2018-2019 Lexus ES : photo price and equipment, video test drive

Even in the international motor show in New York, which took place in the spring of , the 2018-2019 Lexus company presented its sixth generation 2018-2019 Lexus ES sedan. After three years, but at the auto show in Shanghai, the Japanese automaker showed the first update for its cars. Frankly, restyled sedan went good, as allowed to change appearance, to make useful adjustments to the interior design, as well as to acquire new technical features.


Photos 2018-2019 Lexus EU 250 years

As before, collect 2018-2019 Lexus ES year will be on a platform borrowed from the Toyota Camry. In many ways, the machine even similar in appearance, though, we will not hide, that 2018-2019 Lexus seems preferable.

The car is positioned as a model for a fairly wealthy audience of buyers. Actually, for a 2018-2019 Lexus it is not surprising. But nice to see how in a short list of countries where the car will be sold, part and it is our country.

Well, as the car is of direct concern to our fellow citizens, as well as being one of the main prime in the framework of the Shanghai auto show, we offer you to explore the new product details. We’ll see how the car has changed outwardly, what innovations were in the cabin, on what options customers can expect and what will be the new technical parameters of the car. All this and more you will learn in our today’s review.

Exterior 2018-2019 Lexus ES

We begin by tradition from the exterior. Exterior predecessor in the person dorestaylingovoy version 2018-2019 Lexus ES was a very elegant body with thin lines and too low-key look. Updates allowed to make 2018-2019 Lexus EU more aggressive, daring, attractive.

Photos EU 2018-2019 Lexus front

The front part has retained the traditional dummy grille, made in the form of an hourglass. Although we all know that this kind of grating manufacturer tried to show a spool of thread, a hint at the beginning of the history of the company’s Toyota, which was originally made looms. Anyway, copious amounts of chrome and chrome horizontal grille trim jumper made it more solid and impressive. Not left unchanged head optics, in which the daytime running lights have been carried out in the form of a boomerang. The front bumper has got a number of new solutions, as well as the elegant sections under the LED fog lights. Slightly convex bonnet added volume and “muscle” novelty.

Photos 2018-2019 Lexus EU side

Lateral changes much less. This does not prevent the car flaunt inflated wheel arches, delicate wheels with different diameters on the choice of customers, large glazed, powerful bodies outside mirrors, which were supplemented with LED repeater turn signals.

Photos EU 2018-2019 Lexus Rear

Feed invites us to meet with minimal changes. Thus, tail lights have undergone minor adjustments, and appeared insert, chrome-plated between them.

It should be noted that to the existing list of body color options, 2018-2019 Lexus has added a few new colors.

Most likely, the external changes did not affect the overall size of the car. In numbers, it looks like this:

  • length – 4900 mm;
  • width – 1820 mm;
  • height – 1450 mm;
  • wheelbase – 2820 mm.

Ground clearance remains the same, then there will be different between the US and Russian versions. Thus, if provided in the clearance 135 millimeters, it is not the best for the road conditions in Russian clearance was increased to 151 mm for the US market.

Judging purely on the photo and video materials, the manufacturer was able to achieve significant progress on improving the already attractive car exteriors. Send any changes for the benefit of the interior, and if there is something new in the cabin – learn more.

Interior 2018-2019 Lexus EU

Yes, within not without innovation. Although due not so much. Let’s start with the fact that customers can now choose from an even greater list of possible interior design schemes. This allows you to make interior space more personal, choose for themselves, for their own needs and wishes.

Photo salon 2018-2019 Lexus ES

The center console multimedia complex remained, except that its screen has become even greater. Improved materials used for the interior trim, and the disposal of the driver turned out to be a completely new multifunction steering wheel.

Photos dashboard 2018-2019 Lexus ES

Everything else remains unchanged. Beauty is perceived as a strict, presentable, expensive interior design, complemented inserts of leather, wood, chrome, and so on. Optitronnaya instrument panel provides the driver an extensive list of available data, increased information content of the work of various units of the car. Making devices is not only beautiful, but also easy to read.

Photo multimedia 2018-2019 Lexus ES

Former multimedia complex has a display size of 8 inches. New same get 8,5 or even all of 10 inches. On the center console left analog control buttons for the climate control and a music box. The central tunnel will not only convenient to place a hand on the arm, but also ensures easy and convenient access to communication, navigation system and comfort control.

Photo front seats 2018-2019 Lexus ES

Talk about comfort seats in front and behind it hardly makes sense, since we are now discussing is not some Chinese Sportna sedan and premium car, sold under the brand 2018-2019 Lexus. Shop here as always at the highest level, can not even doubt.

Photo rear seats 2018-2019 Lexus ES

No change was the luggage compartment, which, depending on the type of engine (a traditional internal combustion engine or hybrid propulsion system) has a different size – 490 and 425 liters, respectively. This is due to the installation of the unit under the boot floor lithium-ion batteries from hybrid.

