2017 Lexus CT is a hybrid electric vehicle introduced by Lexus as a premium sport compact hatchback. Lexus CT is the first production model in the family Lexus to enter the draft “Grill head” as seen in the fascia. Lexus debut Lexus CT, at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2010, six months after the presentation of the car LF-Ch concept, which is mainly aimed at the European market, but is sold worldwide and is introduced to the markets of North America at the New York International Auto Show April 2010 Lexus has named the CT 200H, CT 300H registered and CT 400h. The design by Takeshi Tanabe was approved in 2008 and patented designs on 11 September 2009.
2017 Lexus CT Engine
The new 2017 Lexus CT is powered by the same VVT-i petrol engine four-cylinder 1.8 liter ( Toyota 2ZR-FXE) as used in the Auris and Prius, producing 73 kW (98 hp) and 142 Nm (105 lbf·ft) of torque, combined with an electric motor / generators in the hybrid powertrain, together the engine and electric motors produce up to 100 kW (134 hp) and 207 Nm (153 lbf·ft) of torque with an electronically controlled continuously variable transmission. Fuel consumption for the CT 200H listed on 4.1 liters / 100km (57.4 mpg US) in Australia.
2017 Lexus CT chassis is based on Toyota MC platform, the same platform used by the Corolla and Matrix. The Lexus CT 200h features a MacPherson strut front suspension and dual rear fork design. 2017 Lexus CT 200h has four driving modes Normal, Sport, Eco and EV included in other hybrid vehicles. Sports mode changes the throttle settings and power steering for control traction control and less intrusive stability through performance CT200h. EV mode generates zero emissions in the vehicle using only electric vehicle motors to drive the vehicle.
2017 Lexus CT Safety
Safety features include vehicle (VSC) and eight standard airbags with the option of a pre-collision system with dynamic radar cruise control at an additional cost. There is also a proximity notification system of the 2017 Lexus CT, a low tone to show pedestrians to the presence of a hybrid car and telematic services (Safety Connect in North America).
2017 Lexus CT Specification
Type: Luxury vehicle
Rating: 2/5 · Car and Driver
MSRP: From $31,250
MPG: 43 city / 40 highway
Horsepower: 134 hp
Dimensions: 171″ L x 70″ W x 57″ H
Battery: 1.31 kWh 202 V nickel-metal hydride
Cargo Volume: 14.3 ft³