If you are looking for a mini SUV or a crossover that is perfect for city roads, then take a look at upcoming the 2017 Honda HR-V. This particular has satisfied most customers with its overall driving experience and extensive amenity list. Honda will offer this car in three trim levels LX, EX, and EX-L. This model will boast of an exquisite design language complimented by new styling elements that give this SUV a whole new look. Honda has made an extra effort to improve the engine performance so that it can produce even better acceleration rate, fuel efficiency, and overall better performance. According to some sources, Honda will enhance its comfort feature so that it can match up with rival crossovers that will soon hit the market.
2017 Honda HR-V – Exterior and Interior Design:
This vehicle will borrow its platform from Honda Fit, which will improve its mileage, maneuverability, and stability. It has been designed in such a way that it looks like a mini version of the popular CR-V model but with a whole new design language. The entire body will receive new curves and sleek body lines to appear more detailed.
The front portion of 2017 Honda HR-V will sport a new grille design with chrome accents, LED headlight, improve aerodynamics, aluminum skid plate, rain sensing intermittent wiper, revamped front fender, will also be introduced. Rest of the outer body will carry features like LED stop light, rear view camera, power tailgate, etc. The rear portion of this model has been built-in such a way that it gives a coupe-like vibe.
Inside the cabin, Honda will add all types of equipment that is considered to be standard in every SUV. There will be a spacious interior that can easily accommodate five passengers. Updating seats with heating ability features, adding extra adjustable seats, and the inclusion of automatic air conditioning system will only increase the comfort of the passengers.
The technical amenity list of 2017 Honda HR-V will cover elements like adaptive cruise control, one-touch start/stop button, customizable tachometer, infotainment system, Wi-Fi, etc. The entertainment package will include an audio system, smart phone connectivity, SiriusXM radio, Bluetooth, USB, AUX, etc.
2017 Honda HR-V – Engine and Performance:
Honda will offer one type of engine for 2017 Honda HR-V. It will be a 1.8-liter i-VTEC inline four power unit that has the capability to generate 141 HP and 127 lb-ft of torque. This power unit gives the best performance on city roads, making the HR-V ideally for city slickers. This engine will be paired with a six-speed manual or CVT gearbox and come riding with all wheel and front wheel drive. Fuel efficiency is expected to go around 27 mpg on city roads and 32 mpg on highways.
2017 Honda HR-V – Expected Launch and Price:
The base price of this SUV will start from $20,000, but details about the top trim variant are not known. This model is already in the production line and will likely be available in the second quarter of 2016. 2017 Honda HR-V will have some intense rivalry from other popular cars like Mazda CX-3, Nissan Juke, Jeep Renegade, etc. Competition will be fierce in the upcoming year when all these models are up and running.