Honda is updating almost complete lineup in next two or three years. All vehicles will get new parts, engine, design… Smaller crossover class is going to be part of this project, with its representative in 2018 Honda HR-V. It has been just about a year when was the last time we saw it running on the streets as new vehicle, and upcoming updated should be surprise. Original model comes from 90’s and last one was launched in 2006. Couple of years ago, Japanese carmaker decided to re-launch HR-V, and now it is part of second generation.
2018 Honda HR-V Engine
Under the hood of the 2018 Honda HR-V are going to be one of two ready units. Purchasers in North America can acquire crossover with 1.8-l 4-cylinder unit, which comes paired to a 6-speed manual gearbox. This combo is excellent for 130 hp and 140 lb-ft of torque. A CVT transmission is also achievable, but it does not change a great deal on fuel economy and power. But, other engine does. Smaller 1.5-l I-4 is second selection, and this unit, mated to similar transmission can make 120 hp and 110 lb-ft of torque. Vehicles with second engine are going to be supplied in the rest of the globe and US buyers cannot buy them.
2018 Honda HR-V Redesign
Although this is smaller SUV, 2018 Honda HR-V is extremely attractive and numerous parts are the exact same as on its massive brother CR-V. Compact vehicle has the most of infotainment system features that exist on other cars and SUVs. Visual appearance follows latest methods in Honda’s design language utilised for complete family, but no radical changes are going to become applied. Some tiny grille modifications, such as lights are probable, and interior will be updated and enriched with few new features. Drive assist and safety systems are in top level, so all purchasers do not need to worry about it.
2018 Honda HR-V Price
New 2018 Honda HR-V will hold the cost at the level of present model, and it is $20,000 for US vehicles with bigger engine. European and Asian drivers could get it even cheaper, since smaller drivetrain is applied. Cost also will depend on transmission system and various further packages included.