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Lexus ES 2019 in-depth review - see if it’s better than a BMW 5 Series?

Published on Mar 12, 2019 416,235 views

This is the Lexus ES! This hybrid Japanese saloon is designed to take on top-of-the-range competitors such as the Audi A6 and Mercedes E-Class. The exterior design certainly stands out compared to the more ‘conservative’ and well-known German models, but can it do enough to disrupt the high-end saloon market? Stick with Mat in his latest in-depth review to find out!

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Comments
  • carwow
    carwow 6 дней назад Sorry we missed it off guys, but so you know the average MPG we achieved in the ES was 46mpg!
  • Luq
    Luq 6 дней назад it's okay
  • aamair mohammed
    aamair mohammed 6 дней назад Your review is so good that I forgot about the average and remembered it here after looking at the comments. 👍
  • trytthisnow
    trytthisnow 6 дней назад Lexus always seems to have a problems with headroom in their car, i drove around in a mk3 Gs300 for 3 days, and got a neck pain for a week.
  • trytthisnow
    trytthisnow 6 дней назад Seemed like a better choice than BMW 5 series, until i heard its Fwd.
  • Hugo Fernandes
    Hugo Fernandes 6 дней назад 46mpg (about 5.1l/100km) for a car this size, in real road conditions i assume, it's surprisingly good. But too bad they ditched the GS and it's RWD from Europe. Let's hope for a awd version, at least, but i doubt.
  • Albania Creative Chanel
    Albania Creative Chanel 6 дней назад Can i work for your chanel in my country 3 month freee
  • Drive4fun
    Drive4fun 6 дней назад trytthisnow what is the problem with fwd? It’s a hybrid and you can’t do donuts anyway.,
  • trytthisnow
    trytthisnow 6 дней назад @Drive4fun Nothings wrong with a fwd, but if id be looking for cars in this class i wouldn't even consider it because of fwd.
  • TsLeng
    TsLeng 6 дней назад @Hugo Fernandes 46mpg in UK gallons.
  • Aleksandar Aleksic
    Aleksandar Aleksic 6 дней назад But you haven't missed pointles thing about plastic bits that you will touch next to never!!!
  • MaZEEZaM
    MaZEEZaM 6 дней назад (изменено) Great review as always, wouldn't mind having litres / 100 kilometres as well for the Australians.
  • Jorge Gomes
    Jorge Gomes 6 дней назад @Hugo Fernandes , this mpg is imperial, so it's more like 6.1 l/Km (still not bad)
  • Nikola Milovanovic
    Nikola Milovanovic 6 дней назад I 'm even glad you forgot about mpg because it is not the point. Hybrid powertrain is all about cost of ownership. Would you invest in diesel, 50-60k ? Hybrids don't have clutch, no turbo, no problems with PDF, injectors, EGR valves, alternator, starter, no ad blue.. And no review on youtube that focuses on those things. And everyday driving is much smoother and effortless than any diesel. Still, love your reviews :-)
  • Nico Weyers
    Nico Weyers 5 дней назад That's pretty decent, considering it is a petrol... But I still won't buy it over an Audi, Mercedes or BMW. In fact, I didn't. I looked at this, and then bought a BMW 630d GT with xDrive
  • Ryan Mansfield
    Ryan Mansfield 5 дней назад Well that's nothing amazing for a hybrid
  • Hugo Fernandes
    Hugo Fernandes 5 дней назад @Jorge Gomes obrigado Jorge. Estes rosbifes com as suas manias imperiais são muito esquisitos. A única unidade imperial que devia contar é a da cerveja. 😀 Abraço
  • John Sluder
    John Sluder 5 дней назад carwow you do fine Matt.
  • John Sluder
    John Sluder 5 дней назад trytthisnow my LS has tons of headroom. They all do. I'm 6' 1.
  • John Sluder
    John Sluder 5 дней назад carwow the older ES and LS were better.
  • Tom 86
    Tom 86 2 дня назад Carwow's camera's can see better than my eyes
  • japanluv
    japanluv 2 дня назад Meanwhile the 2012 GS looking quite attractive. I dont want a FWD Lexus. Makes you think its a Luxury Camry.
