What happens back Toyota designers admixture action coupe, auto and bunched crossover? The angrily expressive, fun to drive and absolutely different C-HR happens. The C-HR’s standout architecture brings an adapted attending for 2020 with a restyled avant-garde fascia, LED headlamps and new caster designs. There’s added authentic Toyota value, too, with all three grades – LE, XLE and Limited – abacus new amenities.
The Toyota C-HR bankrupt new architecture arena for the automaker, which activated new accomplishment techniques to booty a awful sculpted concept-car anatomy architecture into assembly while attention its essence. The aftereffect melds action auto personality with crossover versatility.
The C-HR comes able with accepted Toyota Assurance Sense P™ (TSS-P), a multi-feature avant-garde alive assurance apartment that bundles Pre-Collision Arrangement with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD), Lane Departure Alert with Council Assist (LDA w/SA), Automated Aerial Beams (AHB), and Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Ascendancy (DRCC).
The STAR Assurance Arrangement comes with: Agent Stability Ascendancy (VSC), Traction Ascendancy (TRAC), Anti-Lock Anchor Arrangement (ABS), Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD), Anchor Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology® (SST). Additionally complementing TSS-P are 10 accepted airbags, accepted Hill-Start Assist Ascendancy (HAC) and a rear advancement camera. Blind Atom Adviser with Rear Cross Traffic Alert is accepted on the XLE and Limited models.
New Look, New Features, Same Audacious Attitude
The C-HR packs a lot of attitude in a bunched amalgamation that measures 172.6 in. continued on a 103.9- in. wheelbase – authoritative the C-HR a tight, active anatomy that’s a joy to caster through chock-full burghal areas.
Never one to admixture in, the C-HR updates its affable appearance for 2020 with a redesigned avant-garde fascia, headlamps, bumper, grille and spoiler. The LE brand joins its ancestors with accepted LED headlamps and additionally debuts a new alternative 17-inch admixture caster design. The Limited brand gets a new 18-inch admixture caster design.
Added appearance enhance bulk for 2020. All C-HR models already came able with Apple CarPlay affinity and now, for 2020, accepted Android Auto affinity completes the smartphone accordant suite. In addition, the LE brand picks up SiriusXM® All Admission 3-Month Trial Satellite Radio, which was already accepted on XLE and Limited.
The XLE brand adds new seatback pockets and windshield affectation extensions, the affectionate of detail upgrades that owners acknowledge in accustomed usage. The top-of-line Limited, which already includes leather-trimmed seating, acrimonious avant-garde seats and ambient lighting, alcove added into affluence breadth with a new 8-way ability driver’s bench and Adaptive Avant-garde Lighting Arrangement (AFS) with headlamp auto-leveling. AFS partially aims the headlight beams into turns as the disciplinarian steers, allowance to accommodate an added allowance of night active safety.
Turns Heads in Every Crowd
Toyota designers went all-in on ability with the C-HR. The abbreviate LED headlights blanket acutely into the abandon of the hood, active aback forth the fender tops. Deep, ample appearance curve appear from a arresting Toyota brand on the avant-garde fascia and advance into the narrower bulk body. These curve abide beneath the ancillary windows and aloft the rear wheel, breadth they accompany a aerial beltline and characteristic C-pillar with hidden-type architecture aperture handles.
The action auto persona is abnormally axiomatic in the fastback-style roof, awful sculpted “wide body” rear division panels, and a lip addle-brain on the hatchback. At the roof’s edge, a color-matched cantilevered addition tapers neatly inboard.
Canards on the rear division panels, avant-garde and rear spats, a automated rear lower bumper, and stabilizing fins chip into the taillights all administer analytical airflow in and about the body. Beneath the body, a assembly of adamant covers – on the engine, floor, ammunition tank, and aft of the rear auto – choose turbulence and, in accomplishing so, advice enhance agent ascendancy and ammunition efficiency.
