Those who are looking for a car with more youthful looks and intriguing features, than 2018 Toyota C-HR (Coupe High Rider) is the one aggressive coupe which they are looking for. The concept saw the light first time in Paris Motor Show in 2014 and two years later it was ready for production. Its official premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show. With the new C-HR having state of the art technology and aggressive looks, the company intends to attract young customers. This new model will be available in two trim levels, XLE as a base and XLE Premium.
2018 Toyota C-HR Exterior
The exterior of the 2018 C-HR is edgy and robust with distinctive crease lines. These lines are appearing from the Company’s badge, bordering the headlamps and running below the windows while progressing towards the back wheels to meet up the C-Pillar and high beltline. The front fascia is unique with the LED daytime running lights and slim projector-beam halogen headlights extended toward the front quarter panels giving a wider look to the vehicle. The tail lights are jutted outwards and the canard wing along with the lip spoiler is placed on the hatchback.
The powerful fenders lodging 18 inches alloy wheels with all seasons 225/50R-18 tires. The car looks compact having the length of 171.2 inches, height 61.6 inches, width 70.7 inches and wheelbase of 103.9 inches. To maintain the wind stream in and around the body, the back lower guard is streamlined with balancing out blades coordinated into the taillights. The Toyota’s aerodynamic experts have also put in their best to hone the 0.34 coefficient of drag of the vehicle.
The XLE Premium trim gets the more advanced exterior look with incorporated front fog lights, blind side cautioning pointers, auto-folding functionality and control side mirrors with turn signals. The buyers will also get “Toyota C-HR” projecting puddle lights and matching door handles along with the touch-sensor locking and unlocking ability.
Wide Range of Exterior Color with Exclusive R-Code
There’s a wide choice of colors to choose for the exterior of the new C-HR, including new Blue Eclipse Metallic, new Silver Knockout Metallic, Black Sand Pearl, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Blizzard Pearl and Ruby Flare Pearl. And if those color choices are not enough, the buyers can have a customized look for their car with the R-Code. A special paint job is done in R-Code while mixing the body color with white painted A-pillar, side mirrors, and roof. Ruby Flare Pearl, Radiant Green Mica (available only in R-Code) and Blue Eclipse Metallic can be selected to be paired with white paint in R-Code.
Toyota C-HR 2018 Interior
The interior of the new Toyota’s model is as unique as it outer appearance. You will find the driver focused “MeZONE” introduction and diamond accent placement when you open the door. Due to the presence of acoustic noise-reducing windshield on the front, the travelers can without much of a stretch talk conveniently with each other. Along with the thin A-columns, the dashboard is slightly angled having a 7 inches audio display screen on top of it. The updated dashboard style and convenience controls take into consideration the driver to have an unmistakable perspective of the street ahead and natural access to instrumentation. The steering wheel is covered with leather and behind the wheel, you will find the dual ring gauge cluster. The driver can check the standard car data, and weather condition also can change modes (ECO and SPORTS) on a colored 4.2-inch Display which is placed between the dual ring cluster. The back seat can be split up in 60/40 ratio to create a cargo space.
XLE and XLE-Premium Trims
Both XLE and XLE Premium trims are outfitted with Bluetooth remote availability, Aha app, Voice Recognition, AM/FM/HD Radio with six-speakers and AUX sound jack and lastly USB 2.0 port with iPod network and control. Two other dynamic features includes Brake Hold Function which keeps the car motionless when at a full stop while upholding the braking power at all wheels. The other is the DDSA (Driver Distraction Secure Audio) feature which in consenting to NHTSA’s Driver Distraction Guidelines keeps certain interactive media menus from being chosen while the vehicle is in movement.
Dual zone climate control, 4.2-inch instrumental cluster screen, 7-inch display, backup camera with automatic dimming back view mirror, electric parking brake, leather wrapped steering wheel along with the heated and power folding mirrors are the standard features for the XLE trim buyers. The passengers can get maximum comforts as the front bucket seats can be adjusted in six ways and have sport fabric finish along with sports bolster. Whereas the XLE Premium has upgraded features like Smart Key with button start, heated front seats, power lumbar driver’s seat which can be moved in eight different ways, Blind spot monitoring and Rear cross traffic alert.
With such exquisite exterior and interior features, the engine also needs to be punchy one for the new C-HR. So, the Company has installed a 2.0 liter four cylinder engine under the hood of 2018 Toyota C-HR. The engine can generate 144 ponies @ 6,100 rpm and torque of 139 pound-feet @ 3,900 rpm and offers front wheels drive. The engine is mated with Continuously Variable Transmission with intelligence and Shift mode (CVTi-S). New crossover is cheap on gas, mostly thanks to up to date technologies like Variable Valve Timing. The buyers can also enjoy the simulated 7-speed automatic transmission along with the Sport mode. Enhanced acceleration, boosted receptiveness of the throttle and fast CVT’s automatic simulated “step-up” shifts, all this can be done while engaging the Sport mode through the MID. The fuel economy of C-HR is estimated to be combined/city/highway – 29 mpg, 27 mpg, 31 mpg.
Exclusive Safety features
Along with the usual features like 10 airbags, Hill Assist, and Rear camera, it is packed with the high class feature to ensure maximum safety and comfort of their customers. The customers are going to get such captivating features as standard that is rarely found in the compact crossover range, like Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control and Pre-Collision System. Moreover, the exclusive Toyota Safety Sense-P System will come as standard with this new model. This suite bundles up the following dynamic features.
• Pedestrian detection
• Forward Collision warning
• Lane departure alert
• Auto high beams
• Steering assist
• Autonomous Emergency braking
• Stability and traction control
• Brake force distribution
Price and Release date
The new 2018 Toyota C-HR is going to hit the dealership in April 2017 with a price range of $22,500 for base XLE trim level and the Premium trim with $24,400. This price range is excluded of DPH (Delivery, Processing and Handling) fee which may vary for different continents.
The new C-HR by Toyota is a unified combination of reliability, comfort, receptiveness and control. So, all the youngsters who are looking for a small car with sporty look and feel can grab this beauty to mark their impression.