The Toyota C-HR is a subcompact crossover that is designed for those who need the power of an SUV in a smaller, more affordable package. The model was launched in the year 2018. There are a few rivals for the C-HR within the fiercely competitive subcompact market is that of the Honda HR-V, Chevrolet Trax, Mazda CX-3, Nissan Kicks, Ford EcoSport, Jeep Renegade, and Fiat 500X.
When you buy the Toyota C-HR you get a relatively simple crossover. It does have some drawbacks such as no choice for all-wheel drive. However, it’s smooth and well-constructed. It’s not as fast in terms of power and freeway merging aren’t always smooth; this could be an issue for some drivers , but not upset other drivers. Therefore, some rivals will provide more excitement behind the wheel. As a Toyota model, this crossover will provide you with something that you count on for a long time to come. The top competitors are Honda HRV, Chevrolet Trax as well as the Mazda CX-3.
What’s New in 2018?
Its 2018 Toyota C-HR is an all-new subcompact crossoverthat is designed to compete with similar models like and the Honda HR-V and Jeep Renegade. The C-HR offers a little practicality and off-road capability, but is still affordable and urban-friendly. With its beautiful design and Toyota’s impressive history of reliability and build quality, the CHR is sure to be a top contender.
Trims and Pricing
Toyota manufactures the C-HR with two versions: XLE and XLE Premium. There’s a lot of standard equipment in the XLE model, such as auto-projector-style halogen headlights in the style of a project daylight running lamps with LEDs and 18-inch alloy wheels. power-adjustable mirrors on the side with built-in turn indicators, an acoustic windshield, dual-zone automated climate control and a 7-inch color touchscreen for infotainment, 4.2-inch TFT driver information screen and auto-dimming rearview mirror. leather-wrapped steering wheels, cloth upholstery and power windows. It also comes with a cargo area cover remote keyless entry rearview camera, hill-start assist and hill start assist, and the Toyota Safety Sense suite of driver assistance systems. Its XLE Premium model comes with all of these features as well as foglights, puddle lights on the side mirrors, automatic folding mirrors on the side and blind spot monitoring. sports front seats and smart key entry and a push-button ignition. C-HR models come with an invoice from the factory of around 23,000 dollars for an XLE model, and an MSRP of around $24,000. A C-HR with the XLE Premium trim level adds around $2,000 to the MSRP. Naturally, your status as a member implies that when you visit your certified dealer, you will receive an upfront price and savings included right into the price.
Engine and Performance
Whichever model you choose you’ll find that the Toyota C-HR employs a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that incorporates Valvematic technology, which produces the power of 144 horsepower and 140 lb.-ft. of torque. It is equipped using an electronically controlled transmission (CVT). Front-wheel drive is a standard.
If you’re familiar with more modern Toyotas the interior of the C-HR is full of familiar features. The scheme of color is black and the subtle silver trim. The physical controls are a few and are organized according to their function. The knobs and buttons are huge, which means they are simple. The infotainment interface is on the upper end of the spectrum with better menus and faster response times than other models. Like the other Toyota vehicles, the cabin is spacious and feels more expensive than most competitors which makes for a great overall appearance. Like you would think, space inside the seats in front is great however, the rear seats are somewhat congested. Because of the lack of legroom or head room, bigger passengers may suffer when riding in the back seat for a long time. The cargo area is normal for a small crossover, which makes it suitable for the everyday needs.