The Lexus CT was officially introduced at the Geneva Auto Show in March 2010 as the company initially wants to target European enthusiasts. A month after, it was unveiled at the New York International Auto Show.
In 2011, sales in the Asian region began. The Lexus CT was launched in the Philippines in March 2011.
On the road or resting its acclaimed engine anywhere, the Lexus CT is a stunner. Its front features the iconic spindle grille paired with halogen headlights, daytime running lights, and fog lamps. Its robust body which measures 4,350mm long, 1,765mm wide, and 1,455mm tall with a wheelbase of 2,600mm is designed with gorgeous curves and modern lines. At the back, displayed are a contemporary pair of combination lights and fog lights. Supporting its well-crafted structure is a set of 205/ 55R16 tires.
The cabin of the Lexus CT is luxurious, roomy, and comfortable. It features vinyl interior trimmings, fabric seats, front seat adjusted, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a cleverly-designed dashboard, and a dual-zone automatic air conditioning system. Its trunk space offers 375-liter of space and can be extended up to 985-liter when the rear seats are folded.
Technology & Safety Features
The Lexus CT is equipped with a 10.25-inch multi-function touchscreen that provides navigation assistance, climate control, and audio entertainment.
In terms of safety, it is fitted with eight SRS airbags that are controlled with sensors, an all-speed dynamic radar cruise control, a pre-collision system, lane departure alert, hill start assist, anti-lock braking system, child lock protection, traction control, and vehicle stability control.
Platform & Chassis
The Lexus CT shares its drivetrain from Toyota Prius and its chassis from the Toyota MC. It is built with a McPherson Strut suspension at the front and a Double Wishbone at the rear. Its braking power comes from a ventilated disc at the front and solid discs at the back.
Engine & Drivetrain
The Lexus CT 200h and Lexus CT 200h F Sport is powered by a 1.8-liter engine paired with an electric motor that guarantees a horsepower of 134 and 142 Newton meters. Their engines are matched with a Hybrid Electronic - Continuous Variable Transmission capable with a top speed of 180 km/h.