At the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, Toyota company will introduce a new compact crossover in the C segment. It’s a 2017 Toyota C-HR, which was first presented at the 2014 Paris Auto Show as a concept. With the introduction of the concept it was announced that the company will offer a new crossover model based precisely on the C-HR concept. Thus, the production version will have its premiere in 2016 in Geneva, and right after that will start and sales. Some sources claim that the vehicle will carry the name 2017 Toyota C-HR, while there is a possibility that the new model will be sold under the name 2017 Toyota Auris Cross.
2017 Toyota C-HR Design and Specs
2014 in Paris, the concept is presented as a vision of the compact crossover hybrid. At the said event, Toyota has issued an interesting statement at a press conference. Among other things, it was stated that with this “innovative C-HR concept of the brand in a unique way, enters the C crossover segment, and combines a striking new design, agile and fun driving experience and hybrid propulsion system”.
C-HR concept is constructed on a new platform. The vehicle has a length 4,350 mm, width is 1,850 mm and 1,500 mm high. Wheelbase is 2,640 mm. The concept was presented with three doors, while the series 2017 Toyota C-HR should get another pair of doors. The range of crossover SUVs, of this Japanese carmaker, 2017 C-HR will take place under the RAV4 SUV. New Toyota crossover will be a direct competitor to the Nissan Qashqai crossover. Dimensions, interior and comfort of these two models will be very similar.
C-HR concept is presented with hybrid drive, while the series 2017 Toyota C-HR should offer several different options of operating system. Wide specification of the model was not disclosed. However, it is mentioned that will be offered and gasoline engines, as well as D-4D diesel engines. There will be a 2017 Toyota C-HR Hybrid, which will combine a petrol engine and an electric motor. In the basic version, the vehicle will be offered with front-wheel drive, while the version with 4×4 drive will be available as an option.
Price of 2017 Toyota C-HR
Toyota has not announced an official price information for the new model. When he announced the complete specification, will be known and the approximate price for the 2017 Toyota C-HR. In any case, the new model will cost less than the Toyota RAV4 model, and the price will be conditioned by the drive assembly and the equipment level.