Very soon, the number of subcompact SUV, presented at the European market, will increase due to the emergence of a new model.
The dispute over the potential customers and their wallets will enter crossover HR-V Japanese company 2018-2019 Honda.
True, called HR-V in the full sense of the new car will be incorrect as shown crossover is a European version of the SUV 2018-2019 Honda Vezel, presented the public in the autumn of 2018-2019.
As for 2018-2019 Honda HR-V, the official announcement of the model is confined to the Geneva Motor Show 2018-2019.
The appearance of 2018-2019 Honda HR-V in 2016 almost completely repeats the Japanese version Vezel, which, in turn, created on the basis of the concept car Urban, mostly repeating the design concept and the contours of the body concept.
Crossover Exterior Design got modern and dynamic.
The car looks very attractive in a traffic stream and organically fit into the existing framework of auto design.
Distinctive features of the exterior of the car such elements have become like grille unusual complex configuration, raised body side with concealed rear door handles and sloping roof, blending smoothly into the rear pillar.
Dimensions new items are modest.
car length not exceeding 4295 mm, the width is laid in 1770 mm, height 1605 mm is a crossover.
Despite the fact that the car is designed on the chassis of the current version of Compact MPV 2018-2019 Honda Fit, known in Europe as the 2018-2019 Honda Jazz, the new crossover wheelbase increased from 2530 mm to 2615 mm.
Used Platform allowed to place the fuel tank under the seats of the second row, providing, thus, the extra space in the luggage compartment of the machine.
It should be noted that the capacity of the luggage compartment news equals 453 liters, which can be added a further 600 liters by folding the rear of the sofa back.
Extensive interior transformation provides proprietary algorithm folding Magic Seats seats.
For this indicator, the Japanese car compares favorably with most competitors classmates.
Turning to the description of the vehicle interior and its equipment, it must be said that the interior design of HR-V II is made in the spirit of other models of 2018-2019 Honda.
It is easy to determine how some elements of the passenger compartment used in other cars of the concern, and the overall style of interior design as a whole.
But they find themselves in the cabin crossover, it seems that the developers decided to save the car on the interior decoration trends.
Interior 2018-2019 Honda HR-V 2016 looks rustic and not too aesthetically pleasing.
Do not save the situation and the display of musical installation mounted in the middle of the front panel.
The control unit air conditioner, located just below, although it is a high-tech device that looks something alien.
And in general, if the interior elements recruited from different cars and collected in a single interior without any harmony.
But perhaps the most sorrowful ridiculous deflectors of the ventilation system, one of which stretched a narrow slit in the right side of the front panel, above the cover “glove compartment”, directly in front of the eyes of the front passenger.
This decision is a clear failure of design ideas.
As for the interior practicality and ergonomic driver’s seat, there is no particular comments.
The front seats provide the necessary level of comfort and convenience landing.
The number and range of adjustments allow you to quickly adjust the chair “for themselves.”
Readings are read well, and the steering wheel has an optimal cross-section and diameter.
As befits a modern subcompact crossover, with the official 5-seater formula seating comfortably in the new 2018-2019 Honda HR-V can accommodate only four.
Sitting on the back seat three is frankly close, not even the largest passengers.
The list of equipment includes a multimedia complex model 2018-2019 Honda Connect, equipped with Bluetooth protocol navigator and has the ability to integrate with many mobile gadgets.
The basic version of the multimedia system features a touch screen diagonal of 5 inches, more expensive version of the machine equipped with 7-inch display.
For car buyers in the top of the range will be available to a large panoramic sunroof, and a variety of electronic assistants and today’s driver’s active safety systems.
New 2018-2019 Honda HRW 2016 is equipped with a gasoline engine i-VTEC 1.5-liter working volume and maximum power of 130 hp
The engine has a timing with variable valve timing and 16 valves.
Peak torque is necessary at 4600 rev / min and 155 Nm of.
The main advantage of the petrol unit is its fuel economy.
On assurances of developers, fuel consumption in the combined cycle is less than 4.8 liters per 100 kilometers.
With regard to dynamic performance, nothing outstanding here.
A car with a manual transmission is gaining 100 km / h in 10.8 seconds, its top speed is 187 km / h.
Another new items available to the motor is a diesel engine i-DTEC, whose working volume is 1.6 liters, and maximum power of 120 horsepower.
The maximum torque of the diesel aggregate is achieved in the range from 1800 to 3000 rev / min.
and it is equal to 185 Nm.
Both engines are combined with a six-speed manual gearbox, in a couple of gasoline engine can also be ordered stepless variator.
In the markets of European countries, including dealers in Russia, the car, regardless of engine installed, will be sold exclusively in front-wheel drive version, while at home the crossover model is available in all-wheel drive performance.
As for the lineup in the Ukrainian car dealership, then it can be viewed here .
There is also a version of the 2018-2019 Honda HR-V with a hybrid power plant.
Under the hood of the car equipped with a standard gasoline engine, which adds 30-hp electric motor.
Installation works in conjunction with the seven-speed robotized gearbox.
As explained by the official representatives of the company-developer, in the case of the successful start of sales of new products in Europe version with a hybrid power plant will be sold, and in the Old World.
About the prospects for hybrid cars in Russia is not known, but given the low demand for hybrid vehicles in our country, do not have to rely on Russian sales of a similar version.
The major competitors 2018-2019 Honda HR-V marketers Japanese companies rank as the best seller of Opel Mokka , founder of Class subcompact crossover the Nissan the Juke , as well as the increasingly popular the Ford Ecosport .