Comparison - Toyota C-HR Hybrid 2017 - vs - Lexus RX 350 2017

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Model: 
Average Price: 
32,500
Converted from UK Pound
Updated: 
28 Dec 2016
46,227
Updated: 
01 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Drive Type: 
All Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Year: 
2017
2017
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
no
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
10.56gals
19.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Decuma Grey with Black roof
#757575
White Pearl with Black roof
#DBDBDB
Nebula Blue with Black roof
#1D50AA
Metal Stream with Black roof
#AEABAC
Color: 
Atomic Silver
#ABAAB8
Autumn Shimmer
#5C3223
Caviar
#2E2E2E
Eminent White Pearl
#F2F2F2
Matador Red Mica
#720D14
Nebula Gray Pearl
#4F5052
Nightfall Mica
#1A2D51
Obsidian
#090909
Satin Cashmere Metallic
#B4AD9D
Silver Lining Metallic
#BBBDBA

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The European small SUV segment has exploded in the last few years, and Toyota has launched the C-HR to steal more sales from its rivals. It's designed the new C-HR with Europe in mind, which is why Toyota has taken a radical new styling direction compared to its worthy other offerings.

The name C-HR stands for Coupe-High Rider, and the styling suits the name, with rakish lines more in-keeping with models like the BMW X4 and Mercedes GLC Coupe than conventional crossovers.

Under the skin the C-HR uses the Toyota New Global Architecture. This also underpins the current Prius hybrid and helps deliver composed handling and a comfortable ride. The choice of a punchy turbo petrol or frugal hybrid means everyone is catered for, but the former is definitely more fun to drive.

Crucially for this image conscious class, Toyota has worked hard to deliver a distinctive interior. There are plenty of high-grade materials, and a decent tally of kit, while the layout is good and features plenty of bright colours.

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Externally, the C-HR is similar in size to a Nissan Qashqai, which means you get a decent sized boot and reasonable head and legroom. The small back windows do make the rear claustrophobic, however.

Pro:
Head-turning looks, smart cabin, great ride and handling

Cons:
Thrashy hybrid power delivery, claustrophobic rear seats, no diesel

By: 
autoexpress.co.uk

There's no doubt about it, the C-HR is a very welcome addition to the small crossover class. The looks will polarise, the infotainment is average and the engine is eager but needs a little extra poke, yet the well-equipped, edgy and comfortable Toyota brings a lot to the table we like.
Toyota has taken its time producing a proper rival to the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3, but the new C-HR delivers the goods
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Indeed, the only thing that that will save Mazda, Honda and others from sweating bullets over potential lost sales are the supply restrictions that are keeping Toyota Australia's order books to 6000 units for all of 2017.

Do what we'd do and buy the base car, choose some nicer alloys, and save a few grand.

Pro:
Genuinely interesting design
Standard equipment levels
Balanced new chassis
Good refinement and comfort
Improved service intervals

Cons:
Small infotainment screen
No CarPlay/Android Auto
Engine acceptable, but nothing more
Koba spec a little expensive
Short supply spells waiting list

By: 
caradvice.com.au

Wow, you won’t mistake the Toyota C-HR for anything else.

Nope. When we first saw it at motor shows, the C-HR made a big impression. Now we have reviewed it on the road, we can say this small Toyota crossover sure keeps its impact among traffic.

Actually it’s not as small as you might think. It might look like a Juke rival in photos, but it’s more the size of a Qashqai. But it’s not a family car, because interior space is compromised by the eye-socking looks. So you end up with something that could sit on the same shopping list as a Fiat 500X or the new Audi Q2.

I’m guessing it’s a coupe version of the RAV4 then?

No way. The RAV4 is bigger again. But the main thing is, the C-HR is mechanically all-new.

By: 
topgear.com

It's no secret that Americans don't buy hatchbacks and station wagons en masse anymore. But the last two decades have revealed that people really like them if they ride a bit higher, have optional all-wheel drive and look more like an SUV — i.e., a crossover. The outrageously successful Toyota RAV4 is a prime example, and now Toyota is hoping you'll have a similar affinity toward the all-new 2018 Toyota C-HR.

