2021 Lexus ES 250

MSRP range: $40,000 - $49,000
3 out of 5 stars(2)
MSRP$41,075
Edmunds suggests you pay$40,524

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2 for sale near you

FAQ

Is the Lexus ES 250 a good car?

The Edmunds experts tested the 2021 ES 250 both on the road and at the track, giving it a 7.7 out of 10. You probably care about Lexus ES 250 fuel economy, so it's important to know that the ES 250 gets an EPA-estimated 28 mpg. What about cargo capacity? When you're thinking about carrying stuff in your new car, keep in mind that the ES 250 has 13.9 cubic feet of trunk space. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a Lexus ES 250. Learn more

What's new in the 2021 Lexus ES 250?

According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2021 Lexus ES 250:

  • New ES variant with four-cylinder engine and all-wheel drive
  • Part of the seventh ES generation introduced for 2019
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Is the Lexus ES 250 reliable?

To determine whether the Lexus ES 250 is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the ES 250. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the ES 250's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

Is the 2021 Lexus ES 250 a good car?

There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2021 Lexus ES 250 is a good car. Edmunds' expert testing team reviewed the 2021 ES 250 and gave it a 7.7 out of 10. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2021 ES 250 is a good car for you. Learn more

How much should I pay for a 2021 Lexus ES 250?

The least-expensive 2021 Lexus ES 250 is the 2021 Lexus ES 250 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $40,000.

Other versions include:

  • F SPORT 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $45,800
  • 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $40,000
  • Ultra Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $49,000
  • Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) which starts at $45,200
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What are the different models of Lexus ES 250?

If you're interested in the Lexus ES 250, the next question is, which ES 250 model is right for you? ES 250 variants include F SPORT 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), Ultra Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), and Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A). For a full list of ES 250 models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more

More about the 2021 Lexus ES 250

2021 Lexus ES 250 Overview

The 2021 Lexus ES 250 is offered in the following submodels: ES 250 Sedan. Available styles include Ultra Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), F SPORT 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), and 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A). Lexus ES 250 models are available with a 2.5 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 203 hp, depending on engine type. The 2021 Lexus ES 250 comes with all wheel drive. Available transmissions include: 8-speed shiftable automatic. The 2021 Lexus ES 250 comes with a 4 yr./ 50000 mi. basic warranty, a 4 yr./ unlimited mi. roadside warranty, and a 6 yr./ 70000 mi. powertrain warranty.

What do people think of the 2021 Lexus ES 250?

Consumer ratings and reviews are also available for the 2021 Lexus ES 250 and all its trim types. Overall, Edmunds users rate the 2021 ES 250 3.0 on a scale of 1 to 5 stars. Edmunds consumer reviews allow users to sift through aggregated consumer reviews to understand what other drivers are saying about any vehicle in our database. Detailed rating breakdowns (including performance, comfort, value, interior, exterior design, build quality, and reliability) are available as well to provide shoppers with a comprehensive understanding of why customers like the 2021 ES 250.

Pros

  • Comfortable and mostly upscale interior
  • Smooth ride
  • Standard all-wheel drive on all ES 250 trims
  • Plenty of space for the price

Cons

  • Sluggish acceleration with inline-four engine
  • Finicky infotainment interface
  • Rear seats don't fold down

Edmunds Expert Reviews

Edmunds experts have compiled a robust series of ratings and reviews for the 2021 Lexus ES 250 and all model years in our database. Our rich content includes expert reviews and recommendations for the 2021 ES 250 featuring deep dives into trim levels and features, performance, mpg, safety, interior, and driving. Edmunds also offers expert ratings, road test and performance data, long-term road tests, first-drive reviews, video reviews and more.

Our Review Process

This review was written by a member of Edmunds' editorial team of expert car reviewers. Our team drives every car you can buy. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors.

We're also regular people like you, so we pay attention to all the different ways people use their cars every day. We want to know if there's enough room for our families and our weekend gear and whether or not our favorite drink fits in the cupholder. Our editors want to help you make the best decision on a car that fits your life.

What's a good price for a New 2021 Lexus ES 250?

2021 Lexus ES 250 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

The 2021 Lexus ES 250 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $41,075. The average price paid for a new 2021 Lexus ES 250 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is trending $634 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $634 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $40,441.

The average savings for the 2021 Lexus ES 250 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is 1.5% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 2 2021 Lexus ES 250 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

2021 Lexus ES 250 Ultra Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

The 2021 Lexus ES 250 Ultra Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $50,075. The average price paid for a new 2021 Lexus ES 250 Ultra Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is trending $1,474 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,474 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $48,601.

The average savings for the 2021 Lexus ES 250 Ultra Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is 2.9% below the MSRP.

2021 Lexus ES 250 F SPORT 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

The 2021 Lexus ES 250 F SPORT 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $46,875. The average price paid for a new 2021 Lexus ES 250 F SPORT 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is trending $1,594 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,594 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $45,281.

The average savings for the 2021 Lexus ES 250 F SPORT 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is 3.4% below the MSRP.

2021 Lexus ES 250 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A)

The 2021 Lexus ES 250 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) can be purchased for less than the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (aka MSRP) of $46,275. The average price paid for a new 2021 Lexus ES 250 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is trending $1,653 below the manufacturer’s MSRP.

Edmunds members save an average of $1,653 by getting upfront special offers. The estimated special offer price in your area is $44,622.

The average savings for the 2021 Lexus ES 250 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) is 3.6% below the MSRP.

Available Inventory:

We are showing 1 2021 Lexus ES 250 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A) vehicle(s) available in the in the Ashburn area.

Which 2021 Lexus ES 250s are available in my area?

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What is the MPG of a 2021 Lexus ES 250?

2021 Lexus ES 250 Ultra Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded
28 compined MPG,
25 city MPG/34 highway MPG

2021 Lexus ES 250 F SPORT 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded
28 compined MPG,
25 city MPG/34 highway MPG

2021 Lexus ES 250 Luxury 4dr Sedan AWD (2.5L 4cyl 8A), 8-speed shiftable automatic, regular unleaded
28 compined MPG,
25 city MPG/34 highway MPG

EPA Est. MPG28
Transmission8-speed shiftable automatic
Drive Trainall wheel drive
Displacement2.5 L
Passenger Volume113.8 cu.ft.
Wheelbase113.0 in.
Length195.9 in.
WidthN/A
Height57.1 in.
Curb Weight3780 lbs.

Should I lease or buy a 2021 Lexus ES 250?

Is it better to lease or buy a car? Ask most people and they'll probably tell you that car buying is the way to go. And from a financial perspective, it's true, provided you're willing to make higher monthly payments, pay off the loan in full and keep the car for a few years. Leasing, on the other hand, can be a less expensive option on a month-to-month basis. It's also good if you're someone who likes to drive a new car every three years or so.

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