(4th of 33 vehicles)
The 2012 Lexus HS 250h offers a solution for those seeking the comforts of a luxury sedan while remaining environmentally conscious.
Standing next to others in the Lexus lineup, the HS 250h is a bit of an odd duckling. Compared to its brethren like the upscale GS or LS, the HS looks more like an economy car than a high-end luxury c
Setting itself apart somewhat from other hybrid models, the 2012 Lexus HS 250h offers Normal, Eco and Power driving modes, which allow the driver to adjust the responsiveness of the accelerator and the efficiency of the hybrid system. Don't let the hybrid label fool you – considering its fuel economy, the HS 250h is quite responsive and smooth, if slightly lacking in gusto and a little less than silent in the cabin. The HS sedan also includes several toys that allow the driver to monitor its efficiency, including the Hybrid System Indicat
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By hman (MA) on Wednesday, October 10, 2012
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 30,000overall rating 10 of 10rating details
Pros: "economy with luxury touches"
Cons: "not a rocket off the line"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"I just purchased this vehicle certified from a local Lexus dealer. I love the 40mpg I'm getting, although I expect it to go down a bit in cold weather. I have some bells and whistles eg navigation and Lexus does them all well. Driving a hybrid takes a little getting used to, especially acceleration, which is a little sluggish. Once you are moving, there is no diff. Overall, I am very happy, with no regrets."
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By Bob on Friday, September 14, 2012
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 6,000overall rating 9 of 10rating details
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9
"New condition. Easy to drive hybrid, no evidence of wear. Only drawback for me is its small cabin size which makes longer trips (2 hours or more)more tiring than I would like."
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