The C-HR is smaller and more affordable than the RAV4. In fact, it was originally developed for Toyota's now-defunct Scion brand, which largely explains the C-HR's flamboyant styling and sporty handling. These two key attributes, along with the extensive list of standard safety features, are the main reasons to consider the C-HR in our opinion.

pros

Sporty handling makes it fun to zip around turns
Comes standard with plenty of features, including advanced safety
Swoopy styling helps it stand out

cons

Unlike on most rivals, all-wheel drive isn't available
Can seem slow when accelerating to highway speeds
Navigation, satellite radio and Apple CarPlay/Android Auto not offered

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2017 Lexus RX 350 ranks 4 out of 21 Luxury Midsize SUVs. The 2017 Lexus RX 350 ranks in the top quarter among luxury midsize SUVs because it offers an attractive and spacious interior, good power, and impressive standard features, but some competitors can say the same thing.

Pros
Generous list of standard features
Comfortable and spacious rear seats
Lower base price than many competitors

Cons
Difficult-to-use infotainment system
Limited cargo space

By: 
usnews.com

As a style-conscious statement of indulgence, the Lexus RX shines like never before. Its looks are polarizing and it's not all that fun to drive even in F Sport form, but the RX continues to excel in many ways.
Almost ubiquitous with the term "luxury crossover," the Lexus RX was redesigned last year with a far more lavish look and feel inside and out.
It's a daring breath of fresh air for the model that essentially pioneered this premium, upscale segment. We like the current Lexus RX, even though it's not quite as polished to drive as some rivals. With its solid feel and eye-catching looks, the RX rates a 7.3 out of 10 on our scale.

Pros
Eye-catching design
Refined interior
Solid power
Available hybrid
Standard safety tech

Cons
Polarizing looks
Expensive with options
F-Sport rides very firmly
No third row

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Don’t let the RX’s daring style fool you—it’s still the plush-riding crossover it’s always been, but a technological leap forward from its segment-defining predecessor. A 295-hp V-6, eight-speed automatic and front-drive are standard; all-wheel drive is optional. There is a hybrid, but with optional all-wheel drive, we managed 22 mpg; its combined EPA rating is 30. The cabin uses rich-looking interior materials throughout; the F Sport gets comfortable and supportive seats, among other upgrades.
The Lexus RX, which has reigned as the best-selling Lexus model and the top seller among all luxury crossovers and SUVs for nearly two decades, went under the knife for some major work in 2016. It kept the passenger-car mechanicals, raised seating position, posh interior, and cargo-friendly five-passenger SUV body style but cranked the styling volume up to new heights with an outsize snout, a floating roof, and a riotous surface treatment. Voting with their wallets, the car-buying public seems to prefer this new RX, as sales have increased versus the more sedate-looking previous version.

By: 
caranddriver.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
54.00mpg
20.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
56.00mpg
28.00mpg
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
1.80L
3.50L
Torque: 
120ft-lbs
at 4 300rpm
268ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
Horsepower: 
122hp
at 6 600rpm
295hp
at 6 300rpm
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Turning Circle: 
37.40Feet
38.00Feet

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Multimedia switches,Telephone switch on steering wheel
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Rain sensing wipers
Electric park brake button
Reverse sensors
Illuminated entry system
Front 12V power outlet
4.2" Coloured TFT screen for multi-information display
ECO-driving Indicator
Hybrid System Indicator
Front, Lid on front console box
Slow-opening lower, Single compartment glovebox
Shopping bag hooks
Roadside Assistance*
Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
Destination Download*
Destination guidance (also Turn-by-Turn Navigation)*

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
171.25in
192.50in
Width: 
70.60in
74.60in
Height: 
61.00in
67.70in
Ground Clearance: 
7.50in
8.20in
Front Track: 
60.70in
64.20in
Rear Track: 
60.70in
63.80in
Wheel Base: 
103.93in
109.80in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
39.50
39.40
Rear Head Room: 
38.30
39.10
Front Leg Room: 
41.20in
44.10in
Rear leg room: 
39.30in
38.00in
Front Hip Room: 
53.10in
56.50in
Front Shoulder Room: 
56.80in
57.00in
Rear Hip Room: 
47.40in
54.50in
Rear Shoulder room: 
54.50in
57.60in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
56.30cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
3500lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
24.30cu.ft
18.40cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
17.00degrees
Angle of Departure: 
24.90degrees
Curb Weight: 
4067.00lbs
4222.00lbs

Instruments

External Temperature Display: 
no
yes
Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
yes

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
1 one-touch power windows
Electrical retractable side mirrors
Smart Entry & Push-button Start System
Auto folding door mirrors
Reverse tilt dual mirrors provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
4 one-touch power windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Manually height-adjustable driver seat
Power-adjustable lumbar support on driver seat
Heated driver & front passenger seats
60:40 split-folding rear seats
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8 -way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
8 -way power passenger seat
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Height adjustable passenger seat
Height adjustable passenger seat
Rear Seats Features: 
Split-folding rear seatback
Rear ventilation ducts
Split-folding rear seatback
Reclining rear seats
Rear ventilation ducts
Folding with storage center armrest

