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2013 Lexus CT 200h

2013 Mazda MAZDA3

  2013 Lexus CT 200h 2013 Mazda Mazda3
MSRP
$32,050
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$16,700
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Invoice $30,417 $16,229
MPG
City/Highway
43/40 18/40
Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
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 Mazda 3 drives with a lot more sophistication and verve than you might expect for a small car this affordable, practical, and fuel-efficient. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Sporty lines say 'hot hatch'
  • Holds the road well
  • Driver sits low for sporty feel
  • Lots of technology available
  • Unbeatable real-world gas mileage

Dislikes:

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

Likes:

  • Assertive handling
  • Great steering feel
  • Cockpit-like interior design
  • Disc brakes on all models
  • Refined powertrains

Dislikes:

  • Base and s still have mediocre gas mileage
  • Road noise
  • Moonroof cuts out headroom
  • Up-close look of materials and finishes
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