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2013 Lexus CT 200h

2012 Lexus HS 250h

  2013 Lexus CT 200h 2012 Lexus HS 250h 4-door Sedan Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $30,417 $33,698
43/40 35/34
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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 2012 Lexus HS 250h offers lots of technology along with its high gas mileage, but it's not engaging to drive, nor is its level of luxury particularly spectacular. 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


  • Good gas mileage given its features
  • Long list of electronic features
  • Easy to maneuver
  • Multiple safety features


  • Engine note harsh and obtrusive
  • Handling soft and uninspiring
  • Control interface requires attention
  • Marginal rear headroom, shallow trunk
  • No longer has highest gas mileage
Crash Test Ratings No crash data available No crash data available
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