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2013 Lexus ES Hybrid 2013 Chevrolet Volt 2013 Buick Regal
     
4dr Sdn Hybrid
  • 4dr Sdn Hybrid
5dr HB
  • 5dr HB
Base
  • Base
  • Premium 1
  • Turbo Premium 1
  • Turbo Premium 2
  • Premium 2
  • Turbo Premium 3
  • GS
 

Prices

MSRP $39,250 $39,145 $29,015
Invoice $36,767 $37,579 $27,854
Avg. Paid N/A $22,199 $20,170

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.8 8.2 8.2
Critics' Rating 7.0 8.5 8.6
Performance 6.9 8.2 8.5
Interior 7.5 6.5 8.1
Safety 9.7 9.6 9.3
Reliability 5.0 3.5 3.5
Operating Cost N/A 8.9 7.7

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Spacious, comfortable interior
  • Good fuel economy
  • Excellent reliability score
  • Better all-electric range than most plug-in hybrids
  • Responsive electric powertrain
  • Strong acceleration in Regal GS
  • Balanced handling
  • Top-shelf cabin materials
Cons
  • Clunky infotainment system
  • Ponderous handling
  • Very small trunk
  • Limited rear-seat headroom
  • Small trunk in eAssist models

General Specs

Transmission Automatic Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas/Electric I4 2.5L/152 Gas/Electric I4 1.4L/85 Gas/Electric L4 2.4L/145
MPG 40 City / 39 Hwy 35 City / 40 Hwy 19 City / 31 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Hatchback Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 111.000 105.70 107.8
Length, Overall (in) 192.700 177.10 190.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.700 70.40 73.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.100 56.64 58.4

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
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3660 3781 3600

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System 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 Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Standard
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
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Rain Sensing Wipers Optional
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Standard Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Optional 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.) 100.100 90.0 98.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.500 37.80 38.8
Front Leg Room (in) 41.900 42.05 42.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.600 56.52 56.7
Front Hip Room (in) 54.800 53.73 55.4
Second Head Room (in) 37.500 36.02 36.8
Second Leg Room (in) 40.000 34.10 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.000 53.90 54.4
Second Hip Room (in) 53.800 51.21 52.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.100 10.6 11.1

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Optional Optional Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Cooled Driver Seat Optional
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 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
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard Standard

Brakes

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

Safety Features

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

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric L4
Displacement 2.5L/152 1.4L/85 2.4L/145
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 200 Combined 149 182 @ 6700
Torque (Net @ RPM) - TBD - 273 172 @ 4900
Transmission Continuously Variable Ratio Automatic Automatic w/manual shift
Turning diameter 37.400 36.00 37.4

Fuel

Hybrid Fuel Standard Standard
Plug-In Electric/Gas Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 40 35 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 40 31
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.2 9.3 15.8

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Rear Dual-Link Compound Crank 4-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
1-Speed Automatic Standard
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard