The 2015 Lexus CT 200h is both the smallest and the most affordable model in the lineup of luxury brand lineup of Toyota. It is a 5-door compact hatchback and it is available only as a hybrid-electric automobile, which is the only luxury hybrid rear door vehicle, sold in the United States. As the admission-level Lexus, the CT assumes the mission of offering a sedan that is likeable, and amusing to drive for buyers who are starting to think about a Lexus for the first time.
2015 Lexus CT 200h Redesign
The preceding year’s exterior updates of the new Lexus CT 200h have been applied to the identical low, slab-sided rear door with thick roof pillars. Overall, the shape of the new hatchback blends with the flowing L-skill design lingo of Lexus, including gently arched back pillars and smoothly curved lines with an animated, virtually aggressive hatchback form.. The back window has a strange wraparound look, extending into the back pillars, and an extended spoiler widens from the roof over the petite tailgate. The skinny, tapered tail lights offer the vehicle a taut look, and overall, the shape of the hatchback has worn well.
Wheels are 17 in five-spoke alloy with 215/45R17 all-season tires. 2015 Lexus CT 200h colors are: Eminent/White Pearl, Fire/Agate Pearl, Redline, Nebula/Gray Pearl, Obsidian, Silver/Lining Metallic, Ultra White and Ultrasonic/Blue Mica. curb weight is 3130 lbs./1420 kg, with maximum payload of 935 lbs./ 424 kg and cargo capacity of 14.3 cu ft or 404 liter. Dimensions are: length 171.2 IN, width 69.5 IN, height 57.3 IN and wheelbase 102.4 IN.
Lexus CT 200h 2015 Interior
The 2015 Lexus CT 200h interior comes with a handsome and simple design. Inside the new vehicle, the digital monitors in the dashboard exhibit have been modernized, and it comes with an innovative steering wheel, and with the numerous minor details changed. Some of these changes include the scuff plates are currently metal, and not plastic, together with quite a lot of new color treatments for upholstery and trim. Fashionable double-tone interior trim blends are more daring than in any other Lexus version, get going with bamboo, ash burl, or black wood or silver metal trim. There are some standard equipment like: 6 total speakers, AM/FM stereo, Satellite radio…
New Lexus CT Specs
The new Lexus CT 200h will be equipped with a four-cylinder, 1.8-liter engine to get the power of 98 HP, which is coupled with a two-motor Hybrid Synergy Drive system of Toyota, with the intention of boosting the power output to 134 HP @ 5200 rpm and torque of 142 ft-lbs. @ 4000 rpm. Under the back deck, a nickel-metal-hybrid battery set of 1.4-kilowatt-hour capacity stores the power from the engine, and returns it when required to include to torque from the engine.
Under light weights, and at lower velocities, the electric motor will be capable of propelling the vehicle alone a maximum speed of 25 mph. There is an EV mode switch, as well, which keeps the sedan running electric-only pending the battery set is depleted. This combination makes the next gen Lexus CT 200h to attain the speed of from 0-60 mph in 9.8 seconds with top speed of 113 mph or 180 km/h. Fuel consumption is 43 MPG CITY or 5.7 liter, 40 MPG HIGHWAY 5,6 liter, 42 MPG COMBINED / 5.88 liter, fuel tank capacity is 11.9 gal / 45 liter.
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Price and release date
Buyers are expected to get their new Lexus CT 200h during the last quarter of 2015 with the base price of $ 32,200.