  • Theodore Vasilopoulos
    Theodore Vasilopoulos 2 дня назад @Nikola Milovanovic couldn't agree more
  • Games, Simulatoren and More
    Games, Simulatoren and More 1 день назад Never...
  • Real OG
    Real OG Неделю назад I don't even have money for a car but I'll watch the review like I'm looking for one
  • GENGSTA
    GENGSTA 6 дней назад Hahahah me too...
  • Engus JZ
    Engus JZ 6 дней назад I’m even not old enough...
  • Alex
    Alex 6 дней назад Yeah, I do that all the time
  • OliTheBobinator
    OliTheBobinator 6 дней назад Im 14 lmao but cant wait to be able
  • legendman97
    legendman97 6 дней назад me too dude, Im just a car aficionado...😁
  • Tarık Kömürcü
    Tarık Kömürcü 6 дней назад Yea.. same here
  • Vythz
    Vythz 6 дней назад Same I’ve watched every single one
  • Sachin Pandey
    Sachin Pandey 6 дней назад This is called love for automobile industry
  • MTZ ŚMIESZNE FILMIKI
    MTZ ŚMIESZNE FILMIKI 6 дней назад I am doing that for years
  • J Mura
    J Mura 6 дней назад I be like "damn I'm really gonna hurt my knees on these hard plastics" like I'm ever gonna get in these cars 😂
  • memalos1
    memalos1 5 дней назад Everybody does that.
  • bigbzon
    bigbzon 5 дней назад I'm looking for a car, crashed mine last Friday. The fire brigade cutted the roof off. Can't afford this one though.
  • Real OG
    Real OG 5 дней назад @bigbzon damn how did it happen? I had a car accident too 2 weeks ago but it was nothing major.
  • Knight Rider
    Knight Rider 4 дня назад Nobody’s really watching for shopping.....
  • MatWatsonCars
    MatWatsonCars Неделю назад This is the second of our new review style. Following feedback from the last one we've reduced the length by a few mins and cut down on the ammount of camera transitions such as zooms and spins etc so it feels more 'normal'. Let me know what you think.
  • John Tremor
    John Tremor Неделю назад As a photographer, the lower number of transitions made the video look more clean. This is a better style in my opinion.
  • Motor Machi
    Motor Machi Неделю назад MatWatsonCars Great video as always. I’d buy that car just for the special coffee cup holder feature. Very thoughtful and very Japanese.
  • patriotbarrow
    patriotbarrow Неделю назад I was personally ok with the rhythm of the old videos. A few very well put together bite-sized segments like 5 good/bad things about the car and very good pacing. This feels more like your run-of-the-mill review you can find on lesser channels. My 2p.
  • Tom Idiculla
    Tom Idiculla Неделю назад I actually want the edits and zooms. It's really funny
  • Samy
    Samy Неделю назад Thank you!
  • Josh
    Josh Неделю назад YouTube removed the play speed?
  • Mihai Gherasim
    Mihai Gherasim Неделю назад go back to the old format
  • MG /F1
    MG /F1 Неделю назад Thanks Mat!!!!😁
  • Ashish Sajan
    Ashish Sajan Неделю назад Only 360p ?
  • Mishael Olose
    Mishael Olose Неделю назад 360p 😑... really?
  • MG /F1
    MG /F1 Неделю назад Can you put the music that you use in the video ?
  • Joe Bloggs
    Joe Bloggs Неделю назад Music 'bed' under the 'five things' segment is far too loud!
  • Petter Nilsson
    Petter Nilsson Неделю назад MatWatsonCars Mercedes is better than BMW
  • Dominik Reisenbauer
    Dominik Reisenbauer Неделю назад why not in 4k as always? I think you don’t need to reduce the length of your videos or change something in the way of filming - your videos are one of the best ever in the whole car-yutube scene! so don’t change your style because of some idiot who don’t know how to appreciate it!
  • jasonteow
    jasonteow Неделю назад It’s nice but felt too fast the transition. The older videos were better pacing
  • Andrei Cora
    Andrei Cora Неделю назад The old format was better, more entertaining..this style feels a bit boring.
