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Best Fuel Efficiency in the U.S.: 2010 Toyota Prius, at 50 MPG

Best Fuel Efficiency in the U.S.: 2010 Toyota Prius, at 50 MPG

Well, now it's official. The 2010 Toyota Prius offers the best gas mileage of any new car sold in the U.S. for the upcoming 2010 model year, with a blended EPA rating of 50 miles per gallon. The 2010 Prius had actually been rated at 50 mpg back in March, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency... read more

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2009 Lexus LF-Ch Concept

Lexus Unveils LF-Ch Full Frontal

This is the face of the Lexus LF-Ch hybrid concept and it will probably come in colors other than baby poop metallic. This premium compact designed to compete with the Audi... read more September 8, 2009 by 

Audi A3 TDI clean diesel - European model

2010 Audi A3 TDI Priced at $30K, $8K Over 2010 VW Golf TDI

As of November, you'll have two choices if you want a compact five-door hatchback with a clean diesel engine. One is the brand-new 2010 Audi A3 TDI, which was just given a... read more September 3, 2009 by  3

2010 Lexus RX 450h

Lexus Goes Britain

Well, here's a surprise. It's no news that Lexus has found it slow going breaking into the luxury market in Europe, which is dominated by Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and Jaguar. By... read more August 27, 2009 by  2

2010 Lexus HS250h - front side

Orders for Lexus HS 250h 20 Times Higher Than Toyota Expected

Perhaps it's the gas mileage rating of 35 mpg city, 34 mpg highway.  Perhaps it's the tax breaks offered in Japan for hybrid vehicles, or perhaps it's because it's Lexus'... read more August 26, 2009 by  1

Lexus HS250h

Lexus HS 250h Ride & Drive, Day 3: Road Trip

In a word: comfortable. That is the best one-word summary of our long road trip in the Lexus HS 250h. Two words? VERY comfortable. Our road trip was from metro Detroit to... read more August 7, 2009 by  2

Sophie and her carseat fit nicely in the back seat of the HS250h

Lexus HS 250h Ride & Drive, Day 2: Running Errands

Today I took the Lexus HS 250h running errands with my five-year-old, Sophie. Bank, grocery store, dry cleaners, that sort of thing. At the end of the day, I'm still... read more August 4, 2009 by  1

Lexus HS250h

Lexus HS 250h Ride & Drive, Day 1: First Impression

It’s ten o’clock on Saturday night and I have the windows down, the moon roof open, and “Time to Pretend” by MGMT buzzing in my ears. I feel giddy, invincible, like... read more August 3, 2009 by  7

2010 Lexus HS 250h

2010 Lexus HS250h Pricing Starts at Exactly $35,000

The 2010 Lexus HS250h is an interesting beast. We've covered it quite a lot because, among other interesting traits, it pioneers a new market segment: the dedicated luxury... read more July 23, 2009 by  1

2010 Lexus HS250h - front side

2010 Lexus HS250h Pricing Slots Neatly Above 2010 Toyota Prius

From our first Drive Report to our recent full review, we've covered the 2010 Lexus HS250h quite a lot here at Now the other shoe has dropped: Lexus has... read more July 22, 2009 by  1

2010 Lexus HS250h - front side

Lexus Announces Pricing for 2010 HS 250h Hybrid Starting at $34,200

The world's first dedicated hybrid only luxury vehicle will hit the market next year. The 2010 Lexus HS 250h utilizes a hybrid powertrain  with similarities to the Prius... read more July 21, 2009 by 

2010 Lexus HS 250h

Toyota Takes 1,500 Pre-orders For Lexus HS Hybrid In Japan

The people of Japan love their hybrids and the Lexus HS 250h is no exception. The Nikkei reports that Toyota has already taken 1,500 pre-orders in Japan for its upcoming... read more July 12, 2009 by  1

2010 Lexus HS250h - front side

2010 Lexus HS250h: Your Reference Guide

As we've said before, we cover the 2010 Lexus HS250h hybrid sedan more than any other car on this site--except, of course, the new 2010 Toyota Prius. We've now put up our... read more July 6, 2009 by 

2010 Lexus HS250h - front side

Review: 2010 Lexus HS250h

When we first drove the 2010 Lexus HS250h, we were puzzled by it. Neither fish nor fowl, it seemed an uneasy marriage of Lexus lines and luxury with a Toyota Prius-like... read more July 6, 2009 by  4

2010 Lexus HS250h - front side

First Drive Impressions: 2010 Lexus HS250h

We've devoted more space on to the 2010 Lexus HS250h hybrid than to most other cars. That's because it can be considered a half-brother to the 2010 Toyota... read more June 26, 2009 by  2

2010 Lexus HS250h - front side

Drive Report: 2010 Lexus HS250h

Setting aside our questions about whether the 2010 Lexus HS250h can create a new "luxury hybrid" niche, we spent much of Wednesday driving two of them through the rolling... read more June 26, 2009 by  3


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