The most anticipated SUV of the year has a name and surname, Toyota C-HR. Changing a model that continues to sell significantly, Toyota decided to develop the recipe for its hybrid crossover par excellence, a car that comes full of new design features, equipment and hybrid engines in , copying the same formula, trying to continue to be the best seller of the car in its class. Can the Toyota C-HR repeat the success of its predecessor?
After the first contact with the Toyota C-HR where we got to know it in detail, the time has finally come to test it to give you some first impressions about its driving. The modification of the C-HR was carried out with the aim of maintaining its essence, so we are still looking at a crossover with a sporty design, almost like an SUV coupe, but with a compact size (4.36 meters). and relatively urban approach.
3 different hybrid engines for the new C-HR
Let’s remember that in the Toyota range, the C-HR is located between the Yaris Cross and Corolla Cross in terms of size, but compared to them it also defends a different approach where aesthetics come first. This clearly has an effect on the use of interior space, because the C-HR has a cabin where the rear seats do not appear particularly in terms of habitability, although they are better than the previous model, and the trunk is made. in a volume between 310 and 364 liters (depending on the engine chosen).
The precise mechanical part is one of the points where the Toyota C-HR has improved the most, since it is now possible to buy the C-HR with three different hybrid mechanics. First is the 140H engine; a 1.8 hybrid gasoline engine with 140 HP, the 200H engine; which uses a 196 HP 2.0 hybrid gasoline engine (also available in the 4×4 version) and a 220PH engine; which uses a 223 HP 2.0 hybrid gasoline engine, but is associated with a plug-in hybrid design that allows an electric range of up to 66 km. and getting the ECO label on the hybrid versions and ZERO emissions on the plug-in variant.
From an equipment point of view, Toyota has updated the C-HR to equip it with all the latest from the brand. This translates into the presence of Full-LED headlights, active cruise control with lane assist, emergency braking with pedestrian detection, pre-collision assist, remote parking, infotainment system with 8 or 12.3″ screen, dashboard. 12.3″ digital instruments, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, charging platform for mobile phones, dual automatic climate control, heated front seats, sunroof, and more.
Price of Toyota C-HR 2024
Already on sale in Spain, the Toyota C-HR can currently only be purchased in a special series called Premiere Edition from 43,150 euros. It is a special finish with all the equipment available on the model, so its price is high. Later, Toyota has confirmed the arrival of cheaper versions of the model, remember that you can still buy the current Toyota C-HR from 29,100 euros before applying promotions or discounts.