Lexus CT 200h: UK Pricing And Specification Details

29 October 2010


  • 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


CT 200h SE-L


CT 200h SE-L Premier


*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
  • 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






Power (bhp)




CO2 (g/km)






BIK 2011/12 (%)






BIK 2012/13 (%)






Combined fuel economy (mpg)






Acceleration 0-62mph (sec)






NOx (g/km)






* 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)


CT 200h SE-I


118d SE


A3 2.0 TDI SE

OTR price – automatic




OTR price – manual



17in alloy wheels



Radio CD/MP3 (6-speaker)


USB port






6-way adjustable front seats

Speed sensing power locks

Active brake lights


Dual-zone climate control

AC only

Push button start

Leather steering wheel


UV-reducing glass


LED daytime running lights


Rear privacy glass



Rain-sensing wipers



Specification adjusted price (auto)




Percentage difference +/-



Specification adjusted price (manual)





Download this release as a PDF below

Lexus CT 200h: UK Pricing And Specification Details


Images are copyright free for editorial purposes only

Media enquiries

Please click here to see the press contacts at Lexus (GB):

Show Press Contacts

For further information, please contact:

David Crouch

07909 900 085 or by email at

General, fleet and motorsport media enquiries

David Rogers

07825 280608 or by email at

General, alternative fuels and mobility media enquiries

Please understand that our press team only deal with enquiries from media representatives.

Toyota and Lexus Press Releases

To receive all Toyota and Lexus press information, please select the box below.

To update your profile type in your email address and press return. MailChimp will then send you an email confirming your details and you will then have the opportunity of amending your details.

* indicates required
All Toyota/Lexus news