Honda Automobiles: Sporty, Functional Honda HR-V Enters 2017 with Fresh Color and Green Credentials

Posted on 19. Sep, 2016 by in Honda Canada

  • Hot-selling crossover continues to benefit accolades
  • Coupe-like styling and sportiness mix with SUV functionality

TORRANCE, Calif. – The stylish and versatile Honda HR-V crossover vehicle, a 2016 Green SUV of a Year, adds a new tone for 2017 and goes on sale tomorrow with a manufacturer’s suggested sell cost (MSRP) starting during $19,365 for a LX 2WD with a 6-speed primer transmission.

With confidant and sporty coupe-like styling, SUV flexibility and a 34-mpg EPA highway fuel economy rating (2WD CVT), by any magnitude a 2017 Honda HR-V is a standout in a entrance crossover market. Delivering superb value with a prolonged list of customary comforts and technologies, including 17-inch amalgamate wheels, push-button electric parking stop with Automatic Brake Hold, rearview camera with guidelines, Pandora® radio and Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, a 2017 HR-V also adds a worldly new tone – Lunar Silver lead – to a palette, replacing Alabaster Silver. 

Available in LX, EX and EX-L Navi trims, a 2017 HR-V is powered by a rarely polished and fit 1.8-liter 4-cylinder 16-valve DOHC i-VTEC® engine producing a rise 141 horsepower and 127 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine is interconnected with one of dual fit and manageable Honda transmissions: a seamless and sporty invariably non-static delivery (CVT), accessible on all models, or an enchanting 6-speed primer transmission, accessible on LX and EX models with 2WD.

Safety and Driver-Assistive Technology
The HR-V is designed to grasp class-leading reserve ratings and comforts including Honda’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure for extended frontal collision protection. For 2017 HR-V carries brazen a 2016 model’s five-star Overall Vehicle Score from a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Standard reserve and driver-assistive comforts embody four-channel anti-lock brakes (ABS) with Brake Assist and Hill Start Assist; Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) electronic fortitude control system; a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera; dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags; motorist and front newcomer side airbags; side-curtain airbags for all outboard seating positions; and a Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). Honda LaneWatch® arrangement is enclosed with EX and EX-L Navi trims.

Powertrain and Drivetrain
Power comes from a rarely polished and manageable 1.8-liter SOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with i-VTEC® valvetrain, producing a rise 141 horsepower during 6,500 rpm and 127 lb.-ft. of torque during 4,300 rpm. The engine is corresponding to a sporty and fuel-efficient invariably non-static delivery (CVT) with Honda “G-design” change logic, or a slick-shifting 6-speed primer delivery (LX and EX FWD only). The HR-V is accessible with front-wheel-drive or with Honda’s Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System™ for superb all-weather traction and control.

Body and Chassis
The HR-V utilizes a singular center-mounted fuel tank blueprint that enables a 2nd-Row Magic Seat® to overlay totally prosaic into a floor, formulating a some-more atmospheric and versatile interior package. Driving efficiency, doing opening and cabin serenity are serve aided by an aerodynamic figure and a lightweight nonetheless firm physique structure with poignant noise-insulating materials and pattern features. Twenty-seven percent of a physique is stoical of modernized ultra-high strength steel for softened acerbity that enhances collision-protection, doing response, float peculiarity and a still cabin environment.

Fully eccentric front and torsion-beam back cessation systems with width reactive dampers maximize back seating and load space while also providing superb doing characteristics and float quality. Electric Power Steering (EPS) provides a polished and sporty steering feel while minimizing appetite requirements. All models underline power-assisted four-wheel front anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Hill Start Assist, an Electric Parking Brake (EPB) with Automatic Brake Hold, 17-inch aluminum amalgamate wheels and 215/55R17 all-season tires.

Features and Trims
The HR-V offers a high turn of customary apparatus for an affordable crossover vehicle, along with a prolonged list of accessible reward comforts to accommodate a far-reaching accumulation of consumer needs. LX and EX trims with front-wheel expostulate can be versed with possibly a 6-speed primer delivery or sporty invariably non-static delivery (CVT), and all models can be specified as front-wheel-drive or versed with Real Time AWD™.  Models with Real Time AWD™ are accessible usually with a CVT.

The 2017 Honda HR-V is lonesome by a extensive 3-year/36,000-mile new car singular guaranty and a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain singular warranty. Additional advantages of tenure embody Honda Roadside Assistance, that provides giveaway 24-hour roadside assistance during a 3-year/36,000-mile new car singular guaranty term. The HR-V was grown by Honda RD Co. Ltd. in Japan, and is done during Honda’s eighth and newest automobile plant in North America, in Celaya, Mexico.

More Information
Additional media information including high-resolution photography and video of a 2017 Honda Fit is accessible during www.hondanews.com/channels/hr-v. Consumer information is accessible at www.automobiles.honda.com/hr-v.

About Honda 
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with modernized reserve technologies sole by approximately 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Fit, Civic and Accord newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, a Ridgeline pickup and a Odyssey minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for 33 years and now operates 19 vital production comforts in North America. In 2015, some-more than 99 percent of all Honda vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

1 MSRP incompatible tax, license, registration, $835 end charge, and options. Dealer prices might vary.

2 Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle, pushing conditions and other factors.

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