It looks like the right car, at the right time, with Toyota finally welcoming a crossover to its extensive range of vehicles in Australia.
The top-selling car brand welcomes the new Toyota C-HR into its dealerships in coming weeks.
The new offering, named as one of our most keenly-anticipated new cars of 2017, becomes the second all-new Toyota model to arrive in Australia in the past two years, following the arrival of the Toyota Fortuner in late 2015.
Here’s what we know about the 2017 Toyota C-HR:
- Crossover model that will sit (essentially) between Corolla and RAV4
- First teased by Toyota as far back as 2014 (details here)
- Powered exclusively by 1.2 litre turbocharged petrol engine producing 85kW/185Nm
- Transmission choice will be six-speed manual or CVT automatic
- Auto versions of the Toyota C-HR will offer a choice of 2WD or AWD drivetrains
- Will come standard with safety features including a pre-collision system, adaptive cruise control and lane departure alert
- Boasts Toyota’s ‘Sensual Tech’ interior design with functionality, sensuality and fashionable style the priorities.
- Top-of-the-range model to come with heated seats, privacy glass, leather-accented trim and 18” alloys
- Will be offered in a choice of seven external colours, and two roof colours
Sales and marketing chief at Toyota Australia, Tony Cramb, says the all-new model has been designed to stand out from the crowd.
“C-HR takes a fresh approach with its extroverted design, powerful yet fuel-efficient turbocharged petrol engine and dynamics that reward driving enthusiasts.”
We will bring you more details on the all-new model in our Toyota C-HR News section.