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HS Hybrid Model Details

HSh 2012


Hybrid. It describes much more than the drivetrain that powers the Lexus HS 250h. Beyond uniting electricity and gas, the HS 250h pairs comfort with technology. Sustainability with performance. And the thrill of the present with the needs not just of tomorrow, but of decades to come.

The HS 250h is both efficient and luxurious. Sixth-generation hybrid technology, including a four-cylinder Atkinson-cycle engine, offers a combined EPA rating of 35 mpg [1].

Strategically placed hybrid components make efficient use of space, giving the HS a spacious interior relative to its exterior dimensions. An available Remote Touch [2] device works like a computer mouse to help guide you through the available Navigation System [3].

The HS was the first Lexus to feature available Lexus Enform® [4] [5] with Safety Connect® [4] [6]. Included with the available Navigation System [2], Lexus Enform offers eDestination, Destination Assist and Lexus Insider. Safety Connect features Automatic Collision Notification, Stolen Vehicle Location, Emergency Assistance Button (SOS) [7] and Enhanced Roadside Assistance services. In addition to available SiriusXM Satellite Radio [3] [8], the HS offers NavTraffic™ [3] [8], NavWeather™ [3] [8], and Sports and Stocks [3] [8] 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 [9], Lexus Memory System and rain-sensing wipers. A Touring Package is also available that includes uniquely finished 18-inch wheels [9], two-tone Black/Water Gray interior, sport-tuned suspension and aluminum pedals.

