2019 Honda HR-V Release Date, Interior and Redesign – The approaching 2019 Honda HR-V is a subcompact-crossover SUV that offers more interior room, better ground clearance compared to the typical traditional car. It is likewise an all-weather capable vehicle with fantastic fuel economy and low price. HR-V will hit the dealerships with loads of choices and options. The customers can choose between front and all-wheel drive and manual or automatic transmission. On top of this, new color Aegean Blue Metallic is added and a new wheel design is an alternative on higher trims.
2019 Honda HR-V Redesign, Review
We already mentioned a new Aegean Blue Metallic paint color along with a new wheel design. Sadly, those are the only outside changes on 2019 Honda HR-V. Though the HR-V is one of the longest models from the crossover segment, it doesn’t feel like a massive car, especially when you look at it from below.
Looking at new HR-V from the driver’s seat and you’ll get a feeling that you are within the normal car. Thanks to a sloping roof and a rear window function which illuminates further, the sportier and coupe-like texture is present. HR-V is riding on 17-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, and it offers a sliding sunroof as well. This tiny hauler also includes a rooftop bike carrier. This stylish crossover will soon be available in eight colors:
Honda announced that most of the changes we’ll see on the US model would happen on HR-V models in other markets. This update includes an Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for the very first time in some countries. Nevertheless, the popularity of HR-V is raising every year. Therefore this couldn’t be a surprise. Additionally, the exterior could bring some new features and parts, such as the bigger bumper and LED headlights. Few colors will finish the upgrade for European and Asian clients.
2019 Honda HR-V Interior, Design
The interior of 2019 Honda HR-V looks classy. The visibility is more than great, and passenger space is above average. Front seat offers enough head and legroom, and while rear seat legroom is good, we can’t state that for headroom, thanks to some sloping roofline. Front seats are supportive and lengthy trips will not be a problem. However, no lumbar support is available and no power adjustments. For the entertainment, this SUV comes with Stereo AM/FM Audio System which has 160 Watts and four powerful speakers, and there are MP3/auxiliary input and great 5″ color LCD screen.
Rear seats are similar to the front ones, but thanks to some lack of strengthening long journeys could eventually become an issue. On the other hand, the quality of materials and satisfying. Tan leather seats are offered on higher trim levels, and all models own an LCD interface. The buttons are nicely placed and are easy to use and the entire cabin layout is more than pleasing. It comes in two color choices Black and Gray. This colors will be accessible in most trims like the exterior ones.
2019 Honda HR-V Features
The 2019 Honda HR-V will probably be available in 3 trims LX, EX and EX-L Navi. The first one and base LX trim includes 5-inch color LCD touchscreen display, 60/40 split folding rear seats, Power windows and door locks and MP3/auxiliary input jack. The following one is the center equipped EX and this one will probably have One-touch power moonroof, Heated front seats, Automatic Climate Control along with all features that LX trim provide.
The last one is EX-L Navi. This is the top one with an Automatic-dimming rearview mirror, Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition and it comes with Leather-trimmed seats. As for the safety, all trims will be standardly equipped with Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control, Low Tire Pressure Warning, Airbag Occupancy Sensor, Back-Up Camera and for the youngest one Rear Child Safety Locks.
2019 Honda HR-V Engine, Specs
Underneath the hood of the 2019 Honda HR-V, a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine is set. This drivetrain creates 141 HP and 130 lb-ft of torque and it utilizes a 6-speed manual transmission. a CVT automatic transmission is available as an alternative. Manual gearbox offers just front-wheel drive installation. Even though this subcompact crossover SUV isn’t created for off-roading, all-wheel drive can help with this, especially in snowy conditions or dusty roads.
The new 2019 Honda HR-V model like the present one model will provide adequate fuel economy. From the city/highway that it’s EPA rated for the manual transmission 25/33 mpg. But with the front wheel drive that is regular and with automatic transmission it gives 28/34 mpg.
2019 Honda HR-V Release Date, Price
The 2019 Honda HR-V will cost around $20,000. The top-range model with added navigation and AWD setup could attain $28,000. The starting price is far better than Fiat 500X, Chevy Trax, and Nissan Juke, and the only real rival that comes with a better price is Jeep Renegade.