Toyota C-HR named 2018 Thailand Car of the Year

Toyota C-HR named 2018 Thailand Car of the Year

Stylish B-segment SUV takes the annual gong ahead of the Mazda CX-5 and Suzuki Swift.

The Toyota C-HR has snatched the annual Thailand Car of the Year award, now in its fourth year organised by the Thai Automotive Journalists Association.

The B-segment SUV from the country’s best-selling car brand has been praised for its bold design, effective hybrid powertrain and a newly-developed platform benefiting handling and ride factors.

The C-HR garnered 382 points ahead of the Mazda CX-5 (307) and Suzuki Swift (260).

The judges comprised of automotive journalists with at least three years of car-testing experience.

Eligible cars need to be all-new for the Thai market and have been launched between 1 Oct 2017 and 30 Sept 2018.

The previous winners were Honda CR-V, Mazda CX-3 and Ford Everest.

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