2012 Lexus HS Review, Pricing and Specs (2024)

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The first hybrid-only luxury car, the HS250h is a compact five-seater using the powertrain from the Camry hybrid. With a 2.5-liter four-cylinder and a Prius-style transmission, it’s opulent but not quick or particularly fun to drive. The HS is strictly for folks who just have to have the Lexus of Priuses.

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FAQs

How long does a Lexus HS250h battery last? ›

The hybrid battery packs manufactured before 2020 typically last from 80K to 100K miles without issue. Newer toyota/lexus batteries manufactured 2019 or newer that went into the 2020+ model year cars have a 150K mile factory warranty.

How much does it cost to replace the battery in a Lexus HS250h? ›

The average cost for a Lexus HS250h Battery Replacement is between $318 and $325. Labor costs are estimated between $26 and $33 while parts are typically priced around $292. This range does not include taxes and fees, and does not factor in your unique location. Related repairs may also be needed.

What does HS mean in Lexus? ›

According to Lexus, the HS designation stands for Harmonious Sedan.

How much horsepower does a 2012 Lexus HS have? ›

Is the Lexus HS fast? All 2012 HS trim variations have 187 horsepower , with a 0-60 time of 8.4 seconds.

How much does it cost to replace a hybrid battery in a Lexus? ›

Average Cost: A hybrid battery replacement cost can range from $2,000 to $8,000, depending on the vehicle's make and model. It's important to note that these are approximate costs, and we recommend contacting our service department for an accurate quote based on your specific vehicle.

How often do Lexus hybrid batteries need to be replaced? ›

Under normal conditions, you can expect Lexus hybrid car batteries to last up to 150,000 miles or 15 years and sometimes even longer.

How do I know if my Lexus hybrid battery is bad? ›

Signs a hybrid battery is failing
  1. Hybrid system warning light. The hybrid system warning light, also known as the “Check Hybrid System” warning light, is a warning indicator found in hybrid vehicles. ...
  2. Charging issues. ...
  3. Reduced range. ...
  4. Poor fuel economy. ...
  5. Strange noises. ...
  6. What to do about a bad hybrid battery.

What is the warranty on the Lexus hybrid battery? ›

HYBRID WARRANTY

The Lexus Hybrid Battery Warranty coverage is for ten years or 150,000 miles, whichever occurs first on 2020 and newer models. See your Lexus dealer for complete details on the Hybrid System Warranty.

Can you change a Lexus battery yourself? ›

One of these parts is your car battery. Thankfully, it is possible to replace a Lexus car battery by yourself if you are feeling up to it, or you can always engage professional battery replacement services to get the job done quickly and efficiently.

What replaced the Lexus HS? ›

It was replaced by the Lexus ES 300h, which is a larger and more luxurious hybrid sedan. The Lexus HS was a good car, but it was not a great car. It was let down by its lack of cargo space and its uninspiring driving dynamics.

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You can consider Takumi Lexus' most premium trim level on most of its passenger cars. It's no surprise that Takumi translates as “craftsman” in Japanese, and this trim level makes that fact obvious from the off.

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How long does a Lexus factory battery last? ›

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