Toyota C-HR, is the new car that the Toyota produce; not only as luxury SUV but also engaging hybrid powertrain with its unique sculptured crossover design. The car receives most of positive feedbacks from its customer all around the world that won both Best Small Family Car and Car of the Year in the Parkers New Car Awards 2018. The C-HR has four sub-models which is “Icon”, “Design”, “Excel” and “Dynamic” are available in Europe. All of them were passed WLTP test, which is European New Car Emissions and Fuel Economy Tests, which give users to more realistic aspects of the car’s performance. On the other hand for US consumer, Toyota only launched XLE and XLE premium models which are pretty much similar to excel models in Europe.
Toyota C-HR Technical Data’s:
Before mentioning the technical data, we want to say that Vortex-styled 18-in. Sport alloy wheels is the unique features that derives the C-HR to the all other cars, in terms of esthetics.
Both XLE and XLE Premium have 144 horsepower with 139 torque. Both of them are 835 payload capacity and 5 seated and 4 doors cars. The airbags of frond and sides are all standard for Toyota. In addition to that both cars have Power Windows, Power Door Locks, Power Mirrors, Bluetooth Hands Free Phone Access, Automatic Climate Control, Cruise Control, On-Board Computer, Delayed Power Retention System, Interior Day/Night Electro-chromic Rearview Mirror etc. Basic warranty miles is 36000 which approximately 36 months.
Both cars have 4 cylinders and 16 valves and independent front and rear suspensions. In terms of fuel economy both have 27 for city and 31 for highways, which is better than its competitors (for instance 28 for city 34 for highway for Honda HR-V)
Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P) is also important features that give Toyota cars to competitive advantages. With this system C-HR is a lot more secure compared to its rivals. With the help of full speed range dynamic cruise control, the SUV is safer than Hondas, Mazda and others.
Unique design is not only external for C-HR but also internal as well. With the 7-in. touch-screen display and internal design of leather seats etc, it all fit for the driver for the best driving experiences.
What makes XLE premium’s special is: Integrated fog lights, Smart Key System with Push Button Start, Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and finally Puddle lights with “Toyota C-HR” projection.
Toyota C-HR Prices 2018 (For USA)
When it comes to pricing, even though the unique features of the both XLE and XLE Premium, the price is not really different from its rivals. The XLE is approximately $22500. The price of XLE Premium is $24350 where the rivals for instance Mazda Cx-3 is about $25900 or Honda Hr-V is $26000
Also we advise reading our article which is about “Best Hybrid SUV’s“.