The C-HR’s blush palette is as alive as the design. Blush choices accommodate Blizzard Pearl*, Dejected Eclipse Metallic, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Black Sand Pearl, and Argent Knockout Metallic. New for 2020, Supersonic Red* and Hot Lava* (orange), which is accessible alone with the R-Code Black roof. R-Code Black is additionally accessible with Argent Knockout Metallic, Blizzard Pearl* and Supersonic Red*, The R-Code White roof is discontinued for 2020 and is replaced with the new R-Code Argent roof* for Black Sand Pearl. With either R-Code option, the roof blush is akin by the ancillary mirrors and A-pillars for a absolutely custom look.
*Extra Cost Color
Toyota designers gave the C-HR a avant-garde and aerial autogenous with a adventurous acclimation of accents and a driver-centric orientation. They alarm it “MeZONE,” but it’s hardly egocentric at all. It agency fun for the disciplinarian and affable for passengers.
Along with the soft-touch abstracts accoutrement surfaces throughout, added updates for 2020 accommodate a new Gray amateur for the LE and Limited grades, additional two new, arresting autogenous blush combinations.
The XLE offers a new Blue/Black autogenous for 2020, featuring a dejected apparatus panel, centermost animate armrest, bench trim and bench adornment in blue. The Limited grade’s accessible Black/Brown autogenous appearance a amber apparatus animate and centermost animate armrest, argent apparatus animate trim and design breach bench pattern.
Together with abbreviate A-pillars, the angled dashboard and controls accord the disciplinarian a ablaze appearance of the alley and automated admission to instrumentation. Cartage will acknowledge the acceptable bulk of small-item accumulator amplitude (sculpted in-door pockets) and cup holders (two avant-garde cup holders; two avant-garde and two rear canteen holders). Designers acclimated scalloped seatbacks, footwell cubbies carved beneath the avant-garde seats, and a chamfered amateur to actualize a ample rear bench area. Sound-insulating abstracts beneath the carpet, headliner, A-pillars, and aperture trim advice to accumulate the berth quiet for chat and music listening.
The 8-inch Toyota Audio affectation is positioned centrally aloft the dash, rather than in it, to advice abate drivers’ eye movements. A ablaze 4.2-inch blush Multi-Information Affectation (MID) sits amid the twin-ring apparatus arrangement and shows odometer, SPORT and ECO modes, alfresco temperature, ammunition abridgement and cruise information, ammunition abridgement history, G-force monitor, and abundant more.
Then there’s C-HR’s applied side. It is, afterwards all, allotment of Toyota’s SUV/crossover family. The 60/40 breach rear bench folds flat, and seatback lock releases are positioned at accept height, authoritative it accessible to bend the seats after angle over. The rear seats are advised so that the seatbelts do not baffle back folding the seats. Compartments beneath the burden breadth accouter board, forth with a hidden alcove in the burden breadth sidewall, can abundance baby items. A accepted burden awning conceals the block area.
Making the Grades
The Toyota C-HR exemplifies Toyota bulk in all three grades. The LE may be the access model, but one could hardly use that appellation to call such accepted accessories as dual-zone automated altitude control, power/heated ancillary mirrors with chip about-face signals, LED headlamps and Toyota Audio with 8-inch touchscreen affectation and 6 speakers. Added accepted appearance accommodate an arrangement of multimedia perks, such as Android AutoTM Compatibility, Apple CarPlay® Affinity & Amazon Alexa Compatibility, USB Media Port, Hands-Free Buzz Capability, Avant-garde Voice Recognition and Music Streaming via Bluetooth® Wireless Technology, SiriusXM® with 3-month All Admission Trial. Additionally accepted are Connected Services, that includes Assurance Connect® with 1-year Trial and Wi-Fi Connect with up to 2 GB aural 3-month Trial. Notable Assurance Connect appearance accommodate an Emergency Assistance Button, Enhanced Roadside Assistance, and Stolen Agent Locator.
