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Lexus ES vs. Lexus GS Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Models in short supply often sell at or even above these prices.

Lexus ES vs. Lexus GS Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $50,919

Lexus ES 300h   
Difference: $21,020

Lowest Total Invoice: $47,579

Lexus ES 300h   
Difference: $19,227

The configured Lexus ES 4dr Sedan has a 156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

The configured Lexus GS 4dr Sedan has a 286-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

Even when the Lexus ES and Lexus GS are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The base sticker price of the Lexus ES 300h trim is $41,820. The features would cost an additional $8,124. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $50,919.

The base sticker price of the Lexus GS 450h F Sport trim is $68,760. The features would cost an additional $2,229. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $71,939.

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 5. The feature adjusted price of the Lexus GS trims is 9. Based on this adjustment, the Lexus GS 450h F Sport 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 156-horsepower 2.5L I4 Hybrid engine, a FWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

The configured Lexus GS 4dr Sedan has a 286-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid engine, a RWD drivetrain, and a 6-speed manually-shiftable CVT transmission.

Even when the Lexus ES and Lexus GS are comparably equipped, each includes features not on the other car. The invoice of the Lexus ES 300h trim is $39,171. The features would cost an additional $7,433. Including the destination charge of $975, the total price of this trim is $47,579.

The invoice of the Lexus GS 450h F Sport trim is $63,891. The features would cost an additional $1,965. Including the destination charge of $950, the total price of this trim is $66,806.

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 Lexus GS trims is 4. Based on this adjustment, the Lexus GS 450h F Sport 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.

Calculate Payments

  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20172016
ModelESGS
Trim300h450h F Sport
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Base Price $41,820 $68,760
Base Invoice $39,171 $63,891
Blind spot warning system 500  
Obstacle detection, rear 500 500
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Audio Package 2,590  
LED headlights 515 1,160
Ultra Luxury Package 3,000  
Power decklid 400 400
Heated steering wheel 450  
Cargo net 64 64
Cargo mat 105 105
Blind spot warning system 460  
Obstacle detection, rear 460 430
Navigation System / Mark Levinson Audio Package 2,392  
LED headlights 473 1,067
Ultra Luxury Package 2,761  
Power decklid 368 368
Heated steering wheel 416  
Cargo net 38 38
Cargo mat 65 62
Options (show) (change) 8,124 2,229
Options (show) (change) 7,433 1,965
Destination 975 950
Total Price $50,919 $71,939
Total Invoice $47,579 $66,806

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Lexus ES vs. Lexus GS

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Lexus ES 300h
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $18,645
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $17,021
Model Year20172016
ModelESGS
Trim300h450h F Sport
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Engine156hp I4 H286hp V6 H
TransmissionCVT-6CVT-6
DrivetrainFWDRWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)40/39 MPG29/34 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)835, 15299, 12
Tire (rear if not all the same)215/55-17235/40-19
Total Price$50,919$71,939
Adjustments for Features0-2,375
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$50,919$69,564
Total Invoice$47,579$66,806
Adjustments for Features0-2,206
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$47,579$64,600

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Features Comparison: Lexus ES vs. Lexus GS

Model Year20172016
ModelESGS
Trim300h450h F Sport
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT$1100$1100
FWD$0 
RWD $0
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control$750 
Adaptive cruise control, all-speed $1000
Sunshades, second row$125 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
High performance brake pads (optional) $0
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based$200 
Lane keeping assist system $400
Cargo Management 
Overhead sunglass holder$25 
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Wiper de-icer $25
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror $75
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror $75
Fog lights$125 
Large energy flow and fuel economy display $25
Power-folding mirrors $50
Powertrain 
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controls $100
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim $100
Leather-wrapped steering wheel $150
Memory system, passenger seat$150 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$100 
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat $100
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat $100
Power thigh support length adjuster, passenger seat $100
Upholstered instrument panel $300
Wood trim$300 
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel$150 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Active steering $1000
Adaptive dampers - electrical $500
Sport suspension (upgrade) $0
Total Value of Features$3,125$5,500
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,375
Value of Feature Adjustments0-2,206

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Specifications Comparison: Lexus ES vs. Lexus GS

Model Year20172016
ModelESGS
Body4dr Sedan4dr Sedan
Wheelbase111.0 in112.2 in
Length192.7 in192.1 in
Width71.7 in72.4 in
Height57.1 in57.3 in
Curb Weight3,638 lb.4,112 lb.
Fuel Capacity17.2 gal.17.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom37.5 in38.0 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room57.6 in57.3 in
Row 1 Hip Room54.8 in54.5 in
Row 1 Legroom41.9 in42.3 in
Row 2 Headroom37.5 in37.8 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room55.0 in55.7 in
Row 2 Hip Room53.8 in54.1 in
Row 2 Legroom40.0 in36.8 in
Cargo Volume15.2 ft316.2 ft3

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Option Package Details
Lexus ES 300h

Navigation System / Mark Levinson Audio Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Surround sound250Yes
Mark Levinson, 835W, 15 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Navigation system550Yes
DVD-compatible player0Yes
Voice control for nav and audio100Yes
SMS text-to-speech reader50Yes
Traffic + travel information25Yes
Speed limit information0No
Vehicle health reports0Yes
App support100Yes
Total Requested107575%
Total Not Requested35025%
Ultra Luxury Package
FeatureValueRequested?
Upgraded leather upholstery0No
Power thigh support length adjuster, driver seat100Yes
Sunshades, second row125No
Sunshade, rear, power225Yes
Memory system, passenger seat150No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Cooled or ventilated front seats300Yes
Wood trim300No
Total Requested172575%
Total Not Requested57525%

Option Package Details
Lexus GS 450h F Sport

Obstacle detection, rear
FeatureValueRequested?
Obstacle detection, rear300Yes
Obstacle detection, front200Yes
Total Requested500100%
Total Not Requested00%

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