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2013 Lexus CT 200h

2013 Audi A3

  2013 Lexus CT 200h 2012 Audi A3 4-door HB S tronic FrontTrak 2.0T Premium Front Exterior View
Invoice $30,417 $25,361
43/40 21/42
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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. Read Full Review The 2013 Audi A3 wears its age well, and remains a sporty, versatile choice for compact hatchback buyers who can afford a little luxury. Read Full Review
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  • Sporty lines say 'hot hatch'
  • Holds the road well
  • Driver sits low for sporty feel
  • Lots of technology available
  • Unbeatable real-world gas mileage


  • Some interior fitting fail luxe test
  • Load floor is high, roof is low
  • Engine noisy when accelerating hard
  • Only Sport mode is really fun


  • Quick, sporty S-tronic automatic gearbox
  • Hatchback versatility
  • Sporty roadholding, handling
  • TDI fuel efficiency
  • Timeless exterior styling


  • Lots of road noise
  • Bluetooth only in $2,000 option package
  • Top-end price well over $40,000
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available No crash data available
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