2017 Lexus CT200h is a hybrid electric vehicle introduced by Lexus as a premium sport compact hatchback. The new 2017 Lexus CT200h is a good choice, offering impressive gas mileage in a luxury package. 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, It 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 names Lexus CT200h, Lexus CT 300h, and Lexus CT 400h brand. The design by Takeshi Tanabe was approved in 2008 and designs employ on 11 September 2009. Production started at the end of December 2010 and European sales following shortly thereafter. Japan sales start beginning on 12 January 2011, while US sales in March 2011.
Named the model code A10, when equipped with ZR-series petrol engine with the hybrid setup, the CT known as the ZWA10. “CT” stands for “Creative Touring” and “200H” referring to the hybrid performance equal to that of a conventional 2.0L engine. But some Lexus importers use the backronymic name, “Compact Touring.”
2017 Lexus CT200h Engine
The 2017 Lexus CT200h 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 Lexus CT200h 2017 listed on 4.1 liters/100km (57.4 mpg US) in Australia.
2017 Lexus CT200h Safety
Lexus CT200h 2017 model’s safety features include vehicle (VSC) and 8airbags 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.
2017 Lexus CT200h 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