Honda is known worldwide for its ability to manufacture fun-to-drive, fun-to-own, and efficient automobiles. With attributes such as spacious interior and seating, an excellent exterior visibility, high-fuel economy, and an adaptable cargo loading beneath its belt, the new 2017 Honda HRV is undoubtedly the latest breed, and it promises to revolutionize its class.
2017 Honda HRV – Exterior and Interior Changes
Although this new crossover is expected to go through several changes, it will take some design features from the previous classic Honda Fit model. The vehicle is predicted to be wider and longer compared to its predecessors, and it will be made with a moon roof fused with glass. From the front of the car, there is a modern grille and a well fitted unique bumper. In addition to this, both the headlights and tail lights will also undergo significant changes such as the installation of a modern LED lighting. It also comes with a 17-inch wheelbase dimension. Some of the changes will give the new 2017 Honda HRV an aggressive appearance, unlike the previous models.
There are also several noticeable changes with the advanced technology, from inside, and they will enable the car to provide comfort to its users. The 2017 Honda HR-V is a five-door vehicle and will accommodate only six passengers and the driver as well. The steering and the seats of the new crossover are upholstered with a top quality leather material. It also has adjustable back row seats that can be used to to create more cargo space in the vehicle. The dashboard of the Honda crossover will also be well equipped with some unique infotainment tools. Some of these include a navigation system and an 8-inch touchscreen that will not only assist the driver but also entertain them as well. Besides this, the 2007 Honda HRV will also be built with a high-quality sound system and a satellite navigation system. Other outstanding features expected in the crossover includes heated seats, telescope steering wheel, satellite radio, USB ports, powered windows, Bluetooth, smartphone connectivity and WI-FI, among others. The Honda crossover also has an excellent security system which will provide safety to the riders and passengers. Some of the notable safety features of the 2017 Honda HRV are airbags, emergency braking system, parking assistance and cruise control with many others.
2017 Honda HRV – Engine Specs
Under the hood of this current 2017, Honda is a four-cylinder 1.8-liter engine. With this engine, power output stands at 141 hp and 127 lbs feet of torque which is accelerated to the front wheels of the LX and EX using the normal six-speed manual transmission system. Nevertheless, the top-of-the-line Honda HR-V EX-L gets a standard continuously variable transmission. The lower trims may also get it optionally. The 2017 Honda HRV will be able to return to 34/25/28 mpg on the highway and city combined, and the manual will run on 35/28/31 mpg with the CVT. Buyers who opt for the AWD will have fuel economy on 32/27/29 mpg.
2017 Honda HRV – Price and Release Date
The release date of the 2017 Honda HR-V should be expected in mid-2017, at least for the U.S market. Buyers elsewhere should expect it much later than that. As for the price, it is anticipated to be available for the starting prize of $20,000. The 2017 Honda HRV will also be available on lease once it is released on the market for sale next year.