Toyota refreshed its C-HR subcompact crossover for the 2020 model year.
Apart from exterior facelifts, the 2020 Toyota C-HR got additional color choices, new designs of 17” and 18” wheels, Android Auto coming standard, a new hybrid engine for Europe.
The specifications and prices for Europe and the USA are already available. Sales in Australia should begin in December 2019.
Slight exterior upgrades concern a grille, a front bumper, a real spoiler, lighting (LEDs are standard now).
Other new features are base SiriusXM satellite radio, optional seatback pockets, a power driver’s seat and adaptive headlamps. A silver roof replaces the previous white one (the black option remains).
The European-market model gains a new infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration.
For America, the 2020 Toyota C-HR comes with a single 2.0-liter inline-4 engine that produces 146 hp (107 kW) and 139 lb-ft (188 Nm) combined with a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) and front-wheel drive. Pricing grew by $150. There are three trim levels: LE ($22,415), XLE ($24,450), Limited ($27,470), prices include D&H charge.
In Germany, the pricing goes from €21,990 to €34,430 across the lineup. Here customers can choose from 8 trims, 5 of them are hybrid cars with a 1.8-liter 122-hp (90 kW) hybrid powertrain. A 1.2-liter 116-hp (85 kW) gasoline (petrol) turbo engine powers the non-hybrid versions.
Under the skin, the C-HR (EU version) will offers an option of a 2.0-liter ‘Dynamic Force’ gasoline-electric hybrid system, more efficient and potent than the one with the 1.8-liter engine. Its combined power output achieves 186 hp (137 kW).