Lexus CT 200h is the second best selling hybrid made under the name of the Toyota’s luxury brand. Only the RX tops the sales of this luxury hybrid hatchback. The first version of this car was presented in 2011, which makes it one of the youngest vehicles today. Now a brand new model is arriving on the market. It features a new design and improved fuel economy.
2015 Lexus CT 200h – New look
The new version of Lexus CT 200h offers many changes both inside and outside of the car. Although the design is very similar to the previous model, many details are improved, making it more comfortable, safe and sporty. Unusual spindle shaped grille is highlighting the front of the car, along with aggressive looking headlights. Spoilers on the front and the back give the car a sportier and more attractive look. Wheels are 17 inch alloy. Sophisticated black and silver colors are used inside of the cabin. The list of available technology system is pretty long. Entertainment is guaranteed thanks to a Remote Touch Interface infotainment system and it features all the standard tech equipment such as Bluetooth, satellite radio, cruise control etc.
2015 Lexus CT 200h – Engine
Contrary to the design of the car, the manufacturers decided not to change the powertrain. The new Lexus CT 200h will feature the same engine as the previous model. It is the 1.8-liter four-cylinder which, with the help of an electric motor, produces 134 hp and 207 Nm of torque. It can reach 100 km/h in less than ten seconds and top speed of 180 km/h. The fuel economy is very impressive for a luxury car and it is one of its main advantages. EPA rates are 43 mpg in the city and 40 mpg on the highway.
2015 Lexus CT 200h – Release date and price
The new Lexus CT 200h should be available on the market by the end of the 2014 or in the first quarter of 2015. Its price should be around $33,000, for the standard version, and up to $40,000 for the car with all the luxury equipment.
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