Lexus brought the promise of sustainable luxury to the forefront of the auto industry when the world’s first dedicated luxury hybrid, the HS 250h, went on sale in August 2009. The HS 250h demonstrates innovative engineering and intelligent, driver-inspired design while offering excellent roominess and nimble. This hybrid has a combined EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of 35 mpg combined, 35 mpg city and 34 mpg on the highway utilizing regular 87-octane gasoline; which is 74 percent better city mpg rating compared to the average near-luxury sedan.
Engine and Hybrid System
The HS 250h also features a highly efficient engine design with an exhaust heat recovery system to resolve parasitic losses from evaporative emissions system.