2013 Lexus GS 450h First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2013 Lexus GS 450h - Road Test Specs

2013 Lexus GS 450h Sedan

(3.5L V6 Hybrid CVT Automatic)


Year Make Model2013 Lexus GS 450h 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
Vehicle TypeRWD 4dr 5-passenger Sedan
Estimated MSRP$60,000
Assembly locationTahara, Japan


ConfigurationLongitudinal, front engine combined with electric motors, rear-wheel drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated, direct- and port-injected V6, gasoline with auto-stop/start
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,456/211
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)13.0
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)286 @ 6,000 (gasoline engine); 41 hp (battery pack)
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)254 @ 4,600 (gasoline engine)
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Hybrid typeSeries-parallel
Electric motor rating (kW)Motor Generator 1 = 134; Motor Generator 2 = 147
Combined horsepower (hp @ rpm)338 (in Sport mode)
System voltage650V
Battery typeNickel-metal hydride
Battery voltage650V
Battery capacity, rated (kW-hr)6.5 amp-hour
Transmission typePlanetary gearset-regulated continuously variable transmission


Suspension, frontIndependent double wishbones with high-mount upper arms, coil springs, driver-adjustable two-mode variable dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, driver-adjustable two-mode variable dampers, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric-assist, speed-proportional, rack-and-pinion power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)13.2
Tire make and modelDunlop SP Sport 5100
Tire size235/45R18
Wheel size18-by-8 inches
Wheel materialCast aluminum
Brakes, front13.1-inch ventilated discs with four-piston fixed calipers
Brakes, rear12.2-inch ventilated discs with single-piston sliding calipers

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)5.6

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)29 city/34 highway/31 combined
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)17.4

Audio and Advanced Technology

Stereo descriptionAM/FM/CD/DVD/MP3/HD Mark Levinson premium surround-sound audio system with 835 watts and 17 speakers
iPod/digital media compatibilityStandard iPod via USB and aux-in jacks
Satellite radioStandard Sirius/XM with three-month trial subscription
Hard-drive music storage capacity (Gb)Not available
Rear seat video and entertainmentNot available
Bluetooth phone connectivityStandard
Navigation systemOptional HDD with 12.3-inch display screen
Telematics (OnStar, etc.)Optional
Smart entry/StartStandard
Parking aidsOptional back-up camera
Blind-spot detectionOptional
Adaptive cruise controlOptional
Lane-departure monitoringOptional
Collision warning/avoidanceOptional
Night VisionOptional

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)4,190
Length (in.)190.7
Width (in.)72.4
Height (in.)57.3
Wheelbase (in.)112.2
Track, front (in.)62.0
Track, rear (in.)62.6
Turning circle (ft.)17.4
Legroom, front (in.)42.3
Legroom, rear (in.)36.3
Headroom, front (in.)38.0
Headroom, rear (in.)37.8
Shoulder room, front (in.)57.3
Shoulder room, rear (in.)55.7
Seating capacity5
Trunk volume (cu-ft)13.2
GVWR (lbs.)5,125
Ground clearance (in.)5.5


Bumper-to-bumper4 years/50,000 miles
Powertrain6 years/70,000 miles
Corrosion8 years/100,000 miles
Roadside assistance4 years/Unlimited miles
Free scheduled maintenance1 year/7,500 miles
Hybrid/battery8 years/100,000 miles

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