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2013 Lexus CT 200h

2013 Ford C-Max

  2013 Lexus CT 200h 2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid
Invoice $30,417 N/A
43/40 N/A
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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 Ford C-Max Hybrid is the first head-to-head challenger for the Toyota Prius since that car grabbed the green mantle a decade ago--and in many ways, the Ford's a better daily driver. 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


  • Finally, a viable Prius competitor
  • Stylish and high-quality interior
  • Very quiet and refined inside
  • Second most fuel-efficient car on sale


  • Styling neither mainstream nor distinctive
  • Handling not as responsive as other Fords
  • Load floor higher than tailgate opening
  • No all-wheel-drive option
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available No crash data available
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