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Lexus confirms Aussie arrival of 2018 CT 200h

But updated Lexus hybrid comes with higher prices

There’s refreshed looks and added equipment in the Lexus CT 200h range, but also higher prices.

Lexus Australia today confirmed the final pricing and specification details for the updated model and Australian buyers can expect to pay up to an additional $2,150 for the hybrid offering.

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As we reported back in June, the Lexus CT 200h for 2018 will have the Lexus Safety System+ pack as standard across all grades.

This system includes pre-collision warning and emergency braking, as well as lane departure warning with steering assist, active cruise control and automatic high beam.

While all three grades - Luxury, F Sport and Sports Luxury - are now equipped with a 10.3” infotainment screen.

2018 Lexus CT 200h Pricing:

  • Luxury – from $40,900 (+$2,150)
  • F Sport – from $50,400 (+$1,960)
  • Sports Luxury – from $56,900 (+$810)

With refreshed looks and the extra equipment Lexus chief Peter McGregor expects more CT 200h sales in 2018.

“The new designs are more emotional and sporty, achieving significantly greater impact with a stronger road presence and a more modern and athletic appearance,”

“Together with the higher levels of standard equipment, the updates will enhance the reputation of the CT 200h as the ideal premium hybrid compact car for customers who enjoy spirited driving while caring about the environment.”

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