2016 Honda HR-V has made its official debut at the ongoing Los Angeles Auto Show. Slated to go on sale from early 2015, the new Honda HR-V will be positioned below the CR-V while it will compete with the Chevrolet Trax and Mazda CX-3.
The new HR-V crossover is a true segment-busting vehicle, unlike anything else on the market today – Jeff Conrad, senior vice president American Honda Motor Co.
Boasting os spacious interiors, dynamic design and fuel efficient engine, the 2016 Honda HR-V will be seen with a fresh new feel. Boot space is will stand at 688 liters which can be extended to 1,655 liters once rear seats are turned down. Available in LX, EX and EX-L trims, Honda HR-V specifications on base level models will include power windows, rear view camera, tilt/telescopic steering wheel and alloy wheels. Top end variants will receive heated front seats, leather upholstery and touch screen infotainment with 7” display.
2016 Honda HR-V will be powered by a 1.8 liter SOHC 16 valve, four cylinder i-VTEC engine. The engine will be capable of offering 138 bhp peak power at 6,500 rpm and 172 Nm peak torque at 4,300 rpm mated to either six speed manual transmission or CVT.
Utilizing a new global platform, the all-new Honda HR-V has the most spacious and versatile cabin in its class
Adhering to Honda’s commitment to safety standards, the 2016 Honda HR-V possesses state of the art safety features to include an Advanced Compatibility Engineering front body structure designed to withstand energy from a frontal collision.
Other safety features include four channel anti lock brakes with brake assist, Hill Start Assist, Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control, Expanded View Driver’s Mirror and Multi Angle Rear View Camera. Honda HR-V will be produced from the company plant in Celaya, Mexico along with the Fit.