2016 Honda HR-V is a compact crossover model, designed for the US market. Under the name Honda Vezel, this model is presented in the domestic Japanese market 2013. The vehicle has attracted a lot of attention, but the campaign was extended to other world markets. Finally, at the 2014 LA Auto Show, the vehicle is presented and the American public. Name, HR-V, is well known, because the Honda company, has already used this name for its SUV model. Sale of 2016 Honda HR-V models, will begin in early 2015, the US market. Same name, the vehicle will carry on the market of Europe, while in Asia, is sold under the name Honda Vezel.
2016 Honda HR-V Design
New CUV model is placed on the company’s new global platform. On the same platform, is made the FIT model. The company is extremely proud of this model, and describes him as a segment-busting vehicle. In many respects, 2016 Honda HR-V, is different than most competitive models in its class. Honda claims that the vehicle offers much more, and better, than most competitive models in its class. The vehicle is designed in the spirit of sports, is also characterized by coupe design. Also, the car has the most spacious and versatile cabin in its class. The model is designed as a five-seater, and the US market, will be offered in three different trim levels- LX, EX and EX-L. Nevertheless, is offered the possibility to personalize the vehicle, with a wide range of possibilities. What company emphasizes as a great advantage over its competitors is large luggage space. The vehicle has a Magic Seat storage system. With the help of it, it is possible reconfigurable second-row of seats, and luggage area gets a capacity of 58.8 cubic feet.
Honda HR-V USA Specs
For all trim levels, the company has devoted a high level of equipment. On the side of safety and security, are available the most modern systems. With superior security systems, and the specific construction of the vehicle, 2016 Honda HR-V, is estimated 5-star NHTSA. Some of the basic security systems are: Advanced Compatibility Engineering combined with Brake Assist and Hill Start Assist, Traction Control, Multi-Angle Rearview Camera and Tire Pressure Monitoring System. In addition, passengers feel safe with multiple-threshold front airbags, side-curtain airbags, driver and front passenger side airbags SmartVent. Assist the driver in steering the vehicle, provide additional systems, which are managed by 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system and Lane Watch System.
New Honda HR-V, for the US market, has a 1.8 L SOHC engine with 16 valve four cylinder. The engine delivers 138 hp at 6,500 rpm and 127 lb.-ft. of torque at 4,300 rpm. Customers have a choice between the version with FWD and AWD. For models with FWD, is intended 6-speed manual transmission. Models with AWD, have a CVT. Top-of 2016 Honda HR-V AWD with Intelligent Control System. This system is intended for the off-road driving conditions, and takes over control of the vehicle and all-weather traction. Fuel economy is a factor which buyers attach great importance. Honda’s SOHC engines are known to be very efficient and economical. In this light, the company has introduced, 2016 HR-V, but the fuel consumption data are lacking.