Toyota C-HR vs Audi Q2: What is the best SUV? ¿Hybrid or gasoline?

Comparison: Toyota C-HR vs Audi Q2Comparison: Toyota C-HR vs Audi Q2Comparison: Toyota C-HR vs Audi Q2Comparison: Toyota C-HR vs Audi Q2

Audi It has managed to position the Q2 (in the You see link range and prices) In the right place at the right time. On the one hand, it has a body compact dimensions (4.19 meters length) does not prevent him offer roomy interior, so it can cope with both models B and C segment of compact segment. On the other hand, it comes seething SUV category, while providing an aesthetic of the most striking and a possibilities of equipment worthy of the most luxurious Audi. It will entice you might even consider as an alternative to more traditional models within the firm, read the Audi A3 or A1 Sportback.

As for the Toyota C-HR (in You see also link its range and prices), It is reaping a great commercial success, and not without reason. Also committed to the design, even the Audi Q2, and single engine with which sell in our market is hybrid type, something that gives you a high efficiency with high pleasure of use. If that were not enough, inside care has nothing to envy models of higher rank, because it offers a distinguished atmosphere and full personal details. They are brimming with attractive cars, each more technically interesting but also very different. The duel is served.

Toyota C-HR vs Audi Q2Toyota C-HR VS Audi Q2: duel engines

Q2 within the range, the 1.0 TFSI petrol engine 115 hp is the access step. It's about a tricilíndrico, turbocharged and solvent response despite its modest displacement. It is well insulated for noise and vibration, so it is quite refined and, in this case associated with a Automatic dual-clutch S tronic 7-speed. Either in manual mode or leaving work in automatic operation is very correct, fast and smooth. Since the lever itself you can adapt to normal and Sport modes or through a menu to choose from different driving modes (Comfort, Auto, Dynamic and Individual). Piloted hardness optional suspension and steering, throttle response, climate control and active cruise control also calibrated mode selected.

He Toyota C-HR is powered by the same hybrid system Prius, with which it shares platform. No fixed gear as transmission acts similarly to a change in stepless manner, with an instant throttle response by the electric motor 53 kW (72 hp), together with the also quick response 4 cylinder atmospheric petrol with 98 hp: Total yields 122 hp. There just comes largely from its high pleasure to use, great immediacy with which our demands on the right pedal, which also allows dosing the power of millimetric way even torn off or parking maneuvers, sometimes so are met pure electric, providing very gently, complete accuracy and without any vibration.

BENEFITSToyota C-HRAudi 1.0 TFSI Q2 Ultra
Acel. 0-100 km / h11.66 s11.12 s
Acel. 0-1000 meters33,40 s32.98 s
Overtaking 80-120 km / h8.56 s7.92 s
Loudness 100 km / h66.0 dB66.6 dB
Loudness 120 km / h69.1 dB68.6 dB
Braking from 140 km / h73.3 m67.7 m
Weight scale1,488 kg1,391 kg

These same situations where the C-HR Toyota develops with complete mastery are those that can embarrass any automatic double clutch, which does not provide as much control in torn, so in urban driving the Audi Q2 is less rewarding. On the other hand, although it does not sound bad, the tricilíndrico of Q2 is more listening at low speed and transmits more vibrations, always within very bearable limits. As compensation, the ability to handle the change in manual / sequential manner makes you can involve more driving in case of seeking greater sportiness, which the C-HR solved by the B gear position, retaining more and its driving modes Eco, Normal and Sport, which is accessed through full menus trip computer.

Toyota C-HR¿And what about the consumer? Well, as always, full battle won by the hybrid. Not that the Audi Q2 spends much as it remains at very reasonable levels to be a gasoline SUV with automatic transmission, but is that the C-HR, with their heritage Prius, is extraordinary. And not only in town, as you would expect to use for some kilometers as 100% electric, but also on the road.

CONSUMPTIONToyota C-HRAudi 1.0 TFSI Q2 Ultra
Consumption city3.4 l / 100 km7.3 l / 100 km
Consumption Highway4.9 l / 100 km6,4 l / 100 km
average consumption4.3 l / 100 km6,8 l / 100 km

How they go on road

On the road, the power delivery Toyota C-HR is more linear and it gives the false feeling of running less than it actually runs, while the Audi, but neither is a bullet, has given some more turbo engine and transmission type character. A level of chassis, both achieve a behavior that can not fault it a high degree of driving comfort and a remarkable quality of bacheo.

He Audi Q2 is slightly more agile, with a more sensitive rear mass transfers and more reactive to small hints throttle when we are in the curve. Your address, progressive radio, is faster than its rival, which is also fairly straightforward. In fact, the Toyota C-HR also falls short in efficiency curve, maintaining a simple and predictable reactions, but not without agility if necessary, since the rear multilink can bring some rounding if you support lifting the foot off the accelerator in full support, under the tutelage of the Electronic Stability Program. In short, the two cars the frame is up to the circumstances and copes with all needs, although the level of performance is more in line with relaxed driving.

Audi Q2Toyota C-HR and Audi Q2: inside

We now analyze the Audi Q2 interior and good know-how. The driving position is perfect thanks to the precise regulation of the backrest and the large set-up of the steering column, and can count on striking back-lit interior trim in body color. Functionally neither of these two SUV has vents and ceiling handles in the rear seats. Q2 offers more rear height, same width and less legroom. But in any case insignificant measures. his trunk, though, is much smaller: we measured 285 liters compared to 420 Toyota C-HR.

SPACEToyota C-HRAudi 1.0 TFSI Q2 Ultra
front width138 cm139 cm
rear width132 cm132 cm
front height90-96 cm91-97 cm
rear height90 cm93 cm
Legroom72 cm71 cm
Trunk420 liters285 liters

Toyota, by the way, offering a spectacular and luxurious interior. The dashboard leather upholstery adds a touch of class to an interior of modern design. The dashboard is very intuitive. On the contrary, menus and touch screen handling require too much attention. All seats are spacious and comfortable, although rather small rear windows have lower height and the aforementioned. It is generally more practical thing.

What about the equipment?

Another point to consider is the available equipment. At Audi Q2 can find some elements that show great sophistication, such as digital instrument Virtual Cockpit, Head-Up Display, browser with Google Earth, rendering real-time traffic or map update online, as well as Manzana Carplay and Android Auto. Toyota C-HR is not so "dazzling" in this regard, but also it offers all that we can ask a car last generation, with safety features such as sensor blind spot warning frontal collision detection Rear Cross Traffic, as well as other luxuries such as JBL sound system (Bang&Olufsen in the Audi), rear camera, adaptive cruise control and leather upholstery with heated front seats.

DISCOUNTED RATES (JULY 2017)Toyota C-HR (From 24,750 to 29,000 euros)Audi 1.0 TFSI Q2 Ultra (From 28,950 and 31,675 euros)

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