Lexus LS 500h Curb Weight. Select the year
Reduced car weight and especially its amount is one of the aspects that is often mentioned in the vehicle's reviews when a new generation of Lexus LS 500h hits the market. Automotive experts have long admitted the constant attempts to decrease the average curb weight of the car simply by using lightweight materials. This is no wonder because lighter cars drive faster, become more fuel efficient, have better acceleration times and potentially can boost the sales.
On the other hand, automakers have to stick to certain car weight limits that meet the requirements of the corresponding class. It is important here not to confuse the terms of curb weight of LS 500h and its gross weight. Curb weight measures the weight of the car with all of the standard equipment and amenities while passengers, cargo or any other separately loaded items are not taken into consideration.
LS 500h Curb vs Gross weight
How much does a Lexus LS 500h weigh?
Curb weight is the overall mass of the "empty" vehicle with standard equipment excluding the weight of passengers and cargo.
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) is the consolidated weight of the vehicle itself and all the passengers sitting inside and cargo items in total.
|2021 Lexus LS 500h weight by trims||Curb weight||Gross weight||Payload Capacity|
| Base 4dr Rear-Wheel Drive Sedan||4883 lbs.||6020 lbs.||1137 lbs.|
| Base 4dr All-Wheel Drive Sedan||5104 lbs.||6205 lbs.||1101 lbs.|
Lexus LS 500h models weight across years
|2019 Lexus LS 500h weight by trims||Curb weight||Gross weight|
|Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan||4850 lbs. (2199 kg)||6020 lbs. (2730 kg)|
|Base 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan||5027 lbs. (2280 kg)||6205 lbs. (2814 kg)|
|2018 Lexus LS 500h weight by trims||Curb weight||Gross weight|
|Base 4dr Rear-wheel Drive Sedan||–||–|
|Base 4dr All-wheel Drive Sedan||–||–|