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Toyota Corolla, Prius, Prius V, Rukus, Lexus CT200h recalled for fuel-leak fix

Toyota has recalled several models, including one from its premium brand Lexus, over concerns that a fuel leak could pose a fire risk. The recall affects Toyota Corolla, Prius, Prius V, Rukus and Lexus CT200h vehicles built between various dates depending on the model, however all are being recalled for the same fault...

Toyota Prius and Lexus CT 200h recalled for curtain airbag fix

The previous-generation Toyota Prius and closely-related Lexus CT 200h are being recalled over concerns that the inflators of the curtain airbags could enter the vehicle’s cabin. The issue is confirmed to not be related to the huge global Takata airbag recall. Toyota reports that the curtain shield airbag inflators in the roof rails are comprised of two chambers that are welded together...

Lexus CT hatch could be replaced by an SUV

The Lexus CT hybrid hatchback may not be directly replaced, instead its role as an entry into the Lexus brand might be assumed by a new crossover. Alain Uyttenhoven, boss of Lexus Europe, told Autocar the luxury marque could replace the slow-selling CT with a crossover vehicle...

Toyota sells seven millionth hybrid vehicle in September

Toyota sold its seven millionth hybrid vehicle in September, just nine months after it crossed the six million mark. These numbers include hybrid vehicles sold under the company's luxury marque, Lexus, which has contributed 770,400 electrified cars to the company's total...

Lexus CT: Second-gen small car could gain non-hybrid, turbo engines; sedan not planned

The next-generation Lexus CT range could feature non-hybrid variants powered by conventional petrol and turbocharged engines to broaden the appeal of the Japanese car maker’s smallest model. Head of Lexus Europe Alain Uyttenhoven told CarAdvice there was nothing forcing the next-generation CT to remain exclusively hybrid, and pointed to the new NX SUV as an indication of how the small car family could expand...

Lexus CT, IS, ES refreshed: safety, specification and price increases headline update

Added safety, increased pricing and minor specification tweaks lead changes to a refreshed Lexus CT, IS and ES line-up. As reported by CarAdvice back in August, the latest update sees Lexus boost the active safety package of certain models to include Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) – a system designed to alert drivers to oncoming traffic from the rear...

Lexus to offer reverse-view camera standard on all models

Lexus Australia has announced that from early April, all models across its range will come with a standard reverse-view camera. The Toyota-owned luxury arm made the announcement on the eve of the launch of its updated CT200h small hybrid hatchback, which is the final model in the Lexus range to gain the safety system as standard across its model line-up...

Lexus CT200h: facelifted hatch range retains $39,990 starting price

The refreshed Lexus CT200h is now available to order in Australia, with the hybrid-powered hatchback keeping its existing $39,990 starting price in a restructured line-up. Carrying over from the outgoing Lexus CT200h range, the freshly facelifted model will be offered in Luxury, F Sport and Sports Luxury variants, with Lexus Australia dropping the previous entry-level Prestige variant...

Lexus CT200h: facelifted hybrid hatchback unveiled in China

The facelifted Lexus CT200h has been unveiled at the Guangzhou motor show in China, revealing new details aimed at improving dynamics, comfort and driveability. Following the release of the first official exterior images of the new Lexus CT200h last week – coming after spy shots seen earlier this month and last month – Lexus has now revealed details that go beyond the new-look premium hybrid hatchback’s cosmetic alterations...

Lexus CT200h facelift revealed

The first official images of the facelifted Lexus CT200h have been released, revealing updated exterior styling for the premium hybrid hatchback. The images give us our first look at the styling of the Luxury grade of the refreshed range, and come one week after CarAdvice’s spy photographers snapped undisguised shots of the performance-themed CT200h F Sport variant...

2014 Lexus CT200h F Sport: hybrid hatch spied camouflage free

The facelifted 2014 Lexus CT200h has been spied free of camouflage, completely uncovering the exterior styling of the updated hybrid hatchback. Following revealing shots captured last month, the latest images from CarAdvice's spy photographers show the same white Lexus CT200h F Sport variant testing on public roads in the US with all its identifiers uncovered...