  • derbonuspool
    derbonuspool Неделю назад Good Review
  • Turbo Nutter
    Turbo Nutter Неделю назад Go back to the old format please
  • cos s
    cos s Неделю назад Old format is way better imho :)
  • Nintando
    Nintando Неделю назад There are still too many zooms and effects. The old format is a lot more professional. Less is more.
  • Jaikishan Jaikumar
    Jaikishan Jaikumar Неделю назад This is good mat please continue this
  • Kromer0
    Kromer0 Неделю назад It's perfect Matt! Definitely an improvement on the last ones especially because the spins were "spinning" my head. Thanks for another good review
  • fried rice
    fried rice Неделю назад Personally i think you should stick with the old video format. I get that it's good to experiment with things but why bother fixing something that's not broken?
  • Brian Anxieton
    Brian Anxieton Неделю назад I knew you weren't gonna mention reliability hehehehehehe
  • Daniel Fl.
    Daniel Fl. Неделю назад What Trench Coat are you wearing, Mat? It looks good!
  • givewai
    givewai Неделю назад 14:25 I'm liking the new memelord additions in the videos. Even on your Geneva video
  • Once a bust Always a bust
    Once a bust Always a bust Неделю назад I didnt notice a difference lol
  • Mgoblagulkablong
    Mgoblagulkablong Неделю назад WTF not a single word on how much MPG you get during testing like in any other of your reviews and on top of that when reviewing a hybrid car, are you paid by "ze germans"???
  • Amin Aizad
    Amin Aizad Неделю назад Old Format pleaseee
  • Thariq Mohammed
    Thariq Mohammed Неделю назад Old is gold
  • Ethan Chan
    Ethan Chan Неделю назад You should try to put back your channel for some behind the scenes
  • Bu
    Bu Неделю назад Older versions were better for me.
  • car journalist
    car journalist Неделю назад All that that matters is that you are the reviewer so the video will always be great 👍👊
  • Yamkela Xhaso
    Yamkela Xhaso Неделю назад Can you please do a review on Lexus LX and Toyota Land Cruiser.
  • car journalist
    car journalist Неделю назад Should I be expecting a comparison video of BMW 5 ser, Merc e class, Audi a6 and this ES....?
  • Christian Meyer
    Christian Meyer Неделю назад more scratchy plastics mat , lol
  • Hotdog Guy
    Hotdog Guy Неделю назад I didn’t like this review too much tbh. The first half of it was alright but towards the end it felt rushed.
  • Rio Galih Samuel
    Rio Galih Samuel Неделю назад I think should be combined new and old format.. imho..
  • TheMpamMpam
    TheMpamMpam Неделю назад make them long and detailed.
  • Pathetic Gamer
    Pathetic Gamer Неделю назад MatWatsonCars I love it
  • Vivek Tiwari
    Vivek Tiwari Неделю назад 15 min is the best
  • Amr Salah
    Amr Salah Неделю назад I love longer videos from u ,
  • DION Pappas
    DION Pappas Неделю назад Matt, can you spend less time reviewing cup holder and door bin spaces??? Even if it won't fit a 2 litre bottle, I personally won't bother. The people who buy these type of cars won't be going camping)) Btw, most of the cars these days have cupholders as standard even not so expensive ones like the one you reviewing in this video.
  • S.T T.
    S.T T. Неделю назад Stock 5 series starts at 37 grand. When you spec it and load it to ES level, it will easily kick the 50 grand line. Lexus has it almost all stock. Reliability comes stock too. So to brag about not having leather stitching on the lower door panels is laughable. Perhaps Mat should get a Mansory to upgrade his cars, so there is nothing to torture his OCD.
