Toyota Scraps Plans for Diesel-Powered C-HR Crossover AutoGuide.com News
( Toyota Scraps Plans for Diesel-Powered C-HR Crossover AutoGuide.com News )
– The Toyota C-HR crossover will no longer be getting a diesel engine.The Japanese automaker has decided to kill off plans of offering a 1.5-liter three-cylinder diesel engine in its new crossover, at least in Europe.“The development of this engine is continuing for global applications but its calibration for Europe has been put on standby,” said Toyota chief competitive officer Didier Leroy at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.
Toyota ditches diesel option from C-HR model, wants to kill it off for future cars
( Toyota ditches diesel option from C-HR model, wants to kill it off for future cars )
– The chugging sound of a diesel Toyota engine may become a distant memory as the manufacturer has decided to not include diesel options for its latest C-HR crossover model signalling that it could be taken off the road forever in the future.Dropping the diesel variant has arisen following a falling demand for the powertrain and after the dieselgate emissions scandal that hit rival manufacturer Volkswagen earlier in 2016.Toyota’s executive vice president, Didier Leroy, told Reuters that the decision to ditch diesel was made “within the last six to 12 months” and that they “would probably do the same thing” when it comes to making decisions on other cars in its fleet.
Toyota drops diesel from new C-HR model, signals likely phase-out
( Toyota drops diesel from new C-HR model, signals likely phase-out )
– Toyota drops diesel from new C-HR model, signals likely phase-outSUPPLIED Toyota’s new C-HR crossover SUV, unveiled at the 2016 Geneva motor show.Toyota has decided to drop diesel engines from its new C-HR compact in the wake of Volkswagen’s emissions scandal and will probably do the same for future model renewals, the carmaker’s second-ranking global executive says.The Japanese automaker decided “within the last six to 12 months” not to offer a diesel version of the car, unveiled at the Paris auto show, because demand for the powertrain technology is falling sharply, Executive Vice President Didier Leroy said.
2017 Toyota C-HR Arrives In Paris In Production-Ready Form
( 2017 Toyota C-HR Arrives In Paris In Production-Ready Form )
– AWDCVTAt this year’s edition of the Paris Motor Show, the Toyota C-HR is proud to reveal itself in production-ready format.Earlier this year, when the C-HR made its debut in Geneva in March, the show car came in the form of a pre-production prototype .Now, however, the eco-friendly subcompact crossover is now in production and on sale in Japan and various parts of Europe.Prices in Germany, the biggest new car market in the Old Continent, start from €21,990 for the 1.2-liter turbo with a 6-speeder stick shift.