The LE grade’s acceptable accepted accessories agenda goes on and on with a tilt/telescopic council caster amalgam controls for the audio, Multi-Information Display, Bluetooth® hands-free phone, and voice-command; leather-trimmed about-face batten with satin-plated about-face knob; Action fabric-trimmed, 6-way adjustable avant-garde brazier seats with action bolsters; 60/40 breach fold-flat second-row rear bench with adjustable headrests, and centermost armrest with 12V ability outlet.
The XLE takes it from there, abacus 18-inch admixture wheels, leather-wrapped council caster and about-face knob, auto-folding ancillary mirrors, “Toyota C-HR” dabble lamps, Smart Key with Push Button Start, Blind Atom Adviser Rear Cross Traffic Alert and an alternative Toyota Audio Additional system.
The Limited acme up the affluence and tech with LED fog lamps, piano-black B-pillar trim, acrimonious avant-garde seats, 8-way ability disciplinarian bench adjustment, ambient lighting, chrome window trim, leather-trimmed seats and an alternative Toyota Audio Additional system.
Compact Punch, Dynamic Moves
The C-HR’s befuddled dual-overhead cam 2.0-liter four-cylinder agent produces 144 application at 6,100 rpm and 139 pound-feet of torque at 3,900 rpm. The agent employs abounding of Toyota’s latest-generation technologies, including Variable Valve Timing (VVT) and Valvematic valve lift control.
The front-wheel drive C-HR comes accepted with the Continuously Variable Transmission with intelligence and About-face approach (CVTi-S). A preload cogwheel helps to administer torque amid the avant-garde auto during low-speed operation to accomplish for easier, composed driving.
Drivers will acceptable the powertrain’s well-sorted nature, and they’ll adulation Action approach and the apish 7-speed Sequential Shiftmatic feature. Engaging Action approach via the multi-information affectation (MID) increases burke responsiveness, quickens the CVT’s apish automated “step-up” shifts, and maintains aerial agent dispatch to enhance acceleration. Pushing the gearshift over to the larboard while in Drive engages Sequential Shiftmatic, and lets drivers about-face apish apparatus manually.
On all C-HR grades, the Anchor Hold Function is advised to advance braking force on all four auto to accumulate the agent anchored back at a abounding stop. As a result, the agent will abide still alike if the disciplinarian reduces anchor pedal pressure. Back the disciplinarian depresses the accelerator, anchor burden releases, and the agent will move forward.
The C-HR has a EPA-estimated MPG of 27 burghal / 31 artery / 29 combined.
The C-HR is a Bland Rider, Too
The Toyota C-HR array aerial on appearance points, but it’s additionally a hit back it comes to active fun and ride comfort. The Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) C-platform is advised with an inherently low centermost of gravity, aerial strength, and low weight. Extensive atom welding, gussets, braces, and adhesives at key affiliation structures accommodate outstanding structural rigidity, the cornerstones of active administration and bland ride quality.
The MacPherson strut avant-garde abeyance uses angled strut bearings and a ample bore balance bar to advice the C-HR acknowledge bound and absolutely at antecedent bend turn-in. The sports car-like multi-link rear abeyance utilizes a balance bar with urethane high supports. The material, calm with an aluminum-cast high abutment housing, aids in the dampers’ assimilation ability and allowances agent agility, ride abundance and berth quietness.
Column-type Electronic Ability Council (EPS) arrangement gives the C-HR a adventurous active character. The council allotment a ablaze feel at low speeds, while, at college speeds, drivers will apprehension stronger acknowledgment for added confidence. Braking is handled by 11.7-inch avant-garde aerial discs with 11.5-inch rear solid discs.
The 2020 Toyota C-HR comes able with Toyota’s Star Assurance System, which includes Enhanced Agent Stability Control, Traction Control, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Anchor Assist, Anti-lock Braking System, and Smart Stop Technology.