  • car journalist
    car journalist Неделю назад The driving part could be a little bit longer and in Depth.(like before)
  • Ndivho Rambau
    Ndivho Rambau Неделю назад @2:20 my dads 2007 Audi Q7 4.2 does that too
  • mymanager
    mymanager Неделю назад While understandable you want to promote yourself, please reduce the amount of references to other videos and your website. It feels like it takes up half of the video
  • mctaboo
    mctaboo Неделю назад Good improvements though it always been great anyway.. Hands down the best car review channel on youtube and absolutely the best reviewer.. You would be perfect for Top Gear with a different cast completely.. cause only you and Jeremy Clarkson are genuinely funny. If I may make a suggestion here; at the end of the review just before the "avoid , consider..etc" it would be great if you compare it "overall" to the best 2 cars of it's class such as Mercedes E or Audi A6. Wish you all the best all the way from Saudi Arabia.
  • Sequoia Van Camp
    Sequoia Van Camp Неделю назад I agree with the consensus view here. The post-production pans and zooms don’t feel right in a car review video—they’re trendy on other types of youtube videos at the moment, but they’re jarringly amateurish here. I also don’t think you need to show the car being driven in a town to demonstrate its ride quality/maneuverability—at least not at the expense of the other ride and handling section, which was more informative and looked nicer, probably because it was on a closed road and could be filmed in a more professional way.
  • Brian Mwaura.
    Brian Mwaura. Неделю назад Love the zooming actually, they do work in the right situations, such as comic relief. However, the driving part feels a bit rushed, especially on the twisty corners part. Length shouldn't be an issue for people who are definitely interested in the review.
  • David Frank
    David Frank Неделю назад (изменено) Can't beat back to basics, previously it was beginning to feel like a PowerPoint presentation from the MD (who just got this new fangled software) in the early 2000's.
  • Manuel Jagan
    Manuel Jagan Неделю назад I think the past reviews were better, they had the more signature carwow feel.
  • Siddharth Krishnakumar
    Siddharth Krishnakumar Неделю назад Hi Mat! I'm a big fan of yours and I'm kind of liking this new take of the videos. Kudos to the editing person for all the detailing, and the camera person too!!! The way you review cars is so very fresh, I wish we in India had cars reviewed the same way. Thank you and all the very best!!
  • tecnogadget2
    tecnogadget2 Неделю назад The older style felt more dynamic. And that was the breaking point between you and the other reviewers. It had a great pace, and was really entertaining. Not saying that it’s bad now, but the older one was “excelente”
  • carwow
    carwow Неделю назад @Andrei Cora why is it more boring?
  • carwow
    carwow Неделю назад @Turbo Nutter why
  • carwow
    carwow Неделю назад @cos s can you explain why you preferred the old style?
  • carwow
    carwow Неделю назад @fried rice What is it you prefer about the old style.
  • Turbo Nutter
    Turbo Nutter Неделю назад @carwow The old version felt more like a short movie
  • Lyndon Davies
    Lyndon Davies Неделю назад Absolutely love this style and also the fact the review is on normal roads. Yay 😃
  • ANTONIO ROMERO RODRIGUEZ
    ANTONIO ROMERO RODRIGUEZ Неделю назад i do preffer the older way, it's is just the way of carwow
  • cos s
    cos s Неделю назад @carwow It was more fun, this is like you changed the director and Matt just doesn't understand what he want from him 😆...I don't know what to say but I just think the old format was perfect!! For me carwow is the best on the short format reviews and I hope this doesn't change 👍
  • VSSKREAM
    VSSKREAM Неделю назад Birmingham
  • Timico1000
    Timico1000 6 дней назад It felt like you had to hurry through the video, that annoyed me.
  • rafał
    rafał 6 дней назад I like this more static style.
  • GrubblandeGrapplern
    GrubblandeGrapplern 6 дней назад @carwow Because the old style where your style, making you stand out from every one else. It was funnier and more personal than the other, run of the mill, car reviewers on Youtube. Now it's more like everyone else out there. Please don't fix what's not broken!
  • Vijay Srinivasan
    Vijay Srinivasan 6 дней назад Mat I am actually a fan of your older style videos and like someone pointed here, the 5 good and bad things really helps break things down and always gave that humorous twist of yours. Nevertheless great review as always!
  • Sajith
    Sajith 6 дней назад Old format was better
  • AOTanoos22
    AOTanoos22 6 дней назад i actually liked the older style more, it had a specific carwow vibe to it with its cuts and zooms, for me personally i like longer reviews too. This review is not bad at all tho.
