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Why you should consider buying a Lexus ES 350 now before it’s too late

By Oluwaseun Solomon
Publish on May 23, 2020

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Did you know that the demand for the Lexus ES 350 luxury sedan is currently rising in Nigeria since the start of 2020? Find out why you should get yours too!

As bad as this period of Coronavirus pandemic is, it could actually be the best time for you to consider getting yourself a new car like the Lexus ES 350 sedan. This is because negotiating the prices of cars is easier at this time because car dealers are more willing to sell their stocked vehicles at this time. This explains why many people are currently wasting no time in grabbing the opportunity to buy the affordable luxury Lexus ES 350 sedan.


The Lexus ES 350 is currently one of the most affordable luxury sedans in Nigeria as of this time

When you read about the story of the Takumi masters who built Lexus with their own hands, it will be difficult for you not to just fall in love with Lexus cars and appreciate each model as a work of art. This amazing craftsmanship of the Takumi masters is part of some mind-blowing facts about Lexus that make the luxury brand stand out.

1. Why are many Nigerians demanding the Lexus ES 350?

As you probably already know, Nigerians love to get the highest value for the smallest amount. When you are done reading about the amazing luxury features in Lexus ES 350 models compared to the current price range, you will want to get yours soonest as well.

The Lexus ES 350 sedan is currently in its 7th generation with the 2020 model being the latest. This new model might be difficult to find in any car dealership here in Nigeria currently, but we can guarantee that you will easily find previous models from 2008 upwards. As a matter of fact, our cars for sale section is currently packed with massive listings of the Lexus ES 350 for sale in Nigeria which you can choose from.

To fully give you a clear idea of why the Lexus ES 350 is a good choice, we have added below a brief summary of notable features of the 2008 model. Please note that all other models, higher than the 2008 version, offer better performance and more improved features.


There are many attractive details in the overall design of the Lexus ES 350 sedan lineup

1.1. 2008 Lexus ES 350 – Engine, Drive & Performance

The 2008 model of the ES 350 comes with a moderate 3.5-liter V-6 engine that outputs 272hp and 254 lb-ft of torque. The decent engine powers the front wheels of the sedan alongside a 6-speed automatic transmission system with a manual-shift capability as well. This powertrain is silent and smooth especially on the 17-inch wheels. Also, this powertrain gets the luxury sedan from Zero to 60 mph speed in just 7.1 seconds.

That’s not to even mention that all the Lexus ES 350 models generally have fantastic fuel economy that is a big “WIN” for most Nigerians.

Concerning the drive experience in a Lexus ES 350; many users agree that it provides an absorbent ride that is soft and easy to control.  Car experts also remarked that the Lexus ES 350 is one of the most affordable quiet cars they have tested at cruising speeds on freeways. Though pushing the Lexus ES 350 very hard in sharp corners makes the body roll a bit, however, it always remains composed all through.

1.2. 2008 Lexus ES 350 – Interior & Safety

The interior of the 2008 Lexus ES 350, just like all the higher model years – offers an overly cautious fit & finish as well as a classy and warm ambiance that just enchants anyone who rides inside. This is probably one of its secret “charms” making Nigerians rush the luxury sedan.


All model years of the Lexus 350 sedan offers a spacious and comfy interior finished with the finest materials

Many users confirm that the wood, metal, leather, plastic, and almost all the materials used on the inside of all Lexus ES 350 cars are usually of the best quality one can expect. Just like most of the higher models, the 2008 version offers an option to choose ventilated seats, which allows more cool air circulation and overall awesome experience.

The 2008 Lexus ES 350 particularly offers a decently roomy backseat as well as a 14.7-cubic-foot of trunk space with available pass-through as well. 

Below is a brief highlight of the safety features of the 2008 Lexus ES 350:

  • Full set of Airbags at the front part of the car in each strategic position including the front-seat and front knee as well.
  • Pre-collision System and Rear-seat side airbags (Optional for the 2008 model)
  • Stability control, Antilock disc brakes
  • Adaptive cruise control and many other modern safety technologies

To ascertain just how safe the Lexus ES 350 sedan is, the 2008 model particularly got 5 stars in the category of frontal-impact government crash test. Yes, it also got 5 stars for the side-impact crash test and still got 4 stars for both the front-occupant protection test and rear-impact crash test. Similarly, the IIHS rated the ES 350 as “Good” in its side-impact and frontal-offset crash tests. This “Good” rating is actually the highest possible label in IIHS safety ranking for such tests.

Below is an in-depth review video of the 2020 Lexus ES 350 to give you an idea of just how much the car offers;

  Lexus ES 2020 in-depth review - see if it’s better than a BMW 5 Series?

2. When is the best time to buy a Lexus ES 350?

Short answer = Now!!!

Long answer:

If you read this article from the top, you would have seen where we earlier explained that the Coronavirus pandemic is currently making business difficult for car dealers. Hence, their readiness to reason along with car buyers in terms of negotiation. This simply means that “NOW” might be the best time for you to get yourself any Lexus ES 350 model that you prefer before demand gets too high leading to higher prices.


All the information we have provided above should be enough to make you see why you should consider buying a Lexus ES 350 at this time before it’s too late. It’s your call now.

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Oluwaseun Solomon is a prolific and diligent automobile writer at Naijauto.com. He's also an experienced digital marketer and a creative multimedia developer that specializes in video editing. He currently contributes informative and easy to read articles on topics covering transportation, traffic updates, auto industry updates, and different car reviews.
When Solomon is not writing, you will either find him composing music, editing videos ... See more

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