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Honda Automobiles: All-new 2016 Honda HR-V Crossover Makes North American Debut during 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

The all-new 2016 Honda HR-V crossover, denounced currently during a 2014 Los Angeles International Auto Show, blends a styling of a coupe, a toughness, space and application of a SUV and a peculiarity of a Honda in one sporty, personal and versatile multi-dimensional vehicle. The well-equipped HR-V, rising during Honda dealerships national early subsequent year, will enter a fast-growing entrance crossover marketplace with energetic nonetheless polished extraneous styling, fun-to-drive performance, class-leading fuel economy ratings and unmatched interior expanse and cabin versatility.

Utilizing a new tellurian platform, a all-new Honda HR-V has one of a many atmospheric and versatile cabins in a class. Utilizing a singular height pattern with a center-mounted fuel tank and reconfigurable second-row “Magic Seat,” a totally new HR-V has saturated interior space along with a stretchable cabin featuring mixed seating/cargo modes. With 100.1 cu. ft. of newcomer volume (LX) and 58.8 cu. ft. of load volume with a second quarrel seats down, a HR-V has space to opposition some competitors’ mid-size SUV offerings.

“The new HR-V crossover is a loyal segment-busting vehicle, distinct anything else on a marketplace today,” pronounced Jeff Conrad, comparison clamp boss American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and ubiquitous manager of a Honda Division. “It’s got all a essential elements of a Honda DNA, a wrapping innovation, fuel-efficient powertrain technology, heading reserve record and, above all, Honda quality, to make this an impossibly compelling, sporty and value-packed new member of a Honda family.”


The HR-V’s energetic coming and sporty, plain position is aided by a coupe-like cabin figure and confidant and absolute face, complemented by particular side contours, including a neatly upswept impression line, deeply sculpted reduce physique form and a clever plane finish of both a front and back fascia. Concealed back doorway handles serve raise a coupe-like appearance.

The HR-V’s sporty and worldly interior facilities an expansive, ethereal cockpit with an contentment of soft-touch materials and reward detailing punctuated by accurate bezels, worldly tack lines and upmarket brushed chrome and piano black highlights – all wise a goal as a childish nonetheless polished personal crossover vehicle. The three-meter driver’s instrument cluster facilities “floating” enlightenment rings and Honda’s ECO Assist feature, wherein a speedometer enlightenment changes from white to immature depending on a fuel potency of a driver’s car operation.

Power comes from a rarely polished and manageable 1.8-liter SOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with i-VTEC valvetrain producing a rise 138 horsepower during 6,500 rpm and 127 lb.-ft. of torque during 4,300 rpm (both SAE net). 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 (2WD models only). The HR-V is accessible in possibly two-wheel-drive or all-wheel-drive drivetrain configurations. All-wheel-drive models underline Honda’s Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System for superb all-weather traction and control. 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.

In gripping with Honda’s joining to safety, a HR-V is approaching to broach top-in-class collision reserve opening and incorporates Honda’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) front physique structure, designed to some-more well catch and sunder a appetite from a frontal collision. Standard reserve and driver-assistive facilities embody four-channel anti-lock brakes (ABS) with Brake Assist and Hill Start Assist; Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control; an Expanded View Driver’s Mirror; a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera; dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags, motorist and front newcomer SmartVent™ side airbags and side-curtain airbags for all outboard seating positions; and Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS). The HR-V is expected to acquire tip collision reserve ratings from a NHTSA (5-Star Overall Vehicle Score) and IIHS (Top Safety Pick).

Standard apparatus on all HR-V models, accessible in LX, EX and EX-L trims, embody energy windows, energy mirrors and energy doorway and tailgate locks, electronic parking brake, rearview camera, aluminum-alloy wheels, lean and telescoping steering circle with audio and journey controls, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® phone interface and Pandora radio. Higher trim models can be versed with reward facilities including Honda’s 7-inch touchscreen Display Audio telematics interface, Honda LaneWatch™, Smart Entry/Push-Button Start, paddle shifters, SiriusXM® radio, HD Radio™ and Honda Digital Traffic, exhilarated front seats, a energy sunroof, embedded navigation and leather trim.

The 2016 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 will be made alongside a Fit during Honda’s newest North American automobile plant, in Celaya, Mexico.

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