The Toyota C-HR has opened its 2020 honours account with the Best Crossover title in the Company Car Today 100 listing.
It achieved its winning status thanks to its combination of tax-friendly low emissions from its self-charging hybrid powertrains, low day-to-day running costs, good looks and lasting value.
Paul Barker, Company Car Today Editor, said: “Toyota’s C-HR deploys hybrid technology to deliver low running costs and excellent emissions figures, which combine with good residual values to tick the boxes that make for an excellent company car. It also enjoys cutting edge design and has recently been revised to make it an even better proposition, and well worthy of the CCT100 Best Crossover title.”
The CCT100 is presented by Company Car Today as a definitive list of the 100 cars that can fulfil any business requirements. The top models in each category are assessed on 12 criteria that are key to an excellent company car, including emissions, price, running costs, company car tax rates, practicality, desirability and the driving experience.
The Toyota C-HR benefited from significant upgrades at the end of 2019, including a shift to an all-hybrid line-up, with a new, more powerful 2.0-litre powertrain added to the range and improvements made to the established 1.8-litre system. It is the only crossover on the market to offer a choice of two different hybrids, ensuring it meets the requirements of a wider range of customers.
Although it delivers 182bhp, the new 2.0-litre system remains highly efficient, with CO2 emission from 86g/km (NEDC correlated data)/109g/km (WLTP data). Across the entire C-HR range, the benefit-in-kind rating for company car tax payers is just 22 per cent.
All versions of C-HR also now benefit from seamless smartphone integration as standard, via Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.