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My only minor criticism is the passenger side mirror which doesn't auto tilt down when you put the car in reverse. There is no any option to turn that option ON/OFF like in most other Toyotas for the last 15 years. Useful so that you don't hit your rims on the curb when parallel parking. Should have been added as a standard safety feature. I would rather have that instead of the lights displaying the C-HR logo!
 

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i know what you mean, i have it on the merc and find it really useful but i suppose they have given me a reversing camera and all round radar
 

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Camera is not the same as it won't show you how closely the car is to the side of the curb. They have some extra mirrors mounted at the bottom but they are too small to show anything useful.
 

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The other side of the argument is - I have never had it so I don't miss it.

It is as I have said elsewhere, there will always be things missing from a "new" car that you have had in the past, it is the same as most things in life - a compromise
 

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Well my verso never had it but then it did have rather large mirrors , but if it bugs you that much you could always sell it :roll: :D
 

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I think you missing the point. Having large mirrors and back camera ain't the same. Even low end Auris had it why not C-HR??? It's a big fail and should be fairly easy to fix by reprogramming the mirror. The electronic motor is already there. Don't mind paying extra for the option.
 

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LemonTwist said:
It's a standard option for 99% Toyota cars as of 15 years ago. Ain't Skoda car.
Not sure about 99%. I had two Toyotas before this (top of range Prius mk 2 and mk 3) and I never heard of this feature before - useful though it might be having scraped alloys in the past. The rear viw camera does give SOME help though once you have learned the alignment of the camera markings.
 

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I don,t understand it first it was a minor criticism and now it is a big fail. Don,t buy a CHR and if you already have one then you should have know that this option was not available.
I like the tilt mirror to but when it came to decision making between an Honda HRV (with tilt mirror) and an Toyota CHR.
I decided for the Toyota,
 

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Did someone try reverse with mirror switch turned to L or R? I may try this later today, but usually the tilting mirrors on Toyota/Lexus are deactivated with the switch set to neutral position.
 

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JulianoG said:
Did someone try reverse with mirror switch turned to L or R? I may try this later today, but usually the tilting mirrors on Toyota/Lexus are deactivated with the switch set to neutral position.
Yes that was available in Auris among other models but to my surprise not in C-HR. No any mention in the manual nor specs. Not an option either. The feature seems to have just vanished as if it was not needed. Toyota is aware of this as many clients are complaining in Japan. If you need this option I encourage you to call Toyota and ask to have this added.
 

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I have never had it in a car before and won't miss it in this either.
The rear cam more than makes up for not having it. Sometimes you can rely on things far too much rather than trusting your own abilities.
 

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I have never had it in a car before and won't miss it in this either.
The rear cam more than makes up for not having it. Sometimes you can rely on things far too much rather than trusting your own abilities.
It's nothing to do with the rear camera. It's more like having a side camera which are available in some Lexus models.
 

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I think you are missing the point you have a car that can park itself it can parallel park and bay park ,why do you need a mirror that can fold down .I think I have just answered your question why it does not have it.
 

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There are enough situations that automatic parking is not possible.
Further, even with parallel parking, it happens sometimes that you touch a kerb.
In general even with automatic parking is a tilted mirror handy (prevent from damaging the wheels).
If this is a very important don,t buy a CHR and maybe in the future it is standard or an option.
 

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Don't get me wrong it would be nice to of had it but this is a 21century car with lot bells and whistles but hey you can't have it all
 

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MerlyWerly said:
I have never had it in a car before and won't miss it in this either.
The rear cam more than makes up for not having it. Sometimes you can rely on things far too much rather than trusting your own abilities.
Just becourse you rely on things far too much a tilted mirror is very handy
and help to use your own abilities (eyes)
 
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