Toyota C-HR 1.2 Turbo Luxury (Dual Tone) Review
Riding High

clifford chow
26 Mar 2018

the C-HR reveals a high parts count around the rear door handle assembly, where the two tones of the car merge, featuring some very accurate piecing together

The maker of all things reliable seldom produces cars which are striking to the eye, but when they do, the Japanese manufacturer tends to swing almost like a polarising opposite of its expected self. Take for-instance the TA22 Toyota Celica from the early 70s, and the limited production 2000GT featured in The You Only Live Twice James Bond franchise. Cars which do not seem to fit into the Toyota mould, and just like how their C-HR is.

So What Toyota calls the Coupe-High Rider, is their answer to giving the world what it wants… A coupe, an SUV, a crossover and something compact and young…. Tall order… If I do say so myself!

Taking pen strokes a few steps over the top, our test car features a two-tone paint scheme, a distinctive headlamp design, with “Z” shaped daytime running lights. The up-down-and-up again curve on the side of the car, beginning at the front, and passing the head lamps, continuing over the tail lamp cluster and terminating at the boot lid, makes the car instantly recognisable.

On closer inspection, the C-HR reveals a high parts count around the rear door handle assembly, where the two tones of the car merge, featuring some very accurate piecing together. In helping to keep with its coupe-like stance, the sloping paint job covering the roof helps cheat the eye, making you believe that the car squats more aggressively at the rear than it does. Visual trickery aside, Toyota has kept the roof relatively straight for practical reasons, and it truly is a well-thought through car.

While the C-HR might not be to everyone’s taste, Toyota’s new crossover does strike a chord with its bold design. Though it does look rather tiny in pictures, the car is actually quite close in-size to Nissan’s Qashqai.

Car Loan Calculator - Toyota C-HR 1.2 Turbo

SGD 136,988 (5 Sep 2019)

Based on OMV, this car is eligible for minimum 40% down payment

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Engine Capacity 1197cc Turbocharged
Engine Type Inline 4
Power 114bhp @ 5600rpm
Torque 185Nm @ 1500rpm
Power to Weight 79.2 bhp per ton


Top Speed 185 km/h
Fuel Consumption (combined) 15.6 km/L

Misc Technical Data

Transmission 7 -speed CVT
Drive Type FF
Steering Electric


Body Type SUV
(L x W x H)
(4360 x 1795 x 1565) mm
Wheelbase 2640 mm
Turning Circle 10.4 metres
Kerb Weight 1440 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 50 L


Brakes (Front) Ventilated Discs
Brakes (Rear) Discs