2015 Lexus CT 200h, IS, ES model updates announced

October 1, 2014

Lexus Australia has revised specification and standard equipment for the CT 200h, IS, and ES 2015 model year update, increasing overall value for the lineup.

2015 Lexus CT IS ES range

Starting with the entry-level CT 200h, all variants receive one-touch indicators and an updated Remote Touch controller for ease of use, with the introduction of a Sonic Quartz exterior colour replacing White Pearl.

Stepping up to the IS sedan, the company is giving the F Sport and Sports Luxury versions a rear cross-traffic alert monitor as standard. There’s also some new LED fog lights for the Luxury and Sports Luxury variants, and an updated Remote Touch controller inside as well.

IS 300h buyers can enjoy 18-inch alloy wheels when optioned with the enhancement pack 2 and 3, while all models receive interior trim updates with new silver highlights, and a Moonstone leather trim replacing grey.

Lastly, the Lexus ES 300h and ES 350 get a significant multimedia update according to Lexus, with ENFORM and SD card-based navigation with speed camera and red light camera alert. All variants also get rear cross-traffic alert as standard.

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With the added equipment all models provide buyers with even greater value. Lexus Australia chief executive Sean Hanley said,

“Updates to the CT, IS and ES Lines improve the functionality, safety and visual appeal of these Lexus models. We’ve added these items at little or no extra cost to consumers – further enhancing Lexus’ reputation of comprehensive standard specification at outstanding value.”

Pricing for the updated range is as follows (excluding on-road costs):

2015 Lexus CT 200h Luxury – $39,990
2015 Lexus CT 200h F Sport – $48,990
2015 Lexus CT 200h Sports Luxury – $56,990

2015 Lexus IS 250 Luxury – $56,500
2015 Lexus IS 250 F Sport – $65,500
2015 Lexus IS 250 Sports Luxury $78,700

2015 Lexus IS 300h Luxury – $59,500
2015 Lexus IS 300h F Sport – $68,900

2015 Lexus IS 350 Luxury – $65,400
2015 Lexus IS 350 F Sport – $73,600
2015 Lexus IS 350 Sports Luxury – $84,800

2015 Lexus ES 300h Luxury – $63,400
2015 Lexus ES 300h Sports Luxury – $72,400

2015 Lexus ES 350 Luxury – $64,900
2015 Lexus ES 350 Sports Luxury – $73,900

Brett is the editor and founder of Performance Drive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.