The Toyota C-HR is a new entrant in the subcompact crossover segment and has already established itself in a relatively short span of time. The C-HR offers a host of useful and intuitive features even with its affordable and approachable price tag. However, competition in the subcompact crossover segment is inevitable, and the Hyundai Kona is another popular pick in this segment. In this article, we are doing to dwell on what makes the Toyota C-HR better than the Hyundai Kona.
The 2021 Toyota C-HR is available in four trims, namely LE, XLE, Nightshade Edition, and Limited. For the 2021 model year, Toyota has updated the C-HR with a host of standard safety features across all the trims such as Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 active safety system (constitutes Automated Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Traffic-sign Recognition system, lane-keeping assist with road-edge detection, adaptive cruise control with the lane-trace assist, and automatic high-beam headlamps) and a Nightshade Edition. Get in touch with us today to check out the 2021 Toyota C-HR in person.
2021 Toyota C-HR
2021 Hyundai Kona
|2.0-liter Inline-Four Cylinder
||2.0-liter Inline-Four Cylinder|
|144 hp / 139 ft-lbs.
||Horsepower / Torque
||147 hp / 132 ft-lbs.|
|19.1 cu. ft.
||Cargo Capacity (Cubic Feet)
||19.2 cu. ft.|
|27 / 31 / 29
||MPG (City / Highway / Combined)
||27 / 33 / 30|
Both the subcompact crossovers have similar performance figures as both of them are powered by a 2.0-liter inline-four-cylinder engine. Both of them have similar MPG figures, and both of them are equipped with front-wheel-drive systems. But what makes the C-HR a lot more user-friendly than the Kona is the fact that is equipped with an easy-to-use continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) compared to the six-speed automatic-equipped in the Kona.
The C-HR has more standard features on offer compared to the Kona. It comes with an eight-inch touchscreen display that comes with Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Amazon Alexa, Bluetooth Connectivity, Hands-free phone capability, Advanced Voice Recognition, SiriusXM, and Wi-Fi Connect, to name some of them. The C-HR also comes with dual-zone automatic climate control, a center armrest with a 12-volt power outlet, and a 4.2-inch TFT Multi-information Display (MID) as standard features.
Coming to its safety features, the C-HR offers Toyota Safety Sense™, backup camera, Star Safety System™, Engine Immobilizer, Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert (RCTA), Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS), Hill Start Assist Control (HAC), and ten airbags, to name some of them.
With such an impressive list of features and configurations, there is no doubt that the Toyota C-HR is better than the Hyundai Konda. Contact us today to schedule a test drive.