  • LordKellthe1st
    LordKellthe1st 6 дней назад (изменено) I get sick from the movements shakes and quick edits. Not a joke. The more relaxed the better. Also you get to take in what you are showing....
  • UrLocalBoss
    UrLocalBoss 6 дней назад This format is great
  • cobberbrimo
    cobberbrimo 6 дней назад Both styles are good, you won't please everyone, it helps to have a bit of Matt's humour and character in it so it stands out from other car videos :-)
  • Rozzy HD
    Rozzy HD 6 дней назад Nah I’ll have da old way
  • 邱聖揚
    邱聖揚 6 дней назад I enjoy the old ones more
  • Simon J
    Simon J 6 дней назад Enjoyable and informative as always, but some of that background music (c 10.30]... yikes !
  • MaZEEZaM
    MaZEEZaM 6 дней назад I like both.
  • Ben Huang
    Ben Huang 6 дней назад (изменено) Commenting with both your work account and your personal account? Interesting.
  • TocIlGiovane
    TocIlGiovane 6 дней назад I did not know that the video was in a new style until I read this comment, but it gave me the impression of being more sober, like you’ve been chastised for the exuberance in the motorshow video. XD
  • Can Işıklar
    Can Işıklar 6 дней назад MatWatsonCars I like watching you Mat But just cant get why you didnt like manually opening sunroof here but you liked at mazda 6. https://youtu.be/HmuIJEABwYc?t=7m20s
  • Tom Mroz
    Tom Mroz 6 дней назад Older format better.
  • A G
    A G 6 дней назад MatWatsonCars love the reviews but mate stop using plastic bottles to demo storage...
  • quame nero
    quame nero 6 дней назад Brian Anxieton I really think he has something against Lexus cos everything German car is better than Lexus but every Lexus will last longer and give u fewer problems than a German car . He will never say that
  • quame nero
    quame nero 6 дней назад Mgoblagulkablong I think he is . There’s always something wrong with any Lexus he reviews
  • chancy319
    chancy319 6 дней назад Thanks for taking out those constant zooms and spins. They were really annoying. Please take out the unnecessary fluff in your drag races like drivers trying to find their keys, fumbling with controls, random joggers etc You're just trying to pad the video to hit 10 minutes and it's really annoying. We just wanna see the race.
  • Melifik
    Melifik 6 дней назад Old style was better.
  • Yeezy westy
    Yeezy westy 6 дней назад Love your work, Matthew.
  • Raunit Trehan
    Raunit Trehan 6 дней назад Old style please
  • Raunit Trehan
    Raunit Trehan 6 дней назад The music in five annoying and good in the old one was fun
  • Raunit Trehan
    Raunit Trehan 6 дней назад We ain't buying such car we want fun
  • Mahin Ahmed
    Mahin Ahmed 6 дней назад Love this new layout Specially I like what u did with the pothole review.. really helpful bits of information that most of the car reviews ignore
  • Mohammad Mustaque
    Mohammad Mustaque 6 дней назад If it was rwd or awd i would just buy it
  • Patrick G. Pots
    Patrick G. Pots 6 дней назад i like both!
  • Andrei Cora
    Andrei Cora 6 дней назад @carwow Personally I found that the quick camera transitions and Matt being quite an energetic person, use to blend in very well. Keeps the viewers in a more attentive state
  • CNX Expat
    CNX Expat 6 дней назад No problem with a longer video, but the background music when you are talking is annoying.
  • malicalik 13
    malicalik 13 6 дней назад Please make them a liittle shorter, around 10 minutes
  • Chase Vineland
    Chase Vineland 6 дней назад The camera stuff I think is cool. But it’s YOU who makes it good.
  • Supercars Of Wilmington UK
    Supercars Of Wilmington UK 6 дней назад MatWatsonCars not a big fan at all, doesn’t look as professional and the other style was well polished and you knew it was a carwow video
  • Eamon
    Eamon 5 дней назад Old format was better
  • Matt Lynch
    Matt Lynch 5 дней назад This was perfect and it was perfect before. Love your work.
