Toyota C-HR Hybrid MPG & CO2 emissions

The Toyota C-HR delivers impressive fuel economy, with low CO2 emissions likely to keep company-car drivers happy

MPG (combined) MPG (high) MPG (low) CO2 emissions
53-59mpg 59-71mpg 60-66mpg 86-92g/km (NEDC correlated)

As a ‘self-charging’ hybrid, the Toyota C-HR uses its petrol engine and regenerative braking technology to top up a small battery while driving. This means it will frequently switch between petrol- and electric-driving modes, with the transition between the two barely noticeable from behind the wheel.

The 2.0-litre model is more capable than the 1.8-litre version in this respect thanks to a larger electric motor: this can power the car unaided at speeds of up to 75mph, which means you can spend a long time on the motorway and still complete around half the journey in ‘zero-emissions’ mode.

That said, the 1.8-litre model remains the most efficient overall, and a diesel alternative may still be more cost effective for you if you cover a lot of motorway miles over the course of a year.

Toyota C-HR Hybrid MPG & CO2 emissions

The C-HR Hybrid has on-paper fuel-economy figures of between 53 and 59mpg, the time we spent in the 1.8-litre version of the car suggested that you should average around 55mpg in varied driving, which is not be sniffed at. Even the 2.0-litre model will break the 50mpg mark on a steady motorway cruise.

Around town, the latter will switch into all-electric mode anywhere between 40 and 60% of the time; Toyota claims it's possible to see highs of 80% in certain situations.

The Toyota C-HR Hybrid’s CO2 emissions are good, with the 1.8-litre version achieving 86g/km and the 2.0-litre model hitting 92g/km. They make either model an affordable proposition for company-car buyers – even compared to non-hybrid alternatives that might have cheaper list prices but higher CO2 levels.