Toyota CHR Crossover India Launch, Expected Price and Other Details
The Indian market is slowly becoming a snowball of SUVs with new models entering the segment every year. The SUV segment has witnessed surge in demand contemplating automakers to pluck new models from their global portfolio. The latest carmaker to dive into the compact SUV space in India is Toyota as the company joins hands with Maruti Suzuki to develop Vitara Brezza based compact SUV. Besides, the Japanese brand is also evaluating its globally popular Toyota CHR crossover for the Indian market. Though, it is quite early to comment on when Toyota will launch this model in India.
The Toyota CHR is based on the company’s TNGA (Toyota New Generation Architecture) platform. It is expected that the India-spec model will receive a hybrid powertrain, which will also power the upcoming Corolla sedan. The CHR will be a five-seater premium SUV to challenge the likes of Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson. In the Indian line-up, Toyota could slot the SUV below Fortuner both in terms of positioning and pricing. Toyota C-HR, which stands for Coupe High-Rider, was revealed globally in concept form at the 2014 Paris Motor Show.
Toyota CHR Launch Date In India
Japanese automaker is yet to confirm the C-HR India launch plans. Speaking to media, Toyota officials have confirmed that they are considering CHR for Indian market. Though, final call on the launch is yet to be taken. What’s more interesting is that the hybrid version of this 5-seater premium SUV has been spotted testing in India.
Toyota CHR Price In India
|Minimum||Rs 15 Lakh|
|Maximum||Rs 20 Lakh|
As mentioned in the beginning, the premium crossover will be positioned below Fortuner in Toyota’s India line-up implying that pricing would be aggressive. In its category, the premium crossover will fight credible rivals including Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson hence the price for C-HR is estimated between Rs 15 lakh to Rs 20 lakh.
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