2018 Toyota CHR’s ‘youngest’ member of the family crossover SUV from the Japanese carmaker. It is an urban crossover, interesting design and solid capabilities. For the launch of this model is in charge of the hybrid powertrain. Even in 2016, CHR was available to European customers. Customers in the US market had to wait longer, to become the owners of this model.
At a time when Toyota CHR starts to conquer the US market, the Japanese market and the market of the United Kingdom are available to special edition models. More specifically, in the market of Japan is available Toyota C-HR TRD model. On the other hand, for British customers willing Limited Edition version.
C-HR Concept on LA Auto Show
This model debuted at the 2015 LA Auto Show. Then is shown as a concept. It is interesting that it is presented under the auspices of the Scion brand. The brand is owned by the Toyota company, and this brand is intended for customers in the US market. Considering that the premier took place on the American continent, not surprising that the concept carried ‘Scion’ badge.
Meanwhile, Toyota has decided to shut down the said branch. So gonna the US customers, will be available model with ‘Toyota’ logo. The Japanese have decided that a production model or serial model, the performance in the same place where he launched the concept. 2018 Toyota CHR was presented at the 2016 LA Auto Show.
Name, C-HR, is the acronym of the Coupe High-Rider. Exactly in line with its name, the vehicle is an excellent combination of design and dynamics model. In the same mood has introduced this new crossover. Among other things, the company pointed out that the C-HR represents a leap forward in design, manufacturing, and engineering for Toyota. The vehicle was presented as a stylish, athletic, and tech-filled.
2018 Toyota CHR Design
Toyota C-HR 2018 scores high on style points. In addition, the interior cabin surprising your comfort. With Toyota New Global Architecture, is the created the ideal combination of a sports car with exceptional comfort.
Outer look of the car is inspired by the “Distinctive Diamond”. On the one hand there are those to whom this design vehicles hit. In their view, the vehicle gives the impression of luxury, attractiveness, sophistication, and strength. Also, they believe that such a muscular, sexy and edge look and attitude, make this model ideal urban crossover. On the other side are those who harshly criticized the design of the vehicle. With all due respect, their opinion does not interest us.
Vehicle dimensions are modest. In contrast, some design tricks and solutions, reveal a completely different effect. The headlights are set deep into the front panels. Therefore, it creates the illusion that the vehicle is much wider, than it is. If the vehicle is looked at from the side, you can see the clear resemblance of a diamond. All this is the perfect blend to the rear of the vehicle, which is the a futuristic look.
The interior of the vehicle is characterized by high quality materials, a high level of equipment, with the most modern systems and technologies. The cutting-edge cabin provides exceptional positioning driver with excellent visibility instrument panel. Among other things, there are the 7-inch audio display, dual-zone climate control, and a bright 4.2-inch color Multi-Information Display.
Specs and Features
2018 Toyota CHR is offered in LE and XLE Premium versions. Both versions offer 18-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone climate control, supportive bucket seating, 7-inch audio display, and Toyota Safety Sense P System.
On the US market is available, the version with 4-cylinder 2.0-liter petrol unit with 144 horsepower and 140 pound-feet of torque. This engine is paired with FWD and continuously variable transmission (CVT). As an option, we offer a version with AWD. Toyota is the placed emphasis on high efficiency and excellent fuel economy.
However, for those who want to experience sporty driving and the strength of the crossover, there is a Sport mode and the simulated 7-speed Sequential Shiftmatic, which engage over MID. Excitement and attraction can begin.
Toyota C-HR TRD
This version of the model is only available for Japanese customers. It is expected that other markets get this version. 2018 Toyota C-HR TRD is the passed through the tuning program, which includes the body kit with a different front spoiler, a set of thresholds, the modified rear bumper and a spoiler on the tailgate. To all this, add the black aluminum 18-inch wheels, sport springs and a sleek interior with sports seats.
Toyota C-HR Limited Edition
In the UK market is available a special edition of this crossover. She appeared a few months after the start of sales of the standard model. This version is made in only 100 copies and is available at a cost of £ 29,995.
This version comes with a hybrid propulsion system, which combines a 1.8-liter petrol engine and an electric motor. For your money customers get two-tone exterior – Metal Stream body and a black roof, rear spoiler and mirrors, Limited Edition logo on the B pillars, as well as 18-inch alloy wheels. There are also LED headlights, fog lights, tinted rear windows, front and rear parking sensors. Inside the vehicle there are black leather seats, JBL sound system with 9 speakers, keyless entry & start, blue and dark purple detail, blue ambient lighting, Toyota Touch and Go 2 multimedia, navigation, etc.