Toyota Reveals Details of All-New C-HR SUV, Arriving First Half 2024

Jacob Brooke
June 26, 2023
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Toyota has recently announced the details of its all-new C-HR SUV, set for launch in Australia in the first half of 2024.

The new model will feature hybrid powertrains exclusively, marking the first instance of a hybrid-only offering from Toyota in Australia. The powertrains will be available in two configurations: a 1.8-litre version for the GXL and Koba models, and a 2.0-litre version for the new GR Sport model.

All-New C-HR GR Sport

Design-wise, the new C-HR is slightly shorter and wider than its predecessor, and it maintains design elements from the original model. Three grades will be available to consumers: GXL, Koba, and GR Sport, with the GR Sport featuring an all-wheel drive.

The 2.0-litre hybrid powertrain in the GR Sport generates a combined maximum power of 145kW, whereas the 1.8-litre hybrid powertrain in the GXL and Koba models produces a combined maximum power of 103kW. This represents a nearly 15% increase in power output compared to the previous hybrid C-HR model.

All-New C-HR Rear

The company also stated that it has reduced the size and weight of key components in the new hybrid powertrains, including a new transaxle and power control unit.

The all-new C-HR includes increased use of recycled plastics in its construction, and a new fabric for the seat upholstery made from recycled PET bottles.

All-New C-HR Interior

It also features a panoramic roof design with infra-red reducing coatings, which removes the need for a conventional sunshade and reduces the overall weight of the vehicle.

The interior includes a fully digital instrument cluster for some grades, and all models will have Android Auto™ and wireless Apple CarPlay® compatibility through a 12.3-inch multimedia system.

Further information, including Australian specifications for the new Toyota C-HR, will be released closer to its 2024 launch.

Specs:

1.8L Hybrid C-HR (2WD GXL and Koba Models):

  • Dimensions: Overall length - 4360mm, Overall width - 1830mm, Overall height - 1558mm - 1564mm, Wheelbase - 2640mm
  • Front overhang - 915mm, Rear overhang - 805mm
  • Powertrain: 1.8-litre petrol engine - Max power: 72kW @ 5200rpm, Max torque: 142Nm @ 3600rpm
  • Front electric motor: Max power: 70kW, Max torque: 185Nm
  • Hybrid battery: 4.08 Ah lithium-ion
  • Combined maximum power: 103kW
  • Maximum speed: 170km/h

2.0L Hybrid C-HR (AWD GR Sport Model):

  • Dimensions: Overall length - 4360mm, Overall width - 1830mm, Overall height - 1558mm - 1564mm, Wheelbase - 2640mm
  • Front overhang - 915mm, Rear overhang - 805mm
  • Powertrain: 2.0-litre petrol engine - Max power: 112kW @ 6000rpm, Max torque: 190Nm @ 4400-5200rpm
  • Front electric motor: Max power: 83kW, Max torque: 206Nm
  • Rear electric motor: Max power: 30kW, Max torque: 84Nm
  • Hybrid battery: 4.08 Ah lithium-ion
  • Combined maximum power: 145kW
  • Maximum speed: 180km/h
Jacob Brooke
Jacob Brooke, a respected voice in the world of automotive journalism, brings a wealth of knowledge and insights to his reviews at CarSauce. His keen eye for detail and passion for all things cars shine through in his in-depth analysis and honest evaluations of the latest models of cars. Join him as he guides readers through the car-buying process and explores the exciting world of motoring.

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