The Toyota C-HR has been around for quite some time now. While the subcompact crossover was only introduced in the US in 2018, the production version of the C-HR Concept first made its debut in 2016. Needless to say, the time has come for Toyota to introduce the second generation C-HR.
We haven’t seen the new-generation C-HR prototype on the road yet, but we do know that the Japanese automaker is already working on the next model. And since the nameplate is known for its distinctive proportions, we’re expecting nothing less from the automaker for its follow-up.
To help us visualize what the next Toyota C-HR looks like, our artist has created a graphic representation or prediction, if you will, of what the current bZ4X looks like. Given that Toyota’s first mass-market EV represents the automaker’s future, and the fact that the new Aygo X shares the same design language, Toyota could be heading in that direction in terms of styling.
Just like the bZ4X and Aygo X, the proposed next-generation C-HR also comes with thick black elements, mainly seen on the rear quarter panels and the thick part of the grille. The lights and roof, on the other hand, were taken straight from the pint-sized City Crossover.
At some point, the rendering also resembles the Lexus RZ – the luxury brand’s first all-electric SUV. Notably, the RZ also uses the e-TNGA platform, which is shared with the Toyota bZ4x and Subaru Solterra. The unofficial C-HR rendering also comes with different proportions from the outgoing model, which should be a defining factor for the nameplate.
There’s no definitive date for the next C-HR’s arrival yet, but it’s expected to arrive sometime between late 2023 and early 2024.