2014 Lexus CT 200h compact luxury hybrid is ready to go on sale and to offer its customers revised exterior and updated features. What is more, the 2014 CT 200h will be also equipped with a lot of additional standard and updated features.

The customers will appreciate to see that the car will return an estimated fuel economy of 43 MPG city and 40 MPG highway (42 MPG combined). For the next model year, the CT gets a fresh, sporty look with a revised front fascia.

The latter includes Lexus spindle grille, new front bumper, LED daytime running lights and updated fog lamp surrounds. In addition, the car will run on brand new five-spoke 17-inch wheels and will also sport new rear bumpers, LED rear license plate lighting, larger rear spoiler (3 cm), aero-stabilizing fins, shark fin antenna and scratch-resistant clear coat.

In the interior the designers at Lexus have included a thinner Display Audio (DA)/Navigation screen which features the next generation multimedia system. What is more, the occupants of the car will enjoy to be surrounded by standard six-speaker and premium 10-speaker audio systems which now have improved design.

As a standard there has been included also redesigned leather shift knob and sliding sun visors, while the DA and navigation get Bluetooth 3.0 and dual USB. Another redesigned feature in the interior is the steering wheel. The metallic interior ornamentation enhances the luxurious cabin.

Not only the standard equipment has been improved here but also the trim choices via the addition of Parchment NuLuxe and perforated Flaxen leather. 2014 CT also receives a new exterior color called Redline, which includes a highly scratch resistant self-restoring coat.

2014 CT 200h F SPORT will also be revised and will ride on newly designed 17-inch 5-twin spoke alloy wheels with two-tone graphite and machine finish. Other enhancements include front bumper with F SPORT mesh grille, black contrast roof, new rear spoiler with two large air ducts, and mesh fog lamp inserts, black surround, F SPORT exterior badging and two new unique exterior colors: Ultra White and Ultra Sonic Blue Mica.

CT 200h will be powered by a 1.8-liter in-line four-cylinder gas engine which works together with a 650 Volt motor/generator. Both deliver a combined output of 134 horsepower (99 kW). The powertrain is mated to an Electronically Controlled Continuously Variable Transmission (E-CVT).

2014 Lexus CT 200h has a starting price of $32,050 USD and will go on sale in late January or early February.

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Source: Lexus