Lexus CT 200h Reviews
Dynamic, Advanced Outside Design
The centre is pushed forward to produce a strong, more threedimensional form.
In account, the new 2014 CT 200h sports 10spoke, just created, 16inch and 17inch alloy wheels, or a brand new shark finstyle roof antenna.
Towards the back, a fresh fender design features a far more flat construction. Distinctive, L-shaped reflector housings are integrated in the bottom corners. A black lower centre section highlights the vehicle's low middle of gravity and wide back position.
The brand new CT 200h is obtainable in a selection of six body colours including an allnew Lexus red.
Refined Interior-design and Upgraded Products
The 2014 Lexus CT 200h inside is refined to provide enhanced amounts of gear and improved tactile and visual quality.
The driver benefits from the brand new, 14.6inch diameter tyre. The Optitron instrument panel is currently available with a 4.2inch TFT (Thin Film Transistor) display which can be connected to the multimedia program and controlled via steering wheelmounted switches.
The accessible centre display is currently fixed and thinner. The 2nd generation Remote Touch-interface (RTI) includes a brand new, more userfriendly drive entry control change.
The audio quality of the Lexus sound system is improved by the adoption of earth's first bamboo loudspeaker technologies. Bamboo fiber, plant opal and charcoal are joined within an injection molding procedure to make the business's thinnest loudspeaker diagram, which leads to noticeably improved sound quality.
Extra equipment upgrades are the access to back view and backup screens for the LDA setup, along with Intuitive Parking Aid, a Tire-pressure Warning program plus a Traction-control "Off" switch.
The Lexus CT 200h provides revised centre console trim colours as well as mixtures for 2014. A fresh door panel trim and upholstery style includes stitching for additional visual quality. A selection of five trim finishes now comprises Shimamoku, or "striped wood." Anew, more advanced, metal movie finish is added to the centre console switchgear.
Interior upholstery options include leather or Lexus NuLuxe in Caramel, Black, Flaxen and Parchment.
Improved Driving Performance
The 2014 CT 200h unites suspension revisions, improved body rigidity and improved aerodynamics with complete NVH (Noise, Vibration and Harshness) means to supply a far more agile, engaging driving operation and an even quieter cabin environment.
Body rigidity is enhanced through added spot welding along with the extensive utilization of structural adhesive technologies.
Coil spring rates are optimized, a fresh shock-absorber valve adopted, along with the rear stabilizer bar diameter changed to improve ride comfort without any lack of handling agility.
Complementing the quietness of the Lexus Hybrid Drive powertrain, over 94 different measures are adopted to help reduce NVH. A Lexus hybrid vehicle first, a fresh inlet duct layout realizes both exceptional consumption efficiency plus a high amount of quietness.
Distinctive F ACTIVITY Layout
The 2014 Lexus CT 200h F ACTIVITY is designed with a far better street presence, to give a stronger distinction to it from the conventional CT 200h.
Towards the back, a special roof spoiler features cutouts to supply added down-force for balance and sustained grip.
The F SPORT inside features unique upholstery, trimming and ornamentation. The seat upholstery was upgraded with artificial leather side bolsters and headrests, cloth center panels and increased stitching. A selection of four F SPORT-exclusive color-schemes comprises a recently created Slate-grey. A selection of four trim finishes contains F SPORT-exclusive Wedge Steel.
The F ACTIVITY features most of the driving operation improvements of the 2014 Lexus CT 200h version range. Additionally, it gains from sporttuned coil spring options and optimized front/rear roll rigidity distribution to further improve its athletic driving dynamics.
Along with its alluring fashion the CT 200h has some of the greatest EPAestimated fuel-economy ratings in its section with a combined score of 43 mpg city, 42 mpg and 40 mpg highway.
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