Toyota C-HR Makes Debut at Geneva Motor Show
Poised to overtake the compact crossover class, the production Toyota C-HR made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show this past week. Casting a muscular shadow on the compact crossover segment, this new Toyota model is destined for class-leading driving dynamics and handling. Expected to be released in the spring of 2017, the Toyota C-HR will fit into the Toyota model lineup alongside the 2016 Toyota RAV4 in both price and performance. Take a closer look at the design and specs of this all-new Toyota compact crossover before it arrives at Gale Toyota next year.
Toyota C-HR Design, Specs and Price
Many aspects of the Toyota C-HR design have yet to be released by Toyota, but the recent debut has shown us what the production model will look like. Sharp lines permeate the new compact crossover design and ensure that it will turn heads when it arrives in the spring of 2017. Built on the same Toyota New Global Architecture as the redesigned 2016 Toyota Prius, we envision sharp handling and an energetic, fun-to-drive performance.
With a wide, muscular stance, the Toyota C-HR provides an elevated ride for drivers and a sense of confidence on the road. Combine that dynamic driving style with sharp, coupe style cues and the Toyota C-HR is one-of-a-kind. A bold front end features a narrow upper grille that draws the eye to sleek, wrap-around LED headlight clusters. A lower trapezoidal grille and distinct fenders further enhance the design of the Toyota C-HR.
Sharp, creased lines draw the eye to the rear of the Toyota C-HR and will make the new crossover stand out from traffic when it passes you. A floating roofline is a highlight of the new design and flows seamlessly into a large fastback rear window design. Those elements are made even more impressive with the addition of triangular LED taillights that stand out from the body of the new Toyota C-HR. Inside, you can expect the Toyota C-HR to provide exceptional space with an overall length that is 8.7 inches longer than the class-leading Nissan Juke.
When it is released in the European market, the Toyota C-HR will be available with a 1.8-liter Hybrid Synergy Drive system and a turbocharged 1.2-liter four-cylinder engine. Drivers will have a choice between a six-speed manual and continuously variable transmission based on which engine they choose. When it arrives in the United States, the Toyota C-HR is expected to employ a naturally-aspirated 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine paired with an efficient continuously variable transmission. We expect the Toyota C-HR to be priced in the same range as the Toyota RAV4, starting at $24,350.
If you are looking for a compact crossover that features an eye-catching coupe style and thrilling driving dynamics, the Toyota C-HR is expected to check all the boxes. Garnering more and more headlines, the news that the Toyota C-HR made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show is exciting for us here at Gale Toyota and we can’t wait to get behind the wheel. Stay tuned into our official blog for more information on the Toyota C-HR compact crossover and its arrival in the Gale Toyota inventory.