Toyota uncovered what seemed like a fabrication form of the C-HR car models at the Frankfurt car model show. Reasonably than the 2-door coupe the automaker offered in Paris in the year 2014, the new model seems to have grown to a 5-door crossover. The automaker further disclosed that the concept will soon be taken into production. We believe Toyota has set its sights on the Nissan Juke which has particularly done well in the subcompact market segment in the recent past.
2017 Toyota C-HR: Exterior and Interior Design
The 2017 Toyota C-HR will be offered as a five-door crossover rather than a 2-door coupe as shown in Paris last year. This allows softening of the suspension while maintaining good handling and a better ride. According to the mule seen testing, however, the overall profile still looks futuristic. It measures 171.25 inches long, 72.83 inches wide and 59.05 inches tall. Its front fascia has borrowed its styling cues from the Corolla including the grille and its LED headlamps. At the rear, the vehicle features an angular profile with well-cut lines and LED taillights which seem to wrap around the rear curves of the vehicle. It’s small rear window completes the awesome design. We will inform you of clearer designs when we get a clearer spy shot or in case the automaker releases further details.
The lower trim models will ride on 19-inch wheels while the top trims will feature 21-inch multi-faceted wheels. The wheels will be wrapped in all-terrain tires.
The dashboard will be a bit cleaner compared to other Toyota models. The instruments cluster will feature a large clock. Overall, the cabin will have a black theme. Other likely features include an up-to-date infotainment system with a 6.1-inch touchscreen display, a climate control system, a charging socket for laptops and other electronic gadgets as well as a host of technology features like Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, and Smartphone integration among others.
2017 Toyota C-HR: Engine and Performance
Toyota has managed to keep engine details a closely guarded secret. What we know is that it will have a hybrid drive-train but there are rumors of a gasoline engine and a diesel engine. The hybrid engine is believed to be similar to the one the automaker has featured in the Toyota Prius which is a BMW developed 1.2-liter or 1.8-liter four-cylinder. For the US market will be designed engine capacity of 2.0-liter four-cylinder.
2017 Toyota C-HR: Price and Release Date
According to rumors, Toyota will showcase a production model at an international auto show in the first quarter of 2016 with sales following later probably in the second quarter of 2016.
The new 2017 Toyota C-HR will be priced similarly to Nissan Juke which is its main target. As such, the base model will have a starting price of around $ 20,000 while the top trim could fetch as much as $30,000, this is affordable as it is. If thinking of a new model 2017 Toyota C-HR is the best and the right option.