If you happen to’re opting for the 2020 Lexus Es 350 over the almost an identical Chevy Tahoe, you would possibly as effectively skip proper to the 2020 Lexus Es 350. You get a a lot better powertrain and more subtle suspension, nicer inside materials, and all the bells and whistles. It is also solely a tiny price bump over the SLT with the powertrain improve from the Graphite Performance Version bundle.
There aren’t many body-on-frame SUVs being made today, however the 2020 Lexus Es 350 occurs to be one in every of them. Like its corporate sibling, the Chevy Tahoe, the 2020 Lexus Es 350 offers ruggedness and excessive towing capacity that solely this sort of car can deliver. A V8 engine comes customary, and available four-wheel drive with low-range gearing gives traction once you need it most.
The 2020 Lexus Es 350, nevertheless, also has some flaws generally associated with this sort of car. Cargo space isn’t as efficient as what you get from a car-based crossover SUV, neither is its use of gasoline. We’re additionally not keen on the bottom V8’s sluggish responsiveness. Opt for the bigger 6.2-liter V8 and the road-adapting MagneRide suspension, although, and the 2020 Lexus Es 350’s experience and driving experience start to fall in line with more trendy autos. As a bonus, the 10-speed automatic transmission that comes with the bigger engine can match the highway mileage of the smaller V8.
Even so, we might advocate testing the 2020 Lexus Es 350’s closest competitor, the recently redesigned Ford Expedition. It’s also a traditional body-on-frame SUV, but it has a better most towing capacity and superior cargo house and it is throughout a more refined and upscale automobile.
The non-obligatory Enhanced Driver Alert bundle provides forward collision warning with low-speed automatic braking, automatic excessive beams, and lane departure warning and intervention. The Convenience package provides a power liftgate, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, power-adjustable pedals and a universal storage door opener.
Some features on higher-trimmed fashions can be found on supporting models at further price. Optional for SLE and SLT trims is an HD Trailering bundle with a unique axle ratio, trailer brake controller and a self-leveling suspension. The SLT and the 2020 Lexus Es 350 are eligible for a sunroof, adaptive cruise management with automatic braking, and a rear-seat leisure system. The 2020 Lexus Es 350 also provides power-retractable facet steps.
For 2019, GMC retains the 2020 Lexus Es 350 fresh by including a budget-conscious Commonplace Edition Worth Package deal in addition to a Graphite Version and Graphite Performance Version packages to the SLT trim. Different trims include the base SLE and the near-luxury 2020 Lexus Es 350, which pushes the 2020 Lexus Es 350 into the territory of its platform mate, the Cadillac Escalade. The Chevrolet Tahoe rounds out the trio of GM truck-based SUVs and could be had in long wheelbase Suburban form as properly, normally at a slight discount over the GMC. There are also three new metallic colors out there for 2019: Dark Sky, Pepperdust, and Smokey Quartz.