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Including:
  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
£3,145 Advance Payment

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Fuel: Hybrid

Body: Hatchback
Trans: Automatic

Privacy glass, ABS+EBD+Brake assist, Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Voice recognition, Electric power steering, Remote boot door release in cabin, Trip computer, Body colour door mirrors, Black lower dashboard...

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Ten Second Review

Toyota aimed to bring something fresh to the growing compact Crossover segment with its C-HR - and did. Here, concept car looks are matched to proven mechanicals that now offer buyers a choice of hybrid powerplants. If you're thinking of buying something Qashqai-sized in this class or one of the trendier compact models, then this fashionable contender could be exactly what you're looking for.

Background

What if you want a fashionable little Crossover - say, something like a Nissan Juke? If that's the case, you may have been a little put off by the cramped interior and rather average build quality you get with models of that sort. So what if another brand were able to offer you a contender that was even trendier, better made, more efficient and not that much more expensive? You'd be interested wouldn't you? Well that's apparently exactly what's being offered here in the form of Toyota's C-HR. 'C-HR' is supposed to stand for 'Coupe High-Rider' and sure enough, this car has a very coupe-style look. More importantly, we're told that it drives in a coupe-like way too. Sounds promising doesn't it? Let's check this model out.

Driving Experience

The C-HR is being offered with two petrol/electric hybrid engines from Toyota's Corolla hatch, the original 120bhp 1.8-litre self-charging unit now joined by a perkier 182bhp 2.0-litre powerplant. Either way, you're looking at front wheel drive and a CVT auto gearbox. For the C-HR, Toyota has made its hybrid system lighter and more efficient, and engineered it to give sharper performance. The brand has worked hard on giving these two powerplants high levels of thermal efficiency and the various hybrid components have been made light and small, while being positioned for tight packaging. As for handling, well this Toyota aims to set a fresh standard in a segment not noted for sharply-responsive models. The engineers realised that the major issue with taller Crossovers of this sort related to bodyroll and its detrimental effect on ride comfort. Huge efforts have therefore gone into structuring this model's TNGA platform and giving it a low centre of gravity so that the car doesn't pitch about through the corners. Steering feel has been emphasised too, something else that tends to be lacking on this class of car. As a result of all this effort, Chief Engineer Hiroyuki Koba is convinced that a C-HR handles up to a standard comparable with any conventional Focus-segment hatch.

Design and Build

Toyota's first proper entrant in the Crossover segment has caused quite a stir, styled with a combination of a coupe-like upper body and the powerful underpinnings of an SUV. This improved version gets front lights are upgraded to premium LED technology, with the daytime running lights and indicators combined in one frontal projector that emits a single smooth line above the main beam. At the rear, restyled combi lights are connected by a gloss black spoiler creating a single clean shape. As before, coupe-like elements include disguised rear door handles, integrated into the rear pillars. At the rear the strongly tapered cabin features a top-hinged tailgate that gives access to loadspace big enough to carry luggage for five people. This styling contrasts with the pronounced flaring of the wheel arches which gives C-HR a wide and powerful stance. Inside, the key change is the addition of a new multimedia system that upgrades connectivity, allowing full smartphone integration and supporting the latest versions of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Otherwise, it's as you were, with layered architecture for the instrument panel that aims to create a warm and welcoming feel. Because the touchscreen stands proud of the dashboard, rather than being enclosed by it, the upper section of the dash is considerably shallower in depth, helping secure good field of vision for the driver. The two-tiered front seat design combines a slender, sporty upper section with a more strongly bolstered and supporting lower part. The difference between the two is emphasised by the use of different tones, textures and patterns in the upholstery. Overall, there's a high quality feel to the cabin and decorative parts around the dash are finished in high-quality piano black and satin silver trim.

Market and Model

Prices in the UK for this improved C-HR start from just under £26,000 for the entry-level Icon model. Customers can also choose from Design, Excel and Dynamic grades, all available with either 1.8 or new 2.0-litre hybrid powertrains. The range-topping "Orange Edition" rounds off the line up. The proposition here gives you slightly less space than models like Nissan's Qashqai and Renault's Kadjar but more fashionable looks and better on-road dynamics. It's a formula will can see quite a number of potential buyers liking quite a lot. Equipment levels fit with this approach. Top level models may be specified with heated front seats, a smart entry system, rear privacy glass, bespoke upholstery (including part-leather), a Park-Assist system, 18-inch alloy wheels and bi-tone metallic paintwork. In addition, the C-HR can be equipped with a tailor-made JBL premium audio system, comprising an eight-channel, 576W stereo amplifier and nine speakers, including two newly-patented acoustic JBL wave guides - known as horn tweeters. More importantly, the Toyota 'Safety Sense' package is standard across the range. It includes a Pre-Collision System with pedestrian warning, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Departure Alert with steering control, Automatic High Beam and Road Sign Assist.

