The Lexus ES is one of the most popular luxury sedans in the market, offering a smooth ride, a spacious cabin, and a sleek design. For the 2024 model year, the Lexus ES sees some minor changes that enhance its appeal and performance. Here are some of the features and updates that make the 2024 Lexus ES a great choice for discerning drivers.
New Technology Package
One of the most notable additions to the 2024 Lexus ES is the new available Technology Package, which includes several advanced features that improve the driving experience. The Technology Package comes with the Lexus Interface, a 12.3-inch touchscreen that allows easy access to various functions and settings, such as navigation, climate control, audio, and smartphone integration. The touchscreen also supports wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and Amazon Alexa compatibility.
The Technology Package also includes the SmartAccess Card Key, a credit card-sized device that can lock and unlock the doors, start the engine, and adjust the seat and mirror positions without using a physical key. The card key can be stored in a wallet or a phone case and can be paired with up to four smartphones via Bluetooth.
Another feature in the Technology Package is the Head-Up Display, which projects important information onto the windshield, such as speed, navigation directions, lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control. The Head-Up Display helps drivers keep their eyes on the road and stay aware of their surroundings.
New 18-inch Wheels with Vapor Chrome Finish
The 2024 Lexus ES also gets a new set of 18-inch wheels with a vapor chrome finish, adding elegance and sophistication to the exterior. The wheels are standard for the Ultra Luxury grade and available for the Luxury grade. They complement the sleek and aerodynamic body of the ES, which features a distinctive spindle grille, LED headlights and taillights, and chrome accents.
Three Powerful Engines
The 2024 Lexus ES offers three different engine options to suit different preferences and needs. The ES 350 is powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine that produces 302 horsepower and 267 lb-ft of torque. The engine is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel drive, delivering smooth and responsive acceleration. The ES 350 has an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 22/32/26 mpg (city/highway/combined).
The ES 250 AWD is equipped with a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that generates 203 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive, providing enhanced traction and stability in various road conditions. The ES 250 AWD has an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 25/34/28 mpg (city/highway/combined).
The Lexus ES 300h is the hybrid variant of the ES, featuring a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that together produce 215 horsepower. The hybrid system uses a continuously variable transmission (CVT) and front-wheel drive, delivering a smooth and efficient performance. The ES 300h has an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 43/44/44 mpg (city/highway/combined), making it one of the most fuel-efficient luxury sedans in the market.
Two F SPORT Models
For those who prefer a more sporty and dynamic driving experience, the 2024 Lexus ES offers two F SPORT models: the F SPORT and the F SPORT Black Line Special Edition. Both models feature exclusive styling elements, such as a mesh grille, a rear spoiler, darkened wheels, and F SPORT badges. They also come with sport-tuned suspension, paddle shifters, aluminum pedals, and sports seats.
The F SPORT Black Line Special Edition adds some unique touches to the F SPORT model, such as black exterior mirrors, window trim, exhaust tips, and lug nuts. It also comes with two-tone red-and-black leather upholstery, red contrast stitching, red seat belts, carbon fiber interior trim, and a serialized badge on the center console.
Safety and Convenience Features
The 2024 Lexus ES comes with a comprehensive suite of safety and convenience features that make driving easier and more enjoyable. Some of these features include:
- Lexus Safety System+ 2.5, which includes pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane tracing assist, lane departure alert with steering assist, road sign assist, all-speed dynamic radar cruise control, intelligent high beams, blind spot monitor with rear cross-traffic alert, parking support brake, panoramic view monitor, rear pedestrian detection, triple-beam LED headlamps, adaptive front lighting system, rain-sensing wipers, and more.
- Lexus Enform includes remote engine start, vehicle finder, vehicle status and alerts, guest driver monitor, service connect, destination assist, Wi-Fi hotspot, and more.
- Lexus Premium Sound System includes 10 speakers, HD Radio, SiriusXM satellite radio, and an in-dash CD player.
- Lexus Premium Audio with Navigation includes 17 speakers, Mark Levinson PurePlay sound system, dynamic voice command, dynamic navigation, and more.
- Lexus Memory System includes driver’s seat, outside mirrors, and steering wheel memory.
- Heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, heated steering wheel, power rear sunshade, power trunk with kick sensor, wireless charger, and more.
The 2024 Lexus ES is a refined and reliable luxury sedan that offers a smooth ride, a spacious cabin, and a sleek design. It also features a newly available Technology Package and 18-inch wheels with a vapor chrome finish, enhancing its appeal and performance. With three powerful engines, two F SPORT models, and a comprehensive suite of safety and convenience features, the 2024 Lexus ES is a great choice for discerning drivers who value comfort, quality, and style.