2015 Lexus CT 200h

Lexus CT 200h is a hybrid electric hatchback, which belongs to the class of compact luxury cars. It was originally released in 2011 and it is company’s entry-level model. Basically, this model still doesn’t have any competition, because it is the only compact luxury hybrid hatchback available on the U.S. market. This car represents the company’s vision of the vehicle that is perfectly balanced between luxury on the one and economical fuel consumption and approachable price on the other side.

2015 Lexus CT 200h front view

2015 Lexus CT 200h redesign and features

Like every Lexus model, 2015 CT 200h also has excellent exterior design. It is based on Toyota MC Platform and it features very attractive and modern design.  The main characteristics of its look are great hourglass-shaped chrome-bound grille and short nose. The roof continues the line of the hood and finishes with roofline spoiler, making this car looks extremely aerodynamic. On the other side, the cabin of 2015 Lexus CT 200h not only that looks very futuristic and attractive, but it is also equipped with plenty of latest hi-tech features. Some of notable features are multifunctional steering wheel with plenty of mounted controls and huge center stack that divides drivers and front passenger’s seats and which is features armrest, two cup holders, shifter, many controls and some additional storage. The 2015 Lexus CT 200h also features many safety systems like eight airbags, stability control, anti-lock brakes, brake assist and many others.

2015 Lexus CT 200h interior

 2015 Lexus CT 200h powertrain

The 2015 Lexus CT 200h is powered by the combination of 1.8 4-cylinder petrol engine, which outputs 134 horses and electric motor, which is powered by a nickel-metal hydride battery pack. This system is similar to one that can be found in Prius, so great fuel economy is guaranteed. The result may be not good as for Prius, but they are still quite impressive, especially if you consider that this is a luxury car. The new Lexus CT 200h makes around 40 mpg in combined drive.

2015 Lexus CT 200h side view

2015 Lexus CT 200h price

Although this is a luxury car, 2015 Lexus CT 200h still has approachable price. It starts slightly less than 33.000 and goes up to over 34.000 dollars, depending on level of equipment.