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2014 Lexus GS 350 vs. 2014 Lexus ES 300h Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus ES 300h than the Lexus GS 350, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 300h, the Lexus GS 350 may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
With the Lexus ES 300h you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Lexus GS 350, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Lexus GS 350 is somewhat more expensive than the Lexus ES 300h. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Lexus GS 350 and the Lexus ES 300h have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Lexus GS 350 is about the same width as the Lexus ES 300h. When looking at overall length, the Lexus GS 350 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus ES 300h.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Lexus GS 350 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lexus ES 300h.

Handling
The Lexus GS 350 has about the same turning radius as the Lexus ES 300h, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Lexus GS 350 has a much more powerful engine than the Lexus ES 300h. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Lexus GS 350 and the Lexus ES 300h. The Lexus GS 350 has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Lexus ES 300h.

Warranty
The Lexus GS 350 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Lexus ES 300h.

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2014 Lexus
GS 350

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MSRP*: $47,700 - $49,950

2014 Lexus
ES 300h

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MSRP*: $39,500
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 1.56% --
City MPG: 19 40
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 26 - 29 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $44,361 - $46,456 $37,000

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