2020 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2019 Lexus ES 350 | NewCars.com

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2020 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2019 Lexus ES 350 Review

New 2020 INFINITI Q50

2020 INFINITI
Q50

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New 2019 Lexus ES 350

2019 Lexus
ES 350

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MSRP*
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$36,400 to $56,250
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$39,750 to $44,285
Invoice* $34,398 to $53,157 $37,235 to $41,407
MPG - City 19 - 20 22
MPG - Hwy 26 - 29 31 - 33
Engine(s) V-6 V-6
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 350 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 350.

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 350, 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 350. 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 350 have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the INFINITI Q50 is much slimmer than the Lexus ES 350, 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 350, which may make it easier to park.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the INFINITI Q50 transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Lexus ES 350.

Handling
The INFINITI Q50 has a smaller turning radius than the Lexus ES 350, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of horsepower, it's basically a tie between the INFINITI Q50 and the Lexus ES 350.

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 350. The INFINITI Q50 has significantly less cargo room than the Lexus ES 350, 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 350 in terms of months/miles.