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Lexus HS 250h
2012 Lexus HS 250h
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$37,030
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Saab 9-3 Sedan
2012 Saab 9-3 Sedan
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$28,900
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Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
2016 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid
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Overview

Engine
Inline-4 Hybrid
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.4L Inline-4 Hybrid
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
N/A
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 35 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 33 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 42 MPG
Hwy: 48 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
11.9 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
12.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
15 ft³
Trunk Volume
11.3 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
Inline-4 Hybrid
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
1.4L Inline-4 Hybrid
Horsepower
187 combined
220 hp @ 5300 rpm
170 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
N/A
258 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
184 lb-ft @ 1000 rpm
Transmission
N/A
N/A
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,682 lbs
3,710 lbs
3,411 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
35 MPG
25 MPG
44 MPG
City
35 MPG
20 MPG
42 MPG
Highway
34 MPG
33 MPG
48 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.2 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr
4.0 (Est) Tons/yr
EPA rating
8
N/A
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
16 gallons
11.9 gallons
Cruising Range City
507.5 miles
320 miles
499.8 miles
Cruising Range Highway
493 miles
528 miles
571.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
184.8 in
182.9 in
182.8 in
Height
59.3 in
57.1 in
57.2 in
Max Width
70.3 in
70.9 in
70 in
Front Width
60.4 in
60 in
60.7 in
Rear Width
60.2 in
59.3 in
60.6 in
Wheelbase
106.3 in
105.3 in
104.4 in
Ground Clearance
6.1 in
N/A
5.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.6 in
42.3 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38 in
38.9 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.8 in
55.1 in
55.2 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.8 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
34.5 in
35.1 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Headroom
36.8 in
37 in
37.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
54.2 in
55.1 in
53.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
51.2 in
N/A
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
12.1 ft³
15 ft³
11.3 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
N/A
36.4 ft
Turning Diameter Wall to Wall
39.4 ft
N/A
N/A

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
17" x 7.0"
17" x 7.5"
17" x 6"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.0"
17" x 7.5"
17" x 6"

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
Independent
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55VR17
N/A
P205/50HR17
Rear Tire
P215/55VR17
N/A
P205/50HR17
Spare Tire
T145/70D17
N/A
Full-Size

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
N/A
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Moonrock Silver Metallic, Build Out:03/14/2016
  • Oryx White Pearl, Build Out:03/14/2016
  • Platinum Gray Metallic
  • Reflex Silver Metallic, Build Out:03/21/2016
  • Silk Blue Metallic

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Leather seat trim
  • Black/Gray, Touring leather seat trim
  • Parchment, Leather seat trim
  • Water Gray, Leather seat trim
  • Black, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Parchment, Leather-appointed seat trim
  • Cornsilk Beige, V-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim
  • Titan Black/Art Gray, V-Tex Leatherette Seat Trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Optional
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Optional
Not Available
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Standard
Optional
Standard

Comfort

Navigation System
Optional
Optional
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Optional
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Seat Memory
Not Available
Optional
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Optional
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Navigation from Telematics
Optional
Optional
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Optional
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Optional
Not Available
Standard
Cross-Traffic Alert
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Optional
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating
N/A
Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
6 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
6 Years / 70,000 Miles
N/A
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Hybrid/Electric Components
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
8 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Warranty Note
N/A
Saab Cars North America suspended warranties on all models on December 19, 2011.
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