2011 Lexus CT200h Hybrid Getting Closer

Dec 23rd 2010 at 6:33 AM

Lexus CT200hMeade Lexus of Lakeside is revealing the price tag of its newest model, the 2011 CT200h Hybrid, as the release date approaches. For less than $30,000, drivers will be able to get their hands on the wheel of this fifth Lexus hybrid—making it the cheapest Lexus yet.


The 2011 Lexus CT200h luxury hybrid will have a starting price of $29,120, plus delivery fees of $875, and will be accompanied by the highest combined fuel economy in the luxury segment with a rating of 42mpg and 43mpg city. With 60% less smog-forming emissions than the average new car, this latest hybrid brings more than just edgy styling and driving excitement--it brings an eco-friendly experience.


With four driving modes featured on the CT200h, Metro Detroit drivers can match the car’s drive characteristics to his or her own driving style. The EV mode allows for ultra-quiet running on electric motor power alone while Normal mode has an essentially linear throttle response and Eco mode emphasizes fuel economy.The Sport mode changes steering feel, accelerator response, battery voltage output to 650V, traction control response, and even the color of the instrument panel from blue to red, while turning the Hybrid meter into a tachometer.

 Lexus CT200h


Lexus has also created the industry’s first Electronic Device Holder, which will come standard on every CT.  This simple console-mounted device can easily hold most cell phones, music players, or portable navigation devices, in close proximity to the power and USB ports on the console—a feature that adds to the unique appeal for the eco-minded yet tech-savvy younger audience that the vehicle targets.





Standard 2011 CT200h Features Include: 


  • Push-button start
  • Touch sensors on exterior front door handles
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Six-speaker audio system with a CD player
  • Safety Connect
  • Bluetooth streaming audio
  • XM satellite radio
  • USB connector for iPod and MP3 players
  • Power lumbar seat support


Priced just $1,000 more than the cost of a hybrid in the non-luxury segment, while exhibiting the same elegance and safety standards modeled by previous Lexus hybrids, the 2011 CT200h allows drivers to affordably escape convention.


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