2016 Honda HR-V Release Date, Msrp, MPG, Price – The new 2016 Honda HR-V has quite some antiquity which dates back 19 years when it helped craft the crossover market back in 1996. The novel 2016 Honda HR-V will probably carry on with the mantle of success for another 2 decades as well.
For quite some time now, everyone wished to get the beast on the road on a road expedition spree and the bigger they came the better they all seemed. But guess what, this is slowly changing at a very fast rate at least on this side of the car’s dimensions and now people are inclined towards smaller but classier, comfortable and performance-oriented sedans.
Automobile companies are now being forced to redesign their cars which were once popular bigwigs in the automobile scene and repackage them into smaller ones that are much manoeuvrable and can serve more clientele. One such case is for instance is the new Honda HR-V 2016.
The refreshed 2016 Honda HR-V is tinier yet more compact version of the CR-V model crossover which has definitely become a hit in the market with its rivals forced to watch at a distance. The redesigned compact sedan has finally got the attention and respect it deserves especially from buyers who want better fuel economy specs without compromising the performance of the vehicle.
2016 Honda HR-V exterior changes
The exterior design cues that comes with the new 2016 Honda HR-V is a hatchback that is much compact in every aspect. At the front fascia, is a dominance of a black grille that has the company’s emblem embedded on it. This has given it an assertive approach.
The car has a well-designed modern and futuristic look that makes no mistake in making the car have an assertive look as well as performing better than its close rivals. Coming new to the model as the add-ons are the creases that run horizontally all the way from the front to the back along the side panels and new colours too.
At the back side, nothing much has been effected, the tailgate and the taillights have less details in comparison to the previous version of the HR-V. The vehicle will be supported by 17 inch wheels from below.
2016 Honda HR-V interior design
The interior, on the other side, of the 2016 Honda HR-V is a complete amusement for the would-be buyers. One thing that cannot afford to go unobserved is the amount of space that you should expect inside the cabin in relation to the outgoing model. The increased space will now be very convenient for everyone. Moreover, the cargo volume has been increased too.
There will be plentiful of safety features which have not been left out, they include emergency brake assist, rear and front head airbags child seat anchors, among tons of others. The seats have a cloth upholstery which is still comfortable while the top trims will come upholstered in leather.
Other convenience and control features for the standard model will include; interior air filtration, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, audio and cruise controls that are going to be located on the steering wheels.
2016 Honda HR-V engine
Under the hood of the new 2016 Honda HR-V will be a petite 1.8L SOHC inline four powerplant that will be able to generate 138 horsepower and 127 Nm of torque. This engine will come mated to a Continuous Variable Transmission system and an optional 6-speed manual available.
The power will consequently be transmitted to a 2WD system. This will be the front wheels through the FWD drive system, while this might be a complete let down in terms of power output, it should be imperative to note that the Honda HR-V 2016 will come with amazing EPA ratings.
The available consumption ratings according to EPA are 35 miles per gallon on the highway and 28 mpg in the city.
2016 Honda HR-V release date and price
The release date of the new 2016 Honda HR-V will be somewhere in the spring of this year (2015). The price remains a puzzle that is yet to be solved since the company has not provided any valuable information as yet.
But according to the figures our independent mole privy to the Japanese automobile giant has calculated, buyers buying the LX model should expect an msrp that is close to USD 17,000 for the base version and USD 19,000 for the top of the range version.