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2010 Lexus HS 2011 Chevrolet Volt 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
     
4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn Premium
Hatchback
  • Hatchback
4dr Sdn Hybrid FWD
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid FWD

Prices

MSRP $34,650 $40,280 $34,645
Invoice $31,531 $38,669 $32,565
Avg. Paid $18,524 $18,039 $18,105

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.1 9.4 8.1
Critics' Rating 7.1 9.8 7.5
Performance 7.7 9.5 8.2
Interior 8.2 8.0 7.3
Operating Cost 8.2 8.9 8.4
Safety 9.4 9.6 7.1
Reliability 4.5 5.0 5.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good fuel economy
  • Drives like a normal car
  • Long list of standard features
  • Great reliability score
  • Good handling
  • High-tech, futuristic interior
  • Great fuel economy
  • Comfortable ride
  • Inviting interior
  • Stellar reliability rating
Cons
  • Interior materials not up to Lexus standards
  • Not as fuel-efficient as some hybrids
  • Only seats four
  • Limited cargo space
  • Limited trunk space
  • Not distinctive enough from Ford Fusion Hybrid

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric I4 2.4L/144 Electric/Gas I4 1.4L/85 Gas/Electric I4 2.5L/139
MPG 35 City / 34 Hwy 35 City / 40 Hwy 41 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Hatchback 4 Door Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 106.3 105.7 107.4
Length, Overall (in) 184.8 177.1 189.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.3 70.4 72.2
Height, Overall (in) 59.3 56.6 56.9

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Standard Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Optional
Sunroof Sunshield Standard
Rear Spoiler Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3682 3781 - TBD -

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Standard
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
HID headlights Optional
Interior Cargo Shade Standard
Keyless Start Standard Standard
Rear Parking Aid Optional Standard
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Standard Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Standard Optional Standard
Navigation from Telematics Optional Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 4 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90.2 90.0 99.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 37.8 38.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.0 42.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 56.5 57.0
Front Hip Room (in) 52.8 53.7 54.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 36.0 37.8
Second Leg Room (in) 34.5 34.1 36.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.2 53.9 55.6
Second Hip Room (in) 51.2 51.2 53.5
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.1 10.6 11.8

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Changer Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard Standard
Hard Disk Drive Standard Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Dual Zone A/C Standard Standard
A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Navigation System Optional Standard Optional
Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Standard Optional Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Seat Memory Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Standard
Power Passenger Seat Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Electric/Gas I4 Gas/Electric I4
Displacement 2.4L/144 1.4L/85 2.5L/139
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 147 @ 6000 - TBD - 156 @ 6000
Torque (Net @ RPM) 138 @ 4400 - TBD - 136 @ 2250
Transmission ECVT Automatic Continuously variable ratio
Turning diameter 37.4 36.0 39.3

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard Standard
Plug-In Electric/Gas Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 35 35 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 40 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 9.3 17.5

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Compound Crank Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
1-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard Standard