All-New Toyota C-HR Coming Soon To Rival The Chery Omoda 5
Would you choose the Toyota C-HR over the very impressive Chery Omoda 5?
The launch of the original Toyota C-HR was a landmark for both Toyota and the European C-SUV segment. It was a radical addition to a highly competitive market, shaking up the SUV market with its dramatic, sharp-edged design and rear which looks closer to a sports coupe instead of an SUV.
The success of the Toyota C-HR helped transform public perception of Toyota in Europe and customers responded strongly with many citing the car’s styling as their principal reason for purchase. The C-HR even went on to become the brand’s best-performing model for conquest sales. Will it outsell the competition here as well?
Moreover, the all-new, next generation Toyota C-HR takes the stand-out quality and status of its predecessor to a higher level with avant garde design, advanced technologies and a range of electrified hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrain options with increased power, greater comfort and extended all-electric driving capabilities.
While the exterior of the car is equally as radical in change as the first iteration of the car, on the inside The Toyota C-HR features a new, 12.3-inch fully digital instrument cluster, depending on the trim level. There are also three preset layouts which can be personalised using switches on the steering wheel.
On top of that, all variants of the all-new Toyota C-HR will benefit from the brand’s latest Safety Sense portfolio of active safety and driver assistance features and for added convenience, future system software updates can also be delivered over-the-air, meaning one will never have to visit their retailer for these updates.
The key developments in the all-new Toyota C-HR also includes a new, Proactive Driving Assist (PDA) which works at low speeds, providing smooth deceleration, or entering a bend. It also provides Steering Assist, which recognises a bend and adjusts to help make a smooth turn.
Owners of the all-new Toyota C-HR will also be able to choose an advanced safety package which includes Lane Change Assist with Front Cross Traffic Alert, a Driver Monitor Camera, an Automatic High-Beam System with camera control to adjust light distribution and more.
What’s more, the all-new Toyota CH-R also features an extensive list of measures to reduce carbon emissions and support sustainability. Compared to its predecessor, the new C-HR has double the content of recycled plastics including a new fabric for the seat upholstery made from recycled PET bottles.
So is all this enough for you to choose the all-new Toyota C-HR over the Chery Omoda 5? I suppose time will tell, which car do you think will find more buyers in Malaysia?