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2022 BMW 540 vs. 2022 Lexus ES 350 Review

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2022 BMW
540

MSRP*: $59,950 to $62,250
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2022 Lexus
ES 350

MSRP*: $40,950 to $50,130
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MPG - City 22 - 25 MPG 22 MPG
MPG - Hwy 29 - 32 MPG 31 - 32 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space Info not available Info not available
Engine
  • 335-hp, 3.0-liter, Straight 6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline/Mild Electric Hybrid)
  • 302-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 8-Speed A/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Horsepower 335 hp 302 hp
Exterior Length 195.8 in 195.9 in
Exterior Width 73.5 in 73.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 36.5 in
Front 42.4 in
Rear 39.2 in
Head Room Front 38.8 in
Rear 37.5 in
Front 37.5 in
Rear 37.8 in

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Lexus ES 350 than the BMW 540, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 540 and the Lexus ES 350 in the front seats.

Convenience
The BMW 540 will require fewer stops at the gas station than the Lexus ES 350, making it more convenient to drive.

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 BMW 540 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Lexus ES 350, which has a much lower MSRP.

Dimensions
The BMW 540 is about the same width as the Lexus ES 350. When looking at overall length, the BMW 540 takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Lexus ES 350.

Handling
The BMW 540 has about the same turning radius as the Lexus ES 350, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 540 is somewhat more powerful than the Lexus ES 350.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the BMW 540 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lexus ES 350.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 540 and the Lexus ES 350.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 540 than that of the Lexus ES 350.