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Standard Luxury Features  HS 250h  HS 250h Premium 
Luxury & Convenience
SmartAccess [12] [13] with push-button Start/Stop and touch sensors on exterior front-door handles
Dual-zone automatic climate control with interior air filter
Tilt-and-telescopic steering column
Power tilt-and-telescopic steering column with automatic tilt-away
Lexus Memory System to control power driver's seat (except lumbar), outside mirrors and steering wheel and climate-control settings
Remote Linked Memory
Power tilt-and-slide moonroof with sliding sunshade
Power windows with one-touch auto open/close feature
Remote-linked windows and moonroof opening
Retained accessory power for windows and moonroof
Electrochromic (auto-dimming) inside rearview mirror with compass. Mirror compass not available on vehicles with navigation
Electrochromic (auto-dimming) outside mirrors
Power door locks
Cruise control
Center console with cupholders and storage bin
Front-door storage pockets
HomeLink® universal transceiver to operate compatible garage, gate, home lighting and home security systems
Lexus Personalized Settings (LPS) [14] to customize select electronic functions
Illuminated entry system
Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
Exterior glass with UV reduction; windshield adds IR-reduction
Seating & Trim
Dark gloss interior trim
Brown walnut interior trim
Leather-trimmed interior
Semi-aniline perforated leather-trimmed interior
Leather-trimmed steering wheel
Leather-trimmed illuminated shift knob
10-way driver's and front passenger's (including lumbar) power seats
10-way driver's (including lumbar) power seat and eight-way front passenger's seat
Heated and ventilated front seats
Height-adjustable headrests for all seating positions
Communication, Audio & Navigation
Lexus 10-speaker Premium Sound System with Automatic Sound Levelizer (ASL) and in-dash, single-feed, six-disc CD auto-changer
SiriusXM Satellite Radio [3] [8] Subscription required. 90-day trial subscription included
USB and auxiliary iPod® [15]/MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) port
Bluetooth® technology [16]
Bluetooth audio [17] profile for wireless integration of compatible music players with in-vehicle audio system controls
In-glass antenna with FM-diversity system
Shark-fin antenna
Instrumentation & Controls
Steering-wheel-mounted audio, phone and display controls
Electroluminescent instrumentation
Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) multi-information display in gauge cluster
Normal, Power, ECO and EV (Electric Vehicle) [18] Driving Modes
ECO Driving indicator light
Outside temperature gauge
Automatic on/off headlamps with auto-off delay
Interior electronic trunk and fuel-filler door release
Standard Safety & Security Features  HS 250h  HS 250h Premium 
Active Safety
Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) [19]
Traction Control (TRAC)
Four-wheel power-assisted disc brakes
Electronic Controlled Braking (ECB)
Four-sensor, four-channel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Smart Stop Technology [20]
Brake Assist [21]
Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD)
Direct Tire Pressure Monitor System [22]
Water-repellent front-door glass
Daytime running lights
Integrated foglamps
LED taillamps
Variable intermittent windshield wipers with mist function
Rain-sensing variable intermittent windshield wipers
Rear-window defogger with auto-off timer
Power-adjustable outside mirrors with turn indicators, defoggers, puddle lamps and auto tilt-down in reverse
Passive Safety
Driver's and front passenger's advanced airbag system (SRS) with front passenger's twin-chamber airbag (SRS) [23]
Front and rear seat-mounted side airbags (SRS) [23]
Driver's and front passenger's knee airbags (SRS) [23]
Front and rear side curtain airbags (SRS) [23]
Three-point seatbelts for all seating positions, pre-tensioners with force limiters for front and outboard rear seats
Automatic Locking Retractor/Emergency Locking Retractor (ALR/ELR) seatbelts for all passenger seating positions. Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) only for driver's seat
Height-adjustable front shoulder belt anchors
Child Restraint Seat (CRS) tether anchor brackets for rear outboard seating positions
Highly rigid body structure with front and rear crumple zones
Side-impact door beams
Impact-dissipating upper interior trim
Collapsible steering column
Safety Connect® [24] [6] offers Automatic Collision Notification, Stolen Vehicle Location, an Emergency Assistance Button (SOS) and Enhanced Roadside Assistance [7] connectivity. Subscription required. One-year trial subscription included
Vehicle theft-deterrent and engine immobilizer system [13]
Emergency interior trunk release
First aid kit
Tool kit
Option Packages  HS 250h  HS 250h Premium 
Navigation Package (Requires Backup Camera)
Navigation System [3] including Remote Touch [2] device, voice command, eight-inch color LCD display and Enhanced Bluetooth technology [16]
NavTraffic™ [3] [8], NavWeather™ [3] [8] and Sports and Stocks [3] [8]
Lexus Enform® [24] [5] offers Destination Assist and eDestination
Touring Package
18 x 7.5-in split-seven-spoke alloy wheels with high-gloss finish and 225/45WR18 all-season tires [9]
Sport-tuned suspension
Two-tone Black and Water Gray leather-trimmed interior
Illuminated door-sill scuff plates
Heated front seats
Rear spoiler
Technology Package (Requires Navigation Package &
Wide-view Front Monitor with Backup Camera) 
Pre-Collision System (PCS) [25] with Driver Attention Monitor
Intuitive Parking Assist
Dynamic Radar Cruise Control [26]
Heads-up Display with Touch Tracer
Lane Keep Assist [27]
Lane Departure Warning [28]
Options & Accessories  HS 250h  HS 250h Premium 
18 x 7.5-in split-seven-spoke alloy wheels with 225/45WR18 all-season tires [9]
Wheel locks
Intuitive Parking Assist (Requires Navigation Package and Wide-view Front Monitor [29] with Backup Camera [30])
Wide-view Front Monitor [29] with Backup Camera [30] (Requires Navigation and Park Assist or Technology Package)
Backup Camera [30] (Requires Navigation Package)
Remote engine starter[13]
Window sticker — Lexus Hybrid Drive See dealer  See dealer 
Mark Levinson® 15-speaker 330-watts, all channels driven, @ 0.1% THD, 20-20,000 Hz [31] Premium Surround Sound Audio System [32] with Automatic Sound Levelizer (ASL), 7.1 architecture and in-dash, single-feed, 6-disc DVD/CD auto-changer
Heated front seats
LED low-beam headlamps with dynamic auto-leveling, Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS) [33], intelligent high-beam headlamps [34] and headlamp washers
Glass breakage sensor
Car cover See dealer  See dealer 
Paint protection film [35]
Cargo net–envelope
Carpet trunk mat
Rear bumper appliqué
All-weather floor mats [36] See dealer  See dealer 
