2010 Lexus HS-250h  RealSafeCars71Safety Rating

#41 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#83 of all 2010 vehicles

The HS-250h, part of Lexus's lineup since 2010, is a large sedan with seating up to 5. The HS-250h provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. Lexus offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic warranty, and a 6-year, 70,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2010 Lexus HS-250h is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Lexus HS-250h has a score of 71, implying a 0.053% chance of driver death (4.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Lexus HS-250h has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0531% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.0678%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0531% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.0678% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Lexus HS-250h is 12% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Lexus HS-250h is 4% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

9258Nissan MaximaLexus ISLexus HS-250hVolkswagen EosVolkswagen CCLexus RXM.-B. C-ClassLexus ES-350Audi A4Volvo C70Acura TSXINFINITI GComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Lexus HS-250h with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 58 to 92. The 2010 Lexus HS-250h is safer than the 2010 Nissan Maxima and the 2010 Lexus IS and less safe than the 2010 Volkswagen Eos, the 2010 Volkswagen CC, the 2010 INFINITI G, the 2010 Acura TSX, the 2010 Volvo C70, the 2010 Audi A4, the 2010 Lexus ES-350, the 2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and the 2010 Lexus RX.

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