You’ll spend nearly $41,00 to buy the least expensive 2020 Lexus ES, but at least it feels worth the money. We rate the lineup at 7 out of 10 for its good standard and optional equipment and the automaker’s sterling warranty and dealer experience, though the kludgy control interface forces us to retract a point.
Base ES 350s include synthetic leather on the seats, power adjustment up front, a power moonroof, an 8.0-inch screen, Apple CarPlay compatibility, a trio of USB ports, and streaming Bluetooth. Add in the collision-avoidance tech and we’re happy with its standard features.
Hybrids cost about $1,800 more and come with about the same equipment, though they don’t offer the F Sport package. For about $4,500 on top of the ES 350, it adds adaptive dampers, 19-inch wheels, and a host of styling changes.
We think the $42,785…