Comparison - Chevrolet Impala Premier 2018 - vs - Lexus ES 300h 2019

General

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Average Price: 
36,420
Updated: 
07 Jun 2018
$
41,310
Updated: 
15 Oct 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed Shiftable Automatic
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
no
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
18.50gals
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
BLUE VELVET METALLIC
#192135
GRAPHITE METALLIC
#2D3D3E
MOSAIC BLACK METALLIC
#0F0F10
NIGHTFALL GRAY METALLIC
#2E3332
PEPPERDUST METALLIC
#9A9388
SILVER ICE METALLIC
#C7D0D8
SUMMIT WHITE
#DBE6E9
BLACK
#020303
IRIDESCENT PEARL TRICOAT
#D7D7D7
CAJUN RED TINTCOAT
#B70125
Color: 
Caviar
#2e2e2e
Eminent White Pearl
#f2f2f2
Atomic Silver
#abaab8
Sunlit Green
#8b9385
Moonbeam Beige Metallic
#a49d93
Nebula Gray Pearl
#4f5052
Matador Red Mica
#720d14
Obsidian
#090909
Nightfall Mica
#1a2d51
Silver Lining Metallic
#bbbdba

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Chevrolet Impala ranked #6 in Large Cars. Currently the Chevrolet Impala has a score of 8.5 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 41 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Comfortable ride
Powerful available V6 engine
Intuitive infotainment system
Spacious seats and trunk

Cons
Underpowered base engine

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Chevrolet Impala adds better base equipment this year for good value among full-sizers.

Pros
Sharp exterior
Better base infotainment
Quality ride
Good interior room

Cons
No hybrid powertrain
Interior is too busy
Back seat head room may bother some
20-inch optional tires are too rough

By: 
thecarconnection.com

As you'd expect from a large domestic sedan, the 2018 Chevrolet Impala has a smooth ride quality, a spacious interior with plenty of room for rear-seat passengers, and a trunk that's one of the largest available in any sedan.

PROS
Smooth, quiet ride
Spacious rear seat and trunk
Sleek cabin with lots of technology upgrades
Capable optional V6

CONS
Less handling prowess than its main rivals
Thick roof pillars hamper visibility
Some interior surfaces feel cheap
Underwhelming performance and economy from the standard four-cylinder

By: 
edmunds.com

Lexus ES 300h Sedan models are available with a 2.5 L-liter hybrid engine, with output up to 215 hp, depending on engine type. The 2019 Lexus ES 300h Sedan comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic.

Pros
Excellent ride quality and quiet cabin
Good fuel economy for the size and power
Comfortable and mostly upscale interior for the price
Dramatically improved technology compared to previous generation

Cons
A few interior plastics feel thin and cheap
Efficiency-first transmission doesn't match the F-Sport's character
Some controls require using the infotainment interface
Finicky infotainment interface

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lexus ES Hybrid ranked #9 in Luxury Midsize Cars. Currently the Lexus ES Hybrid has a score of 8.1 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 8 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Elegant, cushy, and quiet cabin
Outstanding fuel economy estimates
Extensive rear-seat legroom
Silky smooth ride

Cons
Frustrating, distracting infotainment system

By: 
usnews.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Flexible
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
19.00mpg
44.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
28.00mpg
45.00mpg
Engine type: 
Flexible-fuel vehicle (FFV)
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
24
16
Cylinders: 
6
V
4
inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
3.60L
2.50L
Torque: 
264ft-lbs
at 5 200rpm
Horsepower: 
305hp
at 6 800rpm
215hp
at 5 700rpm
Turning Circle: 
38.80Feet
38.00Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Sun Sensor
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
201.30in
195.90in
Width: 
73.00in
73.40in
Height: 
58.90in
56.90in
Wheel Base: 
111.70in
113.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.90
37.50
Front Hip Room: 
54.90in
55.00in
Front Leg Room: 
45.80in
42.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.90in
55.90in
Rear Head Room: 
37.40
37.40
Rear Hip Room: 
54.10in
54.30in
Rear leg room: 
39.80in
39.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.90in
54.00in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
16.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
18.80cu.ft
16.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
3704.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
no
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
hands-free entry
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
Bucket Front Seats
Height Adjustable Passenger Seat
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
8 -Way Power Passenger Seat
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
8 -Way Power Driver Seat
Passenger Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
10 -way power passenger seat
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
leatherette
10 -way power driver seat
height adjustable driver seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Rear Seats Features: 
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-Folding Rear Seatback
rear ventilation ducts
folding center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Electrochromatic Inside Rearview Mirror

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
6 Total Speakers
USB Connection
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
100 Watts Stereo Output
Memory Card Slot
Pioneer premium brand speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
10 total speakers
USB connection
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
19 In
17 X 7.5 In.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
245.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R19
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Blind Spot And Lane Departure Warnings Accident Avoidance System
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Xenon High Intensity Discharge Headlamp
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
lane departure warning accident avoidance system

Options

Packages: 
Premier Convenience Package
All-Weather Mat Protection Package
Premier Confidence Package
Midnight Edition Appearance Package
Navigation Package
Navigation w/Mark Levinson Audio Package
Premium Package
Exterior Options: 
Gloss Black Emblems
Front And Rear Splash Guards
Front License Plate Bracket
Rear Spoiler
Power Sunroof
Wheel Locks
Triple Beam LED Headlights
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Edge Guards
Illuminated Trunk Sill
18" Split 10-Spoke Machined Finish Wheels
Door Edge Film by 3M
Rear Bumper Applique
Body Side Moldings
Hands-Free Power Open and Close Trunk
Interior Options: 
Trunk Organizer
First Aid Kit
Premium All-Weather Cargo Mat
Premium All-Weather Floor Mats
Wireless Charger
Cargo Net
Wood & Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel
Key Gloves w/F Logo
Universal Tablet Holder
Mark Levinson Audio
Wood Trim
Wood Trim w/Ambient Lighting
Key Gloves w/Lexus Logo
10.2" Head-Up Display (HUD)
Carpet Trunk Mat
Illuminated Door Sills
Heated Wood & Leather Trimmed Steering Wheel
Power Rear Sunshade

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Chateau, leatherette
#9e816f
Flaxen, leatherette
#997153
Black, leatherette
#252525