Compare 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV vs 2012 Lexus HS 250h

2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV
2012 Lexus HS 250h
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4-Door HB ES
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB ES N/A N/A $28,499 $29,125
4-Door HB SE N/A N/A $30,456 $31,125
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4-Door Sedan Hybrid
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
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,499
$33,698
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,125
$37,030
Monthly Payment Estimate
$485 / month
$617 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
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.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 35 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Air Pollution Score
NA -
EPA Classification
Subcompact car Mid-Size
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
49.4 52.8
Second Leg Room (in)
30.0 34.5
Front Head Room (in)
35.6 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
84.7 90.2
Second Hip Room (in)
47.8 51.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 53.8
Second Head Room (in)
34.3 36.8
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 54.2
Front Leg Room (in)
33.8 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
54.3 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
62.4 70.3
Track Width, Front (in)
55.9 60.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.1 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
144.7 184.8
Height, Overall (in)
63.6 59.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
50.5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
13.2 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 12.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 11.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.0 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA 14.5
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.49 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 39.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.06 50.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
30.8 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/60R15 P215/55VR17
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P145/65R15 P215/55VR17
Spare Tire Size
NA T145/70D17
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2579 3682
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
NA - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
NA - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Electric Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System
NA Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 Combined - TBD -
Engine Order Code
Y4F1 NA
Displacement
NA 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
66 combined 187 combined
Mileage
Battery Range (mi)
62 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
126 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA 35
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
112 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 34
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
99 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 35
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.065 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Continuously variable ratio
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Type
1 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi i-MiEV Lexus HS 250h
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA 5.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
10 8
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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