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2011 Chevrolet Volt

2011 Lexus HS 250h

  2011 Chevrolet Volt 2011 Lexus HS 250h 4-door Sedan Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $38,668 $33,061
35/40 35/34
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Bottom Line The 2011 Chevrolet Volt is an electric car, but drive as far as you want without worry—you won't have to make concessions for the technology onboard. Read Full Review The 2011 Lexus HS 250h pairs nifty technology features with high mileage ratings, though it fails to provide impressive comfort or an engaging driving experience. Read Full Review
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  • An EV without range anxiety
  • Drives (almost) like a normal car
  • Attractive, comfortable interior
  • Ride quality and poise
  • Strong warranty


  • Design isn't as radical as the idea behind it
  • Relatively high price
  • Requires premium fuel
  • Typical economy-car mpg on the open road
  • Muddled message—is it an EV or not?


  • Great city fuel economy
  • Infotainment features
  • Maneuverability
  • Strong safety features


  • Coarse engine sound
  • Lackluster handling
  • Distracting Remote Touch interface
  • Restricted headroom, especially in back
  • No trunk pass-through or folding backseats
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