2022 INFINITI Q50 vs. Lexus ES 350

2021 INFINITI Q50 vs. 2021 Lexus ES


2022 Lexus ES
MSRP From $42,100

Starting Price

MSRP From $41,875
295 lb-ft

Standard Engine Torque

184 lb-ft
300 hp

Standard Engine Horsepower

203 hp



All-wheel Drive


Looking for a new luxury sedan to give your Elmhurst commute a serious upgrade? You might have come across the INFINITI Q50 or Lexus ES. These are both strong choices with powerful performance specs, plenty of sophisticated features, and a wide range of price points to suit a variety of budgets. However, only one will ultimately suit your driving needs and lifestyle, and INFINITI of Clarendon Hills is here to help you decide! Discover which model you prefer in our INFINITI vs. Lexus sedan comparison.



Q50 vs. ES: Price & Trim Levels

The INFINITI Q50 and Lexus ES both offer a huge number of configurations for Downers Grove drivers to choose from – 6 for the INFINITI and 9 for the Lexus. Both models give you all-wheel-drive configurations if you want to maximize your traction, as well as editions with extra sporting features and luxury. The INFINITI price range is a bit higher, but it compensates with a much more powerful starting engine (we’ll go into more detail on performance below). Here’s the full price list:


  • Q50 Luxe: MSRP From$42,100
  • Q50 Luxe AWD: MSRP From$44,100
  • Q50 Sensory: MSRP From$47,800
  • Q50 Sensory AWD: MSRP From$49,800
  • Q50 Red Sport 400: MSRP From$55,950
  • Q50 Red Sport 400 AWD: MSRP From$57,950

2022 Lexus ES

  • ES 250 AWD: MSRP From$41,875
  • ES 250 F Sport AWD: MSRP From$46,525
  • ES 250 Luxury AWD: MSRP From$47,275
  • ES 250 Ultra Luxury AWD: MSRP From$51,055
  • ES 350: MSRP From$41,875
  • ES 350 F Sport: MSRP From$46,525
  • ES 350 Luxury: MSRP From$47,275
  • ES 350 Ultra Luxury AWD: MSRP From$51,055

Q50 vs. ES: Performance Specs

Both the INFINITI Q50 and Lexus ES offer two engines – a standard and an upgrade. While these engines all deliver impressive performance specs on the road, both of the INFINITI Q50’s engines far outmatch their Lexus counterparts in terms of horsepower and torque. This puts the slightly higher price of the INFINITI Q50 into perspective – you’re paying a bit more, but you’re getting a lot more power at the same time. Here are the details:

2022 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

2022 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 2022 INFINITI Q50 at INFINITI of Clarendon Hills!

Now that we’ve had a chance to do an INFINITI vs. Lexus sedan comparison on paper, you might be interested in seeing how the INFINITI Q50 handles on the road! Just contact our office or stop by our dealership to set up a test drive around Westmont, and we’ll get you behind the wheel in no time. You can also reach out with any questions, or to learn more about our lineup of high-quality new and pre-owned INFINITI vehicles. And don’t forget to keep an eye on our new vehicle specials if you’re interested in saving on your next ride!


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