2017 Lexus CT 200h is a hybrid electric vehicle introduced by Lexus as a premium sport compact hatchback. This is the first production model in Lexus’s family to the “Axis Grill” design sets as seen in its fascia. It made its debut at the March 2010 Geneva Motor Show, six months after the unveiling of the LF-Ch concept car, 2017 Lexus CT 200h is primarily aimed at the European market, but is sold worldwide and is set to North American markets in April 2010 New York International Auto Show. Lexus CT 200H names, CT 300h and CT 400h brand. The design by Takeshi Tanabe was approved in 2008 and designs patented on 11 September 2009. Production started at the end of December 2010 and European sales following shortly thereafter. Japan sales began in January 12, 2011, while US sales in March 2011.
2017 Lexus CT 200h Engine
2017 Lexus CT 200h is powered by the same 1.8-liter VVT-i four-cylinder gasoline engine (Toyota 2ZR-FXE) as used in the Auris and Prius, producing 73 kW (98 hp) and 142 N·m (105 lbf·ft) of torque, with electric motor / generators in the hybrid powertrain; with the engine and electric motors produce up to 100 kW (134 hp) and 207 N·m (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 200h chassis is based on the Toyota MC platform, the same platform used by the Corolla and Matrix. The Lexus CT 200H has a front MacPherson strut suspension and rear double wishbone design. The 2017 CT 200h has four driving modes Normal, Sport, Eco and EV included in other hybrid vehicles. Sports mode changes the throttle and electric power steering settings while making stability control and traction control are less intrusive, making performance the CT200h’s. 2017 Lexus CT 200h EV mode generates zero emissions vehicle by using only the vehicles electric motors to drive the vehicle.
2017 Lexus CT 200h Safety
Safety features include vehicle (VSC) and eight standard airbags with the option of a pre-collision system with dynamic radar cruise control at extra cost. There is also a Vehicle Proximity system notification that a low tone to show pedestrians to the presence of a hybrid car, as well as telematic services (Safety Connect in North America).
2017 Lexus CT 200h Specification
Type: Luxury vehicle
Rating: 2/5 · Car and Driver
Model: 2017 Lexus CT
MSRP: From $31,250
Horsepower: 134 hp
MPG: 43 city / 40 highway
Engine: 1.8 L 4-cylinder
Curb weight: 3,130 lbs
Battery: 1.31 kWh 202 V nickel-metal hydride
Dimensions: 171″ L x 70″ W x 57″ H