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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan Hybrid
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Hybrid 35 34 $33,698 $37,030
4-Door Sedan Hybrid Premium 35 34 $36,218 $39,800
4-Door Sedan LE (GS)
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan XLE 40 38 $25,300 $27,500
4-Door Sedan LE 43 39 $23,911 $25,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,698
$23,911
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,030
$25,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$617 / month
$433 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Lexus HS 250h offers lots of technology along with its high gas mileage, but it's not engaging to drive, nor is its level of luxury particularly spectacular. The 2012 Toyota Camry is the most fuel-efficient way to transport the family in a traditional-looking, comfortable four-door sedan.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 35 mpg 43 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 51.2 54.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 58.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.2 102.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 38.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 56.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.6
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 54.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34.5 38.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 38.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.4 62.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1 6.1
Length, Overall (in) 184.8 189.2
Height, Overall (in) 59.3 57.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 106.3 109.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 71.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 13.1
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x - TBD - 11.1 x - 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 - 11.7 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 17.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 50.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 36.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.8 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.4 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/55VR17 P205/65R16
Spare Tire Size T145/70D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/55VR17 P205/65R16
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 3417
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM - TBD - - TBD -
Engine Order Code NA 2AR
Displacement 2.4L/144 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 187 combined 200 Combined
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 39
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 35 43
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 35 41
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Type 1 1
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Continuously variable ratio Continuously Variable
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus HS 250h Toyota Camry Hybrid
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Dual-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 8 9
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 5.2 4.5
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 -
Rollover Rating -
 
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