  • Ranjith Rajendram
    Ranjith Rajendram 4 дня назад The video felt rushed. Much prefer the longer format
  • Ibrahim Beg
    Ibrahim Beg 3 дня назад Older style was more better and honestly made your reviews stand out from everyone else’s. Also that editing by zooming into the Lexus’ grille when explaining how it sounds like a teenager complaining 🤣🤣🤣🤣
  • PunjabiKudiUK
    PunjabiKudiUK 3 дня назад Preferred the only style, this ones just like any other review on YouTube. Don’t lose ur style Matt!
  • Lost Khajiit
    Lost Khajiit Неделю назад So early I'm stuck at 360p.
  • Keye T
    Keye T Неделю назад Lost Khajiit lmao😂😂😂
  • AndiNordsee
    AndiNordsee 6 дней назад Lucky. I´m stuck at "video wont load"
  • Lost Khajiit
    Lost Khajiit 6 дней назад @AndiNordsee Damn. Sorry mate.
  • Pawel X
    Pawel X 6 дней назад I'm stuck at mpg. I must wait 100 years before UK goes metric.
  • Dr. Skillz
    Dr. Skillz 6 дней назад I'm still laughing at Tonale (pronounced toe-nail).
  • bumblebee8400
    bumblebee8400 6 дней назад Im never gonna call it To-nah-lai, ether.
  • Florin P
    Florin P 5 дней назад "Toe-nail-e"
  • Stormgrip
    Stormgrip Неделю назад 360p squad assemble!
  • WarGames8
    WarGames8 Неделю назад The reversing camera on that ES is 360p
  • Xenon Games
    Xenon Games Неделю назад (изменено) @WarGames8 damn! Is it really ? So much for Lexus build quality .... At least when It comes to technology features
  • WarGames8
    WarGames8 Неделю назад Xenon Games No dude it’s probably not 360p that was just a joke on the bad camera quality. It’s probably like 720p
  • Sucuk my dicc
    Sucuk my dicc 6 дней назад @Xenon Games Why do you instantly believe some shit you see in the internet?
  • Millen Rogers
    Millen Rogers Неделю назад I just love the fact that Lexus puts so much effort into their cars. The ES looks nothing like it’s rivals which makes it unique. Even with their sports cars they stick to big NA engines not small turbocharged engine. Much respect
  • Charles-David Bérubé
    Charles-David Bérubé Неделю назад A 4L V8 with biturbos is not what i call a small engine. Lexus is just lame and doesn't even try.
  • Easwar Hariharan
    Easwar Hariharan Неделю назад @Charles-David Bérubé Lexus is just lame. If you're gonna trash a car at least come up with better insults. Eg: Goddamn Japanese cars with all their practicality i just wanna have some fun and sound and waste petrol Murrica
  • Charles-David Bérubé
    Charles-David Bérubé Неделю назад @Easwar Hariharan I'm Canadian, we're one of the leading country in reusable energy. And i was in no need to come up with a better insult. It's just a bad car considering the e class and 5 series are much better in every way except reliability but then again, people lease those cars, they don't car, they want luxury and the es does not offer.
  • Alexander Blazek
    Alexander Blazek Неделю назад @Easwar Hariharan how about the worst looking steering wheels and plastics even in a "high end" car?
  • AutoBum
    AutoBum 6 дней назад @Charles-David Bérubé it's not that Lexus doesn't try. They go through intensive reliability testing on every engine components before they're released to the public. The last thing you want is something unreliable coming from Toyota and people shout and rant about it in the media. What Toyota has done is great, and I do love they're the most reliable when it comes to car buying. If I want something faster or more fun to drive, I can go get myself a BMW, but for people who commute to work everyday on a busy road, Toyota is superb.
  • TechPassion
    TechPassion 6 дней назад @AutoBum That's true. Toyota does put effort into making their cars, and I think both the Japanese and European luxury cars have different things you can appreciate. Also long story short, just buy what you like! Some prefer a Lexus, others like BMWs and Mercs, no harm done to anyone for wanting something different! ^^
  • Speed Demon
    Speed Demon 6 дней назад @Charles-David Bérubé But the AMG Bi-Turbo V8 from Merc sounds like shit, nothing like a 5.0L V8 from Lexus, or even the legendary 6.3L AMG V8.
