The 2023 Lexus ES enters the brand new mannequin 12 months with minor adjustments, together with expanded F Sport packages and a redesigned middle console.
Lexus’ bestselling sedan, the ES is expounded to the Toyota Camry and was final redesigned for the 2019 mannequin 12 months, with some updates since then.
Much 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 Package deal builds on the Premium Package deal, 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
Entrance-wheel drive fashions will also be outfitted with an F Sport Dealing with Package deal 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 Package deal supplied on 2022 fashions.
The one change inside is a brand new middle console that now features a sunglass holder. Lexus additionally moved the cupholder and features a wi-fi charging pad as effectively. Macadamia additionally replaces Wealthy Cream for the 2023 inside coloration palette. The infotainment system is unchanged, with the identical normal 8.0-inch touchscreen and optionally available 12.3-inch touchscreen as earlier than.
No mechanical adjustments have been made, so the lineup nonetheless consists of three foremost 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 also be out there solely with front-wheel drive.
2023 Lexus ES
Lexus additionally provides the all-wheel-drive ES 250 that first appeared for 2021, however which means 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 consists of 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.