Lexus ES vs Tesla Model 3 Comparison

    Lexus ES

    Tesla Model 3

    2024 Lexus
    ES
    vs
    2024 Tesla
    Model 3
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
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    0.0
    8.5
    8.8
    0.0
    Based on the Lexus ES LUXURY +EP1 (HYBRID)
    Based on the Tesla Model 3 REAR-WHEEL DRIVE
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    LuxuryLuxury
    City drivingCity driving
    Fuel Efficiency
    50L
    240 km
    NA
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    4 year
    warranty
    4 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $65,540 - $80,170
    $61,900 - $91,600
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    CarExpert's Take

    William Stopford
    News Editor
    William Stopford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Serene, well-built cabin
    • Excellent fuel economy
    • Mini-LS looks
    Misses
    • Dated infotainment
    • Balanced handling but numb steering
    • Similarly-priced NX packs more power and better tech
    Anthony Crawford
    Senior Road Tester
    Anthony Crawford drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Overhauled ride is a game changer
    • Luxury-class seats with ultra-quiet cabin
    • Fun to drive with host of chassis upgrades
    Misses
    • No Apple CarPlay could be a dealbreaker
    • Real-world range to be challenged
    • There are cheaper rivals emerging

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Premium Paint (+$1,750)
    • Enhanced Autopilot (+$5,100)
    • Full Self Driving Capability (+$10,100)
    • Interior Colour - Black & White (+$1,500)
    • Metallic Paint (+$1,500)
    • Solid Paint (+$1,500)

    Colours Available

    The ES is available in the following colours:

    • Sonic Quartz (excludes F Sport)
    • Titanium
    • Sonic Iridium
    • Sonic Chrome
    • Graphite Black
    • Vermillion
    • Glacial Ecru
    • Radiata Green
    • Deep Blue (excludes F Sport)
    • White Nova (F Sport only)
    • Cobalt Mica (F Sport only)

    Pearl White Multi-Coat is standard, with the following finishes are optional:

    • Solid Black ($1500)
    • Deep Blue Metallic ($1500)
    • Stealth Grey ($2300)
    • Ultra Red ($2600)

    Specs

    Type
    DIRECT FUEL INJELECTRIC
    Size (cc)
    2487-
    Size (L)
    2.5L0.0
    Induction
    INLINE 4NOT APPLICABLE
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAMNOT APPLICABLE
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    16-
    Power
    131kW208kW - 366kW
    Power RPM
    5700-
    Torque
    221Nm350Nm - 590Nm
    Torque RPM
    3600-
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    14-

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