  • A great
    A great 6 дней назад "puts so much effort" as in uses windows 93 style UI and mouse ok
  • Tyler Beeson
    Tyler Beeson 6 дней назад This really doesn’t compete with the 5 series because it’s FWD. It’s considered an “entry level luxury car” in the US and is probably Lexus’ most popular model. It’s basically an Avalon or Camry with a much nicer interior and different exterior. They’re good cars, but cheaper than the 5 series, and definitely doesn’t drive like one. They’re very floaty and comfy. Lots of understeer and such. The GS is the competition for the 5 series and that drives like a true sport sedan. It’s rear wheel drive, very balanced, and on a unique chassis only shared with Lexus vehicles (pretty sure the LS was on the same chassis. )
  • Rabea .16
    Rabea .16 6 дней назад @speeddemon I completely disagree, the bi turbo amg v8 is better than the 6.3 v8
  • Speed Demon
    Speed Demon 6 дней назад @Rabea .16 Dude seriously
  • Ivan Liao
    Ivan Liao 6 дней назад Charles-David Bérubé we have an E class and bmw 5 series, and lexus. Trust me, German’s are no way any way better other than the turbo boost which lexus lack. Ok fine. Bmw and Benz have a MUCH better infotainment.... that’s all I can say and compare. Lexus ride is much better
  • Charles-David Bérubé
    Charles-David Bérubé 6 дней назад @Speed Demon what are you on about?? You're the only person who thinks the 4l biturbo v8 from amg sounds bad. It's the best sounding v8 of the moment, every reviewers says it.
  • Jack Z
    Jack Z 6 дней назад Charles-David Bérubé your country is shit though
  • Neil Todankar
    Neil Todankar 6 дней назад @Charles-David Bérubé key words being 'except reliability'. Hmm, I almost forgot how important that one aspect was. Otherwise, Lexus isn't boring like the many others in class. Doesn't need to be in the tech race since it's unique in its own way. That's what keeps its design fresh for a decade or two.
  • Charles-David Bérubé
    Charles-David Bérubé 6 дней назад @Neil Todankar when saying reliability is lexus strength, it does not means the germans are unreliable. They are actually really reliable, they only need more attention since they do pack much more tech. If you're in the market for a luxury car, reliability should not be in your top 3 priorities. It should be: ride quality, performance and overall quality/luxury. Those 3 criteria are ruled by mercedes.
  • Ben Huang
    Ben Huang 6 дней назад Huh? Last time I checked, the Lexus RC can be bought with a 2L 4 banger turbo. Is it different in your country?
  • Charles-David Bérubé
    Charles-David Bérubé 6 дней назад @Jack Z my country is shit? Yeah right, that's why we're ranked top 3 in every category for good living and quality of life. But okay, if this is your definition of shit country: yours must be in the top 3 shittiest countries in the world.
  • Charles-David Bérubé
    Charles-David Bérubé 6 дней назад @Speed Demon well he is right, the 4l v8 turbo is better in every way. Gets more power, sounds as good, gives more options to tuning, is more fuel efficient, is lighter. The 6.2* L was really good and we all miss it but the 4L is a better engine.
  • Charles-David Bérubé
    Charles-David Bérubé 6 дней назад @Ivan Liao well this review says otherwise, and so do i. A mercedes rides like nothing else: it's the perfect balance between soft and sport suspension. A lexus is very flotty, too flotty and it drives like a grandpa car. No fun at all and a lot of oversteer.
