Car review: Toyota C-HR GX Hybrid first drive - because it can

Car review: Toyota C-HR GX Hybrid first drive - because it can
The C-HR had a deliberately polarising style. (Images: Supplied)
David Linklater
The Toyota C-HR is a redundant model, and we mean that in the best possible way. When Toyota launched the original C-HR out of nowhere in 2017, it was a “because we can” car; the brand was in the throes of proving it could make interesting models after all and decided to push the boat out. Mainstream compact SUV it might have been, but the C-HR had a deliberately polarising style: It didn’t put the sensible stuff first (like rear-seat and boot space) and the touchpoints were as bespoke as Toyota could manage. Unique switc...

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