The CT 200h's four-door hatchback body looks reasonably sporty and provides ample cargo space, but the real draw here is sheer efficiency. The 1.8-liter four-cylinder, assisted by a pair of electric motors, achieves 42 mpg in combined city and highway driving. Total output is a modest 134 horsepower, so don't expect the same level of performance as gasoline-only cars in this price range. Every CT 200h is equipped with a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT).
You get a healthy load of standard features, including a sunroof, keyless ignition, a power driver seat, dual-zone automatic climate control, a split-folding rear seat, Bluetooth phone and audio, and a six-speaker sound system with satellite radio. Seats are upholstered in leather-like vinyl.
The Premium package tacks on conveniences such as rain-sensing wipers and an auto-dimming rearview mirror. Leather seating is available in the Luxury package, which also includes the Premium contents and driver memory settings. Heated front seats and power passenger adjustments require the addition of the Seat Comfort package.
There are basically two technology packages to choose from. The Display Audio package adds a premium 10-speaker sound system, a 7-inch display screen, a rearview camera and an infotainment control interface. The Navigation package includes all that, plus a navigation system, HD radio and a suite of integrated smartphone apps. You can also order several individual safety tech features like adaptive cruise control with collision mitigation, front and rear parking sensors, and a nifty rearview camera display embedded in the rearview mirror.
Although the CT 200h isn't about performance, the available F Sport package gives it more aggressive looks and road manners courtesy of a sport-tuned suspension, specific alloy wheels, and unique trim inside and out.
For some reason, the CT 200h's packages can vary in name and contents according to geographical region. You can get most options everywhere, but the specific bundles (or lack thereof) might be different than those described here depending on where you live.
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