UNDERSTANDING HYBRID

LEXUS SELF-CHARGING HYBRID

All the power of a petrol engine, seamlessly combined with the efficiency of an electric motor.

EFFICIENT PERFORMANCE WITHOUT COMPROMISE

Hybrid is beautifully simple, offering fuel economy and reduced emissions without compromising on performance. Explore the advantages and find answers to any questions you may have. You’ll soon discover why so many drivers choose Lexus Hybrid.

HYBRID BENEFITS

SELF-CHARGING: NO PLUG-IN REQUIRED

Unlike electric cars or plug-in hybrids, you’ll never have to connect a Lexus to a power socket – they’re self-charging and always ready to go.

Whether you prefer gliding about town with friends, taking the family out on an adventure or powering over long distances, we’re sure there’s a Lexus Self-Charging Hybrid to suit your needs.

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HYBRID EXPLAINED

HOW DO LEXUS HYBRID CARS WORK?

Lexus Hybrid intelligently combines petrol engines with electric motors. Our in-car technologies self-select the best power source based on your driving without interfering. Hybrid technology helps bring you improved fuel efficiency and zero emissions when on electric power.

DO I NEED TO PLUG IN?

No. Our hybrid engines self-charge the batteries of the electric motor through innovative energy conversion and regenerative braking.

ISN’T HYBRID MORE EXPENSIVE?

There’s no extra running costs or maintenance for Lexus hybrid vehicles. In fact, in the long term, you’re likely to make savings on fuel costs when your Lexus Hybrid chooses to drive using the electric motors and tax breaks on lower emissions where applicable.

HOW RELIABLE ARE THE ENGINES?

Our hybrid models are as reliable as a regular petrol or diesel car. They’re exceptionally durable, and the electric motors and generators are completely maintenance free. For additional comfort, you can always book in for a standalone Hybrid Health Check.

DOES HYBRID AFFECT PERFORMANCE?

Never. Our models actually work better than standard vehicles, especially when you start in the EV mode and allow your Lexus to switch to petrol when the need arises.

HOW DO I MAINTAIN MY HYBRID CAR?

An annual Hybrid Health Check is the best way to make sure you’re getting the most out of your Lexus Hybrid. The Hybrid Health Check is free of charge, and included when your Lexus goes in for a service.

EFFORTLESS DRIVING

Experience first-hand how hybrids respond effortlessly to the road as you drive, automatically shifting between two power sources while giving you more control.

HYBRID BENEFITS

THOUGHTFUL LIVING

Choosing a Lexus Self-Charging Hybrid to match your lifestyle shouldn’t be a difficult decision.

Our hybrid range is focused on convenience and thoughtful innovation, designed to work around you and your driving. Whether for city driving, longer distances, adventuring or family fun, we’re sure there’s a model for you.

Our innovative hybrid systems are tucked away elegantly, allowing you to enjoy full use of luxurious cabin space and large boot capacity.

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LEXUS SELF-CHARGING HYBRID
Lexus IS 300h

HYBRID BENEFITS

A CLEANER FUTURE

Diesel and petrol fuel emissions have been shown to have damaging impact on the environment at a global and local level. From tackling climate change to simply improving air quality in our cities, Lexus pushes to be smart and innovative in lessening the impact.

Whether it’s engineering our eco-friendly technology, reducing emissions during production, or increasing recycling at our office, we take a 360° approach to creating a more sustainable future.

Lexus hybrids are dedicated to helping drivers reduce their emissions and take a responsible approach to the environment. In fact, our hybrid systems reduce harmful gas emissions to one-tenth of the 2014 Euro 6 Diesel Standard. We’ll help you protect the environment without compromising on Lexus’s renowned performance, quality, craftsmanship and design.

HYBRID BENEFITS

SMARTER ECONOMICS

Hybrid technology leaves a lighter footprint on the environment and on your wallet. With superior fuel efficiency and reduced emissions, you can reduce your costs and also take advantage of local personal and company tax savings.

Hybrid parts, maintenance and servicing are all handled by our highly trained experts – just as you would expect from Lexus Service. We also offer a Hybrid Health Check as part of your service to keep your hybrid vehicle driving smoothly.

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What is the best Lexus self-charging car?

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Lexus has one of the largest ranges of self-charging hybrids available, with models of all types included. Choosing the best Lexus self-charging hybrid depends on your specific needs. If you require a compact model for use around town, you’ll find the CT or UX the best. If you’re looking for an executive saloon, try the ES or LS. At RRG, we can help you find the perfect option to suit your needs.

How does a self-charging car work?

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Lexus self-charging hybridshave a petrol engine and an electric motor. As you drive, the vehicle switches between electric, petrol, or a combination of the two depending on the driving conditions. This switch is seamless – there’s no need to manually change any settings. If the electric motor and battery need charging, energy is recovered from the engine or through regenerative braking as you drive, so there’s no need to plug in.

Are there self-charging electric cars?

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As yet, self-charging electric cars are not available on the market, although research is being conducted into the future possibility of roads that supply electricity to vehicles as they drive on them.  Currently, the best option for those looking for a vehicle that doesn’t need to be plugged in is a self-charging hybrid, such as those available in the Lexus range.

What is the cheapest Lexus self-charging hybrid car?

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The cheapest Lexus self-charging hybrid is the CT, which starts from £26,275. This is ideal if you’re looking for a compact option. Those in search of an SUV will find the UX the cheapest choice, starting from £29,950. The saloon range starts with the IS, from £33,265. Whichever Lexus you opt for, there are finance packages available at RRG to make your chosen car more affordable.