The 2022 Lexus ES is a classic luxury sedan without a luxury price tag.
Regardless of position in the cabin. Every occupant will enjoy high-quality materials. And the outstanding fit and finish found within.
Plus, they enjoy some of the very best technology in the automotive industry. Including entertainment and safety features found on every trim.
New For 2022 Lexus ES
Lexus has imbued the latest ES with an updated face, new wheels, and a new infotainment suite.
Lexus also opens up the F Sport package to ES300h buyers. Improving the safety suite with the latest version, 2.5.
Lexus adds cyclist and pedestrian detection. Along with subtle tweaks to adaptive cruise control and collision avoidance.
Trims And Prices
Starting at $46,675, the Lexus ES offers buyers a slew of excellent features.
Including two new touchscreen infotainment screens. Plus quality faux leather upholstery, and more.
The ES350 actually doesn’t add any features but it does open up a panoramic sunroof option. Likewise, ES350h also doesn’t add anything aside from a body-colored spoiler.
The F Sport package adds special heated and ventilated seats. And unique 19-inch wheels along with power mirrors.
A Luxury package adds a power-adjustable tilt and telescoping steering wheel. Also, 14-way leather seats. A rear windshield sunshade, rain-sensing wipers, and a heated steering wheel.
Then, there’s the Ultra Luxury package. It adds 18-inch wheels. A heads-up display, integrated navigation, and park assist.
2022 Lexus ES Trims and starting MSRPs:
- 250 $42,025
- F Sport AWD $46,675
- Luxury AWD $47,425
- Ultra Luxury AWD $51,205
- 350 $42,025
- F Sport $46,675
- Luxury $47,425
- Ultra Luxury $51,205
- Hybrid – 300h $43,225
- F Sport $46,775
- Luxury $48,625
- Ultra Luxury $52,405
Engines And Transmissions
The base 250 features a 203-hp four-cylinder.
Step up to the 350 and you’ll get a 3.5-liter V6 with 302 hp. An electrified ES350h provides 215 hp.
All three come with a (CVT) continuously variable transmission. The 250 is the only one in the bunch with AWD.
While the others both push power to the front wheels only.
Weights And Capacities:
- Curb weight 3,649
- Cargo volume 14 cu.ft.
Fuel Economy Ratings
According to the EPA, the ES300h will get 43 MPG in the city and 44 on the highway.
The ES250 dips to 25 and 34. And the gets 22 MPG in the city and 32 on the highway.
Looking At The Outside 2022 Lexus ES
Despite being a four-door sedan, the ES looks like a stretched-out RC sports car.
This year it has updated headlights and revised bumper treatments. Bold lines and sharp edges are a major part of the design throughout.
2022 Lexus ES Exterior Dimensions:
- Length 195.9
- Wheelbase 113
- Height 56.9
- Width 73.4
- Front 62.9
- Rear 63.4
Looking Inside 2022 Lexus ES
In the ES’s cabin, clean lines continue to be a major design ethos. The steering wheel console and dash blend into one another.
Impressing passengers and drivers alike is the ES’s integrated center console. Adding a sleek touch to the interior design.
The seating is comfortable and the cabin itself is quite spacious too. All this makes Lexus ES a fine place to spend a long road trip.
2022 Lexus ES Interior Dimensions:
- Headroom 37.5/37.8
- Legroom 42.4/39.2
- Shoulder room 55.9/54.3
- Hip room 55/54.3
*All inches front/rear
Infotainment And Connectivity
Every 2022 Lexus ES starts out with an 8-inch infotainment system but a larger 12.3-inch unit is available.
It’s one of the better versions. Avoiding the old-school touchpad Lexus was using. Another big plus is the optional heads-up display.
Android Auto and Apple CarPlay are standard features as is a 10-speaker sound system.
Safety And Driver-Assistance
The IIHS and the NHTSA have both provided the Lexus ES with their highest awards.
As we expect, Lexus includes or makes available all the latest safety technology. Like lane-keep assist, forward collision mitigation, and lots more.
Warranty And Maintenance Coverage
Lexus provides a four-year or 50,000-mile limited warranty. Plus a six-year or 70,000-mile powertrain warranty.
And Hybrid components on the ES300h are being covered for eight years. Plus all Lexus ES vehicles receive a full year of maintenance. Or, 10,000 miles. Whichever comes first.
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