lexus’ bestselling sedan, the ES is said to the Toyota Camry and was final redesigned for the 2019 mannequin yr, with some updates since then.

Just like the IS sedan, the ES is now out there with F Sport Design and F Sport Dealing with packages, relying on the mannequin. Out there with all powertrains, the F Sport Design Bundle builds on the Premium Bundle, including 19-inch gloss black wheels and F Sport entrance and rear bumpers that goal so as to add a sportier contact to the carryover exterior styling.

2023 Lexus ES

2023 Lexus ES

Entrance-wheel drive fashions can be geared up with an F Sport Dealing with Bundle with adaptive dampers, Sport+ and Customized drive modes, a heated steering wheel, aluminum inside trim, and the park-assist system that is optionally available on F Sport Design-equipped fashions. This seems just like the Dynamic Dealing with Bundle provided on 2022 fashions.

The one change inside is a brand new heart console that now features a sunglass holder. Lexus additionally moved the cupholder and features a wi-fi charging pad as properly. Macadamia additionally replaces Wealthy Cream for the 2023 inside coloration palette. The infotainment system is unchanged, with the identical commonplace 8.0-inch touchscreen and optionally available 12.3-inch touchscreen as earlier than.

No mechanical adjustments have been made, so the lineup nonetheless contains three principal variants. The front-wheel ES 350 has a 3.5-liter V-6 producing 302 hp and 267 lb-ft of torque, harnessed to an 8-speed computerized transmission. The ES 300h hybrid makes use of a 2.5-liter inline-4 with Lexus’ acquainted hybrid system, producing 215 hp and 163 lb-ft of torque. The hybrid powertrain can be out there solely with front-wheel drive.

2023 Lexus ES

2023 Lexus ES

Lexus additionally provides the all-wheel-drive ES 250 that first appeared for 2021, however meaning downgrading to a 2.5-liter inline-4 with out hybrid help. Coupled to an 8-speed computerized transmission just like the V-6, this engine is rated at 203 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque. The ES 250 is the slowest ES variant, with a Lexus-quoted 0-60 mph time of 8.6 seconds, in comparison with 6.6 seconds and eight.1 seconds for the ES 350 and ES 300h, respectively.

The Lexus Security System 2.5+ complement of driver aids additionally carries over from 2022. It contains anticipated options like computerized emergency braking and adaptive cruise management, in addition to automated lane centering.

Pricing begins at $43,460 (together with a $1,150 vacation spot cost) for each the ES 350 and all-wheel-drive ES 250 fashions; the ES 300h hybrid begins at $44,840 with vacation spot. The 2023 Lexus ES is scheduled to reach at dealerships later this fall.


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