Compare the 2022 Lexus IS and ES?

2022 Lexus IS vs. 2022 Lexus ES
2022 Lexus IS


2021 Lexus ES
$39,850 Starting MSRP*

Starting Price

$41,875 Starting MSRP*
241 hp to 472 hp

Horsepower Range

203 hp to 302 hp


21 mpg city/31 mpg highway

Estimated Fuel Economy

43 mpg city/44 mph highway

Passenger Volume

10.8 cubic feet

Cargo Space


So you’re in the market for a new Lexus sedan! Congratulations! But are you confused about the difference between the 2022 Lexus IS and ES? Both new cars will deliver the performance and refinement you expect from the Lexus brand, but only one will end up in your garage. Here, Lexus of Clearwater summarizes the differences between the Lexus IS and ES so you can decide which best suits your Clearwater lifestyle and budget. Then, we invite you to the dealership to get behind the wheel of a new Lexus today!



Lexus IS vs. ES: Pricing & Dimensions

Both the IS and ES are surprisingly affordable, especially when you consider all of the incredible features you get for the price. In a nutshell, the ES costs a little more and is a little larger than the IS. So, if you need more space for passengers or cargo for your Belleair drives, opt for the 2022 Lexus ES. Explore the 2022 Lexus IS vs. ES prices and dimensions below:

2022 Lexus IS: $39,850 Starting MSRP*

  • Seating capacity: 5 passengers
  • Wheelbase: 110.2 inches
  • Overall width: 72.4 inches
  • Cargo space: 10.8 inches
  • Passenger volume: 90.2 cubic feet

2022 Lexus ES: $41,875 MSRP*

  • Seating capacity: 5 passengers
  • Wheelbase: 113.0 inches
  • Overall width: 73.4 inches
  • Cargo space: 13.9 inches
  • Passenger volume: 99.9 cubic feet

Lexus IS vs. ES: Engine Performance

The 2022 Lexus IS and ES delivers impressive performance when you’re behind the wheel. However, the Lexus IS provides a bit more power, while the ES provides better fuel economy. See how the 2022 Lexus IS vs. ES compares in engine performance below:

2022 Lexus IS

  • 241 hp to 472 hp – depending on the engine
  • 258 lb-ft of torque to 395 lb-ft of torque – depending on the engine
  • Up to 21 mpg city/31 mpg highway

2022 Lexus ES

  • 203 hp to 302 hp – depending on the engine
  • 184 lb-ft of torque to 267 lb-ft of torque – depending on the engine
  • Up to 43 mpg city/44 mpg highway

If you have a need for speed, the 2022 Lexus IS is for you. Not only does it provide more horsepower and torque in its standard and top configuration, but it also offers RWD for a sportier driving experience. However, the Lexus ES provides substantially better fuel economy for your commute to St. Petersburg.

Compare the Lexus IS vs. ES in Person at Lexus of Clearwater

Now that you know the difference between the Lexus IS and ES, come explore them in person at Lexus of Clearwater near Palm Harbor! You can start the car buying process by completing an online credit application, and don’t forget to browse our new vehicle specials. What are you waiting for? Reach out to us today!


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*MSRP includes delivery, processing and handling fee and may be subject to change at any time. Excludes taxes, title, license and optional equipment. Dealer price will vary.

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