Lexus CT 200h Hybrid 2017
Lexus the division of Japanese company Toyota is well known for its luxury comfortable cars in affordable range. CT 200h Hybrid is another hatchback drive that is fill with advance features and better fuel economy to become favorite affordable drive of their customers. From the year of 2011 this car remained a most reasonable drive in Lexus division.
If you are living in city and want a car for daily work or visits this will be best suitable choice for you. From last couple of years this Lexus ct 200h has risen as greater competitor to other manufacturers with same class.
No major changes have made to its design but addition of some features has been made. Front grill of CT 200h is black spindle with chrome surround like many other Lexus cars. Addition done to front is led headlamps and led fog lamps but these two are optional you have to pay little extra if you want these in your CT, otherwise in standard version you have halogen day time running headlamps and fog lamps.
On rear side LED tail lights and LED lights on license plate come standard. Exterior of car is designed so nicely that shows aggressive powerful look with elegant style. Door handlers, front rear bumpers and mirrors have same paint like body. Seventeen inch of spoke alloy wheels in silver color are standard in CT 200h but with extra spending you can have better.
Inside of car it has nice smooth design that feels without edges and joints, Center console between front seats doesn’t feel as another part, it just flows seamlessly between seats. Material used on seat is Nuluxe, you can also have leather which is optional and come standard with sport package.
The major change that has been seen is increase in color range to give broader selection options for customers. It is a handsome car that has lot of options depending upon customer choice and wish.
Engine and Transmission:
There are two main types of hybrid cars “series and parallel” major difference among them is “Series hybrid car usually brought their energy from electric motor which further receive from external source like battery” while “Parallel hybrids used both gasoline and electricity simultaneously”. This CT 200h can be called combination of both series and parallel hybrids because this have external battery source that it uses simultaneously with gasoline. Engine of CT 200h is 1.8 Liter 1-4 unleaded consisting on four cylinders produces 134 horse power combine with gasoline and electric. This is high fuel economy car gives best of 40 miles per gallon within city while 43 miles per gallon on highway.
For operating car in smooth way there has added power assist speed sensing rack pinion steering with continuous variable ECVT transmission.
There has been added four modes to work with you have normal mode, sport mode (that increase response time), ECO Mode (that save lot of fuel by adjusting drive and air conditioners) and last EV that shifts whole drive on electric motor, With this broader choice you can select one that suites you most.
Comfort and Security:
Front seats of car are lot comfortable and adjustable which include 10 way power driver seat, 4 way manual passenger seat and further height and power lumbar support for driver. Rear seats are not as much comfortable as front because if you height is more than 5.7 inch you will face lot of problems while sitting in there because it has less head and leg room for you.
To provide more ease it has push button start with key less entry, Dual zone front automatic air conditioning and 2 cup holders for driver & passenger. This high quality compact car has lot of options for urban communities that let you navigate using navigation, help you out with parking using parking sensors, and electronically controlled brake system incorporated with regenerative braking technology which reduces excess energy to brakes. There has included 8 airbags 2 front driver passenger, 2 for knee, 2 side curtains on front and 2 side curtains on rear. Electronic stability control, traction control and importantly Lexus Enform with Safety connect emergency S.O.S also added. Complete specifications of Lexus CT 200h Hybrid with so many other features added below. Don’t forget to give your reviews and comments about its driving.