2018 car models Toyota Indonesia promises to launch four to six new car models. Which can be ascertained is the car in the family car segment (MPV) and crossover or a compact SUV.
Therefore explanation from Executive General Manager of PT Toyota Astra Motor (TAM), during media gathering in Jakarta yesterday, he said, his side plans in the first half of 2018 will slide two to three cars, while in the second half also two to three models of cars. “The amount is minimal yes,” he said.
However, he acknowledged that the number of models could have increased, as this depends on the readiness of the market and the economic condition of Indonesia. One model of a car that is almost certain to slide next year is the Toyota C-HR, a compact SUV type. Moreover, Toyota Indonesia has also conducted studies since this year, including a study of the choice of engines to be brought. Keep in mind, produced in Turkey, this compact crossover sports car has three engine variants in Europe, namely 1.2 L Turbo, 1.8 L, and 1.8 hybrids.
Unfortunately, he is reluctant to reveal when the launch of Toyota C-HR is. “Just wait for the time,” he concluded.
From the information collected Merdeka.com, Toyota C-HR has several advantages. First, the design comes out of the design grip of Toyota, because it uses a new design bench called Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA).
Second, the concept as an environmentally friendly car with efficient fuel consumption, but has a very strong sporty character. Built on the same platform as the Prius Gen 4, C-HR offers a choice of 1,800 cc hybrid engines.
Third, Toyota C-HR in the global there has three engine variants, namely 1.2 liters; 1.8 liter hybrid; and 2.0 liters. All three combined with automatic transmission continuously variable transmission (CVT). Special hybrid engine is capable of producing very little emissions, ie less than 90 g / km. This machine is claimed to be better than 40 percent of the previous hybrid system.
Fourth, this car has been officially marketed in Europe earlier this year. As a result, C-HR became a Japanese brand car that recorded the third largest sales in Europe as well as a serious contender in the crossover segment or a compact SUV.
According to JATO Dynamics data, C-HR has sold as many as 31,888 units in the European continent, competing hard with the older players of Nissan Qashai, Ford Kuga, and Peugeot 3008. But it has surpassed Renault Kadjar and Seat Ateca. Toyota Europe is targeting