Lexus CT200h Premium 1 8 (A)

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Downsizing it seems has become a that has greatly caught on many globally. Everyone about the impending financial these days, with of austerity reverberating in the air, the of doom prophets and prophesies they make.

The trend has found itself entrenched in the world, with car manufacturers in a race to develop the most efficient production vehicle to to the masses. Lexus is no different, to go green with their car programme, carving a niche for as a luxury brand that for the environment with their of hybrid luxury vehicles. The happens to be one of those cars by Lexus, but with an added the car is a four-cylinder powered hatchback, a for the manufacturer in producing downsized as well as compacts.

Having come a long way the debut of their first in 2004, the luxury car maker has produced a fleet of eco road each with its own distinctive market, but yet at the same time to the tree hugger in all of them. The is no different, possessing a unique point of being a car that fuel efficiency via its hybridised of propulsion with a sporty compact body to attract a target segment of buyers. For executives in the market for a fuel car, this amalgam is on.

Although based on the Toyota the Lexus CT200h barely its cousin. Continuing with the of Sorts’ theme, the CT200h us of a RX450 from the rear its similar looking rear albeit low slung and at the same sporting a frontal design to an IS250 with angular defining the car’s facial Blue tinted Lexus adorn the car, a tell-tale of it being a hybrid, while 16-inch wheels complete the outlook of the car, a far cry from it evolved from the LF-Ch, but a sporty looking car.

Interior wise, it is pretty standard Lexus fare. a hatchback, the CT200h is roomy all with ample head and leg for occupants. Cabin amenities as the plush leather seats, knobs, plush leather and soft touch surfaces all give the car a premium feel due to its quality fit and finish.

In terms of giving car owners a of luxury, Lexus never

With the exterior and interior out, how does the CT200h in terms of drive and performance? nothing much can be said for the the car does excel in terms of Handling wise, though to the extent of being insipid, the does everything with competence; the steering precise and weighted.

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The brakes are also servoed, and linked to a generator charges the motor s batteries by braking. Turn the silver on the centre console, and you can toggle four different drive Electric Vehicle (EV), Sport or back to Normal. The car in full electric mode the EV mode is selected, sparing Earth the grief of breathing in exhaust fumes when you leisurely down the street at not than 45 km/h.


In Eco mode, your lead foot input gets for improved fuel economy; means, the car deems you unworthy of the Gaia cause and micro your throttle input.

The fun only comes when is selected as you turn the knob to the Seeing red mist, the once blue CT200h has its instruments’ turn to an angry red, the virtual display’s hybrid gauge turning into a Like an enraged super the CT200h’s engine, throttle and response becomes heightened.

On its own, the four-cylinder 1.8 litre engine produces a mere 98 hp and 142 Nm of torque, making it an overly car to drive, but in Sport mode, an 44 hp and 65 Nm is gained from the additional from the electric motor, the car to life. Coupled with a responsive and fuel efficient Variable Transmission (E-CVT), the impresses with its sporty with only the purists the car’s sporty ambitions.

For once seems to be an automotive for tree-hugging drivers, hybrids steadily grown in stature in the world, its importance amplified by fuel costs. With the of comfort, luxury and fuel the entry level premium in the guise of the CT200h is indeed a for the young successful executives in the looking for their first Though the styling deviated from what its designers intended it to be, and its driving experience a far cry its powerful stable mates as the IS F, the CT200h is indeed a sensible for premium compact buyers.

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