Lexus ES vs. Toyota Avalon

Eminent White Pearl
VS
Blizzard Pearl

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$39,148 - $42,569
$22,366 - $24,929

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.88 / 5
24 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
268 hp
268 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
3.5L V6 DOHC 24V Dual VVT
3.5L DOHC 24V V6 w/Dual VVT

Interior Features

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional
Not Available

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Optional
Not Available

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Not Available

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 in.
42.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.5 - 37.7 in.
38.5 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
40 in.
39.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 - 37.5 in.
37.9 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.2 cu. ft.
16 cu. ft.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth
Optional
Not Available

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional
Not Available

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Optional
Not Available

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available

AUX Input

AUX Input
Optional
Not Available

CD Player

CD Player
Optional
Not Available

Navigation System

Navigation System
Optional
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Cooled Front Seats

Cooled Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional
Not Available

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111 in.
111 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
37.4 ft.
37.4 ft.

Length

Length
193.3 in.
195.3 in.

Width

Width
71.7 in.
72.2 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3571 .lbs
3505 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
268 hp
268 hp

Torque

Torque
248 ft. lbs.
248 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 .lbs
100 .lbs

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
17.2 gal.
17 gal.

Combined

Combined
11 - 15 mpg
11 - 15 mpg

City

City
21 mpg
21 mpg

Highway

Highway
30 mpg
30 mpg

Safety Features

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights
Optional
Not Available

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional
Not Available

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Optional
Not Available

Cross Traffic Alert

Cross Traffic Alert
Optional
Not Available

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Lexus ES
Toyota Avalon

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
100.1 ft³.
103.6 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3571 lbs.
3505 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 mpg.
24

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 mpg.
21 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
30 mpg.
30 mpg.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
1000 lbs.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
100 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1000 lbs.
1000 lbs.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
100 lbs.
100 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6
Regular Unleaded V-6

Displacement

Displacement
3.5 L/211
3.5 L/211

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Sequential MPI

Trans Type

Trans Type
6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.30
3.30

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90
1.90

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.42
1.42

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.71
0.71

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.61
0.61

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.15
4.15

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46
3.24

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.4
7.4

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130
100

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/55VR17 - P225/45R18
P215/55VR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/55VR17 - P225/45R18
P215/55VR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
17 - 18 X 7.5 in.
17 X 7 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
17 - 18 X 7.5 in.
17 X 7 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft.
37.4 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.6 in.
11.7 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11 in.
11.1 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
17.2 gal.
17 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
37.5 - 37.7 in.
38.5 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 in.
42.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
57.6 in.
58.2 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
54.8 in.
55.1 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 - 37.5 in.
37.9 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
40 in.
39.2 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55 in.
57 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
53.8 in.
54.6 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
111 in.
111 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
193.3 in.
195.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.7 in.
72.2 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.1 in.
57.5 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.6 in.
62.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62 in.
62.2 in.

Min Ground Clearance

Min Ground Clearance
6.1 in.
5.5 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
15.2 ft³.
16 ft³.

Model Group

Model Group
ES350
Avalon

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate Luxury
Intermediate Luxury

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
3.5
3.5

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
6
6

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4