2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2021 Lexus ES

2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2021 Lexus ES


2021 Lexus ES
Starting MSRP $36,700

Starting Price

Starting MSRP $40,000
295 lb-ft

Standard Engine Torque

184 lb-ft
300 hp

Standard Engine Horsepower

203 hp



All-wheel Drive


If you’re considering a new luxury sedan in San Francisco, read our INFINITI vs. Lexus sedan comparison to see how the INFINITI Q50 and Lexus ES stack up. Once you’ve compared the Q50 vs. the ES, contact INFINITI of San Jose to book a test drive in San Jose. 

Q50 vs. ES Price

If affordability is important to you, you’ll likely prefer the 2021 INFINITI Q50. In our INFINITI vs. Lexus sedan comparison, we found that, when it comes to INFINITI Q50 vs. Lexus ES 350 or 250 price, the INFINITI is generally more affordable. It also offers a wider and more diverse number of price-points to meet a greater variety of needs and budgets. See how pricing for each of their trims compares below: 

2021 INFINITI Q50 

  • Q50 Pure: Starting MSRP $36,700 
  • Q50 Pure AWD: Starting MSRP $38,700
  • Q50 Luxe: Starting MSRP $41,800 
  • Q50 Luxe AWD: Starting MSRP $43,800
  • Q50 Sensory: Starting MSRP $47,700 
  • Q50 Signature Edition: Starting MSRP $48,200 
  • Q50 Sensory AWD: Starting MSRP $49,700 
  • Q50 Signature Edition AWD: Starting MSRP $50,200 
  • Q50 Red Sport 400: Starting MSRP $55,850
  • Q50 Red Sport 400 AWD: Starting MSRP $57,850

2021 Lexus ES

  • ES 250 AWD: Starting MSRP $40,000 
  • ES 250 F Sport AWD: Starting MSRP $45,800 
  • ES 250 Luxury AWD: Starting MSRP $45,200 
  • ES 250 Ultra Luxury AWD: Starting MSRP $49,000 
  • ES 350: Starting MSRP$40,000 
  • ES 350 F Sport: Starting MSRP $45,800
  • ES 350 Luxury: Starting MSRP $45,200 
  • ES 350 Ultra Luxury AWD: Starting MSRP $49,000 
  • ES 350 F Sport Blackline Special Edition: Starting MSRP $46,550 

Q50 vs. ES Performance 

If you’re looking for a sedan with swift acceleration that handles sharply on Walnut Creek roads, you’ll probably prefer the 2021 INFINITI Q50. In our INFINITI Q50 vs. Lexus ES 350 and 250 comparisons, we found that the base trim of the INFINITI Q50 offers a much more powerful engine than what you’ll get on either the ES 350 or 250, all while costing nearly $4,000 less. Compare the full range of engine options below: 

2021 INFINITI Q50:

  • Standard 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbocharged: 300 hp | 295 lb-ft of torque 
  • Available 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbocharged with two turbo speed sensors and dual water pumps: 400 hp | 350 lb-ft of torque 

2021 Lexus ES: 

  • Standard 2.5L In-line 4 Engine: 203 hp | 184 lb-ft of torque 
  • Available 3.5L V6 Engine: 302 hp | 267 lb-ft of torque 

Test Drive a 2021 INFINITI Q50 in San Jose 

Now that you’ve read our 2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. Lexus ES comparison, the next step is to perform an in-person INFINITI vs. Lexus sedan comparison by test driving both of these models in greater Pleasanton. You can perform one half of that equation at INFINITI of San Jose. We’d love to break down the other highlights of the INFINITI Q50 for you. While you’re here, explore our INFINITI comparisons to compare the INFINITI Q50 to the INFINITI Q60, the Acura TLX, and more!

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