2020 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2020 Lexus ES 300h | NewCars.com

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2020 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2020 Lexus ES 300h Review

New 2020 INFINITI Q50

2020 INFINITI
Q50

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New 2020 Lexus ES 300h

2020 Lexus
ES 300h

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MSRP*
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$36,400 to $56,250
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$41,810 to $45,660
Invoice* $34,398 to $53,157 $39,163 to $42,707
MPG - City 19 - 20 43
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 N/A
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/60,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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 300h than the INFINITI Q50, due to its greater head- and legroom. The INFINITI Q50 will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Lexus ES 300h.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the INFINITI Q50 as you will with the Lexus ES 300h, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 INFINITI Q50 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 INFINITI Q50 and the Lexus ES 300h have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the INFINITI Q50 is much slimmer than the Lexus ES 300h, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. The INFINITI Q50 is slightly shorter than the Lexus ES 300h, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the INFINITI Q50 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Lexus ES 300h.

Handling
The INFINITI Q50 has a smaller turning radius than the Lexus ES 300h, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the INFINITI Q50 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 INFINITI Q50 and the Lexus ES 300h. The INFINITI Q50 has significantly less cargo room than the Lexus ES 300h, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The basic warranty for the INFINITI Q50 offers a little more coverage than the basic warranty of the Lexus ES 300h in terms of months/miles.