TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 29, 2013) – The refreshed CT 200h compact luxury hybrid enters 2014 with a revised exterior and updated features while carrying the same base Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price of $32,050 as the outgoing model. The 2014 CT will be equipped with new standard and updated features as it continues to provide exceptional value and impressive MPG. The CT delivers EPA-estimated fuel economy ratings of 43 MPG city and 40 MPG highway (42 MPG combined).
The CT 200h will go on sale in late January/early February 2014. MSRP does not include a delivery, processing and handling fee of $910.
The 2014 CT gets a fresh, sporty look with an updated front fascia that includes a full Lexus spindle grille, new front bumper, LED daytime running lights and updated fog lamp surrounds. A new five-spoke 17-inch wheel design, new rear bumper design, LED rear license plate lighting, larger rear spoiler (3 cm), aero-stabilizing fins, shark fin antenna and scratch-resistant clear coat rounds out the other exterior changes.
F SPORT exterior badging further differentiates this vehicle from the rest of the CT line. The CT 200h F SPORT also comes with two unique exterior colors: Ultra White and Ultra Sonic Blue Mica.
The Lexus CT 200h teams a 1.8-liter in-line four-cylinder gas engine and a 650 Volt motor/generator for a combined output of 134horsepower. The powertrain is mated to an Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (E-CVT) for fuel efficiency and driving pleasure.