The Japanese auto motor manufacturer has made the production of the 2018 Honda HR-V sub compact crossover release a reality. Just like the popular mini SUV it has taken the same nameplate that was produced in the early nineties. The code HR-V in actual sense means ‘high ride revolutionary vehicle’. It has ecstatic features of a typical crossover vehicle like good manoeuvrability as well as excellent fuel efficiency.
In addition it also bears some SUV’s characteristics like large cargo area and off road capability etc. the 1st generation of the model was released in 1999 and was based on the platform of super mini then came the 2nd generation which lasted from 2006 until last year in 2014. This vehicle promises to be very competitive in its crossover class coming with all the standard features like a roomier crossover crossover SUV. The exterior design is modern as well as the transmission which is CVT. The engine output is also high and can also be found in its cousin the Honda Fit.
2018 Honda HR-V interior
The 2018 Honda HR-V comes with a higher trim level and a tidier cabin. The trim levels come fitted with touch screens for the infotainment system and also for viewing safety messages. This vehicle has a lot of space with around 100 cubic feet of spacious room.
Standard features to expect include but not limited to electric windows, mirrors and locks, rear view camera for reverse monitoring, Bluetooth connectivity and audio streaming as well as steering wheels audio control. Premium features are also not left out which include also push button start, sunroof, lane view, heated front seats, leather upholstery, touch screen displays etc.
2018 Honda HR-V exterior
The 2018 Honda HR-V exterior looks more sportier with strong horizontal lines, hidden back door handles and at the front the grille is a large two tier with angular headlights and has distinguished itself from both the Fit and the CR-V since it doesn’t wear any of the subcompact angular wedginess of the hatchbacks and also none of the blocky rear end cues of the compact crossovers.
Engine of 2018 Honda HR-V
When we now take a look at the 2018 Honda HR-V engine, we are actually speaking of a 1.8L 4 cylinder engine and this in actual sense means that it is going to have a modest acceleration but still maintaining a very high fuel efficiency. It can be able to produce 138 HP as well as 127 lb-ft of torque.
Customers have a choice to make like choosing from 6 speed or CVT transmission system. The engine offered here resembles the one in Honda Fit as well as the same transmission system. Another feature that the 2018 Honda HR-V took from the mini SUV Fit is the all-wheel drive configuration which is actually optional.
2018 Honda HR-V price and release date
No information concerning the 2018 Honda HR-V has been released as yet, that is, price and release date. But hopefully and according to very reliable sources we anticipate it to roll somewhere in the spring of 2015. This crossover SUV is expected to be popular owing to the fact that that it has had a very nice campaigning which has kept up with it.