  • Jack Z
    Jack Z 6 дней назад Charles-David Bérubé I'm in the US, unlike u guys we get stuff done, I know how it is in your place, most inefficient workers and longest waiting time for hospital, so called free health care is a scam, and Trudeau is a lunatic, Trump makes America great
  • Jack Z
    Jack Z 6 дней назад Charles-David Bérubé it sounds bad, you don’t wanna admit it cuz it’s Mercedes, LC500 sounds better in every way except slower, and u will kiss that 5.0 NA’s ass if it’s Mercedes
  • Charles-David Bérubé
    Charles-David Bérubé 6 дней назад @Jack Z ohh you're one of those stupid ones. Well when you get cancer and need to sell your house, car and personal stuff to pay the bills, you'll be jealous of me waiting 2 more hours to get free medical aid. Anyways, we are doing much better than you, our population is much happier than yours since forever. We enjoy life more than you. Having a strong economy does not make you a good country for its people. China has a better economy than yours, yet, would you live there?. Your logic is bad. Anyways, we have the best maple sirop in the world. So case closed, we're better. Sorry for being better tho, we tend to make americans jealous ;)
  • Jack Z
    Jack Z 6 дней назад Charles-David Bérubé more like 20 hours, David Bubblegum, and you’re cancer, so idk wtf u saying
  • Jack Z
    Jack Z 6 дней назад Charles-David Bérubé maple syrup is for fags like u, we have more people and less loners, people like u who have no friends don’t really exist in America, oh we have turkey so stfu, would i live in China? I’m from there, my family owns three penthouse in downtown Shanghai total costs are around 24 million dollars, and my dad owns companies so what u got now
  • Jack Z
    Jack Z 6 дней назад Charles-David Bérubé being happy? You guys are weak minded, bunch of crybabies snowflakes
  • Jack Z
    Jack Z 6 дней назад Charles-David Bérubé I’m sorry but Mercedes are shit except high end models, even E class, suspensions break on E class and they don’t even give a damn about it, BMW Audi and Lexus are much better, luxury and over all quality? It’s subjective, and performance doesn’t belong to E class unless u talk about AMG, anyway u’ve never bought a luxury car i can tell
  • Ivan Liao
    Ivan Liao 6 дней назад Charles-David Bérubé we have had all kinds of German cars, to be honest. Mercedes was the one with least problems with us, we had 3 Class, 2 E Class, none ever had major break downs. Can’t say the same for BMW and Audi, BMW was the worst. However, that being said we also had lexus and infiniti. Mercedes rides like everything else, nothing special. Both infiniti and lexus have better rides but they are softer on suspension so more body roll but more comfortable over bumps. Both infiniti and lexus were so much better in rides that our 2016 E class just sits at home and NO one wants to touch it.
  • Kenuete Roshan
    Kenuete Roshan 6 дней назад What part made you feel they put effort ??
  • White Boy
    White Boy 6 дней назад @Charles-David Bérubé all 3 are great cars. The ES doesn't come close to a E class or 5 series. Rwd vs fwd. And the price tags are way off $15k base price difference. The Lexus is a great car. But you have to compete a 5series or E class with a GS. And I'd place the GS in between the E class and 5 series
  • White Boy
    White Boy 6 дней назад @Alexander Blazek this isn't really a high end car though. It's a entry level luxury car. It's Lexus cheapest car they offer a discount it's pretty nice for the price but for me FWD = no go. The IS interior is way nicer then a 3 series and right next to a C Class. The GS interior is nicer then a 5 series and on par with a E class. Lexus competes very well all 3 are great cars
  • Alexander Blazek
    Alexander Blazek 6 дней назад @White Boy except the shitty ui and cheap plastics u wont find in a bmw or merc
  • White Boy
    White Boy 6 дней назад @Alexander Blazek I disagree I think out of the 3 BMW has the cheapest interiors. The 3 series Interior is on par with a Honda Civic. Mercedes interior is the best followed by Lexus.
  • John Hunt
    John Hunt 5 дней назад It's looks just like your average Toyota camry.
  • Knight Industries
    Knight Industries 5 дней назад @Tyler Beeson yep, exactly. As I mentioned above, in my country (Australia), there is a pretty significant price difference to an ES when compared to an E-Class or 5 series. Natural competitor is Lexus GS. Here, the ES is about the same money as a C-Class C300, which is no doubt a much sportier vehicle, but the Lexus offers a quality/size value equation that the Germans just can't match. Furthermore I think the ES 350 would be a much more convincing driver's package however it's unfortunate that this has been pulled from several markets. In America you can buy an ES350 and in F Sport guise