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Old 04-23-13, 09:05 PM   #16
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If you really wanted a deal you could have waited for the 2014s to come out and buy a 2013 left over stock. The dealer would have went down a lot to get rid of the old stock even with a build date of May-June 2013 etc
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Old 04-24-13, 04:28 AM   #17
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So you didn't buy because of the new model change but you're eating a little lighter this year?
sorry I didn't do a very good job of explaining. I was in the market for a new car last year 2012. I owned a 2003 SC430. I needed a 4 door sedan and looked at 2012 ES and was not impressed. I mistakenly bought an A4 Audi. After a few months I hated the car for more reason than I need to go into. I came back to Lexus and was blown away with the new redesign of the ES350. I struck a deal 2 weeks ago. It hit the wallet.

I was simply making a comment that the, mileage, on the old Lexus had a big influence on resale, almost more the model year.
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Old 05-13-13, 07:32 AM   #18
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They will probably update the driving light LED from individual bulbs to a solid line bar like on the current LS or the Audi A4. Maybe change the style of the wheels also. I hope they will add a sunglass holder also!
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. I hope they will add a sunglass holder also!
I hope they don't!! I just brought mine home Saturday and that would really tick me off!!
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Old 05-13-13, 01:37 PM   #20
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"I just brought mine home Saturday and that would really tick me off!! "

The 2014 model should be pretty much identical to the 2013 model, so don't lose any sleep over it!
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Old 05-13-13, 01:38 PM   #21
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Based on the previous gen ES I would guess that any changes will be minimal in just the 2nd model year. It's still selling well and changes will be made as sales begin to level off.
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Old 05-16-13, 06:37 AM   #22
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SO, when do the 2014's come out? I am in the process of selling my house and have to wait till after I settle to get my ES350. Im thinking Sept. I want the UL in the color I want and LDA etc on it. Living in the Mid Atlantic Im thinking I will have to order the car? So, picking up whats left on the lot most likely wont work for me, but this will be my 1st Lexus and I want what I want!
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Old 05-16-13, 08:13 AM   #23
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SO, when do the 2014's come out? I am in the process of selling my house and have to wait till after I settle to get my ES350. Im thinking Sept. I want the UL in the color I want and LDA etc on it. Living in the Mid Atlantic Im thinking I will have to order the car? So, picking up whats left on the lot most likely wont work for me, but this will be my 1st Lexus and I want what I want!
Mike, September/October for the 2014 to come out. I special ordered mine, plan on 3 to 4 months before you can take delivery for a special order. Your dealer should put out a search to see if there is one with the options you want at another dealer or coming in and let you know the results before you decide to special order.
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Thanks for the answer jollick. I kinda figured that time frame. If I wait that long, I might want to wait until after the chance of winter weather has passed. I have waited this long, a bit more won't hurt, will it?
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Thanks for the answer jollick. I kinda figured that time frame. If I wait that long, I might want to wait until after the chance of winter weather has passed. I have waited this long, a bit more won't hurt, will it?
No, it will not hurt at all. For me it was well worth the 4 month wait to get the options I wanted. I even tracked the ship from Japan.
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That sounds like me tracking it from Japan. Im the older group that buys these cars, but still crazy about my car. Will probably get a woodgrain kit to add more wood to the interior. I love the looks and feel of the car
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I envy you guys who have the patience to wait for a special order. I always buy from dealer inventory. As long as the car has my "must haves", I'll give up a "nice to have" or two if necessary.
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Old 05-16-13, 03:17 PM   #28
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I'm far from relaxed waiting for what I want, but I'd I don't I will regret not getting everything I want
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