Updated for 2014, the Lexus CT 200h is an entry-level luxury hatch powered by a 1.8-liter I-4 hybrid engine that produces 134 hp and 153 lb-ft of torque. FWD is paired to a CVT transmission to enable fuel economy within an EPA estimated 43 mpg city and 40 mpg highway. Features include a sport-tuned suspension, 17-inch wheels, keyless entry, LED headlights, navigation system, intuitive park assist, hands-free phone capabilities, remote touch and the utilization of bio-sourced materials. Safety is comprised of advanced airbags, pre-collision system, anti-lock brake system (ABS), vehicle stability control (VSC), smart stop technology, back-up camera, rain-sensing wipers and whiplash injury protection. The CT 200h is backed by a 4-year/50,000-mile warranty.Read more Read less
For 2014, the Lexus CT 200h has a new front end, including a more aggressive look to the grille, which adopts the look of other Lexus cars. Other changes include revised front and rear bumpers, LED daytime running lights and new wheel choices.
Premium 5-door compact; high-value pricing; fuel economy; performance-oriented hybrid technology
Luxury buyers have a growing list of options when it comes to environmentally friendly, high-efficiency vehicles. The CT 200h is based on sibling Toyota's Prius model, but adds Lexus-style luxury appointments. The CT200h is inexpensive among Lexus models, with base prices starting around $32,000, but it comes with the styling, interior appointments and safety Lexus owners expect.