2011 Lexus CT 200h review By Kelsey Mays

Americans love hybrid hatchbacks, but mostly for the hybrid part; overall, we're still lukewarm on traditional hatchbacks. Lexus added a third ingredient — budget luxury — to create the CT 200h. With a starting price just over $29,000, it's the least expensive Lexus in nearly two decades, and it shows.

The 2011 CT 200h feels at times like a cut-rate Lexus, but its combination of fuel efficiency and handling should win the brand some much-needed younger buyers.

The front-wheel-drive CT's styling is the closest yet to Lexus' LF-Gh concept, and it comes in base and Premium trims, which you can compare here. We evaluated a CT 200h Premium.

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Auxiliary boxes
- Overhead   Press in the lid. This box is useful for temporarily storing sunglasses and similar small items. - Rear seat (if equipped)   Pull down the armrest.   Pull up ...

Fog light switch
The fog lights improve visibility in difficult driving conditions, such as in rain and fog. - U.S.A. 1. Turns the front fog lights off. 2. Turns the front fog lights on. - Canada 1. Turn ...

Alarm
The system sounds the alarm and flashes lights when forcible entry is detected. Close the moon roof and all windows. Stop the engine. The engine immobilizer system causes the indicator light to ...