The new Toyota C-HR Concept 2017, the Japanese brand initially displayed its idea of a petite crossover at the 2014 motor show in Paris. At the motor show in Frankfurt it tweaked that the looks of the concept to construct a vehicle, which is said to be much similar to the final production model. The crossover would get a new name, the Auris Cross, when it arrives at the production stage. The automaker claims the latest concept will appear very similar to the production model, which appears similar to a bold move for a make with usually tame designs.
2017 Toyota C-HR Concept Design concept
The major difference between the original and Frankfurt concept was the addition of a couple of back doors, an indication that, similar to the Juke, the production model is expected to be released as a five-door vehicle only. However, much of the complex surfacing of the original show car has been retained, together with a sloping back roofline, which is designed to offer it a more sporting posture.
The new Toyota crossover Concept will be constructed on the New Generation Architecture platform of Toyota that made its production-crossover debut at Frankfurt beneath the most recent generation of Prius. The replica will be offered as a hybrid version, for which the automaker claims that this will be the opening hybrid replica in its category. However, Toyota has not confirmed whether conservatively powered models of the 2017 Toyota C-HR Concept crossover will be available, as well.
On the other hand, the 2016 model Prius has adopted a bold design, so a drastically styled crossover is not out of the query. Considering the new vehicle will be challenger of unique models, such as the Jeep Renegade and the Nissan Juke, the Japanese auto manufacturer may have determined on a more noticeable look to maintain pace with its rivalry.
According to some rumors, there are two different models of the similar crossover testing on diverse continents. Both vehicles confirmed that the two-door coupé body style has been transformed into a four-door design.
It comes with the external body measurements of 4,350 x 1,850 x 1,500 mm in length, width and height respectively, with the wheelbase length of 2,640 mm.
2017 Toyota C-HR Interior
Toyota C-HR Concept Engine
The 2017 Toyota C-HR Concept car is likely to be powered by a 4-cylinder 2.0-liter naturally aspirated engine, with 144-hp and torque of 140 lb-ft of torque, for its interior combustion motor, coupled with a Continuously Variable Transmission gearbox. It will be seated below the RAV4 in the lineup of Toyota. It will be analogous in size with the Nissan Juke, but is anticipated to offer more internal space than that of its rivals, such as the Qashqai. Second engine should be 1.2 litre turbo, with amazing 114 hp, and 136 lb-ft of torque.
This small unit does not have the best fuel consumption(we expect less), it’s combined 5.5 l/100 km / 43 mpg. Transmission is 6-speed manual or a Continuously Variable Transmission.
New 2017 C-HR also gets the next-generation hybrid engine, with very score of CO2 emission of 82 g/km. This engine is 1.8-litre Atkinson cycle petrol engine, it is very economical, combined fuel consumption is only 3.6 l/100 km or 65 mpg.
The looks of the C-HR Concept were created in return to a demand from customers. Potential buyers are
said to have favored the look of this concept vehicle with more conventional interpretations of the themes of the crossover.
The Japanese automaker has confirmed that the ultimate production model of its new version vehicle will be unveiled at the 2016 show in spring in Geneva and with the sales starting earlier than 2017 summer.
Updated: 2017 Toyota C-HR Pictures
2017 Toyota C-HR Concept gallery