2016 Honda HR-V is coming soon and it will bring many great changes which will make this very stylish model one of the best looking vehicles in its class.
Design and changes
This beautiful Japanese model is on the market since early nineties, and with every redesign it brings more beauty, more quality and more power. 2016 Honda HR-V belongs to category of mini crossovers or mini SUVs. 2016 Honda HR-V will come out in Japan under the nameplate Honda Vezel. For US and European market this model has been named Honda HR-V which means High Revolutionary Vehicle. New HR-V will bring lot of changes and some will be pretty similar to its larger brother new Honda CR-V. First of all, new 2016 Honda HR-V should be made of lightweight materials. These materials include aluminum, light strong steel and carbon dioxide fiber. With lighter body, new SUV will be more fuel economical and it will improve some general performances. Beside of this change new model will bring redesigned front grille, headlights and front bumper. New model will also bring changed front fenders and swell sholderline. There will be also prettier and more modern roofline and hood. Front grille will be more powerful and futuristic. With some beautiful chrome details it will be beautiful and more dominant. In the center of it will be placed world wide known Honda emblem. On the sides of the grille will be new redesigned headlights. Those will be angular, sharper, bit more aggressive and powered with LED lights. Headlights will include LED daytime running lights which will provide better visibility as well as more modern look and appearance. On both sides we will notice some beautiful chrome details around the locks and windows and new beautiful side mirrors. There are also new alloy wheels which will look more classy and powerful. On the rear side of the 2016 Honda HR-V we will see new modern LED taillights and redesigned and more stylish bumper. As far as interior is considered, it will be able to accommodate up to five passengers. Cabin will be equipped with the latest high quality materials which will provide maximal comfort during the drive. 2016 Honda HR-V will also be equipped with the latest technological features. We should expect that new model will be available in three trim levels and it is LX, EX and EX-L.
2016 Honda HR-V powertrain
When it comes to the performances of 2016 Honda HR-V, under the hood will be placed only one engine option. It should be exactly the same engine as in new Honda Civic. It is 1.8 liter inline four engine. This engine has ability to produce 140 horses and 132 pound feet of torque. Engine of 2016 Honda HR-V will be paired with CVT gearbox and the power will be transmitted to the front wheels as standard. The all wheel drive will be in offer too, as and extra cost option. There are also some rumors about 1.5 liter hybrid version, which will in combination with an electric motor be able to produce around 145 horses.
Release date and price
As far as the release date is considered, new 2016 Honda HR-V is expected to arrive sometime in the middle of 2015. The price of this beautiful crossover SUV will be in range from 20,000 to 25,000 dollars, depending from trim level and equipment.