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HS Hybrid Model Details

2010
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HSh 2010

The HS 250h is the world's first dedicated luxury hybrid. Sixth-generation hybrid technology, including a 4-cylinder Atkinson-cycle engine, offers a combined EPA rating of 35 mpg [1] making the HS the most fuel-efficient luxury vehicle [2].

Strategically placed hybrid components make efficient use of space, giving the HS a spacious interior relative to its exterior dimensions. An available Remote Touch device works like a computer mouse to help guide you through the available Navigation System [3].

The HS is the first Lexus to feature available Lexus Enform® [4] [5] with Safety Connect™ [4] [6]. Included with the available Navigation System [3], Lexus Enform offers eDestination, Destination Assist and Lexus Insider. Safety Connect features Automatic Collision Notification, Stolen Vehicle Location, Emergency Assistance Button (SOS) and Enhanced Roadside Assistance [7] services. In addition to available XM® Radio [3] [8] [9], the HS offers XM NavTraffic® [3] [9], XM NavWeather™ [3] [9], and XM® Sports and Stocks [3] [9] to help keep you apprised of the latest info.

Need even more pampering? The HS offers a premium model that includes amenities like heated and ventilated front seats, semi-aniline perforated leather interior trim, 18-inch wheels [10], Lexus Memory System and rain-sensing wipers. A Touring Package is also available that includes uniquely finished 18-inch wheels [10], two-tone Black/Water Gray interior, sport-tuned suspension and aluminum pedals.


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Engine
HS 250h HS 250h Premium
Type In-line 4, Atkinson cycle, aluminum block and head  In-line 4, Atkinson cycle, aluminum block and head 
Displacement 2.4 liters (144 cubic inches)  2.4 liters (144 cubic inches) 
Valvetrain Dual cam, four valves per cylinder, with continuously Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i)  Dual cam, four valves per cylinder, with continuously Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i) 
Compression Ratio 12.5:1  12.5:1 
Electric-Drive Motors Front high-output, permanent-magnet, electric-drive motor  Front high-output, permanent-magnet, electric-drive motor 
Total System Horsepower 187 hp  187 hp 
Emission Rating Certified Super Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (SULEV II Certified Super Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle (SULEV II

All specifications in this category are the same for all models.

 
Performance
HS 250h HS 250h Premium
0-60 MPH Acceleration 8.4 seconds [13]  8.4 seconds [13] 
Top Track Speed (electronically limited) 112 mph [13]  112 mph [13] 
EPA Fuel Economy Ratings (city/highway/combined) 35/34/35 mpg [14]  35/34/35 mpg [14] 
Aerodynamic Drag Coefficient 0.27  0.27 
Turning Circle 37.4 ft  37.4 ft 

All specifications in this category are the same for all models.

 
Drivetrain
HS 250h HS 250h Premium
Transmission Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT Electronically controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (ECVT
Drive Wheels Front-wheel drive  Front-wheel drive 

All specifications in this category are the same for all models.

 
Chassis
HS 250h HS 250h Premium
Suspension (front) Independent, MacPherson struts with coil springs, gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar  Independent, MacPherson struts with coil springs, gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar 
Suspension (rear) Independent, double-wishbone with coil springs, gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar  Independent, double-wishbone with coil springs, gas-pressurized shock absorbers and stabilizer bar 
Steering Electronic Power Steering (EPS) system  Electronic Power Steering (EPS) system 
Brakes Four-wheel power-assisted discs with Electronic Controlled Braking (ECB), four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist [15]  Four-wheel power-assisted discs with Electronic Controlled Braking (ECB), four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist [15] 
Brake Size 10.8-in ventilated front, 11.1-in solid rear discs with regenerative braking function  10.8-in ventilated front, 11.1-in solid rear discs with regenerative braking function 
Wheels and Tires 17 x 7.0-in split five-spoke alloy wheels [16] with 215/55VR17 all-season tires [16]. Compact spare tire/wheel  18 x 7.5-in split five-spoke alloy wheels [16] with 225/45WR18 all-season tires [16]. Compact spare tire/wheel 
 
