Being the Cabot family does not mean that there is a lack of usefulness, however. As the subcompact Fit hatchback upon which it is based, the HR – V has what Honda calls a ‘magic seat’, which is a configurable rear seat that gives the HR – V a particular ability to take on large and long load points with relative ease. HR – V also provides high fuel, sporty driving consumption, available all-wheel drive and a solid collection of features of technology and convenience for the money. If you want an SUV, crossover, but have found the pillars slightly too big or too expensive, Honda HR – V could very well your needs.
The subcompact Honda HR – V crossover 2016 five seats and is available in three trim levels: LX, EX and EX – L Navi. The LX begins with alloy wheels of 17 inch, full power accessories, cruise control, a tilt / steering wheel telescopic adjustable driver seat height, a configurable divided 60/40 split rear seat (Magic), a 5-inch screen, a reverse gear, camera connectivity audio and Bluetooth phone and a sound system of four speakers with CD and USB port.
Honda HR – V comes with a litre of engine 1.8 four-cylinder for 141 horsepower and 127 lb – ft of torque. For drive front wheel LX and EX, engine is mated to a standard six-speed manual transmission. Continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) is optional on the levels of finish and the standard for traction before EX – L Navi. Drive all-wheel (drive AWD) is available as an option on three levels of finish, but only with the TDC.
Standard security for the Honda HR – V features include disc brakes ABS, stability and control traction, front side airbags, side airbags, curtain and a reversing camera. Honda LaneWatch blind task screen is included in both EX and EX – L Navi levels of finish.
Even in the trim LX base, 2016 Honda HR – V Interior impresses by its design and equipment. Incoming and outgoing are very easy to, and once inside you can enjoy an interior devoid of special effects. Indicators are large and visible, and most of the controls easily to hand and easy to use.
While that 2016 Honda HR – V gas savings will bring a smile, is less impressive power from its 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine. City or highway driving sufficiently relaxed and efficient, but when forced to accelerate rapidly, the HR – V 2016 feels slow. The engine of monotonous sound in models equipped with CVT at full throttle is also strong and threatening. Go with the manual six-speed gearbox helps relieve tinnitus, but is only available with front-wheel drive.