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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    Turn signal lever
    The turn signal lever can be used to show the following intention of the driver: 1. Right turn. 2. Left turn. 3. Lane change to the right (push and hold the lever partway). The right hand sign ...

    Fuel pump shut off system
    To minimize the risk of fuel leakage when the engine stalls or an airbag inflates upon collision, the fuel pump shut off system stops supplying fuel to the engine. Follow the procedure below to res ...

    Headlight aim (vehicles with discharge headlights)
    Vertical movement adjusting bolts 1. Adjustment bolt A. 2. Adjustment bolt B. Before checking the headlight aim 1. Make sure the vehicle has a full tank of gas and the area around the headlight ...