Written by Marco Carvajal
The ES is Lexus’ bestselling sedan featuring now the trim level 2019 Lexus ES 350 F Sport with a great level of performance and a low MSRP price of $44,035 for such a luxury car in its class. This ES is part of the first edition of the new 7th generation that starts with the 2019 year model.
Lexus launched the new sedan ES 2019 in the Los Angeles auto show and also in the Beijing auto show.
“The seventh-generation ES creates an entirely new feeling of amazing through craftsmanship and innovation in every detail,” said Cooper Ericksen, Lexus vice president of marketing.
ES 7th Generation
The Lexus ES 2019 is produced at the Toyota plant in Kentucky. The interior of the new ES is more luxurious than previous generations.
The Japanese automaker keeps enhancing the ES model, one of the favorite first two models that launched the brand Lexus almost 30 years ago, together with the LS flagship sedan.
The bestselling sedan has been reborn, completely new and re-designed. The new 7th generation ES has a longer, wider stance and a sleek, coupe-like silhouette inspired on the flagship LS model. The new ES is elegant, stylish, modern, and original.
The new ES includes several advanced features, including the latest version of driver assistance technology and Safety Sense with trace control to keep the ES in its lane, and also Pre-Collision, updated to detect cyclists.
The new ES includes standard Apple CarPlay with Apple Siri and also Amazon Alexa voice. Alexa can connect to the ES from home or office devices, and also includes a new more advanced WiFi system onboard the ES.
For the exterior of the new ES 7th generation, Lexus designers gave the ES slim headlamps with distinctive “L” shaped marker lights for the front fascia. Standard single LED projector-beam design producing the signature “L”-shaped marker lights.
The rear of the ES is clean and elegant, with LED taillamps that wrap around the quarter panels to provide continuous styling lines, producing a distinctive three-dimensional, L-shaped design.
The new design with cool shapes everywhere produces great branding to remind us that the ES is a Lexus.
2019 Lexus ES 350 F Sport
The 2019 ES is built with an all-new chassis capable of more dynamic exterior design that enables the introduction of the first ES F SPORT trim level.
New for the new 7th generation Lexus ES, is the new first F-Sport version. Featuring a number of design enhancements, including a more sophisticated version of the spindle grid, and a very unique way to process aluminum exterior accents.
The ES F Sport includes beautiful interior sport seats, aluminum interior trim, unique exterior styling, sport suspension tuning, and 19-inch wheels and tires. The interior features three color schemes, four types of trim and three different material options for the seats.
Besides beautiful exterior and interior color schemes and trims on the ES, The F SPORT model offers an exclusive Circuit Red color option that adds red seats and door panels for a unique sporty look.
There’s also an all-new metallic trim that comes standard on the F SPORT model called Hadori Aluminum. Inspired by an ancient sword polishing process, Hadori Aluminum trim has a unique pattern that adds a three-dimensional appearance, giving the F-SPORT a unique look in the ES lineup.
Adding more sporty details, the F SPORT model includes a trunk lid spoiler that adds a tasteful hint of performance while dark accents along with the taillights producing a great sporting look.
The F SPORT model gets unique 19-inch wheels that are similar to those used on the LC and LS. The dual-spoke design is highlighted by a dark premium graphite coating, exclusive to the F SPORT.
The ES internal display includes the ultra-sharp LCD instrument panel that features a large analog tachometer, digital speedometer, and easy-to-read multi-information display. Standard models use a 7-inch screen while the F-SPORT display measures 8-inches and features a movable center ring similar to the one used in the LC.
2019 Lexus ES 350 F Sport wins best mid-size luxury car award at the 2019 Texas auto writers association auto roundup
The ES 350 F SPORT delivers a higher level of performance with the option of an Adaptive Variable Suspension (AVS) that replaces the Dynamic Control Shocks with adjustable dampers.
This suspension is similar to the systems offered on the LC coupe and LS sedan, the AVS system on the ES is capable of an incredible 650 levels of adjustment to deliver optimal ride quality and precise control. The adjustments are based on information from sensors that measure both linear and vertical g loads, vehicle speed, steering angle, yaw rate and master cylinder pressure in addition to information from the engine control computer and skid control computer.
Versions and Prices
The new generation 2019 ES is offered in 3 main styles, including the ES 350, the first-ever ES F SPORT, and finally the ESh with a remake of its hybrid system.
The all-new ES 350 F Sport is a luxury sporty sedan for those who want to drive with luxury, elegance, stylish sports look and performance.
|2019 ES 350
The new ES 350 more powerful and beautiful.
|Front-wheel drive, starting at $39,600
|2019 ES 350 LUXURY
The ES 350 Luxury offers enhanced style with interior trimmed in perforated leather, wood accents and trendy ambient lighting.
|Front-wheel drive, starting at $42,255
|2019 ES 350 ULTRA LUXURY
Additional interior details on the ES Ultra Luxury, perforated semi-aniline leather, 14-way power adjustable front seats and a power rear sunshade with manual rear-door sunshades.
|Front-wheel drive, starting at $43,250
|2019 ES 350 F SPORT
The first-ever made ES F SPORT trim with elevated styling and performance, available Adaptive Variable Suspension system with Sport S+ mode, exclusive bolstered sport seats, and 19-inch wheels, the largest ever wheels on an ES model.
|Front-wheel drive, starting at $44,135
|2019 ES 300h
The ES 300h combines World-class luxury with two ultra fast electric motors, a potent 2.5-liter engine and 44-MPG combined estimate. This is the most powerful ES Hybrid ever and the most fuel-efficient non-plug-in luxury vehicle ever made.
|Front-wheel drive, starting at $41,410
|2019 ES 300h LUXURY
More luxury details like a 14-way power-adjustable driver’s seat including a cushion extender.
|Front-wheel drive, starting at $44,065
|2019 ES 300h ULTRA LUXURY
Elevated luxury with lateral performance dampers, a power trunk with kick sensor.
|Front-wheel drive, starting at $45,060
The new ES Lexus 7th generation lineup includes the First F SPORT Model, with a new level of performance and sporty style.
2019 is a great model year for the new 7th generation ES, providing the results of several years of evolution to finally create this piece of art called the Lexus ES.