This is the smallest crossover of Honda, which will come with excellent design incorporated with the latest technology to improve the comfort of the users. The company is also planning to develop the engine of the new vehicle to boost the performance which will also make the new 2017 Honda HR-V fuel economical.
2017 Honda HR-V – Exterior and Interior Design
Although the new crossover is said to undergo several changes, it will borrow some of its design features from the classic Honda Fit. The vehicle is expected to be longer and wider compared to the predecessors and will be built with a moon roof incorporated with glass. As you stand in front of the car, you will see a modern grille and a unique bumper which is well fitted. In addition to that, the headlights and the tail lights will also undergo some changes like the installation of the modern LED lighting effect. It is going to have a 17-inch wheelbase dimension and some of these changes will give the new HR-V Honda an aggressive appearance compared to the previous models.
With the advanced technology, you will also notice several changes from inside that will enable the vehicle to provide comfort to the users. The new 2017 Honda HR-V is a five-door car and will accommodate seven passengers including the driver. The seats and the steering of the new crossover will be upholstered with a quality leather material. It is also amazing how these back row seats can be adjusted to create more cargo space. The dashboard of the new crossover will be well equipped with some of the infotainment tools which includes an 8-inch touchscreen and navigation system that will not only assist in driving but also entertain the rider. Besides that, the Honda HR-V 2017 will also come with a satellite navigation system and a high-quality sound system. Other magnificent features expected in this crossover includes telescope steering wheel, heated seats, satellite radio, powered windows, USB ports, Bluetooth, WI-FI, and smartphone connectivity among others. The security of this automobile is also considered to provide safety to the users. This will be through the installation of security specs such as airbags, seatbelts, emergency braking systems, parking assistance and cruise control among others.
2017 Honda HR-V – Engine and Performance
According to Edmunds, the new crossover will come with a similar engine to that of Honda Fit. That is a 1.8 liter 4 chamber engine that will generate up to 138 horsepower and 127-pound feet of torque. In addition to that, 2017 Honda HR-V will have two types of transmission to choose from which includes the six velocity guide transmission and CVT transmission framework. Besides that, the automobile will have an optional all-wheel drive system.
2017 Honda HR-V – Price and Release Date
For the fans who are eagerly waiting for the new model, it is going to hit the market late 2016 or early 2017. Edmunds also states that 2017 Honda HR-V ill come with a ranging price of $46,000 to $69,000 depending on the specs variations. It is also expected to face rivals such as Toyota C-HR and Chevy Equinox.