2013 Lexus CT 200h gets some new upgrades

With only two years on the market, Lexus is keeping updates modest for its upcoming 2013 Lexus CT 200h.

For the outside, the hybrid hatch will be getting two new exterior colors, which include Ultra White and Silver Lining Metallic for the F Sport package.

On the inside, the model gets a new Seat Comfort Package that adds heated front seats and a four-way power passenger seat and a padded driver’s armrest.

Technical upgrades include the standalone option of Park Assist, Lexus Enform which includes Safety Connect and App Suite, an updated Navigation system and HD Radio with iTunes tagging.

Power options will remain the same as the current model, which include both the 94hp 1.8-liter petrol VVT-I petrol, which, when combined with its electric motor puts out 134hp. The model goes 0-60mph in 9.8 seconds.

Fuel economy also remains the same at 43/40mpg, city/highway, for a combined rating of 42mpg.

Pricing is still unavailable.

-By: Alexandra Koken