Toyota C-HR, Hyundai Tucson and Renault Kadjar: hybrid, gasoline or Diesel?

Toyota C-HR, Hyundai Tucson and Renault Kadjar: hybrid, gasoline or Diesel?

Now is the Toyota C-HR with its aggressive image and hybrid technology. We measure and compare two successful SUV: the new Hyundai Tucson GDI petrol and dCi Renault Kadjar.

Comparison: Toyota C-HR vs Hyundai Tucson vs Renault Kadjar

Comparison: Toyota C-HR vs Hyundai Tucson vs Renault Kadjar

Comparison: Toyota C-HR vs Hyundai Tucson vs Renault Kadjar

Comparison: Toyota C-HR vs Hyundai Tucson vs Renault Kadjar

There are new SUV in the firmament of cars. The end of 2016 and beginning of 2017 is leaving us great innovations of which you’ve talked a lot, like the Peugeot 3008, Ateca Seat or Skoda Kodiaq. So now it’s time to give a new and welcome awaited: the brand Toyota C-HR lands and we already have evidence. It will not be one more. And it will not be for his aggressive and spectacular sporting image (is now one of the most emotional proposals), and their hybrid technology, It consists of a gasoline engine and an electric drive support.

Based on both platform and the mechanical assembly of Prius (And with them 122 total CV), he Toyota C-HR It represents a breath of fresh air in the category. hybrids as such between the generalist brands only exist Toyota RAV-4 (Slightly larger), the new and daring Kia Niro and the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV (It is also plug-in) … Barring other products in the premium segment. So before you measure and compare with other rival hybrids, we wanted to see if It is in a position to face First to more “conventional” and today successful SUV. The elect are this time New Hyundai Tucson which is sweeping sales (month field eats the Qashqai and it is postulated to be the best selling SUV market) and renault kadjar (A model that shares many components precisely with the Qashqai and closed 2016 as the fourth best-selling SUV in Spain in its category).

And to top it, we not only wanted to see what gets on the road every SUV, but above all ask whether it is better a hybrid SUV, Diesel or gasoline. The C-HR of course represents the hybrid; as gasoline premiered the new Hyundai Tucson 1.6 GDI 131 hp, Diesel while we got to Kadjar Renault 1.6 dCi 130 hp. We begin to see which one is better in space.

Toyota C-HR, Hyundai Tucson and Renault Kadjar: space

SUVs have become the alternative as a family car, but the Toyota C-HR It does not point directly to this concept. If you want the broader market SUV, the C-HR is not your car … which does not mean it’s not small. With 4.36 meters long, its sporty coupe silhouette is felt something obviously on livability. Without being dramatic, yes width mostly lost to rivals, Also some centimeters in height (although not bad) and a little away leg, which we consider sufficient. The boot also accuses tens of liters less, but its 420 perfectly meet what you expect from this car.

Toyota C-HRThe problem is who is in front. And comes first Hyundai Tucson, imposing with its distinctly larger 4.48 meters of length. In width, height and trunk It is clearly the best, while legroom also shares a large number renault kadjar, which it is not much smaller (4.45 meters long) Although it has far less trunk. As familiar alternative therefore victory for Hyundai Tucson.

SPACE Hyundai Tucson 1.6 GDI / 131 Kadjar Renault dCi / 130 Toyota Hybrid C-HR
front width 145 cm 144 cm 138 cm
rear width 139 cm 138 cm 132 cm
front height 94-100 cm 91-96 cm 90-96 cm
rear height 95 cm 93 cm 90 cm
Legroom 76 cm 76 cm 72 cm
Trunk 540 liters 475 liters 420 liters

Toyota C-HR, Hyundai Tucson and Renault Kadjar: performance

When analyzing performance, and how much and how to run these three SUV each with its mechanical characteristic. Before, yes, we should mention the good behavior of three. The new Toyota C-HR surprisingly high comfort and a chassis fine-tuned. Everything is just right in the new SUV, and only consider a conventional mechanical with more nerve than the hybrid group known in the Prius (you know, great performance but in exchange for a somewhat slow response to acceleration and stretching too over-regime lower acoustic comfort) would gain much driving excitement. For his part, Hyundai Tucson continues up looking like an SUV impressive for the quality that conveys (Although it could be improved with a more risky interior design) and its ride comfort (which contributes even more this nice new gasoline GDI). He renault kadjar, Finally, not particularly excels in anything, nor can it impose much as the Tucson, but his road performance is more than adequate: Agile and comfortable … although with slightly less quality perception of Tucson and C-HR.

