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Toyota C-HR Carves Out Its Own Niche for 2020 with New Exterior Styling

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  • Restyled Front End and New Wheel Designs Amp Up Standout Style for 2020
     
  • Stay connected as Android Auto Compatibility Joins Apple CarPlay® Compatibility as Standard
     
  • Limited Gains Adaptive Front Lighting System and 8-Way Power Driver’s Seat
     
  • Bold New Exterior Colours
     

TORONTO, ON – Oct 1, 2019 What happens when Toyota designers mix competition coupe, hatchback and compress crossover? The resolutely expressive, fun to expostulate and definitely singular C-HR happens. The C-HR’s standout settlement brings an updated demeanour for 2020 with a restyled front fascia, LED headlamps and new circle designs. There’s some-more pristine Toyota value, too, with all 3 grades – LE, XLE Premium and Limited – adding new amenities.

The Toyota C-HR pennyless new settlement belligerent for a automaker, that unsentimental new prolongation techniques to take a rarely sculpted concept-car physique settlement into prolongation while preserving a essence. The outcome melds competition coupe celebrity with crossover versatility.

The C-HR comes versed with customary Toyota Safety Sense P™ (TSS-P), a multi-feature modernized active reserve apartment that bundles Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection (PCS w/PD), Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist (LDA w/SA), Automatic High Beams (AHB), and Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC).

The STAR Safety System comes with: Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA) and Smart Stop Technology® (SST). Also complementing TSS-P are 10 customary airbags, customary Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC) and a back backup camera. Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert is customary on a XLE Premium and Limited models.

New Look, New Features, Same Audacious Attitude

The C-HR packs a lot of opinion in a compress package that measures 4,350 mm prolonged on a 2,640 mm wheelbase – creation a C-HR a tight, flexible form that’s a fun to circle by undiluted civic areas.

Never one to mix in, a C-HR updates a extroverted impression for 2020 with a redesigned front fascia, headlamps, buffer and grille. The LE class joins a siblings with customary LED headlamps. The Limited class debuts a new 18-inch amalgamate circle design.

Added comforts raise value for 2020. All C-HR models already came versed with Apple CarPlay harmony and now, for 2020, customary Android Auto harmony completes a smartphone concordant suite. Enjoy a SiriusXM® All Access 3-Month Trial Satellite Radio on a Limited trim.

The top-of-line Limited, that already includes leather-trimmed seating, exhilarated front seats and ambient lighting, reaches serve into oppulance domain with a new 8-way energy driver’s chair and Adaptive Front Lighting System (AFS) with headlamp auto-leveling. AFS partially aims a headlight beams into turns as a motorist steers, assisting to yield an additional domain of night pushing safety.

Turns Heads in Every Crowd

Toyota designers went all-in on elocution with a C-HR. The slim LED headlights hang deeply into a sides of a hood, using rearward along a buffer tops. Deep, curvy impression lines emerge from a distinguished Toyota badge on a front fascia and lead into a narrower core body. These lines continue next a side windows and above a back wheel, where they join a high beltline and particular C-pillar with hidden-type settlement doorway handles.

The competition coupe persona is generally transparent in a fastback-style roof, rarely sculpted “wide body” back entertain panels, and a mouth spoiler on a hatchback. At a roof’s edge, a color-matched cantilevered wing tapers orderly inboard.

Canards on a back entertain panels, front and back spats, a streamlined back revoke bumper, and stabilizing fins integrated into a taillights all conduct vicious airflow in and around a body. Beneath a body, a brood of firm covers – on a engine, floor, fuel tank, and abaft of a back wheels – winnow turmoil and, in doing so, assistance raise car control and fuel efficiency.

The C-HR’s colour palette is as fluent as a design. Colour choices embody Blizzard Pearl, Blue Eclipse Metallic, Magnetic Grey Metallic, Supersonic Red, Black Sand Pearl, and Silver Knockout Metallic. New for 2020 is Supersonic Red* and Hot Lava* (orange), that is accessible usually with a Black roof. Black roof is also accessible with Silver Knockout Metallic*, Blue Flame, Blizzard Pearl* and Supersonic Red*. The White roof is dropped for 2020 and is transposed with a new Silver roof* for Black Sand Pearl. With possibly two-toned colour option, a roof colour is matched by a side mirrors and A-pillars for a truly tradition look. All two-toned colour combinations are offering during an additional cost.

“MeZONE” Cabin

Toyota designers gave a C-HR a complicated and uncluttered interior with a confidant chain of accents and a driver-centric orientation. They call it “MeZONE,” though it’s frequency greedy during all. It means fun for a motorist and welcoming for passengers.

Along with a soft-touch materials covering surfaces throughout, additional updates for 2020 embody a new Grey superstar for a LE and Limited grades, and dual new, distinguished interior tone combinations.

The XLE Premium offers a new Blue/Black interior for 2020, featuring a blue instrument panel, core console armrest, chair trim and chair quilting in blue. The Limited grade’s accessible Black/Brown interior comforts a brownish-red instrument row and core console armrest, china instrument row trim and plain puncture chair pattern.

Together with slim A-pillars, a pointed dashboard and controls give a motorist a transparent perspective of a highway and discerning entrance to instrumentation. Passengers will conclude a inexhaustible volume of small-item storage space (sculpted in-door pockets) and crater holders (two front crater holders; dual front and dual back bottle holders). Designers used scalloped seatbacks, footwell cubbies forged next a front seats, and a chamfered superstar to emanate a atmospheric back chair area. Sound-insulating materials underneath a carpet, headliner, A-pillars, and doorway trim assistance to keep a cabin still for review and song listening.

