Lexus CT Hybrid vs Lexus ES 300h Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2017 Lexus CT Hybrid
200h FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,932
54 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
2 GOOD deals

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2018 Lexus ES 300h
FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,817
36 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2017 Lexus CT Hybrid
200h FWD
George Kennedy Preview:

It doesn’t look like anything else on the road, and why should it? A hybrid hatchback designed for a new generation of discerning car buyer should be anything but your ordinary grocery...

2018 Lexus ES 300h
FWD
Andrew Newton Preview:

The Lexus ES has been the company’s sensible midsize luxury sedan for years, and in 2013, the automaker introduced the hybrid version called the ES 300h. Still built on the Toyota Camr...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2017 Lexus CT Hybrid
200h FWD
No User Reviews
2018 Lexus ES 300h
FWD
15
writes:
Liked the car higher price than mkz. excellent dealership in san antonio
Power Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"just seemed to have better driving pick up"
Handling Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"short test drive really not much difference, but the lincoln just seemed easier to drive, and see out of"
Front Seats Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"the air bags and massage in the seats."
Back Seats Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD worse.
"more room"
Cargo Capacity Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"fold down rear seats are a big plus"
Family Car Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"just me and wife,some times guest and it fills our need with no problem."
Value Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"nice car for thousands less"
Would Buy Ranked 2019 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid Reserve II FWD better.
"bought the 2019 mkz hybrid just liked it better,ride and handling"

Specs

2017 Lexus CT Hybrid
200h FWD
2018 Lexus ES 300h
FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
43 MPG
40 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
40 MPG
39 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 11.9 gal 17.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Hybrid
Hybrid
Power
134 hp @ 5,200 RPM
200 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
13:1
12.5:1
Displacement
1,800 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.17 in x 3.48 in
3.54 in x 3.86 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Rear Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.1 in 41.9 in
Back Legroom 32.9 in 40 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 14.3 cu ft 12.1 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 905 lbs
Exterior
Length 171.3 in 193.3 in
Width 69.5 in 71.7 in
Height 57.3 in 57.1 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in 111 in

Available Options

2017 Lexus CT Hybrid
200h FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Atomic Silver with Black Roof
  • Autumn Shimmer
  • Blue Vortex Metallic
  • Blue Vortex Metallic/Black Roof
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nebula Gray Pearl with Black Roof
  • Obsidian
  • Redline
  • Redline with Black Roof
  • Ultra White with Black Roof

Option Packages

  • F Sport Sway Bar Set with Lower Chassis Brace
  • F Sport LED Headlamps with Dynamic Auto Leveling
  • LED Low-Beam Headlamps
  • Navigation System Package
  • F Sport Luxury Package for Lexus Display Audio
  • F Sport Luxury Package for Navigation
  • F Sport Package with NuLuxe Interior
  • Display Audio Package
  • F Sport Premium Package for Lexus Audio Display
  • F Sport Premium Package for Navigation
  • Luxury Package Without Compass for Navigation
  • Luxury Package with Compass for Lexus Display Audio
  • Premium Package for Lexus Display Audio
  • Premium Package for Navigation
  • Backup Camera Mounted In Auto-Dimming Rear-View
  • Front and Rear Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Pre-Collision System and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control
  • Tilt-And-Slide Moonroof
  • Wheels: 17" F Sport Trident Alloy
2018 Lexus ES 300h
FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Atomic Silver
  • Autumn Shimmer
  • Caviar
  • Eminent White Pearl
  • Matador Red Mica
  • Nebula Gray Pearl
  • Nightfall Mica
  • Obsidian
  • Satin Cashmere Metallic
  • Silver Lining Metallic

Option Packages

  • Twin Projector Bi-LED Headlamps
  • Navigation Package
  • Radio: Navigation Package with Mark Levinson Audio
  • Luxury Package
  • Premium Package
  • Ultra Luxury Package
  • Blind-Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Intuitive Parking Assist
  • Heated and Ventilated Front Seats

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