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The bounded analysis has accepted both a amalgam advantage and a new infotainment arrangement with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will be accessible in Australia afore the end of the year.
Scheduled to access in bounded showrooms in December, the adapted C-HR sports new LED headlights and tail-lights, and a ‘new-generation’ 8.0-inch multimedia arch assemblage with accepted Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, appearance that accept ahead been bare for our bazaar back the C-HR’s 2016 launch.
Unlike the Corolla and Camry, which appealing abundant action a amalgam advantage for every trim level, the C-HR Amalgam in Australia will be bound to the top-spec Koba grade, and will be alone front-wheel drive. The aggregation is still yet to affirm pricing, admitting we apprehend the electrified another will command a $1500-2000 exceptional compared to the accepted petrol alone Koba 2WD (from $33,290).
According to Toyota Australia, the front-driven C-HR Koba makes up “nearly bisected of all C-HR sales” in Australia, appropriately the accommodation to prioritise that trim level. It’s additionally account acquainted that Toyota has been ambidextrous with accumulation issues for its boldly-styled crossover back launch, which may accept additionally contributed to this.
The powertrain in catechism is a 1.8-litre petrol-electric amalgam arrangement that’s accustomed from both the Corolla and Prius, which makes a accumulated 91kW of ability – Toyota tends to not adduce arrangement torque abstracts for its amalgam models.
According to Toyota, the C-HR Koba amalgam will use aloof 4.3L/100km on the accumulated cycle, with a CVT automated adapted as standard. By comparison, the 1.2-litre turbo petrol archetypal claims to use 6.4L/100km.
“We now action amalgam ability in some of our best accepted models including Camry, Corolla hatch, Prius and RAV4, and its accession to C-HR will added augment its appeal,” said Sean Hanley, carnality admiral for sales and business at Toyota Australia.
“Our barter are ambitious an another powertrain that delivers able performance, clarification and low ammunition consumption, and amalgam answers that need.”
“And acutely it’s article our barter acknowledge with amalgam accounting for about 45 per cent of Camry sales, 40 per cent of Corolla bear sales and about 40 per cent of new RAV4 sales over the accomplished three months,” Hanley added.
Rounding out the 2020 changes are the above LED headlight and tail-light units, forth with new admixture caster designs.
The added C-HR ambit in Australia will abide to be powered by a 1.2-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol agent which makes 85kW at 5600rpm and 185Nm amid 1500 and 4000rpm. Drive is beatific to the advanced or all four auto via a accepted CVT automated – it appears the price-leading six-speed chiral advantage will be alone with the upgraded range.
Sales for the Toyota C-HR are already on the acceleration in Australia, with VFACTS abstracts assuming 10.8 per cent advance in August 2019 (to 855 units) and 2.0 per cent year-to-date (to 6327 units) as of the end of the aforementioned month.
Full appraisement and blueprint for the 2020 Toyota C-HR agency will be appear afterpiece to its December launch.