Toyota C-HR Facelift Debuts

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Toyota has unveiled the C-HR facelift for the European markets featuring new & improved hybrid powertrains, a new multimedia system as well as minor exterior design enhancements.

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The C-HR facelift gets a restyled front bumper and new LED headlight & tail lights. The front bumper features LED DRLs and indicators now combined into one frontal projector, while the new rear combination lamps are connected by a gloss black spoiler creating a single clean shape. Other visual enhancements include a new painted lower lip and fresh alloy wheel designs.

Inside, the C-HR facelift gets a new multimedia system featuring a larger 8-inch touchscreen with full smartphone integration and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support. It also supports ‘over the air’ map updates for its navigation system.

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Two hybrid powertrain options will be available– the 2ZR-FXE 1.8 liter Atkinson-cycle engine mated to an electric motor with 72 hp and 163 Nm motor retains its combined 122 hp output. Additionally there is also a new 184 hp 2.0 liter Hybrid Dynamic Force variant on offer.

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Toyota says the tuning of the electric power steering has been modified for improved steering feel. Plus the automaker has also improved the insulation of C-HR across the entire model range with the inclusion of an upgraded NVH pack to reduce cabin noise levels. The 2.0 liter hybrid variant also features a new suspension design, said to improve ride comfort.

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