By Matt Schmitz on April 7, 2014
Deviating from the small-and-sporty tendency of its entry-level luxury peers, the 2014 Lexus ES 350 instead emphasizes the roomy-and-comfortable. Cars.com reviewer Joe Bruzek notes that the sedan's spaciousness comes from its switch to the Toyota Avalon platform from the Camry, and the result is legroom your backseat passengers just won't get with competitors. Front-seat comfort and interior material quality were debatable for our editors, and the lack of optional all-wheel drive is unfortunate, but Bruzek says under normal driving conditions, the ES 350's muscular 268-horsepower V-6 won't disappoint. Watch the video.
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