Toyota C-HR voted Thailand’s Car of the Year

Auto & Audio November 20, 2018 17:49

By The Nation

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The Toyota C-HR has won the “Thailand Car of the Year 2018” crown.

The C-HR earned 382 points, followed by the Mazda CX-5 with 307 points, the Suzuki Swift (260 points), the Mitsubishi Xpander (141), the MG ZS (136) and the Nissan Terra (130).

“The criteria included design, handling, comfort, performance, safety, equipment level, technology, pricing and environmental friendliness,” said Bhuvanath Paochinda, president of the Thai Automotive Journalists Association.

A total of 12 new models entered the competition, with six making the cut for the final round.

Fifty-four automotive journalists took part in the final round, which was held at the Suvarnabhumi Motorsport Park on November 16.

Toyota Motor Thailand PR director Preecha Pothi received the award for the C-HR.