Toyota C-HR, the new generation is official. Plugins too

Toyota C-HR, the new generation is official.  Plugins too

Toyota Unveiled the new generation of the C-HR whose contents the C-HR Prologue concept car was expected. For the Japanese automaker, the C-HR is a very important model due to the good commercial success it has been able to achieve over time. Now, the new generation takes the qualities that made this car so successful to an even higher level.

The new model was designed in Europe with the tastes and needs of European customers at the center of development. The new Toyota C-HR is built exclusively in Europe, including battery assembly. There is still no information regarding prices for the Italian market. A commercial launch is expected in the fall.

Design and interior

Engines and safety

Premier Edition

Design and interior


The new Toyota C-HR is located on the TNGA platform and Measures It measures 4,360mm long x 1,830mm wide x 1,558mm high / 1,564mm, with a wheelbase of 2,640mm. Trunk capacity data is not communicated. The design of the car follows that of the concept car. This new model features the “new Toyota face” with some design elements taken from the bZ4X SUV and the new Prius. The appearance is taut and streamlined. The new C-HR can also rely on short levers, flow handles, and Wheels up to 20 inches.

A new two-tone paint finish will be available: the black roof contrast can be extended all the way to the rear bumper and the rear three-quarters of the car. Much work has been done in the field of aerodynamics. This made it possible, says the manufacturer, to optimize airflow over and around the car through various components, including the front bumper, which has been carefully studied, and the shape of the rear spoiler on the roof.

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In terms of the passenger compartment, all major controls in the new Toyota C-HR are concentrated in the driver’s area. The car is also equipped with New 12.3-inch digital cockpit Features a renewed graphic. The screen can be set to prioritize different content based on the driver’s preferences or the type of journey being undertaken, for example by highlighting active ADAS functions when entering the motorway. There are three preset layouts that can be customized using the buttons on the steering wheel.

Speaking of the infotainment system, the new C-HR will be available with Toyota Smart Connect multimedia package, which, depending on model, includes an 8- or 12.3-inch touchscreen, a voice assistant, and wireless smartphone connectivity via Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. Owners will also be able to use the MyT smartphone app to control the vehicle remotely. Provide OTA updates.

Toyota C-HR will be equipped with a digital key. Therefore, this means that a smartphone will be enough to unlock and start the car. Also among the features of the new model is the new ambient lighting system. In particular, when the driver approaches the vehicle, what Toyota calls a “welcome scenario” begins. Next, the exterior lights come on, including the new “Toyota C-HR” light signature on the tailgate. The driver’s preferred settings for seat adjustment, digital cockpit, head-up display and multimedia screen are applied automatically.

Engines and safety


The new Toyota C-HR will be introduced In 1.8 and 2.0-liter HEV versions and in a 2.0-liter PHEV. Full Hybrid with the 2-liter powertrain is also available with the system Intelligent All-Wheel Drive (AWD-i). All new models benefit from Toyota’s fifth-generation hybrid technology. Transmission is e-CVT.

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Toyota C-HR Full Hybrid 1.8L

  • 4-cylinder petrol engine with 72 kW / 98 hp and 142 Nm of torque
  • Electric motor 70 kW / 94 hp with a torque of 185 Nm
  • Total power is 103 kW / 140 hp
  • Maximum speed: 170 km / h
  • From 0 to 100 km / h in 9.9 seconds

Toyota C-HR Full Hybrid 2.0L

  • 4-cylinder petrol engine with 112 kW / 152 hp and 190 Nm of torque
  • 83 kW / 111 hp electric motor with 206 Nm of torque
  • Total power is 145 kW / 198 hp
  • Maximum speed: 180 km / h
  • From 0 to 100 km / h in 8.1 seconds

Toyota C-HR Full Hybrid 2.0L (AWD-i)

  • 4-cylinder petrol engine with 112 kW / 152 hp and 190 Nm of torque
  • 83 kW / 111 hp electric motor with 206 Nm of torque
  • 30 kW / 41 hp rear electric motor with 84 Nm of torque
  • Total power is 145 kW / 198 hp
  • Maximum speed: 180 km / h
  • From 0 to 100 km / h in 7.9 seconds

Toyota C-HR Plug-in 2.0L

  • 4-cylinder petrol engine with 112 kW / 152 hp and 190 Nm of torque
  • Electric motor 120 kW / 163 hp with a torque of 208 Nm
  • Total power is 164 kW / 223 hp
  • Maximum speed: 180 km / h
  • 0-100 km / h in 7.4 seconds
  • Electric range: 66 km (13.8 kWh battery)

As for safety, the new Toyota C-HR can count on the system Toyota safety sensor system. Among other things, we find the anti-acceleration system that limits involuntary inputs to the accelerator pedal when it detects a risk of collision with a vehicle in front. Then we have the Predictive Driving Assist (PDA), active at low speeds, which restores uniform deceleration when the driver takes their foot off the accelerator and the car is about to enter a corner or is approaching a slower car in front. The PDA also includes Steering Assist, a system that recognizes an impending curve and adjusts power assistance to help the driver set the lane in the best possible way.

Among the optional ADAS systems there are, among others, lane change assist with front cross traffic alert, driver monitoring camera, automatic high beam with automatic adjustment of the light beam thanks to the interface with the system’s camera and where local regulations conditions allow “hands-free” driving In the intermittent traffic in the queues.

Premier Edition


At launch, the new Toyota C-HR will be offered in two special Premiere Edition trim levels. GR SPORT FIRST EDITION It will feature GR styling cues, including a G-mesh radiator grille, newly designed 20-inch alloy wheels, GR badging, “Liquid Black” inserts on the center console, and sport front seats with a GR logo embossed on the headrests. Its signature color will be a precious silver two-tone + finish. The equipment will include a head-up display and a premium JBL audio system.

Then we have First showroom version Which stands out for its exclusive two-tone sulfur dye + finish. The cabin features perforated leather seats with contrast sulphur stitching, a head-up display and a panoramic roof.

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