The next generation of subcompact crossover SUV from Honda will be the 2018 Honda HR-V. The first SUV was introduced firstly in 1998 with 3 doors. Now, the Japanese manufacturer is also going to release two other models: Civic Type R and Civic Hatchback. Most of them have huge modification with some refreshment in the exterior, interior, and the powertrain. 2018 Honda HR-V changes redesign specs rumors.
2018 Honda HR-V Exterior Design
This model provides three different trims for buyers. These are LX trim, volume EX, and top-line EX-L versions that have numerous colors like misty green pear, Milano red, crystal black pearl, and much more. This model is predicted to exist with longer and wider body compared to its predecessor. However, this car applies 17-inch wheel and modern-day grille. The LED lighting is applied to the headlight and taillight. There is a minimal improvement on the front fascia in this 2018 Honda HR-V update. In addition, the doors of this model can be opened widely, so the passengers can easily enter the cabin.
The cabin is designed in less color compared to the exterior design. The dark colors such as black and gray are the main theme in interior design. Even though it is not a colorful cabin, it has sophisticated features. The passengers can operate the satellite radio and GPS navigation on this car. Even more, there are a blind-spot camera, automatic climate control, and keyless entry completing the journey by this car. Nowadays, each person needs a connection wherever he/she is. This is not a barrier for the passengers who likely to access connectivity here because there is HR-V compatible. You can access this feature by the Google android and Apple CarPlay. 2018 Honda HR-V exterior and interior.
Honda HR-V 2018 Powertrain and Specs
The first prediction of the engine that will be offered with the 2018 Honda HR-V is the 1.8L inline-4. This engine tends to be provided for the released car in the United State. The ability of this powertrain can produce 150 horsepower and 140 pound-feet of torque. It would be matched between CVT and 6-speed manual gearbox. The second option is offered in Europe. 1.5L inline-4 generates 120 horsepower and 115 pound-feet of torque. It can be used in FWD (front-wheel drive) and AWD (all-wheel drive). It is mated to a manual transmission. 2018 HR-V engine specs.
2018 Honda HR-V Release Date and Pricing
Based on the rumor, this 2018 Honda HR-V model will hit the market by the end of 2017. The buyers can purchase the car by paying $20.000 for the US showroom and cheaper price for European showroom. 2018 Honda HR-V release date and price.