Are you looking for a midsize luxury sedan? You will be hard-pressed to find a better option than the Lexus ES. A fan favorite at Earnhardt Lexus, the 2021 Lexus ES will outperform key competitors in the class. Learn more about how the Lexus ES stacks up against a heavyweight contender in this 2021 Lexus ES vs 2021 BMW 5 Series comparison.
Variety is the spice of life and the 2021 Lexus ES will provide luxury car shoppers with nine trim levels to choose from with a price tag that starts at $40,000. The BMW 5 Series cannot match that price. The Lexus ES lineup provides drivers with a pair of standard variants – Lexus ES 250 and Lexus ES 350. Lexus ES 250 models are available in four grades – ES 250 AWD, ES 250 F Sport AWD, ES 250 Luxury AWD and ES 250 Ultra Luxury AWD. The Lexus ES 350 is available in five trim levels – ES 350, ES 350 F Sport, ES 350 Luxury, ES 350 Ultra Luxury and ES 350 F Sport Black Line Special Edition.
2021 Lexus ES
2021 BMW 5 Series
|203-Horsepower 2.5-Liter Inline-4
||Standard Engine||248-Horsepower 2.0-Liter TwinPower Turbo Inline-4
|16.7 Cubic Feet||Trunk Space||14 Cubic Feet|
Performance is a hallmark of the Lexus brand and the Lexus ES will deliver in this 2021 Lexus ES vs 2021 BMW 5 Series comparison. The 2021 Lexus ES is available with a pair of powertrains – a 203-horsepower 2.5-liter four-cylinder (Lexus ES 250) and a 302-horsepower 3.5-liter V-6 (Lexus ES 350) - that are each paired with an eight-speed Direct-Shift automatic transmission. Armed with this combination and Intelligent AWD, the Lexus ES 250 AWD will earn 25 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway.
Phoenix-area drivers in search of power and fuel economy can opt for the hybrid Lexus ES 300h, which employs a 215-horsepower 2.5-liter Lexus Hybrid Drive System to make 43 mpg in the city and 44 mpg on the highway. BMW 5 Series models are available with four powertrains – a 248-horsepower 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, a 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder, a 4.4-liter turbocharged V-8 and a plug-in hybrid.
Luxury and technology are highlights of a 2021 Lexus ES lineup that promises to outshine the 2021 BMW 5 Series. Lexus ES models come standard with a suite of Lexus Safety System+ 2.0 features that will help keep you safe on the road in the Phoenix area. An 8-inch Lexus Enform touchscreen infotainment system is a standard fixture in the Lexus ES that will provide one-touch access to Lexus Enform Wi-Fi, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Amazon Alexa smartphone integration. The Lexus ES can be upgraded with a 10.2-inch Head-Up Display, a wireless charger, a 17-speaker Mark Levinson® sound system and a 12.3-inch Lexus Enform touchscreen display.
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