He’s coming back – and more attractive than ever: The new Honda HR-V enriched from the summer of 2015, the booming segment of the compact SUV in Europe and presents itself as a true all-rounder like an SUV occurs powerful, elegant as a coupe acts and with the high functionality of the interior practical as a minivan – all very different than that produced from 1999 to 2006 predecessor. But the new, there are already on the road: The based on the platform of the new Honda Jazz City SUV arrived in Japan in late 2013 as the Honda vezel on the market.
The exterior of the Honda HR-V characterizes a clear and dynamic styling with contoured body lines and a distinctive front end. The flowing lines of the grille run into the spotlight and thus form a characterful unit. The concise sculpted hood and the bold wheel arches also emphasize the dynamic presence. Off-road look highlights a planking of the bumpers, the wheel arches and sills with durable plastic.
In the side view, the coupe-like roof line falls on the elegant with the right across the doors extending bead meets at the C-pillar and the agility of the SUV visually underscores. As a further stylistic elements prove the dynamically shaped tailpiece that emphasize the width of the vehicle, the distinctive taillights and roof spoiler.
For the HR-V with front-wheel drive, a particularly lightweight 1.6 i-DTEC diesel and a 1.5 i-VTEC petrol engine are available. Both the gasoline than diesel are also available with a six-speed manual transmission. At the 1.5 i-VTEC also completes a continuously variable CVT transmission from the offer. Additional data for the drives in Europe was Honda not yet known.
Thanks to the layout with a centrally placed inside of the tank, the HR-V is very spacious present and offer a 450 liter boot. For maximum versatility, the “Honda Magic Seats”, which can be folded like in the movies up the rear seats provide. Then arises behind the front seats accommodate particularly high or bulky luggage. If the rear seats folded, there is a flat load floor available.
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