The second-generation Honda HR-V has been introduced for North America and it appears utterly totally different to the mannequin bought in Asia and Europe
The all-new Honda HR-V has been revealed with a bunch of modifications inside and outside in North America as it’s a radical departure in comparison with the outgoing mannequin. Compared to the present HR-V in Asia and Europe, the styling course taken is totally totally different because it has a youthful stance with a busy-looking entrance fascia that’s usually uncommon for a Honda mannequin.
Whereas the dimensional modifications haven’t been revealed, the Japanese producer has confirmed that the second-gen HR-V relies on the identical platform because the eleventh era Civic. It has an extended wheelbase than the outgoing mannequin and can be wider as effectively. Thus, the inside area can be extra, including to the practicality and the bootspace may have additionally been improved.
The outside contains a redesigned octagonal-shaped entrance grille with new inserts whereas the sleeker and extra rounded headlamp cluster has built-in LED DRLs. Ditching the elegant look of the HR-V bought elsewhere with smooth-flowing physique panels, the muscular bonnet is accompanied by outstanding creases and the entrance bumper can be restyled with new decrease grille inserts.
Different visible highlights are newly designed alloy wheels, wraparound LED back lights, a barely sloping roofline connecting the reasonably standard and reworked bootlid, shark fin antenna, built-in spoiler, and many others. It should have a lot in frequent with the newest Civic vary as a 2.0-litre four-cylinder unit will doubtless be utilized producing extra energy than the outgoing HR-V.
Honda may additionally provide the 1.5-litre turbocharged four-pot unit growing round 180 hp. The 1.8-litre mill could possibly be tuned to generate higher efficiency as effectively and whether or not a Si model can be obtainable sooner or later or not is but unknown. It’s fascinating to notice that North America certain HR-V can be retailed in Europe in a special title from 2023.
The model appears to be engaged on a midsize SUV for India and it may arrive within the close to future. As well as, the hybrid model of the favored Metropolis midsize sedan can be launched this month.