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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Hybrid
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Hybrid 35 34 $33,061 $36,330
4-Door Sedan Hybrid Premium 35 34 $35,581 $39,100
4-Door Sedan FWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan FWD 18 27 $32,565 $34,645
4-Door Sedan AWD 17 24 $34,323 $36,535
4-Door Sedan FWD Hybrid 41 36 $32,565 $34,645
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,061
$32,565
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,330
$34,645
Monthly Payment Estimate
$606 / month
$577 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line 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. The 2011 Lincoln MKZ has a foot in both luxury worlds, with buttery leather and wood for traditionalists, and hybrid power with flower petals for the high-minded greens.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 35 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 55.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.3
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 54.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.5 36.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 38.7
Second Hip Room (in) 51.2 53.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 57.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.2 99.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 184.8 189.8
Height, Overall (in) 59.3 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 61.3
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 107.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 72.2
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 61.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 16.5
Brakes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x - TBD - - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 17.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 50 17.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 39.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.81 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.4 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/55VR17 P225/50VR17
Spare Tire Size T145/70D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA T7C
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P215/55VR17 P225/50VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA T7C
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3682 3598
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7 17 X 7.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 150
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/144 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 147 @ 6000 263 @ 6250
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 138 @ 4400 249 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA 99C
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 35 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 35 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 27
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.56
Trans Type 1 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 2.37
Trans Order Code NA 44B
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.16
Trans Description Cont. ECVT Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) NA 4.14
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus HS 250h Lincoln MKZ
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Short/Long Arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 8 4
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.4 8.9
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger -
Overall Side Crash Rating -
Side Barrier Rating -
Side Barrier Rating Driver -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
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