renault kadjarIn pure acceleration, Tucson It enforces its 131 hp gasoline over its rivals, but the 1.6 GDI, with all soft and pleasant that we find finally pay their recoveries aspirated engine (Something already very unusual, except Mazda). With no turbo, you need to take very high rate for all its power, paying exercises slowly overtaking a sustained speed: low speed is less. In return, Kadjar takes advantage of the higher torque of the 1.6 Diesel (And that this mechanic always accuses a first 500 rpm somewhat weak rotation), to provide the best overtaking, while the C-HR hybrid leverages its unique automatic change to meet note … although in pure acceleration is the slowest. absolute equality in all three braking, loudness to speed maintained (but the C-HR pay their change in acceleration), sonority and, surprisingly, by weight: hybrid set Toyota not charged, perhaps by size more content. Victoria here for a Diesel (renault kadjar) That still rules in performance.

BENEFITS Hyundai Tucson 1.6 GDI / 131 Kadjar Renault dCi / 130 Toyota Hybrid C-HR
Acel. 0-100 km / h 10.89 s 11.23 s 11.65 s
Acel. 0-1000 meters 32.44 s 32.98 s 33.36 s
Overtaking 80-120 km / h 11.88 s 7.86 s 8,55 s
Loudness 100 km / h 66.3 dB 66.8 dB 65.7 dB
Loudness 120 km / h 69.5 dB 68.8 dB 69.1 dB
Braking from 140 km / h 72.3 m 73.1 m 73.3 m
Weight scale 1,483 kg 1,491 kg 1,481 kg

Toyota C-HR, Hyundai Tucson and Renault Kadjar: consumption

We reached a key section … the consumption. and espectaculares here records obtained by Toyota C-HR. Proud, and even better than the Prius: it seems that the Japanese brand continues to refine a whole. As always, actual spending better hybrid city the more traveled. Hence, the C-HR operation fail 100% electric to spend very, very little. And on the road, their record is very good … but almost in the line of Diesel good as Renault 1.6 dCi Kadjar. which clearly accuses his character traditional gasoline is atmospheric Tucson: Consume more than 3 l / 100 km average over a C-HR also takes 1 l / 100 km Kadjar Diesel. Unmitigated advantage here for Toyota and its hybrid technology.

CONSUMPTION Hyundai Tucson 1.6 GDI / 131 Kadjar Renault dCi / 130 Toyota Hybrid C-HR
Consumption city 8.15 l / 100 km 5.86 l / 100 km 3.44 l / 100 km
Consumption Highway 7.21 l / 100 km 5.06 l / 100 km 4.92 l / 100 km
average consumption 7.59 l / 100 km 5.38 l / 100 km 4.33 l / 100 km

Toyota C-HR, Hyundai Tucson and Renault Kadjar: Price

Last stop: price. He Hyundai Tucson 1.6 GDI is, of the three, you can find cheaper in finishes of access, although if you go to the high-end version will find it super equipped but at the same price as the Renault 1.6 dCi Kadjar better supplied. Future problems of Diesel and pollution, plus the best overall product and as widely as you see and feel in Tucson, makes we finally Let’s meet with Hyundai. Yes, the Kadjar never be ruled out, because it is good SUV and especially if you plan to do many kilometers, we decantaríamos by Kadjar … or would value the option of Tucson Diesel, which obviously also exists.

Case Toyota C-HR it’s more complicated. We conceived more as a more passionate purchase, Hitching his image and his hybrid technology Greener. In consumption undoubtedly compensate … especially if you regularly use the car mostly in town. It is also true that it is more expensive, and it is a car with less space and are pleased to mechanical use, so for decantarte he should prioritize those values: aesthetics, consumption and ecology. You decide now.

DISCOUNTED RATES (JANUARY 2017) Hyundai Tucson 1.6 GDI / 131 (between 20,450 and 26,160 euros) Kadjar Renault dCi / 130 (between 24,500 and 26,350 euros) Hybrid Toyota C-HR (between 24,250 and 28,500 euros)



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