An entry-level luxury hatchback, the 2012 Lexus CT 200h is a hybrid vehicle powered by a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine that powers 134 hp and 153 lb-ft of torque. An electronic CVT transmission is paired with FWD to enable the CT 200h to achieve 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, hands-free phone capabilities, remote touch, and the utilization of bio-sourced materials. Safety is comprised of eight airbags, vehicle stability control, 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
The Lexus CT200h carries into 2012 with very few changes. A new F Sport package adds special wheels, aluminum pedals, black and metallic interior trim, sport suspension and a spoiler. Several new paint colors have been added, such as Nebula Gray and Ultrasonic Blue.
Premium 5-door compact, gateway-to-Lexus luxury appointments; high performance hybrid technology.
Luxury buyers have a growing list of options when it comes to environmentally friendly, high-efficiency vehicles. The CT200h is based on sibling Toyota's Prius model, but adds Lexus-style luxury appointments. For a Lexus, it's inexpensive with base prices starting under $30,000, but the CT comes with the styling, interior appointments and safety Lexus owners expect.