2011 Lexus HS 250h Sedan

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2011 Lexus HS 250h — FROM $36,330

available luxury hybrid are few, but the 2011 Lexus HS delivers with a luxurious and thrifty fuel consumption.

New for 2011

The Lexus HS 250h is for 2011.


When it to hybrid vehicles, there are cars and SUVs that are in name only. And then are some that truly admirable fuel economy The 2011 Lexus HS 250h into the latter group as it delivers all of the luxury trappings expect from a Lexus a unique combination when you about it.

Despite first the HS 250h is not a rebadged Toyota Instead, it features a unique that is bigger than a but smaller than a Camry’s. The does, however, borrow its from the Camry Hybrid, gives the HS significantly better than a Prius.

As far as fuel-conscious go, the Lexus HS 250h is quick, from zero to 60 mph in only 8.7 Fuel economy suffers as a with an EPA-estimated 35 mpg that well short of the 50 mpg delivered by the

Inside the cabin, the 2011 HS is loaded with plenty of features, surrounding passengers the fine leather surfaces and trim that you’d in any Lexus. Buyers should though, that tacking on will make the final climb fairly quickly.

entry-level luxury sedans hit showrooms in large numbers yet, leaving the 2011 HS 250h little in the way of competition. The Lexus CT 200h will be a of a luxury car and a hatchback. as it will be a in powertrain performance. Since it its drivetrain with the Prius, it is but more economical than the HS

The less expensive Lincoln MKZ is a compelling alternative with fuel economy, a roomier and higher levels of standard A lack of brand cachet and a luxurious cabin are the Lincoln’s however.

Lowering the luxury further provides more like the Ford Fusion (it’s related to the MKZ), the Sonata Hybrid and the Nissan Hybrid. For the time being, the 2011 Lexus HS 250h a solid choice for combining luxury and fuel frugality.

Body Styles, Trim and Options

The 2011 Lexus HS is a five-passenger, front-wheel-drive compact offered in two trim levels: and Premium.

The base model 17-inch alloy wheels, a sunroof, heated outside keyless ignition/entry, leather full power accessories, an rearview mirror, power seats (eight-way driver and passenger), a tilt-and-telescoping steering (with audio controls), automatic climate control and a audio system with CD changer, satellite radio, an audio jack, an iPod/USB interface and Bluetooth connectivity for phone and audio.

The Premium adds 18-inch alloy automatic wipers, auto-dimming mirrors, a power tilt-and-telescoping wheel, driver memory heated and ventilated front real-wood cabin accents and leather upholstery.

Options a rear spoiler, rear sensors, a separate front-and-rear system, adaptive LED headlights, a Levinson audio system and a navigation system with reporting. A Technology package requires the Navigation and Parking packages) includes a head-up lane-departure warning and assist, a monitor, adaptive cruise and Lexus’ Pre-Collision system. of the Premium’s features can be had as individual on the base trim.

Powertrains and Performance

The 2011 HS 250h is powered by a combination of a inline-4 that works in with a pair of electric Combined output results in 187 that is sent to the front via a specialized continuously variable transmission (CVT). In Edmunds testing, an HS 250h accelerated zero to 60 mph in 8.7 seconds, which is for a hybrid.

Fuel economy in at 35 mpg city/34 mpg highway and 35 mpg combined, is about average for a midsize sedan.


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The HS 250h standard with antilock brakes with brake stability and traction control, curtain airbags, front-and-rear side airbags and dual knee airbags.

Included with the optional cruise control is the Lexus system, which can pre-tension the seatbelts and activate brake immediately when the driver the brake pedal if an impending is detected. The optional Technology includes the Pre-Collision system as as lane-departure warning and driver-attention

The 2011 Lexus HS 250h has not rated using the government’s more strenuous 2011 testing procedures. Its 2010 (which aren’t comparable to tests) resulted in a perfect out of five stars in frontal and impact protection for all passengers. The Institute for Highway Safety the HS 250h its highest rating of for frontal offset and side protection and a second-best Acceptable for integrity.

Interior Design and Features

As with any vehicle the Lexus badge, the 2011 HS features a luxurious interior top-notch materials and impeccable fit and The HS 250h also comes with plenty of high-tech and controls are mercifully intuitive. for the navigation system will get you the Remote Touch controller mimics a computer mouse haptic feedback to feel the audio, climate and navigation

There’s also a hybrid-status in the instrument panel that drivers know when driving green.

Despite the HS smaller size, its backseat a decent amount of head- and for taller folks. Likewise, the trunk’s wide opening and boxy internal shape you to drop a golf bag straight in no jostling required. The trunk can up to 12.1 cubic feet, but the seats do not fold down and is far less utility than in the Prius.

Driving Impressions

a focus on fuel economy, the Lexus HS 250h won’t spirited drivers as much as owners. Transitions between and electric propulsion are seamless and though throttle response is a bit Flooring the accelerator results in a pause, but afterward, the HS 250h with a rush of linear

On the highway, the HS 250h provides a and quiet cabin that is of wind and road noise. and bumps in the road are readily up by the compliant suspension, which is pleasantly composed when to curves. Behind the wheel, Lexus feels lighter it really is, cornering flat crisp turn-in.

The electric power steering is but lacks feedback. Initially, drivers may note that the feel overly touchy, but some time it becomes to adapt.

Lexus HS Electric Cars
Lexus HS Electric Cars
Lexus HS Electric Cars
Lexus HS Electric Cars
Lexus HS Electric Cars
Lexus HS Electric Cars
Lexus HS Electric Cars
Lexus HS Electric Cars
Lexus HS Electric Cars

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