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Lexus ES vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Lexus ES vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $49,188

Lexus ES 350   
Difference: $14,187

Lowest Total Invoice: $45,758

Lexus ES 350   
Difference: $13,250

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Model Year20172017
ModelESE-Class
Trim350E300
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $38,900 $52,150
Base Invoice $36,438 $48,500
Obstacle detection, rear 500  
Blind spot warning system 500  
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Audio Package 2,590  
Ultra Luxury Package 3,500  
Alloy wheels, optional design 40  
Power decklid 400  
Heated steering wheel 450  
LED headlights 515  
Remote start 499  
Rear spoiler 319 350
Rear Safety Package   650
Premium 1 Package   3,950
Metallic paint (extra cost)   720
Auto-dimming headlights   250
Cooled or ventilated front seats   450
Leather seating surfaces   1,620
Panoramic sunroof   1,090
Sunshades, second row   380
Special order charge   250
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel   590
RWD   0
Sport Package   0
Obstacle detection, rear 460  
Blind spot warning system 460  
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Audio Package 2,392  
Ultra Luxury Package 3,221  
Alloy wheels, optional design 37  
Power decklid 368  
Heated steering wheel 415  
LED headlights 473  
Remote start 310  
Rear spoiler 209 326
Rear Safety Package   605
Premium 1 Package   3,674
Metallic paint (extra cost)   670
Auto-dimming headlights   233
Cooled or ventilated front seats   419
Leather seating surfaces   1,507
Panoramic sunroof   1,014
Sunshades, second row   353
Special order charge   233
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel   549
RWD   0
Sport Package   0
Options (change) 9,313 10,300
Options (change) 8,345 9,583
Destination 975 925
Total Price $49,188 $63,375
Total Invoice $45,758 $59,008

The configured Lexus ES 4dr Sedan has a 268-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Mercedes-Benz E-Class 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 241hp 2.0L I4 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Lexus ES and Mercedes-Benz E-Class are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Lexus ES 350 trim is $38,900. The features would cost an additional $9,313. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $49,188.

The base sticker price of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300 trim is $52,150. The features would cost an additional $10,300. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $63,375.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Lexus ES trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class trims is 2. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300 appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

The configured Lexus ES 4dr Sedan has a 268-horsepower 3.5L V6 engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

The configured Mercedes-Benz E-Class 4dr Sedan has a turbocharged 241hp 2.0L I4 engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 9-speed manually-shiftable automatic transmission.

Even when the Lexus ES and Mercedes-Benz E-Class are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Lexus ES 350 trim is $36,438. The features would cost an additional $8,345. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $45,758.

The invoice of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300 trim is $48,500. The features would cost an additional $9,583. Including the destination charge of $925, the total price of this trim is $59,008.

For full details about the differences among the trims, see the Trim Comparison table.

For an apples-to-apples comparison of these trims, we subtract the value of the additional features from the total price of the trim. The feature adjusted price of the Lexus ES trims is 4. The feature adjusted price of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class trims is 7. Based on this adjustment, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300 appears to be the best value.

You can change the body, engine, audio, and tires on the body configuration page. Want different features? Head over to the feature section page to choose your own features.

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Lexus ES vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Lexus ES 350
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $12,897
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $12,049
Model Year20172017
ModelESE-Class
Trim350E300
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine268hp V6241hp I4
TransmissionT6T9
DrivetrainFWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)21/31 MPG22/30 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)835, 15590, 13
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-17245/45-18
Total Price$49,188$63,375
Adjustments for Features0-1,290
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$49,188$62,085
Total Invoice$45,758$59,008
Adjustments for Features0-1,201
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$45,758$57,807

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Features Comparison: Lexus ES vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year20172017
ModelESE-Class
Trim350E300
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic$1100 
9-speed manually-shiftable automatic $1400
FWD$0 
RWD $0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Cruise control $250
Hands-free trunk or liftgate $100
Heated steering wheel$100 
Parking guidance system - active $500
Remote climate control $25
Remote start$150 
Remote start via app $75
Sunshade, rear, power$225 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
Car-to-X communication $100
Driver drowsiness monitor $150
Inflatable rear seat belts $200
Knee airbag, passenger$100 
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based$200 
Lane departure warning system$200 
Rollover sensor $50
Temporary spare tire$150 
Tires, run-flat $150
Torque vectoring / active trace control $100
Vehicle health reports$0 
Cargo Management 
Console with shifter$150 
Console without shifter $150
Rear seat pass-through$100 
Storage compartment under front seat(s) $50
Climate Control and Infotainment 
4G LTE connectivity $50
Aux input$50 
CD player$125 
DVD-compatible player$0 
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
In-vehicle Internet $150
Media drive $15
MP3-compatible player$50 
Navigation map updates, three years $0
SD Card slot $25
Siri Eyes Free support$0 
SMS text-to-speech reader$50 
Telematics service, such as OnStar$300 
Telematics service, such as OnStar, with navigation $325
Water-repellent front-door glass$15 
Wi-Fi hotspot $50
Wireless charging station $75
Exterior 
Body kit $0
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75
Compass$0 
Fog light, rear $100
Fog lights$125 
Interior ambient lighting$150 
Interior ambient lighting, configurable $150
Power-folding mirrors $50
Powertrain 
Automatic start / stop $150
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Folding second row seats $300
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Power headrest height adjuster, driver seat $50
Power headrest height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $100
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - mechanical $100
Crosswind stabilization $50
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$4,290$5,580
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,290
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,201

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Specifications Comparison: Lexus ES vs. Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Model Year20172017
ModelESE-Class
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.0 in115.7 in
Length192.7 in193.8 in
Width71.7 in73.7 in
Height57.1 in57.8 in
Curb Weight3,549 lb.3,792 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.2 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.5 in0.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.6 in0.0 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.8 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.9 in0.0 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in0.0 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in0.0 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom40.0 in0.0 in
Cargo Volume15.2 ft313.1 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lexus ES 350

Navigation System / Mark Levinson Audio Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
SMS text-to-speech reader50No
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0No
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
Vehicle health reports0No
App support100Yes
Total Requested102572%
Total Not Requested40028%
Ultra Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Panoramic sunroof300Yes
Sunshade, rear, power225No
Memory system, passenger seat150Yes
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Sunshades, second row125Yes
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Wood trim300Yes
Total Requested237591%
Total Not Requested2259%

Option Package Details
Mercedes-Benz E-Class E300

Rear Safety Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Rear side airbags300Yes
Inflatable rear seat belts200No
Total Requested30060%
Total Not Requested20040%
Premium 1 Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Power decklid350Yes
Hands-free trunk or liftgate100No
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Rearview camera200Yes
Surround sound250Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Blind spot warning system200Yes
Parking guidance system - active500No
Rear cross-traffic detection100Yes
Wireless charging station75No
Heated front seats200Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Burmester, 590W, 13 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Total Requested225069%
Total Not Requested102531%
Sport Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Sport suspension (upgrade)250No
Body kit0No
Sport front fascia (optional)0No
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)0No
245/45HR18 tires400No
Total Requested00%
Total Not Requested650100%

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