The Lexus ES 350 actually have the same mechanicals and architecture with the Toyota Camry, although the exterior panels as well as the interior furnishings are quite unique. This new model of the Lexus ES Sedan has actually more power than its typical 3.5-liter V6, rated for its 268 horsepower, as well as its 248-pound feet of torque. The 6-speed automatic transmission of the Lexus ES 350 is the one responsible in sending transmissions to its entire front wheels, and thus, achieving 60 mph speed could take mere 7 seconds only. First introduced in 2007, the current 2012 Lexus ES 350 essentially has not changed that much, making it a good choice for those seeking for a low-mileage and well-kept used car.
The hard drive based navigational device of the 2012 Lexus ES Sedan comes with an extra camera with real time traffic updates that comes with voice commands, including the Lexus Enform Telematic system. The buyer is also given an option to add a Mark Levinson 14-speaker stereo to its navigational system. As previously mentioned, the 2012 Lexus ES Sedan 350 is being powered by a 3.5-liter V6 that generates a 268 horsepower, as well as a 248-pound feet torque. Furthermore, the standard safety of the Lexus ES Sedan features stability as well as a traction control, an impressive antilock brakes, the side curtain, front side and rear side airbags, and of course, the front knee airbags. You can also add optional features to it, which includes a pre-collision system that is radar-based, and their very own Lexus Enform Emergency Telematics system. Because of its safety features, the Lexus ES 350 was awarded with the highest possible rating of "Good" by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, during the in-testing side crash test they have conducted.
The 2012 Lexus ES Sedan gained high ratings for its comfortable performance, given the fact that it is a luxury cruiser and not a sport Sedan. Several members of the automotive press are very impressed with the performance of the 2012 Lexus ES 350, for although it is not thrilling to drive on a twisty road, it will not disappoint you at all for its smooth shifting transmission, giving you a comfortable ride. So let's take a look at the pros and cons of choosing the 2012 Lexus ES Sedan over other luxurious cars in the market.