Options 2018-2019 Lexus ES

Expect major changes in terms of the vehicle’s equipment is hardly worth it. In addition, proposed for the still current version of the 2018-2019 Lexus ES equipment it looks more than solid and expensive.

If you do not take into account the new materials for the upholstery of seats, the new screen multimedia system, as well as a steering wheel, the list of equipment available for the five-seater sedan from Japan, looks like this:

  • multi-function steering wheel;
  • multimedia system;
  • multimedia touch screen diagonal of 8 inches or more;
  • optitronnaya instrument panel with a display diagonal of 3.5 inches;
  • full power accessories;
  • power mirrors, seats, steering column;
  • Initial audio system 8 speakers and 6 disc;
  • premium audio system 15 speakers;
  • navigation system;
  • dual-zone climate control;
  • three-zone climate control;
  • Cruise control;
  • heated front and rear seats;
  • leather upholstery (genuine or imitation leather);
  • LED daytime running lights;
  • LED fog lights;
  • Rear View Camera;
  • electric sunroof;
  • Ten airbags;
  • tracking system for tire pressure;
  • light sensor;
  • Rain sensor;
  • tracking system for the blind zones;
  • a set of systems and electronic security, etc. assists.

In fact, the equipment list can be listed indefinitely. But it is much easier to go to a dealer and pick exactly what you want to get it for your 2018-2019 Lexus ES year.

Price 2018-2019 Lexus EU

As for the price of restyling version of the Japanese sedan, then there is accurate data have not yet been given. In the camp of the company 2018-2019 Lexus undecided even with the sales start dates. But precisely known list of countries that can count on the official delivery of the updated 2018-2019 Lexus ES.

It includes, in addition to the Japanese, as China, Taiwan and Russia. This was done with an eye for the future. Regarding supply trends in Europe and the US have serious doubts. Most likely, there will be no car.

Most likely, the major differences in value between dorestaylingovoy version and the updated model 2018-2019 Lexus ES will not. For reference, at the moment of the ES with the base 2.5-liter asking for 1.6 million rubles in the initial configuration to 2.15 million rubles in the most lavishly appointed.

Version with a more powerful petrol engine will cost at least 2.1 million, while additional options could raise the price tag of up to 2.3 million. Hybrid, and represented in Russia, is from 2.1 to 2.33 million rubles.

Specifications ES

Much of the technical characteristics have remained the same. At the very least, did not give up on the used pre-reform version of the 2018-2019 Lexus ES manufacturer.

Therefore, three of the proposed motor are in the list of available powertrains.

  1. Starting the engine – a four-cylinder engine capacity of 2.5 liter capacity of 184 horsepower, working together with a six-speed automatic transmission. From zero to 100 kilometers per hour and accelerates in 9.8 seconds and its top speed – 207 kilometers per hour. Average flow rate passport – approximately 8 liters, although the city consumes at least 11 liters.
  2. Senior petrol engine has a capacity of 3.5 liters and power of 277 horsepower. Complete with dedicated six electronically controlled automatic transmission. Acceleration from zero to hundreds of takes 7.4 seconds and top speed – 210 kilometers per hour. Consumption on the combined cycle – 9.5 liters per 100 kilometers.
  3. The hybrid engine consists of a 2.5-liter petrol engine capacity of 161 horsepower and an electric motor that produces 143 horses. Total power unit generates 304 horsepower, which is distributed to the wheels by the operation of the variator E-CVT. Accelerates hybrid from zero to hundred in 8.5 seconds and can get up to speed as much as possible to 180 kilometers per hour. It is electronically limited, so that the true potential is much higher. Fuel consumption on the passport is a modest 5.2 liters on highways or about 5.8 liters in urban environments.

Now the company of these three motors will be another one entirely new powertrain. It is a four-cylinder gasoline engine, which boasts of having direct fuel injection system. Unfortunately, this is all the information provided by representatives of the company 2018-2019 Lexus at the launch of the updated 2018-2019 Lexus ES in Shanghai. It is no secret, of course, that the power of the new engine easily be over 200 horsepower.

Video test drive 2018-2019 Lexus ES

Conclusion

The planned restyling for the 2018-2019 Lexus ES year yielded more bright, dynamic, aggressive foreign car. The updates provided in the right direction in the model development. It is obvious that in this format sedan earn even more popular in the countries where it plans to sell.

Pleasantly pleased fact the official vehicle presence in Russia and CIS countries. This approach our customers meet the company’s 2018-2019 Lexus sturdy results of sales of new products. Let’s see how successful will be carried out renovation and restyling of both will affect the sales of the machine. What matters is that innovation is not seriously affected on increasing the value of the car.