Honda Automobiles: Honda HR-V Compact SUV to Join All-New 2015 Fit as Honda Expands Small Car Lineup

Posted on 08. Jun, 2014 by in Honda Canada

  • All-new HR-V will launch this winter with neat and fluent styling
  • 2015 Fit resets shred benchmark with class-leading interior space, tip fuel economy ratings and customary facilities
  • Next-generation ASIMO also creates coming during New York Auto Show

Honda will continue to enhance a lineup of tiny cars directed during a subsequent era of buyers with a launch of a 2015 Fit subcompact car (http://automobiles.honda.com/fit) and a all-new compress SUV, a Honda HR-V (http://automobiles.honda.com/hr-v) that will come to marketplace this winter. Together a Fit and HR-V will paint a poignant enlargement event for Honda in a U.S., with both models constructed during a automaker’s newest North American prolongation trickery located in Celaya, Mexico, that allows for prolongation coherence to accommodate marketplace demand.

“Both Fit and HR-V denote how good things can come in tiny packages, and no one does this softened than Honda,” pronounced Jeff Conrad, comparison clamp boss and ubiquitous manager of a Honda car multiplication for American Honda. “Together these models also paint Honda’s step-by-step enlargement of a prolongation in a region, that has been pivotal to a success in America for some-more than 30 years.”

All-New HR-V Compact SUV
Honda expelled a initial central photos of a U.S.-bound HR-V currently during a New York International Auto Show. With neat styling and fluent impression lines, a HR-V is expected to launch this winter. Built on a same tellurian compress height that underpins a Fit, a HR-V will underline a versatile and atmospheric interior interjection to a singular core tank layout. The HR-V will be versed with a Honda-exclusive Magic Seat®, that allows for mixed seating configurations and a ability to overlay a second quarrel chair totally prosaic for combined load space. The HR-V will offer as a entrance indicate to a Honda light lorry lineup, positioned next a CR-V in both cost and size. Additional sum about a HR-V will be announced after this year.

2015 Fit Sets Subcompact Benchmark
On-sale during Honda dealerships national this month, a all-new 2015 Fit establishes a new benchmark in a subcompact segment. The Fit delivers a class-leading mixed of interior space, underline content, fuel potency and value. With a prolonged list of new customary and accessible facilities including a multi-angle rearview camera, Bluetooth® connectivity, Expanded View Drivers Mirror, 7-inch Display Audio with HondaLink™ connectivity and LaneWatch™ display, a Fit is an unparalleled  value with an MSRP starting during $15,5251, representing an boost of usually $100 over a indication it replaces.

The new Fit is versed with a some-more fit and absolute Earth Dreams Technology™ 1.5-liter approach injected 4-cylinder engine. Available with possibly a new Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) or 6-speed manual, a 2015 Fit earns class-leading2 EPA fuel economy ratings of 33/41/36 (city/hwy/combined)3 when versed with a CVT in LX trim.

Retaining a identical extraneous footprint to a effusive model, a new Fit is somewhat shorter (-1.6 in.) and wider (+0.3 in.) with a longer wheelbase (+1.2 in.), ensuing in softened doing and stability. Inside, a Fit delivers class-leading newcomer space measuring 95.7 cubic feet, an boost of 4.9 cubic feet compared to a prior model. Passengers sitting in a backseat will conclude a Fit’s abounding back legroom, that increases by 4.8 inches to a best-in-class 39.3 inches. With a Honda-exclusive Magic Seat® charity mixed seating configurations, a Fit provides an unequaled 52.7 cubic feet of load space when a second quarrel seats are folded flat.

Next-Generation ASIMO Makes Appearance 
Showcasing Honda’s joining to advancing mobility of all forms, a new chronicle of ASIMO (www.asimo.honda.com) done a special proof during a New York Auto Show, as a partial of a week of activity in New York City.

ASIMO — that stands for Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility — facilities extended palm dexterity, including a ability to pointer in both Japanese and American pointer language, as good as a ability to run faster than previously, stand stairs some-more smoothly, hop, jump, change on one foot, and transition seamlessly between walking and running, among other new and singular capabilities.

 

1 Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) incompatible tax, license, registration, $790 end assign and options. Dealer prices might vary.
2 Among subcompact category vehicles versed with customary engine and involuntary delivery
3 Fuel economy rating for 2015 Fit LX versed with CVT. Ratings dynamic by EPA. Use for comparison functions only. Your MPG will change depending on pushing conditions, how we expostulate and say your vehicle, and other factors.

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