Comparison: 2019 Lexus ES 350 vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 3:18PM
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Comparison: 2019 Lexus ES 350 vs 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

The below comparison explores the similarities and differences of the 2019 Lexus ES 350 and the 2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class. The all-new Lexus ES sedan is a great option for San Jose drivers looking for a boldly styled, smooth handling and competitively priced vehicle. The 2019 Lexus ES 350 was awarded the 2019 Best Luxury Midsize Car for the Money by U.S. News*. Visit Lexus Stevens Creek in Northern California to test drive the all-new ES.

Performance

2019 Lexus ES 350

The base, F Sport, Luxury, and Ultra Luxury ES 350 trims are equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 engine with a combined port and direct fuel-injection system paired with a direct-shift 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters. The standard front-wheel drivetrain churns out 302-hp and 267 lb-ft of torque, reaches 0 – 60 mph in 6.6 seconds, and achieves an estimated fuel economy of 33 mpg highway and 22 mpg city. Available are Normal, Sport, and ECO driving modes for the times you are looking for a more responsive or efficient drive. The Lexus ES 350 earned a five out of five predicted reliability rating from J.D. Power.

2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

The base E 300 trim is powered by a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder turbocharged engine mated to a paddle-shifted 9-speed automatic transmission and a rear-wheel drivetrain. The E 300 generates 241-hp and 273 lb-ft of torque, goes 0 – 60 mph in 6.2 seconds, and earns an estimated 30 mpg highway and 21 mpg city. Available are the 362-hp E 450, 429-hp AMG E 53, and 603-hp AMG E 63 engines, an all-wheel drivetrain, and the AIR BODY CONTROL® self-leveling suspension.

Comfort and ConvenienceM

2019 Lexus ES 350

Standard features include an elegant cabin with synthetic leather upholstery, 10-way power adjustable front seats, dual-zone climate control with smog sensor, class-leading rear legroom, SmartAccess key fob, and a power moonroof. Semi-Aniline leather-seats, heated and ventilated front seats, 14-way power driver’s seat with a cushion extender for added thigh support, a heated steering wheel, ambient lighting, hands-free power trunk, and a panorama glass roof, are optional.

2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Synthetic leather upholstery, power front seats with memory, dual-zone climate control, power-folding side mirrors, an illuminated entry system, SmartKey with keyless start, and Car-to-X driving condition communication are standard features. Heated and ventilated multi-contour front seats with massage, a heated steering wheel, active side bolsters, three-zone automatic climate control, electronic trunk closer, Keyless-Go, a power rear-window sunshade, and Mercedes-Benz Concierge service to help make dinner reservations and travel accommodations are available.

Technology

2019 Lexus ES 350

An 8.0-inch multimedia display, Amazon Alexa integration, Bluetooth®, SiriusXM® satellite radio, Siri® Eyes Free, Wi-Fi hotspot, Scout® GPS Link, a 10-speaker premium sound system, and Lexus Enform App Suite, Destination Assist, Remote, and Service Connect are standard technology features. Available features consist of an upgraded 12.3-inch high-resolution color split-screen multimedia display, dynamic voice command, Apple CarPlay® compatibility, navigation, a wireless charger, a 10.2-inch head-up display, and a 17-speaker Mark Levinson® PurePlay premium surround sound audio system with Clari-Fi® 2.0.

2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

A 12.3-inch high-resolution central display, COMAND® system with touchpad controller, voice control, Bluetooth®, HD Radio™, dual USB ports, HomeLink®, and navigation come standard. The optional technology features are comprised of a 12.3-inch instrument cluster, SiriusXM® satellite radio, wireless charging, and a 1,450-watt, 23-speaker Burmester 3D surround sound audio system.

Pricing

2019 Lexus ES 350

Starting at $39,750 MSRP

2019 Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Starting at $53,500 MSRP

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