Review 2011 Lexus HS Hybrid 250h

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Review: 2011 Lexus HS 250h

What does it

Luxurious drive and assured together with state-of-the-art green technology are what HS 250h packs in it. On EPA mileage it scores 35 mpg while city and 34 on a highway. Though that is not too while compared with from the same Toyota that HS 250h comes yet it can’t be shortcoming.

It behaves responsibly when it comes to emission numbers. Lexus calls it a SULEV, that is, a No doubt, all the latest hybrid-drive upgrades have gone the making of this vehicle.

indicates a combination of four-cylinder of Prius, Camry and LS 600h with an enlightened experience of that sets a Lexus from other cars. And other can boast of carrying 30 plant-derived materials and 85 percent parts including the batteries?


For one thing, the HS 250h is certainly not a Prius badged differently. unique and bigger than smaller than Camry is a statement in that fact. It has earned the nickname of Red October…”engage the drive”! It has got two faces — the HS Premium and the Technology package.

The first one exhibits genuine interior trim while the has got advanced safety systems. efficient, soothing and luxurious. it sticks to the philosophy of safety and It’s just not the Lexus to excite people driver its

It’s only about people that happy of having got all they were for and more.

The beast

Lexus HS can get going at things real It picks up 60 mph from a standstill in 8.4 — a heck of a fast car at that. In most situations, one that quite useful. a hybrid, its 4-cylinder Atkinson-cycle design delivers 187 horsepower. this power is communicated to the wheels.

A continuously variable transmission (CVT) is entrusted the task. It uses four for each cylinder of the engine. valves have got Variable Timing with intelligence

Then, the car uses just the spoilers and diffusers for transferring to the front wheels and help the overall efficiency of this The advantage is felt when the car is up a stiff hillock. As the driver down the accelerator, he gets a feel of the swelling torque. switching the car between gasoline and propulsion seems surprisingly And one can never overlook the redone used in the car.

These come with the ability to get recharged by the engine. The braking action too can be used for the that converts momentum electricity. Isn’t that a thinking…?

The thrill

If power and used in a car thrills you, HS 250h has got them in full It comes fitted with video cameras. The upfront one is able to keep an eye around corners at low speed. As the car backs up, the does not have to put himself on

One video camera is dedicated for Functions like lane-departure and saving the driver from or drowsiness too are handled deftly by two Radar takes care of the car’s direction.

All the information a needs on a road is displayed for him in front of his eyes — is, on the steering wheel controls.

Apart from all that wonder, the real thrill of an HS 250h is experienced on a highway. cool and quiet cabin not allow any wind or noise in. It’s compliant and intelligently up suspension takes care of occasional pothole bumps on the

The driver, due to its overall design, like driving a car much than it really is.


One HS 250h more of a conventional in its design concepts. For the five this sedan is expected to the space inside feels a bit than required. In that, one of that hatchback Lexus

However, HS delivers satisfaction one speaks of special features and inside the doors. The passenger has been given a very look. Bright instrumentation attracts the eyeballs. All the controls got a definite character.

They are to reach and that too without the driver’s attention. Even the Lexus-ness endears people to an extent. It has got a deep box make-up in the So, one never feels a shortage of The leather work in all the upholstery too has got a expression this time

It’s a worthwhile upgrade the fact that HS is concerned about green driving


The HS appears much in size than the Prius. available space has been in a manner to compensate that. its Premium trim trudges the on 18-inch aluminum alloy with rain-sensing windshield and electro-chromic exterior mirrors, the package model too lack Their refined shapes better performance and advanced LED deliver better illumination. has worked quite seriously to the exterior saved from and dents.

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So, it’s assisted by a new Parking Assist consisting of six sensors. They pass-on information to the driver regarding in the parking space and distance of from the moving car. The doors of the HS feature water-repellent

Other glasswares are able to cut the infrared rays by nearly 30

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2011 HS hybrid 250h delivers a luxurious cabin and thrifty consumption

Should I buy one?

by users’ experiences with the car so one can safely say that Lexus HS is a car to have. It can no doubt be called a hybrid for everyday purpose.

and availability

Coming in the year the HS 250h faces quite strong challenges. So, Lexus has the pricing very reasonably. One own the standard model for a base of $36,330.

One has to just add the delivery of $875 to that. The Premium carries a price tag of $39,100 and an delivery charge as that for the standard one.


In a comprehensive critique of the new hybrid car Lexus, says,

the HS 250h was introduced in 2009, the were how it would relate to the two compact Lexus models, the IS and the more conventional ES front-wheel-drive and would it grab some Prius buyers? The IS and ES fared well in 2010 while the continued to dominate hybrid sales. As for the HS, it did surprisingly well, up 10,663 units sold, to be the seventh best-selling hybrid.

Lexus HS 250h has attracted praise more for its environmental The observes,

Lexus set out to the quirky image typically with hybrids by introducing the luxury sedan designed the ground up to be offered with a powertrain only.

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