Probably, some of the loyal buyers have seen the presence of Honda fit with five-door subcompact which is available with 1.5 L four-cylinder engines. However, there are still few people who have known that the company also produces a crossover on same underpinning. This one is known as Vezel unit. Actually, this series has been available on the Japan auto market since 2013. The good news is the company would present those units in the U.S introduced as 2016 Honda HR-V. This new car would be produced on Mexico after which it would be delivered to the dealers in U.S. Under the hoods of this vehicle, there will be upgraded versions of 1.8 L four-cylinder engines with i-VTEC. It can deliver maximum output up to 141 horsepower at 6500 rpm and about 127 lb ft of the torque at 4300 rpm when its redlines are set up to 6700 rpm.
The power is increased over the Japanese counterpart the Vezel that has 1.5 L four-cylinder engines. Those upgraded engines would be coupled with either CVT with G-design shift logic or six-speed manual transmission systems. Its AWD unit is options and available with intelligent control systems to improve all-weather tractions. For Honda HR-V 2016 price, the information is still predictable. In other words, there is still no exact costs announced officially.
2016 HONDA HR-V: specs reviews
The manufacturer is promising class lead fuel economies for this Honda HR-V. This is supported with the presence of front wheel drive and CVT expect this car to return 28/35/31 mpg. If you tend to select manual six-speed transmission system, it would offer 25/34/28 mpg. There is optional all-wheel drive which will drop slightly the figure and it could be delivered only with CVT. For this setup, it could return 27/32.29 mpg on city/highways/combined drive condition. Obviously, the result is quiet respective. Also, it would allow the next version of Honda HR-V 2015 attracts much larger numbers of customers.
2016 HONDA HR-V: exterior and interior
As long as exterior concepts go, although this 2016 HR-V is according to Honda fit models, it will not look like them at all. It fact, this new vehicle will resemble more to CR-V models. It will be available on 2016 Honda hr-v ex and lx version. The head light design is inspired visibly by the larger cousins and its leaned hoods. At the back end on its body line, this Honda comes as unique model. In other words, it is quite different and doesn’t look like the others model. All in all, this crossover looks sporty and firm. Its coupe-like roofs are followed by muscular front fender, bold character line, and hidden back door handle that is a nice touch. Also, this new car is offered with power tail gate lock, power mirror, and aluminum ally wheel which comes as standard. There will be some trim levels to select from. Those are EX-L, EX, and LX.
Comes to the interior, it presents the mixture of design components from both the Fit model and CR-v. However, it comes also with some exclusive styling features. The instrument clusters and steering wheels are already seen. Its center stack is quite different but most of available control and infotainment systems are almost identical to this new vehicle. Its center consoles are brand-new; too while its gear shifters are inherited from CR-V units. On this HR-V, it has much more premium feels with chrome inserts, piano black and sophisticated stitch lines.
Definitely, the instrument clusters are the most interesting features with floating illumination ring and ECO assist applications which switch the speedometer illuminations from white to green depends on the consumption of fuel. Moreover, the standard equipments on this Honda HR-V will include telescoping and tilt steering wheels, electronic parking brake, rearview camera, Pandora radio, power windows, and Bluetooth. Besides, there are also optional features which include seven-inch touchscreen with display audio telematics interface, leather trims, smart entry/push button start, paddle shifter behind its steering wheels, power sunroof, heated front seat, Sirius XM Radio, Honda Lane Watch, and Honda Digital Traffic.
2016 HONDA HR-V: release date information
Sooner, the new model will be launched as most current subcompact crossover by Japanese manufacturer. This car will take the similar nameplate as famed mini SUV which is generated in the starting of nineties. This 2016 Honda HR-V has arrived out initially in Japan beneath Honda Vezel nameplate. HR-V means Hi-ride Revolution Vehicle and this unit is a kind of standard smaller crossover car which combine the capability of car like higher fuel effectiveness and maneuverability with SUV characteristics. The release date information is still secret. For the price, it is started around $19, 115 for standard LX model, EX-l model would be priced around $21, 165. For top of line EX-L Navi model, the price is started around $24,590. Based on the rumor, this new car is expected for being available the dealers on this summer.