Body / Dimensions
HS 250h HS 250h Premium
Type Five-passenger hybrid luxury sedan  Five-passenger hybrid luxury sedan 
Construction Welded-steel unibody  Welded-steel unibody 
Overall Length 184.8 in (4,695 mm)  184.8 in (4,695 mm) 
Width 70.3 in (1,785 mm)  70.3 in (1,785 mm) 
Height 59.3 in (1,505 mm)  59.3 in (1,505 mm) 
Wheelbase 106.3 in (2,700 mm)  106.3 in (2,700 mm) 
Ground Clearance 6.1 in (155 mm)  6.1 in (155 mm) 
Curb Weight 3,682 lb (1,670 kg)  3,770 lb (1,710 kg) 
Fuel-Tank Capacity 14.5 gal (55 L)  14.5 gal (55 L) 
Trunk Capacity 12.1 cu ft (343 L) [17]  12.1 cu ft (343 L) [17] 
Headroom 38.0/36.8 (964/934 mm) (front/rear)   38.0/36.8 (964/934 mm) (front/rear)  
Legroom 42.6/34.5 in (1,081/876 mm) (front/rear)  42.6/34.5 in (1,081/876 mm) (front/rear) 
Shoulder Room 53.8/54.2 in (1,367/1,1376 mm) (front/rear)  53.8/54.2 in (1,367/1,1376 mm) (front/rear) 
Hiproom 52.8/51.2 in (1,342/1,301 mm) (front/rear)  52.8/51.2 in (1,342/1,301 mm) (front/rear) 
 

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[1]EPA MPG Estimates. Actual mileage will vary. [2]Based on 2009/2010 EPA MPG estimates. 35/34/35 City/Highway/Combined. Actual mileage will vary. [3]The Navigation System is designed to assist in locating an address or point of interest. XM® Radio, XM NavTraffic®, XM NavWeather™ and XM® Sports and Stocks require a monthly service fee and hardware. XM NavTraffic is designed to provide real-time traffic or alternative routes of travel; XM NavWeather is designed to provide real-time weather and forecasting information in your general vicinity and along your route of travel. Discrepancies may be encountered between the system and your actual location. Road system and weather changes may affect the accuracy of the information provided. Rely on your common sense to decide whether to follow a specified route. Detailed coverage not available in every city or roadway. Periodic Navigation updates available at an additional cost. Please see your Navigation System Owner's Manual for further details. [4]Contact with the Lexus Enform® response center is dependent upon the telematics device being in operative condition, cellular connection availability, navigation map data and GPS satellite signal reception, which can limit the ability to reach the response center or receive emergency support. Enrollment and Telematics Subscription Service Agreement required. A variety of subscription terms is available; charges vary by subscription term selected. [5]Lexus Enform® premium services Destination Assist and eDestination will function in the contiguous United States. These services may also function in Hawaii and limited areas of Alaska for vehicles that contain map data for those states. They will not function in Canada or in other countries outside the United States. [6]The Safety Connect® services Automatic Collision Notification, Emergency Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Location will function in the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska, and in Canada. Enhanced Roadside Assistance will function in the United States (except for Hawaii) and in Canada. No Safety Connect services will function outside of the United States in countries other than Canada. [7]Coverage only available in the continental U.S. and Canada. See Lexus dealer for details. [8]Functioning XM® Radio requires a monthly service fee. Please see your Lexus dealer for further details. Reception of the satellite signal may vary depending on location. All fees and programming subject to change. Subscriptions governed by the XM Customer Agreement available at www.xmradio.com/serviceterms. Available only in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. [9]XM NavTraffic® and XM NavWeather™ each require a separate XM subscription. XM® Sports and Stocks is available with an XM® Radio subscription. After a 90-day complimentary trial, you must set up the appropriate XM subscription(s) to continue receiving these services. The XM NavTraffic, XM NavWeather and XM Sports and Stocks services are available in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. For details about the XM service coverage areas, visit www.xmradio.com or call the XM Listener Care Center at 1-877-515-3987. To receive XM NavTraffic, XM NavWeather and XM Sports and Stocks services, XM service must be activated. To activate the service, call the XM Listener Care Center. Subscriptions are governed by the XM Customer Agreement available at xmradio.com/serviceterms. XM Radio fees, services and programming are subject to change. [10]18-in performance tires are expected to experience greater tire wear than conventional tires. Tire life may be substantially less than 15,000 miles, depending upon driving conditions. [11]MSRP does not include delivery, processing and handling fee of $910. Excludes taxes, title, license and optional equipment. Dealer price may vary. Does not include accessory options installed by dealer. [12]Delivery, processing and handling fee is based on the value of the processing, handling and delivery services Lexus provides, as well as Lexus' overall pricing structure. Lexus may make a profit on the delivery, processing and handling fee. [13]Performance figures are for comparison only and were obtained with prototype vehicles by professional drivers using special safety equipment and procedures. Do not attempt. [14]2009 EPA MPG Estimates. Actual mileage will vary. [15]Brake Assist is designed to help the driver take full advantage of the benefits of ABS. It is not a substitute for safe driving practices. Braking effectiveness also depends on proper brake-system maintenance, tire and road conditions. [16]17-in performance tires are expected to experience greater tire wear than conventional tires. Tire life may be substantially less than 20,000 miles, depending upon driving conditions. [17]Cargo and load capacity limited by weight and distribution. Back to top