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front independent suspension
Front stabilizer bar
Rear Suspension: 
rear stabilizer bar
Suspension Info: 
Front and rear stabilizer bar
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual vanity mirrors
Air conditioning
Follow-me-home headlights, Auto Headlights
Power-adjustable door mirrors, Heated door mirrors, Auto folding door mirrors
Smart Entry & Push-button Start System
Lane Departure Alert switch on steering wheel
Electric Power Steering
Auto up & down function on all power windows
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather steering wheel
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual zone climate controls - driver and passenger

Entertainment

DVD player: 
yes
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
no
yes
Video monitor: 
yes
no
More Entertainment: 
4 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB , wifi, bluetooth Aux-in connection
Speed sensitive volume control
160 watts stereo output
Toyota Touch® 2 multimedia system, Navigation system
12 Months of provided satellite radio service
Satellite radio w/real time traffic satellite radio
Memory card slot
USB connection
3 Months of provided satellite radio service
9 total speakers

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
More in Glass and Roof: 
Intermittent wipers
Intermittent rear wiper
Honeycomb lower front grille
LED front light guide
Rear spoiler
Privacy glass on rear windows
Shark-fin antenna
Remote sunroof operation
Intermittent rear wiper
Privacy glass
Variable intermittent rain sensing wipers
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18
18 x 8
Wheels more: 
Inside mounted spare tire
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Painted alloy wheels
Temporary spare tire
All season tires
Underbody mounted spare tire
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
65
Diameter: 
R18

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Front ventilated disc brakes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Rear brakes: 
rear ventilated disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
no
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection
Lane Departure Alert with Steering Control, Road Sign Assist
Adjustable Speed Limiter (ASL)
Automatic High Beam, LED headlights, Automatic headlight levelling
Rear combination lights (LED type)
Blind Spot Monitor (BSM),
Turning signal integrated in door mirrors
Motion sensor alarm
Brake Assist (BA)
Vehicle Stability Control (VSC)
Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
Simple Intelligent Parking Assist (Simple IPA)
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) airbags - 7 airbags
Driver & front passenger Whiplash Injury Lessening (WIL) seats
Intuitive Parking Assist
Glass Breakage Sensor
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Blind Spot Monitor
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Panoramic View Monitor w/Blind Spot Monitor and Rear Cross Traffic Alert
Lexus Safety System+ w/Adaptive Front Lighting
Lexus Safety System+ w/Triple Beam LED Headlamps

Options

Packages: 
Luxury Package
Cold Weather Package
Premium Package
Towing Prep Package
Exterior Options: 
Bi-LED Headlamps w/Adaptive Front Lighting System
Body-Side Moldings
Mudguards
Panoramic Moonroof
Touch-Free Power Rear Door
Moonroof
Triple Beam LED Headlamps
Door Edge Guards
Roof Rack Cross Bars
20" Gray Metallic Alloy Wheels w/Machined Finish
Running Boards
Interior Options: 
Color Heads Up Display
12.3" Navigation System w/Mark Levinson Premium Audio Package
Power Folding Heated Rear Seats w/Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
Matte Bamboo Interior Trim
Illuminated Door Sills
Carpet Cargo Mat
Envelope Cargo Net
Heated Espresso Walnut Steering Wheel
Heated Matte Linear Dark Mocha Wood Steering Wheel
Two-Tone Instrument Panel
Dual-Screen Rear-Seat Entertainment System
8" Navigation System w/Mark Levinson Premium Audio Package
Heated and Ventilated Front Seats
Heated Front Seats
8" Navigation System w/Multimedia Display
Heated Leather Steering Wheel
Espresso Walnut Interior Wood Trim
Key Gloves
12.3" Navigation System w/Multimedia Display
Matte Linear Dark Mocha Interior Trim
Heated Matte Bamboo Steering Wheel

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Full Black Leather
#5E6263
Dynamic Fabric
#35394E
Color: 
Black, leather
#3F3F3F
Black, leatherette
#323232
Black, premium leather
#3C3C3C
Noble Brown, leather
#947964
Noble Brown, premium leather
#8E735E
Parchment, leather
#C7C1B4
Parchment, premium leather
#D4CEC1
Stratus Gray, leather
#696767
Stratus Gray, leatherette
#7C7A7A
Stratus Gray, premium leather
#848282