The 8-inch touchscreen arrangement is positioned mainly atop a dash, rather than in it, to assistance revoke drivers’ eye movements. A splendid 4.2-inch tone Multi-Information Display (MID) sits between a twin-ring instrument cluster and shows odometer, SPORT and ECO modes, outward temperature, fuel economy and outing information, fuel economy history, G-force monitor, and most more.

Then there’s C-HR’s unsentimental side. It is, after all, partial of Toyota’s SUV/crossover family. The 60/40 separate back chair folds flat, and seatback close releases are positioned during shoulder height, creation it easy to overlay a seats though tortuous over. The back seats are designed so that a seatbelts do not meddle when folding a seats. Compartments next a load area rug board, along with a dark cell in a load area sidewall, can store tiny items. A customary load cover conceals a case area.

Making a Grades

The Toyota C-HR exemplifies Toyota value in all 3 grades. The LE might be a entrance model, though one could frequency use that tenure to report such customary apparatus as dual-zone involuntary meridian control, power/heated side mirrors with integrated spin signals, LED headlamps, 8-inch touchscreen arrangement and 6 speakers. Additional customary comforts embody an array of multimedia perks, such as Android AutoTM Compatibility and Apple CarPlay® Compatibility USB Media Port, Hands-Free Phone Capability, Advanced Voice Recognition and Music Streaming around Bluetooth® Wireless Technology.

The LE grade’s inexhaustible customary apparatus register goes on and on with a tilt/telescopic steering circle integrating controls for a audio, Multi-Information Display, Bluetooth® hands-free phone, and voice-command; leather-trimmed change push with satin-plated change knob; Sport fabric-trimmed, six-way tractable front bucket seats with competition bolsters; 60/40 separate fold-flat second-row back chair with tractable headrests, and core armrest with 12V energy outlet.

The XLE Premium takes it from there, adding 18-inch amalgamate wheels, leather-wrapped steering circle and change knob, exhilarated front seats, auto-folding side mirrors, “Toyota C-HR” reservoir lamps, Smart Key with Push Button Start and Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Traffic Alert.

The Limited tops adult a oppulance and tech with customary LED haze lamps, piano-black B-pillar trim, 8-way energy motorist chair adjustment, ambient lighting, chrome window trim and leather-trimmed seats. The Limited class comes customary with Toyota Safety Connect that comforts an Emergency Assistance Button, Enhanced Roadside Assistance and Stolen Vehicle Locator.

Compact Punch, Dynamic Moves

The C-HR’s punchy dual-overhead cam 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine produces 144 horsepower during 6,100 rpm and 139 lb. of torque during 3,800 rpm. The engine employs many of Toyota’s latest-generation technologies, including Variable Valve Timing (VVT) with comprehension and Valvematic valve lift control.

The front-wheel expostulate C-HR comes customary with a Continuously Variable Transmission with comprehension and Shift mode (CVTi-S). A preload differential helps to discharge torque between a front wheels during low-speed operation to make for easier, stoical driving.

Drivers will acquire a powertrain’s well-sorted nature, and they’ll adore Sport mode and a unnatural 7-speed Sequential Shiftmatic feature. Engaging Sport mode around a multi-information arrangement (MID) increases stifle responsiveness, quickens a CVT’s unnatural involuntary “step-up” shifts, and maintains high engine speed to raise acceleration. Pushing a gearshift over to a left while in Drive engages Sequential Shiftmatic, and lets drivers change unnatural gears manually.

On all C-HR grades, a Brake Hold Function is designed to say braking force on all 4 wheels to keep a car still when during a full stop. As a result, a car will sojourn still even if a motorist reduces stop pedal pressure. When a motorist depresses a accelerator, stop vigour releases, and a car will pierce forward.

The C-HR has a manufacturer-estimated fuel potency of 8.4 / 7.5 / 8.2 L/100 km (city / highway / combined).

The C-HR is a Smooth Rider, Too

The Toyota C-HR scores high on impression points, though it’s also a strike when it comes to pushing fun and float comfort. The Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) C-platform is designed with an inherently low core of gravity, high strength, and low weight. Extensive mark welding, gussets, braces, and adhesives during pivotal tie structures yield superb constructional rigidity, a cornerstones of nimble doing and well-spoken float quality.

The MacPherson strut front cessation uses pointed strut orientation and a vast hole stabilizer bar to assistance a C-HR respond fast and precisely during initial dilemma turn-in. The sports car-like multi-link back cessation utilizes a stabilizer bar with urethane top supports. The material, together with an aluminum-cast top support housing, aids in a dampers’ fullness potency and advantages car agility, float comfort and cabin quietness.

Column-type Electronic Power Steering (EPS) complement gives a C-HR a sporty pushing character. The steering earnings a light feel during low speeds, while, during aloft speeds, drivers will notice stronger feedback for increasing confidence. Braking is rubbed by front ventilated discs with back plain discs.

The 2020 Toyota C-HR comes versed with Toyota’s Star Safety System, that includes Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist, Anti-lock Braking System, and Smart Stop Technology.

The 2020 Toyota C-HR will go on sale after this tumble during Toyota Dealers opposite Canada.

*Two-toned colour multiple accessible during an additional cost

About Toyota Canada Inc.
Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI) is a disdainful Canadian distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles. Toyota has sole over 8 million vehicles in Canada by a inhabitant network of 287 Toyota and Lexus dealerships. Toyota is dedicated to bringing safety, quality, dependability and trustworthiness to a vehicles Canadians expostulate and a use they receive. TCI’s conduct bureau is located in Toronto, with informal offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Halifax, and tools placement centres in Toronto and Vancouver. Toyota operates dual prolongation comforts in Canada. Having constructed some-more than 8 million vehicles, renouned Canadian models built during these comforts embody Toyota RAV4, Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h hybrid. Recent investments during a comforts in Ontario will concede for increasing prolongation of a top-selling Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid models.

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