Honda has formally exposed their redesigned HR-V subcompact crossover that debuts with bigger proportions, refreshing appears, up to date powertrain, new tech, and a revised interior.
The Honda HR-V has often been a constant pressure for subcompact crossovers and aided set the precedent for these a mainstream section. Obtaining a redesign for the 2023 product calendar year, Honda took a sensible method to utilize the new 11th generation Civic’s system underpinning the new HR-V, which is a excellent move considering the new Civic is the 2022 North American Car of the Yr.
Powering the new Honda HR-V is the exact same 2.-liter 4-cylinder motor from the new Honda Civic that is great for 158 horsepower and 138 lb-ft of torque, which is an enhancement in excess of the outgoing HR-V’s 141-horsepower 1.8-liter engine. Energy is continue to sent via a constantly variable transmission as the only option the place front-wheel-drive arrives standard and all-wheel-push can be had for $1,500.
All through this insane time with gasoline charges staying the optimum they have ever been it only tends to make feeling to start on the lookout at subcompact automobiles that get good gasoline mileage. Right here, the Honda HR-V doesn’t strengthen a lot in such an region from the outgoing product wherever it gets 26 mpg metropolis, 32 mpg freeway, and 28 mpg put together for the foundation LX trim front-wheel-push setup. Nonetheless, you do get the added ability and that by itself is well worth the however-respectable numbers.
Inside of the new 2023 HR-V is a cabin common to the Honda brand exactly where there are lots of attributes from the new Honda Civic, which is not a bad detail at all. The cabin general seems more premium than in advance of and is easy for the controls and format. There is extra place than in advance of with extra rear legroom and cargo quantity which is the greatest in its class.
Other highlighted facets of the HR-V contain a common 7-inch electronic gauge cluster and a new infotainment unit that feeds a conventional 7-inch touchscreen where a 9-inch touchscreen is optional. The Honda Sensing procedure will come standard with a new front large-watch digital camera, targeted traffic jam aid, and visitors signal recognition. The lively security functions of adaptive cruise regulate and lane-maintaining aid have been up-to-date for far more pure responses, in addition to possessing blind-place information, a new driver focus keep an eye on, rear seat reminder, and small-velocity braking handle.
The exterior is now far more outlined and can be highlighted with a new Sport trim that features blacked-out accents and 18-inch black 5-spoke wheels. The common LED headlights and taillights highlight the amplified proportions and new aerodynamics of the HR-V but suit the correct style and design language of the Honda brand.
There are a number of trim ranges to decide on from wherever each and every can be experienced in both front-wheel-travel or all-wheel-push commencing at a cost of just $23,650 for the base LX FWD (LX AWD $25,150). From there, there is the Activity FWD trim starting up at $25,650 (Activity AWD $27,150) and the EX-L FWD trim setting up at $27,450 (EX-L AWD $28,950).
The new 2023 Honda HR-V is offered this month and will commence arriving at dealerships any working day now.