Soon after making its European presentation, the 2021 Toyota Model C-HR GR Sport has at last gone on good sale in the UK. It is priced from £31,395 (RM174k) for the entry-level 1.8 liter variant. but the price goes up to £33,015 (RM183k)as providing you the more powerful 2.0 liter model.
The European version is not as cosmetically shiny as the JDM model. Moreover, there are meaningful additions here. As unique to the GR Sport variant, there are things like a more prominent gloss black front splitter and revised lower diffuser. The black door moldings, and dark tinted headlights to go with the dark chrome grille. It rides on 19-inch two-tone alloys as standard, and is available in eight two-tone exterior color schemes. Although, each model is with a contrasting black roof.
Inside, the C-HR GR Sport is equipped with a perforated leather sports steering wheel. The GR startup animation on the multi-info display. GR Sport branded treadplates and push-start button with a choice between Alcantara or fabric seat upholstery. Additionally, with more choices feature red and grey contrast stitching and heating function, as well as GR badges.
Toyota Model C-HR GR Sport Interior/Exterior:
Furthermore, other standard items include rear privacy glass, keyless entry, LED headlights and auto-folding door mirrors. A premium nine-speaker JBL stereo sound system is available as a cost option. In fact, all the models get an eight-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay . The Android Auto functionality is also installed (with six speakers) as standard.
Toyota Model 2021 made several changes to the chassis improve handling. Enhancements include stiffer springs and dampers, thicker anti-roll bars, and a slightly upgraded steering system. All these, Toyota specifications will help “limit body roll and make the C-HR more engaging to drive.”
As for engines, both the 1.8 litre and 2.0 litre engines are hybrid. this engine delivers total system outputs of 122 hp and 184 hp respectively. The drive is sent to the front wheels through a continuously variable transmission. Although it returns the claimed fuel economy which has figures of at least 4.7 liters per 100 km.
Toyota Safety Sense is standard too. It has base models getting adaptive cruise control with traffic sign recognition at the very least. There is also autonomous emergency braking with oncoming vehicle detection at intersections, emergency steering assist and lane centering assist. Moreover, the optional tech pack adds smart entry, blind spot monitor, and rear cross-traffic alert.