2010 Lexus HS 250h Review: Specs

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By John Stewart 

Model Line Overview

Model lineup: Lexus HS 250h ($34,200); Premium ($36,970)
Engines: hybrid 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine with front electric drive motors
Transmissions: electronically continuously variable transmission (ECVT)
Safety equipment (standard): driver and front passenger dual-stage airbags, front seat-mounted side airbags, rear seat-mounted side airbags, front and rear side-curtain airbags, driver and front passenger knee airbags; active headrests for front seats; four-sensor, four channel anti-lock brake system (ABS) with Brake Assist; enhanced Vehicle Stability Control (VSC); enhanced side impact protection and side impact door beams; direct tire pressure monitoring system; Safety Connect with automatic collision notification, stolen vehicle location, emergency assist button and enhanced roadside assistance (1-year subscription included)
Safety equipment (optional): Lane Keep Assist with lane departure warning; pre-collision system with dynamic radar cruise control; emergency assist button (SOS)
Basic warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles
Assembled in: Kyushu, Japan

Specifications As Tested

Model tested (MSRP): Lexus HS 250h Premium ($36,970)
Standard equipment: leather-trimmed seats; 10-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with eight-way power-adjustable front passenger seat; automatic climate control; 10-speaker, 137-watt audio system with a six-disc CD changer, a subwoofer and center speaker; Bluetooth for phone and music streaming capabilities; satellite radio with 90-day trial subscription; USB/iPod connectivity operated via steering wheel controls or display screen; 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels; Premium adds heated/ventilated front seats trimmed in semi-aniline leather; 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels; rain-sensing windshield wipers; heated electrochromic exterior mirrors; genuine wood interior trim; key fob seat memory system
Options as tested (MSRP): Wide View front monitor with backup monitor ($350); Navigation Package ($2125) includes Generation 6 navigation system with voice command, Remote Touch navigation controller, Bluetooth, air ionizer, Lexus Enform with destination assist and eDestinaiton (1-year trial subscription), Lexus Insider, XM NavTraffic, NavWeather, Sports and Stocks (90-day trial subscription included); Technology Package ($3900) with Intuitive Park Assist, Pre-Collision System with Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, Lane Keep Assist, with Lane Departure Warning, Heads-Up Display (HUD), Driver Monitor
Destination charge: ($875)
Gas guzzler tax: N/A
Price as tested (MSRP): $43,345
Layout: front-wheel drive
Engine: 2.4-liter four-cylinder with hybrid transaxle and front electric drive motors
Horsepower (hp @ rpm): 187
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm): N/A
Transmission: electronic continuously variable transmission (ECVT)
EPA fuel economy, city/hwy: 35/34 mpg
Wheelbase: 106.3 in.
Length/width/height: 184.8/70.3/59.3 in.
Track, f/r: 60.4/60.2 in.
Turning circle: 37.4 ft.
Seating capacity: 5
Head/hip/leg room, f: 38.0/52.8/42.6 in.
Head/hip/leg room, m: N/A
Head/hip/leg room, r: 36.8/51.2/34.5 in.
Cargo volume: 12.1 cu. ft.
Payload: N/A
Towing capacity: not recommended Lbs.
Suspension, f: MacPherson strut/coil springs
Suspension, r: double-wishbone with trailing arms
Ground clearance: 6.1 in.
Curb weight: 3682 lbs.
Tires: P225/45R18
Brakes, f/r: disc/disc, ABS with Brake Assist
Fuel capacity: 14.5 gal.

Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle.
All prices are manufacturer’s suggested retail prices (MSRP) effective as of July 24, 2009.
Prices do not include manufacturer’s destination and delivery charges.
N/A: Information not available or not applicable.
Manufacturer Info Sources:
800-255-3987 – www.lexus.com

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