Stylin' #ToyotaCHR style with the Toyota C-HR R-Code - look good, feel good. #CAS17

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The sleek and shapely crossover you see above is the new 2018 Toyota C-HR, a "future vehicle" that will be making its official debut in showrooms in as little as a few months.

This subcompact crossover is the first of its kind in the new Toyota model lineup, and will provide valuable competition against other top small SUVs in the Troy, Warren, Southfield, Sterling Heights, and Detroit area.

Powertrain options for the new C-HR model include a 144-hp 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that promises to provide exceptional fuel economy--with the New-Gen Platform that the Prius is built on carrying Toyota's newest crossover model, the 2018 C-HR will be light and athletic, without compromising on structure. Features will include Toyota Safety-Sense P systems, but--to the surprise of many--not all-wheel drive.

The 2018 Toyota C-HR is sized slightly smaller than the Toyota RAV4 compact SUV, but larger and more capable than Prius and Corolla iM hatchback models, giving local drivers a full range of five-door vehicle options to custom-fit to their lifestyle.

Top rivals to the new model will include:

  • Mazda CX-3
  • Chevy Trax
  • Honda HR-V

As well as some other subcompact SUVs from Nissan, Subaru, and more.

The all-new 2018 Toyota CH-R is set to go on sale in the spring of 2017, so we will hopefully be seeing it very soon here at Suburban Toyota in Troy.

Want to learn more? Check out the Kelley Blue Book rundown at the 2016 LA Auto Show.

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