A mid-sized luxury sedan, the 2012 Lexus ES350 is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 268 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque, for a 0-60 time of 7.0 seconds. FWD is paired with a 6-speed sequential-shift automatic transmission for an EPA estimated 19 mpg city and 28 mpg highway. Intuitive park assist, backup camera, 17-inch wheels, HID headlamps, panorama glass roof, dynamic radar cruise control, GPS-linked navigation, hands-free phone capabilities, power rear sunshade, dual climate control, voice command, 14-speaker sound system, 10-way power seat, and HD radio are some of the included features. Safety is comprised of 10 airbags, pre-collision warning system, stability control, traction control, anti-lock braking, brake assist, and tire pressure monitoring. The ES350 is backed by a 4-year/50,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
The 2012 Lexus ES350 is nearly unchanged from the 2011 model save for a few new colors including Nebula Gray and Stargazer Black.
Excellent fit and finish; luxurious interior; quiet ride and smooth road manners; strong, economical powertrain
The 2012 ES 350 shares its genes with the popular Toyota Camry, but it has been massaged by Lexus engineers into something much more than just the sum of its parts. The ES 350 is the quintessential entry-level luxury car with a host of standard amenities, innovative technology and a smooth 3.5L V6. It boasts all this and more for around $36,000, which makes it a bargain as well.