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Test driving the Toyota C-HR SUV: Why you should consider it

Toyota C-HR

The C-HR is a game changing vehicle for Toyota. Launched before the all new recently released futuristic Corolla, the C-HR was the first model to show us what we are in for for Toyota’s future. The C-HR doesn’t feel or drive like any Toyota I’ve driven in the past. The super sharp styling, the soft to touch interior trims and new interface were already a great sign.  The C-HR has adapted the trend of the European auto houses by decreasing the capacity of the engine and sticking in a turbo. Why? Quite simply put it gives you more go and less time at the fuel pump as  well as less CO2 emissions. #GreenLiving The C-HR is powered by a 1.2L Turbo Petrol engine that produces 85kW of power and paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT) with a seven-speed sequential shift mode. Their new generation gearbox makes for super smooth seamless gear changes and the added turbo makes it even smoother. These traits are a godsend for urban living. Getting around town is an absolute breeze. Speed bumps and uneven roads aren’t a match for its supple suspension.  In true SUV spirit, this particular model has added AWD (All Wheel Drive) which sends power to all four wheels which gives you added safety and more agility delivering a sharper drive, again for weaving the inner city suburbs or if you plan on touring the Great Ocean Road. The comfort level of the C-HR is on another level, literally. You could easily drive this to Melbourne… Read More

2018 Toyota Chr Koba: Test driving the Toyota C-HR 2WD Koba SUV

Toyota Koba CHR

Toyota is top-shelf. If they’re not supporting upcoming drivers at the T86RS around the country, they’re producing awesome vehicles like the Toyota C-HR 2WD Koba SUV, perfect for inner city driving. The car is zippy, modern, urban and since 2017, became one of the best contenders on the market for wheels out there along the lines of the Mazda CX3 and Honda HRV. But what is it that sets it apart? It’s different. If it’s not the contrast roof on the Koba that sets it apart alone for you, then a look between the doors is something significantly more memorable that, for anyone who enjoy driving good cars, makes all the difference. The Koba is one of those cars that makes people stop, look, comment and question, “what is that?” – a sensation that is both flattering, and tiresome after it happens consistently as you sit at a cafe for Sunday brunch. The car is striking both inside and out,working with leather finishings, seat warmers, a responsive and accommodating ride and just generally slick. It’s the inner city car you know you want, if you’re without kids, take friends a lot of places and need that extra oomph to get you through the day. The Koba C-HR interior The car is all kinds of kitted out. It comes with a rear-view camera, front and rear parking sensors, climate control, cruise control, push-button start, leather seat trim, heated front seats, automated LED headlights with daytime running lights, LED rear lights, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror and auto wipers…. Read More