Cost of Ownership

Hybrid engines are rare in the Crossover segment. In fact, only Kia's Niro can offer petrol/electric technology in this class and that model looks pretty frumpy in comparison to this one. It'll be less efficient too, for a 1.8-litre Hybrid-powered C-HR can return up to 74.3mpg on the WLTP-rated combined cycle and up to 86g/km of NEDC-rated CO2. The 2.0-litre hybrid manages up to 92g/km of CO2. The Japanese maker describes the C-HR's Hybrid technology as being of the 'self-charging' variety, which means that it isn't of the currently popular Plug-in variety. The brand of course has this technology (it's available on top versions of its Prius model) but currently feels it isn't necessary for the C-HR line-up. What else? Well, the five year 100,000 mile warranty is extremely good and even after that runs out, you'll find that most spares are relatively inexpensive. There's also three years warranty against rust and 12 years of anti-corrosion protection.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Solid - Pure white
  • Solid paint
  • Floor mats
  • Leather - Black
  • 18" 10 double spoke black machined face alloy wheels

Body Glass

  • Privacy glass
  • Front and rear power windows
  • Rear window wiper
  • Auto up and down function on all power windows
  • Anti-jam protection on power windows
  • Rear window defogger
  • UV-filter on driver and passenger windows
  • Noise reduction layer on front windows and windscreen
  • UV-filter on rear windows

Brakes

  • ABS+EBD+Brake assist
  • ESP + traction control
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Hill start assist control (HAC)
  • 16 Disk front wheel brake

Chassis/Suspension

  • Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)

Communication

  • Voice recognition
  • Bluetooth connectivity

Driver Aids

  • Electric power steering
  • Adaptive cruise control
  • Reversing camera
  • Pre collision system with pedestrian detection
  • Voice recognition switch on steering wheel
  • Lane departure alert with Steering Control
  • Multimedia switches on steering wheel
  • Adjustable speed limiter switch on steering wheel
  • Simple Intelligent parking assist

Driver Convenience

  • Remote boot door release in cabin
  • Remote boot door release in key

Driver Information

  • Trip computer
  • Touch 2 Go navigation system
  • Road sign assist - RSA
  • Hybrid system indicator
  • 4.2" coloured TFT screen for multi-information display

Driving Mirrors

  • Body colour door mirrors
  • Electric heated door mirrors
  • Power adjustable door mirrors

Embellishment Trims

  • Black lower dashboard
  • Piano black console
  • Silver deco line on upper dashboard
  • Black lower driver dashboard
  • Dark brown upper dashboard

Entertainment

  • DAB Radio (Digital Audio Broadcasting)
  • Toyota touch 2 multimedia system with 8" display
  • Wi-fi connectivity
  • USB connector integrated with radio and CD player
  • Aux connectors + 12V front outlet
  • JBL premium sound system with 9 speakers including 8 channel 576W amplifier

Exterior Body Features

  • Rear spoiler
  • Body colour door handles
  • Front spoiler
  • Hard tonneau cover
  • Shark fin antenna
  • Boot door release with push button
  • Honeycomb lower front grille
  • Black upper front grille
  • Rear tailgate
  • Black front bumper
  • Black and body coloured rear bumper

Exterior Lights

  • Automatic headlights
  • Follow me home headlights
  • LED daytime running lights
  • Automatic headlight levelling
  • Adaptive LED Headlights
  • LED fog lights
  • Auto high beam
  • LED rear combination lights
  • LED front light guide
  • LED rear brake lights
  • Automatic headlights cut-off
  • LED High mounted stop light
  • Adaptive front light system

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

  • Pollen filter
  • Dual Zone automatic air conditioning

Interior Features

  • Front cupholders
  • Leather gearshift
  • Chrome interior door handles
  • Heated steering wheel
  • 3 spoke leather steering wheel
  • 12v power outlet - front
  • Driver and passenger seatback pockets
  • Glovebox with internal light
  • Humidifying Nanoe air purifier
  • Manual telescopic steering wheel
  • Power adjustable lumbar support on driver seat
  • Shopping bag hooks
  • Assist grips front and centre pillar
  • Manual tilt steering wheel
  • Slow opening on lower glovebox
  • Hooks for luggage holding net
  • Audio and telephone switches on steering wheel
  • Black front door assist grips

Interior Lights

  • Illuminated entry system
  • Boot light
  • Driver and front passenger personal light
  • Microphone on front personal light
  • Blue ambient lighting on front doors
  • Blue ambient lighting on front cup holders

Packs

  • Leather pack - C-HR
  • Tech with parking sensor pack - C-HR

Safety

  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • 3x3 point rear seatbelts
  • Front and rear seatbelt reminder
  • Toyota safety sense
  • Front passenger airbag on/off switch
  • SRS Airbags - Driver + Front passenger, front side, front and rear curtain and driver's knee airbags
  • Pre-tensioners and force limiters

Seats

  • Front sports seats
  • 3 rear headrests
  • Front head restraints
  • Isofix attachments on rear seats
  • 60/40 split folding rear seat
  • Heated driver and front passenger seats
  • Driver and front passenger Whiplash Injury Lessening seats
  • Adjustable rear headrests
  • Power tilting cushion on driver seat

Security

  • Immobiliser
  • Remote central locking
  • Power door locks
  • Intrusion sensor
  • Power passenger window lock
  • Glass-breaking alarm sensors
  • Motion sensor alarm
  • Intrusion alarm
  • Remote door lock

Vanity Mirrors

  • Light on driver sun visor
  • Light on passenger sun visor
  • Mirror on driver sun visor
  • Mirror on passenger sun visor

Wheels - Spare

  • Tyre repair kit

Performance

  • 0 to 60 mph (secs)
  • 0 to 62 mph (secs) 8.2
  • Engine Power - BHP 184
  • Engine Power - KW 135
  • Engine Power - PS
  • Engine Power - RPM 6000
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT 140
  • Engine Torque - NM 190
  • Engine Torque - RPM 4400
  • Top Speed 112

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