The 2016 Lexus ES facelift is currently on display in China at Auto Shanghai 2015 and will go on sale in the second half of the year. It has received a series of mild cosmetic tweaks such as the revised spindle grille, new headlights benefiting from LED projectors along with L-shaped daytime running lights also featuring LEDs. At the back it hosts lightly updated taillights with L-shape graphics and it has also gained chrome rectangular exhaust tips and a chrome license plate garnish. Lexus will be offering two new designs of 17-inch wheels, four fresh body hues and four seat colors.
In terms of power, the 2016 Lexus ES facelift will continue to be commercialized in United States with a hybridized 4-cylinder 2.5-liter and a V6 3.5-liter while China, Taiwan and Russia are getting a 4-cylinder D4 2.0-liter motor. In select markets, the luxury sedan will come equipped with an L4 2.5-liter engine.
Other novelties worth mentioning include a 4.2-inch multi-information display and a sports steering wheel while on the safety side we find radar cruise control, automatic high beam, lane departure alert, brake assist and a pre-collision system.