The Lexus CT200h is a small, family car with a hybrid petrol engine. The gearbox is automatic and the car is fitted with a wide range of technological innovations to give the driver as much control as possible, as they would expect from a luxury brand. The engine has stop-start technology to help save on fuel and to make the model a little more environmentally friendly. The engine size of the car is 1.8 litre and the emissions are low at 94 CO2 g/km. With a combined fuel consumption of 68.9 mpg, it is a very fuel efficient model.
The Lexus CT200h has rain sensitive windscreen wipers. This four door car has a front end with a very sleek and defined appearance. The rear of the car has a very solid appearance. The car is fitted with features such as rear privacy glass and a rear spoiler if desired. Front fog lights are also standard on this model. The Lexus CT200h has halogen headlights and LED brake and tail lights. Drivers can also make use of the LED daytime running lights.
The car is fitted with an air conditioning system and a camera for reversing accurately. The car's audio system has HDD playback and is also MP3 compatible. The audio has a USB connection and the car has a satellite navigation system. The interior of the car is comfortable and spacious. The dashboard has two different sections – an area for controls and an area for display. The display zone has an eight-inch screen and there is a remote touch interface in the control zone. While there are lots of different gadgets in the car, the system has been developed to be easily used while driving. The front seats in the vehicle are manually adjustable and have fabric upholstery. For ease of use, the car also has a pushbutton start. If desired, the driver is also able to make use of Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity.
The Lexus CT200h has several different driving modes including normal, sport and eco. The car is fitted with anti-lock brakes and a brake assist system which helps to give greater control. The electric power steering is speed sensitive. The vehicle also boasts traction and vehicle stability control for safety in inclement weather. The car is fitted with airbags for the safety of both driver and passengers and these include knee airbags and curtain shield airbags.