2017 Lexus ES-350  RealSafeCars81Safety Rating

#23 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#58 of all 2017 vehicles

Pictured: 2019 Lexus ES-350
The ES-350, a mainstay of Lexus's lineup since 2007, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The ES-350 has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. Lexus offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2017 Lexus ES-350 is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2017 Lexus ES-350 has a score of 81, implying a 0.041% chance of driver death (3.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 Lexus ES-350 has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0411% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.6887%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0411% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.6887% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 Lexus ES-350 is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 Lexus ES-350 is 19% less likely to result in a fatal accident.

But it is safer than many comparable models.

9064Hyundai AzeraKia CadenzaNissan MaximaINFINITI Q50Acura TLXVolkswagen CCM.-B. C-ClassChrysler 300Lexus ES-350Toyota AvalonCadillac CTSCadillac ATSComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 Lexus ES-350 with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 64 to 90. The 2017 Lexus ES-350 is safer than the 2017 Hyundai Azera, the 2017 Kia Cadenza, the 2017 Nissan Maxima, the 2017 INFINITI Q50, the 2017 Acura TLX, the 2017 Volkswagen CC, and the 2017 Cadillac ATS and less safe than the 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

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