August 1, 2014

Lexus CT 200h UK Price Press Release

The Lexus CT 200h UK Price & Models

The Lexus CT 200h UK Price & Models - press release below

Lexus reveals UK pricing for the Lexus CT 200h. This is the press release.

KEY POINTS

  • Lexus’s new full hybrid luxury compact model priced from £23,485 on the road (inclusive of VAT at 20 per cent)
  • 94g/km* CO2 emissions and 68.9mpg* combined cycle fuel economy
  • Band A Vehicle Excise Duty (£0 annual charge) and 10 per cent Benefit-in-Kind company car tax rating
  • Three equipment grades – SE-I, SE-L and SE-L Premier
  • SE-I standard features include dual-zone climate control, Bluetooth, 17-inch alloys, push button start and LED daytime running lights
  • SE-L standard features include leather upholstery, heated front seats and front and rear parking sensors
  • SE-L Premier standard features include LED headlamps (first in segment), cruise control, smart entry system, electrically adjustable front seats, 13-speaker Mark Levinson audio system, HDD satellite navigation, Lexus Remote Touch multi-function control and rear parking monitor
  • Available to order now, first customer deliveries in early 2011

Lexus can reveal luxury specifications and competitive pricing and cost-of-ownership for the CT 200h, the model which will introduce full hybrid power to the UK’s small luxury car market.

In the UK the CT 200h is available in three equipment grades, SE-I, SE-L and SE-L Premier. Across the board equipment specifications reflect Lexus’s focus on peerless quality and refinement, plus segment-leading safety provisions.

On-the-road pricing starts at £23,485 for the SE-I model, inclusive of VAT at 20 per cent. This takes into account the fact that, although orders may be placed now, the sales tax rate must be applied at the time of delivery – the first cars will reach customers early in 2011. The competitive pricing aside, ownership costs are kept low thanks to the high fuel efficiency and ultra-low emissions performance of the Lexus Hybrid Drive powertrain: producing 94g/km* of carbon dioxide, the CT 200h earns a Band

A rating for Vehicle Excise Duty – hence a zero annual road tax bill and a 10 per cent Benefit-in-Kind charge for company car tax payers.

Lexus CT 200h pricing*

CT 200h SE-I £23,485
CT 200h SE-L £25,200
CT 200h SE-L Premier £30,635

*Inclusive of VAT at 20 per cent

Equipment specifications
High equipment specifications are an established feature of all Lexus models and the new CT 200h sustains this reputation across all three model grades – SE-I, SE-L and SE-L Premier.

Of particular note are the first-in-segment LED headlights fitted as standard to the SE-L Premier and the availability of Lexus’s advanced radar-controlled Pre-Crash Safety (PCS) system and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC). The CT 200h also adopts Lexus’s Remote Touch multi-function control, for simple and intuitive operation of ventilation, navigation, phone and vehicle set-up systems.

For all CT 200h grades, customers can choose between the 16in alloy wheels, optimised for a refined and comfortable driving experience, and the 17in alloy wheels, for more agility and dynamic appeal.

Overview – standard features and options

CT 200h SE-I CT 200h SE-L CT 200h SE-L PREMIER
  • 16in or 17in alloy wheels
  • Six-speaker audio system
  • USB port
  • Bluetooth
  • Active brake lights
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Push button start
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Leather upholstery
  • Heated front seats
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • LED headlights with cleaning system
  • Cruise control
  • Electrochromic auto-dimming rear view mirror
  • Smart entry system
  • Electrically adjustable front seats with lumbar support
  • Retractable auto-dimming door mirrors
  • 13-speaker Mark Levinson audio system
  • HDD satellite navigation
  • Rear parking monitor (in rear view mirror)
  • Remote Touch control



Options
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Full Map Navigation Package: satellite navigation,10-speaker audio system with in dash 6-CD changer and Remote Touch control
  • Convenience Pack: cruise control, rear parking monitor, electrochromic rear view mirror.
  • Full Map Navigation Package: satellite navigation,10-speaker audio system with in-dash 6-CD changer and Remote Touch control
  • Pre-Crash Safety (PCS) system with Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Lateral performance damper system

Competitor performance comparison
As the table below illustrates, the Lexus CT 200h with its full hybrid powertrain, outperforms key rivals in terms of CO2 emissions and combined cycle fuel economy, earning a significantly more advantageous company car benefit-in-kind tax rating.

Lexus CT BMW 118d Audi 2.0 Tdi
Auto Man Auto Man Auto
Power (bhp) 134 141 139
CO2 (g/km) 94 119 140 115 129
BIK 2011/12 (%) 10% 13% 18% 13% 18%
BIK 2012/13 (%) 10% 17% 22% 17% 19%
Combined fuel economy (mpg) 68.9 62.8 52.3 64.2 52.3
Acceleration 0-62mph (sec) 10.3 9.0 9.1 9.1 9.1
NOx (g/km) 0.01 0.142 0.158 0.126 0.126

* Data provisional pending homologation. Revised CO2 emissions data down from original provisional 96g/km figure.

Competitor price and specification comparison
As well as commanding an advantage in terms of fuel economy and low emissions, the Lexus CT 200h offers motorists a competitive price advantage, when like-for-like specifications are compared. For example, to meet the equipment features of the CT 200h SE-I – the model expected to account for the majority of sales – BMW 118d SE drivers would need to find almost an extra £1,700. Further details are provided in the data table below.

(Note: prices inclusive of VAT at 17.5% for comparative purposes) LEXUS
CT 200h SE-I
BMW
118d SE
AUDI
A3 2.0 TDI SE
OTR price – automatic £22,996 £23,185 £22,285
OTR price – manual - £21,725 £20,835
17in alloy wheels £415 £650
Radio CD/MP3 (6-speaker) £145
USB port £205 £180
Bluetooth £200 £245
6-way adjustable front seats
Speed sensing power locks
Active brake lights - -
Dual-zone climate control AC only
Push button start
Leather steering wheel £200
UV-reducing glass £235 -
LED daytime running lights - -
Rear privacy glass - £325
Rain-sensing wipers £90 £100
Specification adjusted price (auto) £22,996 £24,675 £23,785
Percentage difference +/- +7% +3%
Specification adjusted price (manual) £22,996 £23,215 £22,335

ENDS

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