25 Nov '16, 4pm

Toyota's C-HR is a stylish option in the crossover market - 1.2 Turbo petrol tested

Toyota's C-HR is a stylish option in the crossover market - 1.2 Turbo petrol tested

Ride comfort is strong with the C-HR. Despite its big 18-inch alloy wheels the 1.2 litre petrol rode well with none of the lurching or wallowing that often afflicts vehicles with extra ground clearance for a modicum of off-road ability. And on fast sweepers out in the deserted countryside there was very little 'float' over undulations despite the C-HR's height. Yes, more feedback would be better, but the car steers precisely until you build up a lot of force in the tyres. The car's six-speed manual gearbox behaved pleasantly and accurately. The light clutch was not too springy. There's plenty of adjustment in the driver's seat and steering wheel but we spent more time trying to adjust them to minimise blindspots caused by the wide door pillars, small rear windows and curvy rear styling. There are some interesting, high tech looking materials in the cabin and a generally pl...

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