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Quiet Luxury

by from Seattle, WA on November 28, 2012

My third Lexus and first sedan. As an owner of two RX models I knew to expect luxury and sound engineering. What I got was that and much more. I went to the dealer to purchase a leftover 2012 ES, but ...
My third Lexus and first sedan. As an owner of two RX models I knew to expect luxury and sound engineering. What I got was that and much more. I went to the dealer to purchase a leftover 2012 ES, but fell in love with the 2013 styling -- inside and out. The LED daytime running lights and interior dash made the decision fairly easy. I had looked at and considered the Acura AWD TL and the Infinity G37X, but the ride was not what my wife and I were used to even with the RX models. The new ES is the quietest car I ever driven. I say this with certainty as there are sections of I-5 going into Seattle that are known for its terribly loud road noise. The first time I was on this patch of rough concrete I was surprised at how well the ES handled it. The car is as quick as everybody has previously noted and the steering and braking are superior. With the Nav system you get some additional control over some of the car systems and I've come to really like the 'mouse' that controls everything related to the 8" screen. Lots of room in the rear seat area. My only complaint, and it's pretty minor in the larger scheme of things, deals with storage space inside the cabin. I miss a holder for my sunglasses and the rear doors have no storage. As a side note, I would recommend purchasing the door side molding and the paint protection film, especially for the front end; I went to a 3rd party and got the same 3M film the dealer used, but paid half the price. This winter I might miss the AWD of my RX, but wasn't willing to pay the extra 10 grand for the GX model. Final note: I went to the Seattle Auto Show recently and spotted the new Toyota Avalon. Fully loaded the Avalon nearly matches, feature by feature, a fully equipped ES for about $2500. You don't get that beautiful front end; however, which includes the great big "L"
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Great Lexus experience

by from Las Vegas, NV on September 12, 2013

This year my wife wanted to trade in her Toyota Avalon for a Lexus, but she wasn’t sure what model. We went to the Lexus of Las Vegas dealership on West Sahara and met with Leigh Morehouse, who was w...
This year my wife wanted to trade in her Toyota Avalon for a Lexus, but she wasn’t sure what model. We went to the Lexus of Las Vegas dealership on West Sahara and met with Leigh Morehouse, who was wonderful and put my wife at ease. At first thought that she wanted a Lexus hybrid, so we checked out and test drove hybrids, which were great. However while we were there other models caught our eye and so we drove some ES models. Our sales person Leigh was pleasant, professional and helpful while we tested her impatience with our indecisiveness. We ended up buying a Lexus ES 350. Soon afterwards, I drove the new Lexus to California. When I arrived at my destination, after about ten hours on the road, I found that I was so comfortable with the ride that I stayed in the car another 20 minutes just relaxing and soaking in the music from the wonderful sound system. I later found that people had been waiting for me and were wondering what the holdup was. (They were hungry and wanted to go out to dinner.)
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Superior Luxury

by from North Central Indiana on November 21, 2012

The car was delivered in excellent condition without any issues. The quiet and seat comfort is outstanding. I owned a Toyota Avalon previous which was an excellent car. The ES350 should be a step up i...
The car was delivered in excellent condition without any issues. The quiet and seat comfort is outstanding. I owned a Toyota Avalon previous which was an excellent car. The ES350 should be a step up in quality and comfort and it most certainly is. I am not at all disappointed.
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An excellent long-term investment

by from Oman on October 19, 2014

My wife bought the car brand new from the dealer, and honestly I think it's comfortable, reliable, and most amazing thing is the fuel economy, it's really better than I expected for a V6 engine. The r...
My wife bought the car brand new from the dealer, and honestly I think it's comfortable, reliable, and most amazing thing is the fuel economy, it's really better than I expected for a V6 engine. The ride might not be the best in its class, yet it's very acceptable, when I ride it in the city I don't feel tired from it. I am not a big fan of leather seat, but they're quiet good. The interior is really practical and elegant, not too many stuff going around there. The dealer here is excellent and I think so far 1 year of owning the car no reliablility issues of what so ever. The only thing I ddin't like is the way it stops after breaking, a bit unsmooth.
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My number 1 Car pick

by from Midland, Tx. on December 17, 2012

Most reliable car ever made!!! I am a true lexus follower. The car is very dependable and I have never had any serious issues with the one I have driven in the past.
Most reliable car ever made!!! I am a true lexus follower. The car is very dependable and I have never had any serious issues with the one I have driven in the past.
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Best Yet!

by from Meriden, CT on May 10, 2013

I tend to be loyal to my brands: my current Outback is my 9th Subaru since 1983, and my new Lexus is my third, starting with a 2007 IS250. Of all the cars, this one seems to be as close to perfect as ...
I tend to be loyal to my brands: my current Outback is my 9th Subaru since 1983, and my new Lexus is my third, starting with a 2007 IS250. Of all the cars, this one seems to be as close to perfect as it gets! Last week I brought my 2011 ES in for service; while waiting, I fell in love with the new one, even driving it home that same day! I had planned to buy the new model, but probably next year. But on driving it, I was amazed at the difference in the way it handles! The ride is superb, the power is great, and I LOVE THIS CAR!!! My only complaint is the complicated, mouse-controlled everything system. (Very distracting!) But, hey, I'll gladly put up with it for the joy of driving this wonderful automobile!
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THIS IS AN AMAZING VECHILE AND DESIGN

by from FRESNO CA on December 16, 2012

THE VECHILE IS POWERFUL YET GOOD ON FUEL HAS HI TECH FEATURES ALL STATE OF THE ART, WE ENJOY THIS VECHILE
THE VECHILE IS POWERFUL YET GOOD ON FUEL HAS HI TECH FEATURES ALL STATE OF THE ART, WE ENJOY THIS VECHILE
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Amazing car

by from Lancaster Pa on December 21, 2012

Love the new style interior and the exterior. This is the first Lexus I have bought. Everytime I looked at them before they were too boring. They are not boring anymore. I love this car it is amazing
Love the new style interior and the exterior. This is the first Lexus I have bought. Everytime I looked at them before they were too boring. They are not boring anymore. I love this car it is amazing
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Lexus rules

by from dallas , tx on December 21, 2012

I really like the car. This is my second Lexus. Tried a brand new fully loaded Honda Accord - 6 months later - gone. Got the 2013 es 350.
I really like the car. This is my second Lexus. Tried a brand new fully loaded Honda Accord - 6 months later - gone. Got the 2013 es 350.
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smoothis ride i have ever owned

by from piggott arkansas on January 8, 2013

a couple things i would improve on. the front end is too low and the second is too many buttons for old folks like me. you need to explane some of the do's and don'ts on them. great car.
a couple things i would improve on. the front end is too low and the second is too many buttons for old folks like me. you need to explane some of the do's and don'ts on them. great car.
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