Honda HR-V Poised to Take on Nissan Rogue, Kia Soul, Mazda CX-3
The entry-level crossover market is getting a new competitor. The Honda is poised to challenge the rocketing sales of the Nissan Rogue, Kia Soul, and Mazda CX-3 with its new 2016 HR-V.
Arriving in dealership showrooms on May 15, the HR-V boasts standard equipment of 17-inch alloy wheels, push-button electric parking brake, rearview camera with guidelines, Pandora® radio and Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®1 – all for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $19,115.
In the HR-V, Honda is promoting it’s family-friendly features like a unique center-mounted fuel tank layout that enables the 2nd-Row Magic Seat® to fold completely flat into the floor, creating a more spacious and versatile interior package.
With safety in focus, the HR-V has been designed to achieve top safety ratings: an NCAP five-star Overall Vehicle Score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and a TOP SAFETY PICK rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).
Standard safety and driver-assistive features include:
- four-channel anti-lock brakes with Brake Assist and Hill Start Assist
- Vehicle Stability Assist™ 6 electronic stability control system
- Expanded View Driver’s Mirror
- Multi-Angle Rearview Camera7
- dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags
- driver and front passenger SmartVent® side airbags
- side-curtain airbags for all outboard seating positions
- Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)8.
The 2016 Honda HR-V is available in a variety of trim levels including:
|2016 HR-V Pricing and EPA Fuel Economy Ratings|
|Trim||Drivetrain||MSRP1||EPA MPG4 Ratings (city/
|LX||2WD w/ 6MT||$19,115||25/34/28|
|LX||2WD w/ CVT||$19,915||28/35/31|
|LX||AWD w/ CVT||$21,165||27/32/29|
|EX||2WD w/ 6MT||$21,165||25/34/28|
|EX||2WD w/ CVT||$21,965||28/35/31|
|EX||AWD w/ CVT||$23,215||27/32/29|
|EX-L Navi||2WD w/ CVT||$24,590||28/35/31|
|EX-L Navi||AWD w/ CVT||$25,840||27/32/29|
The 2016 Honda HR-V is covered by a comprehensive 3-year/36,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty and a 5-year/60,000-mile powertrain limited warranty. Additional benefits of ownership include Honda Roadside Assistance, which provides free 24-hour roadside assistance during the 3-year/36,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty term.
Pingback: Hyundai Ups the Crossover Ante with Completely Redesigned 2016 Tucson | Drive My Family
Pingback: Honda Recalls 2016 HR-V to Inspect and Replace Tire, Vehicle Emissions Labels | Drive My Family
Pingback: 2016 Honda HR-V Achieves 5-Star Overall Vehicle Score from NHTSA | Drive My Family