Compare Lexus HS vs. Chevrolet Volt vs. Lincoln MKZ Hybrid

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2010 Lexus HS 2011 Chevrolet Volt 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
2010 Lexus HS 2011 Chevrolet Volt 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
     
4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn
  • 4dr Sdn Premium
5dr HB
  • 5dr HB
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 $14,817 $12,398 $13,599

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.2 9.5 8.3
Critics' Rating 7.1 9.8 7.5
Performance 7.7 9.5 8.2
Interior 8.2 8.0 7.3
Cost to Own 9.0 9.5 9.0
Safety 9.4 9.6 7.1
Reliability 4.0 5.0 5.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good fuel economy
  • Drives like a normal car
  • Long list of standard features
  • Good handling
  • High-tech, futuristic interior
  • Great fuel economy
  • Comfortable ride
  • Inviting interior
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
Step Up Height - Front (in)
Step Up Height - Side (in)

Doors & Windows

Third Passenger Door
Power Third Passenger Door
Fourth Passenger Door
Power Fourth Passenger Door
Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass
Sliding Rear Window
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Canopy
Bed Liner
Pickup Bed Tonneau Cover
Stepside Pickup Box
Convertible Hardtop
Convertible Soft Top
Dual Moonroof
Sun/Moon Roof Standard Optional
Moonroof
Panoramic Roof
Fixed Sunroof
Manual Tilt/Sliding Sunroof
Sunroof
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Standard Optional
Sunroof Sunshield Standard
Sunroof Wind Deflector
Targa Roof
T-Top
Running Boards
Power Retractable Running Boards
Rear Spoiler Optional Standard

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3682 3781 - TBD -

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season
Tires - Front All-Terrain
Tires - Front Highway
Tires - Front On/Off Road
Tires - Front Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Front Touring
Tires - Rear All-Season
Tires - Rear All-Terrain
Tires - Rear Highway
Tires - Rear On/Off Road
Tires - Rear Performance Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Touring
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels
Wheel Covers
Wire Wheel Covers

Towing

Trailer Hitch Receiver
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
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Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Optional Optional
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Heads-Up Display
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
Luggage Rack
Rear Parking Aid Optional Standard
Power Liftgate
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps
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
Trip Computer
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
Rear Floor Mats
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Driver Mirror
Heated Mirrors Standard Standard Standard
Heated Exterior Passenger Mirror
Mirror Memory Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Folding Mirrors
Power Passenger Mirror
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
All Wheel Steering
Manual Steering
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
Third Leg Room (in)
Fourth Leg Room (in)
Fifth Leg Room (in)
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.)
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 12.1 10.6 11.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.)
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (cu. ft.)

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
Cassette
CD Changer Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
Equalizer
HD Radio Optional
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Rear Seat Audio Controls
Satellite Radio Standard Standard Standard
Premium Sound System Standard Standard Standard
Entertainment System
Hard Disk Drive Standard Optional

Heating & Cooling

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

Navigation & Communication

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

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard
Leather Seats Standard Optional Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Vinyl Seats
Additional Rear Seat
Cooled Driver Seat Standard
Cooled Passenger Seat
Cooled Rear Seat
Heated Driver Seat Optional Optional Standard
Heated Passenger Seat
Heated Rear Seat
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
Fixed Bench Seat
Split Bench Seat
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard
Quad Bucket Seats
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Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Air Bag
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
ABS
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Drum Brakes
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Auto-On Headlights
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard Standard
Night Vision
Adjustable Pedals
Rollover Protection System
Front Tow Hooks
Rear Tow Hooks
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard
Blind Spot Monitor Optional
Auto-Leveling Headlights
Lane Departure Warning
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Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Front Differential
Locking Rear Differential
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
Rear Wheel Drive
Dual Rear Wheels
10 Cylinder Engine
12 Cylinder Engine
3 Cylinder Engine
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
5 Cylinder Engine
Flat 6 Cylinder Engine
Straight 6 Cylinder Engine
V6 Cylinder Engine
8 Cylinder Engine
Electric Motor
High Output
Rotary engine
Supercharged
Turbocharged
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

Gasoline/Natural Gas Bi-Fuel
Gasoline/Propane Bi-Fuel
Diesel Fuel
Electric Fuel System
Flex Fuel/Electric Hybrid
Flexible Fuel Capability
Hybrid Fuel Standard Standard
Gasoline Fuel
Natural Gas Fuel
Plug-In Electric/Flex Fuel
Plug-In Electric/Gas Standard
Propane Fuel
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

Active Suspension System
Air Suspension
Side Stance / Highrider 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
Suspension Type - Front
Suspension Type - Rear

Transmission

Automatic Standard Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode
1-Speed Automatic Standard
3-Speed Automatic
4-Speed Automatic
5-Speed Automatic
6-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
8-Speed Automatic
Continuously Variable Trans Standard Standard
Manual
Manual Transmission w/Auto Mode
10-Speed Manual
4-Speed Manual
5-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Manual
8-Speed Manual
9-Speed Manual
Transmission Overdrive Switch

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.