[1]EPA MPG Estimates. Actual mileage will vary. [2]Be sure to obey traffic regulations and maintain awareness of road and traffic conditions. [3]Availability and accuracy of the information provided by the Navigation System or any SiriusXM services mentioned (if installed) are dependent upon many factors. Use common sense when relying on information provided. Services not available in every city or roadway. Periodic Navigation updates available at additional cost. See Navigation System Owner's Manual or contact SiriusXM for details. [4]Contact with the Lexus Enform and/or Safety Connect 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. [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]SiriusXM services require a subscription after trial period. Subscriptions governed by SiriusXM Customer Agreement available at siriusxm.com. If you decide to continue your SiriusXM service at the end of your complimentary trial, the plan you choose will automatically renew and bill at then-current rates unless you call 1-800-967-2346 to cancel. Fees and programming subject to change. Available only to those at least 18 years of age in the 48 contiguous United States and D.C. [9]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. [10]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. [11]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. [12]The SmartAccess system may interfere with some pacemakers or cardiac defibrillators. If you have one of these medical devices, please talk to your doctor to see if you should deactivate this system. [13]The engine immobilizer is a state-of-the-art anti-theft system. When you insert your key into the ignition switch or bring a SmartAccess fob into the vehicle, the key transmits an electronic code to the vehicle. The engine will only start if the code in the transponder chip inside the key or SmartAccess fob matches the code in the vehicle's immobilizer. Because the transponder chip is embedded in the key or SmartAccess fob, it can be costly to replace. If you lose a key or SmartAccess fob, your Lexus dealer can help. Alternatively, you can find a qualified independent locksmith to perform high-security key services by consulting your local Yellow Pages or by contacting www.aloa.org. [14]The Lexus Personalized Settings (LPS) can be programmed in two ways: For most models equipped with the available Navigation System, the driver can modify the settings themselves; for other models, including those without a Navigation System, programming is done by your Lexus dealer via a one-time, complimentary offer during the first 12 months from the date the vehicle is sold. See Lexus dealer for more information. [15]iPod® is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. All rights reserved. [16]Bluetooth® technology phones listed on lexus.com have been tested for compatibility with Lexus vehicles. Performance will vary based on phone software version, coverage and your wireless carrier. Phones are warranted by their manufacturer, not Lexus. The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by Lexus is under license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners. [17]Bluetooth® audio device must be enabled with A2DP and AVRCP. [18]CAUTION! When driving a hybrid vehicle, pay special attention to the area around the vehicle. Because there is little vehicle noise in electric-only mode, pedestrians, people riding bicycles or other people and vehicles in the area may not be aware of the vehicle starting off or approaching them, so take extra care while driving. [19]Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) is an electronic system designed to help the driver maintain vehicle control under adverse conditions. It is not a substitute for safe driving practices. Factors including speed, road conditions and driver steering input can all affect whether VSC will be effective in preventing a loss of control. See Owner's Manual for further details. [20]Smart Stop Technology operates only in the event of certain simultaneous brake and gas pedal applications. When engaged, the system will reduce engine power to help the brakes bring the vehicle to a stop. Factors including speed, road conditions and driver input can all impact stopping distance. Smart Stop Technology is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving and does not guarantee instant stopping. See Owner's Manual for further details. [21]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. [22]The Tire Pressure Monitor System alerts the driver when tire pressure is critically low. For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge; do not rely solely on the monitor system. See Owner's Manual for details. [23]All the airbag (AB) systems are Supplemental Restraint Systems. All ABs (if installed) are designed to inflate only under certain conditions and in certain types of severe collisions: frontal and knee ABs typically inflate in frontal collisions; side and side curtain ABs in side collisions; Roll-Sensing Curtain ABs at a severe tilt degree, roll or lateral G-force. In all other accidents, the ABs will not inflate. To decrease the risk of injury from an inflating AB, always wear seatbelts, sit upright in the middle of the seat as far back as possible and do not lean against the door. Do not put objects in front of an AB or around the seatback. Do not use a rearward-facing child seat in any front passenger seat. The force of an inflating AB may cause serious injury or death. See Owner’s Manual for further information/warnings. [24]Contact with the Lexus Enform and/or Safety Connect 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. One-year trial subscription available only with new vehicle purchase of Lexus Enform– and Safety Connect–equipped vehicles. Additional subscription terms available; charges vary by subscription term selected. [25]The Pre-Collision System is designed to help reduce the crash speed and damage in certain frontal collisions only. The included Driver Attention Monitor is designed to alert the driver if a potential hazard is detected ahead and the driver's face appears to be turned away. They are not collision-avoidance systems and are not substitutes for safe and attentive driving. System effectiveness depends on many factors. See Owner's Manual for further information. [26]Dynamic Radar Cruise Control is designed to assist the driver and is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving practices. See Owner's Manual for important instructions and cautions. [27]Lane Keep Assist is designed to read the lane markers of certain roads and apply slight torque to the steering wheel to help keep the car in the center of the lane. It is not a collision-avoidance system and is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving. System effectiveness depends on many factors. See Owner's Manual for further information. [28]Lane Departure Warning is designed to read the lane markers under certain conditions and provide visual and audible alerts when lane departure is detected. It is not a collision-avoidance system or a substitute for safe and attentive driving. Effectiveness depends on many factors. See Owner's Manual for more information. [29]The Wide-view Front Monitor does not provide a comprehensive view of the front area of the vehicle. You should also look around outside your vehicle and use your mirrors to confirm clearance. Cold weather will limit effectiveness and view may become cloudy. [30]The backup camera does not provide a comprehensive view of the rear area of the vehicle. You should also look around outside your vehicle and use your mirrors to confirm rearward clearance. Cold weather may limit effectiveness and view may become cloudy. [31]Continuous average power, all channels driven, at less than 0.1% THD; 20–20,000 Hz. [32]Mark Levinson® is a registered trademark of Harman International Industries, Inc. [33]The Adaptive Front Lighting System helps improve vision at night. Situations such as dirty windshield, rapidly changing light conditions or hilly terrain will limit effectiveness, requiring the driver to manually turn off. See Owner's Manual for details. [34]Intelligent high-beams system operates at speeds above 21 mph. Situations such as a dirty windshield, variable weather, lighting conditions and hilly terrain will limit effectiveness, requiring the driver to manually turn off. See Owner's Manual for details. [35]Currently only available pre-installed on select vehicles. Ask your Dealer Sales Consultant for vehicle application. Lexus Genuine Accessory Warranty will only apply when the installation is performed by a trained Lexus-approved installer. If the film is installed by anyone else, the Lexus "Parts Only" warranty – 12 months – will be applicable instead. [36]To avoid potential interference with pedal operation:
- Each mat must be secured with a quarter-turn fastener.
- Do not install a floor mat on top of an existing floor mat.
This floor mat was designed specifically for use in this model and model year vehicle and SHOULD NOT be used in any other vehicle.
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