The 2020 Lexus LS 500h AWD is a sedan that will have people’s heads turning. The exterior is bold and sleek, while the interior is the definition of luxury. This is a really nice car that blows away the competition in its class.
The exterior hasn’t changed much from the prior 500 models. It is curvy and sexy. The front grille presents a formidable bold stance. The headlamps are like slim eyes framing the grille. The 19 or 20 inch, 10 spoke alloy wheels are available in dark silver, polished, or vapor chrome for a highly customized look and feel.
The LS 500 features an opulent interior with plenty of room for 5 people. The cabin has wood inlays, quilted seating, padded door panels, cut glass insets, and ambient lighting. Rear window shades and heated seats provide a darker and more comfortable environment for passengers.
Technology includes a 12.3-inch central display with navigation, Wi-Fi, a trackpad-style interface, Apple CarPlay, and a 12-speaker audio system. Standard on every LS 500 is the Lexus Safety System+ 2.0.
This includes a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, lane departure alert with steering assist, and all-speed adaptive cruise control.
Power and Performance
The 500h pairs a potent engine with a powerful electric motor that has a self-charging lightweight lithium-ion battery. Total horsepower is 354 lb-ft. Going from 0-60 is achieved in 5.1 seconds.
Estimated highway mileage is 33 mpg. According to Lexus, this is the highest performance LS Hybrid yet. This is efficiency at the peak of luxury with instant torque and the instinctive feel of a 10-speed automatic transmission.
If you are in the market for a seriously elegant hybrid sedan with all-wheel-drive, you should check out the 2020 Lexus LS 500h AWD. It is available in a variety of upscale colors. Here is a link to the website where you can take a virtual tour.