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Selected Style 5-Door Sedan Hybrid
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Sedan Hybrid 43 40 $30,417 $32,050
4-Door HB Manual FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Plus
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Invoice Price
$30,417
$25,361
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,050
$27,270
Monthly Payment Estimate
$534 / month
$455 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Lexus CT 200h remains the only compact luxury hybrid hatchback, and it's more stylish, fun, and economical than that blend might indicate. It's got (mostly) Lexus levels of luxury and refinement, with a fun Sport mode and a combination of good value and great fuel economy. The 2013 Audi A3 wears its age well, and remains a sporty, versatile choice for compact hatchback buyers who can afford a little luxury.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 43 mpg 21 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 40 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Small Station Wagons
Number of Passenger Doors 4 -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Hip Room (in) 51.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 54.400
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 36.900
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 52.800
Front Leg Room (in) 42.1 41.200
Passenger Volume (ft³) 86.1 89.000
Front Hip Room (in) 53.1 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.8 34.800
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 39.300
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 60.300
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 4.300
Length, Overall (in) 170.1 169.000
Height, Overall (in) 56.7 56.000
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.8 59.300
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 101.500
Liftover Height (in) 27.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.5 78.500
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - 39.000
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 14.3 19.500
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.0 x - TBD - 12.300 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD - 11.000 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 14.500
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 36.8 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.6 16.200
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.2 35.100
Steering Type Electric Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/45R17 P225/45R17
Spare Tire Size T125/70D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/45R17 P225/45R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3196 3219
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 9.100
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 142 @ 4000 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 134 Combined 200 @ 5100-6000
Engine Type Gas/Electric I4 Turbocharged Gas I4
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 43 21
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 42 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.930
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.360
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.470
Trans Type 1 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.110
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.990
Second Gear Ratio (:1) NA 2.090
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.940/3.090
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.100
Trans Description Cont. Continuously Variable Ratio Manual
Summary
Body Style Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name Lexus CT 200h Audi A3
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Four Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 4.4 7.8 (2012)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 9 (2012) 7 (2012)
 
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