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New C-HR Owner

Post by Notty » Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:46 pm

Hi everyone. I took delivery of my first Toyota a couple of weeks ago. It’s the 2 l Excel model. I’m already getting 55mpg which is a lot more than the Mercedes I used to run! I’m looking forward to getting to know my car and join in with the chat here. Any tips for a C-HR newbie would be most welcome! :D

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Re: New C-HR Owner

Post by Malc1975 » Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:38 am

Only tip I can give is when cruising lift off the throttle and lightly press back on hat usually disengages the engine and you can run on electric for a while

Enjoy the car mate

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Re: New C-HR Owner

Post by arvani » Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:59 pm

Sorry for using this thread, but I guess that this is something that is relevant to all new owners.
I am waiting for my 2.0l CHR delivery from day-to-day now (had delivery date 16.03 and due to COVID it might take some more days).
I was wondering what would be the ideal way to perform your break in period for the car.
I am asking this because I don't know if Atkinson engines require the same approach (in theory at least) as the Otto ones i.e. start with a few miles on specific rpms and then increase rpms every 500km until you reach ~2,500 KMs. (I am using KMs instead of Miles because i am Greek)

Maybe this is too much too ask. A simple approach saying that you don't have to go heavy on it from scratch may suffice.
Anyways thanks in advance for the response.

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Re: New C-HR Owner

Post by Alexr » Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:37 pm

From the 2017 manual
To extend the life of the vehicle, observing the following precautions is recommended:
●For the first 300 km (200 miles): Avoid sudden stops.
●For the first 800 km (500 miles): Do not tow a trailer.
●For the first 1600 km (1000 miles):
• Do not drive at extremely high speeds.
• Avoid sudden acceleration.
• Do not drive at a constant speed for extended periods.
All the best
Loved driving my C-HR Excel Hybrid in Metal Stream for 4 yrs
Now loving my C-HR 2.0 Dynamic in Pearl White and black. :P

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Re: New C-HR Owner

Post by Mrmick123 » Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:01 am

Hi I'm just coming up to my second month driving my Toyota chr excel and it is amazing I had the icon modle be for and didnt think I'd drive any thing better but how wrong I was this excel is just unreal the only thing I am struggling with is the Android auto I've down loaded on to my phone but can't get it to work with my system I've tried everything I can think of I've tried looking it up on utube but still can't get it to work I no I'm not very tech minded so if any body can help me in simple terms I'd be really greatful thanjs

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Re: New C-HR Owner

Post by Sjhaycroft » Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:44 am

On the touch screen in the center of the dash. Hit the 2nd button down on the left. Android auto should show as an option on the screen?

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Re: New C-HR Owner

Post by drabisan » Thu Apr 16, 2020 11:12 am

What phone?
Try another cable.
And please explain what is happening.

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Re: New C-HR Owner

Post by ic2 » Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:03 pm

Yes, what phone are you using to connect? AA was already installed on mine Samsung S20, i just bought a USB A male to USB C female adaptor plugged it in and it was there.


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Re: New C-HR Owner

Post by MadPanther » Thu Apr 16, 2020 10:36 pm

I installed Android Auto on my Huawei P30, bought a short curly USB cable plugged it in and it works great.

Once plugged in you have to press the menu button and then the Android Auto icon.

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Re: New C-HR Owner

Post by Mrmick123 » Sun Jun 14, 2020 6:56 am

Thanks for every one's advice it's sorted now thanks guys sorry I am finding it difficult useing my sat nav I needed to be some where the others day so used sat nav typed post code where I wanted to go searched but didn't find any results tried again after putting ST3 in I noticed it picked up then next number I was about to put in so I press enter and it found what I thought was my destination but sadly it wasn't it took me to the rite are but I was a mile or 2 away from where I need to be can any body help please

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