Engine/Transmission/Drivetrain/Performance

The Lexus ES 350's aluminum 3.5-liter V6 produces 272 horsepower at 6,200 rpm and 254 lb.-ft. peak torque at 4,700 rpm. The chain-driven camshafts employ Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (Dual VVT-i) for optimal performance and efficiency at all engine speeds.

The six-speed automatic Electronically Controlled Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) provides a sequential manual shift feature for a more involved driving experience when desired. Shifting strategy adapts to driver input, with rapid kick-down response.

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    Compass
    The compass on the inside rear view mirror indicates the direction in which the vehicle is heading. Operation To turn the compass on or off, press “AUTO” for more than 3 seconds. Displays an ...

    Cleaning and protecting the vehicle exterior
    Perform the following to protect the vehicle and maintain it in prime condition. Working from top to bottom, liberally apply water to the vehicle body, wheel wells and underside of the vehicle to ...

    Interior Design
    Built on a 109.3-inch wheelbase, the midsize Lexus ES 350 provides a roomy and inviting interior. The driver and passengers are treated to intelligent, elegant luxury, with touch points that conve ...