The Honda HR-V gets a facelift this autumn with minor design changes and the same 1.5 liter petrol engine and 130 hp. A turbocharged version of this and a 1.6-liter diesel engine will make their way into the range in 2019.
Honda presented the first images and information on the European facelift for HR-V Monday, a few months after launching it on the Japanese market .
Honda HR-V facelift: Essential data:
- From a design point of view, the HR-V receives an update on the glossy panel above the grille, while the air intakes on the front bar are more prominent.The headlights also have LED daytime running lights in the standard;
- In the rear, Honda also placed a chrome panel over the tailgate, to which subtle modifications are added at the level of the optic blocks;
- Upper versions will have 17-inch alloy wheels with a new design, while the evacuation also has a new finish;
- HR-V facelift is available in a new body tone, Midnight Blue Beam Metallic, besides the other 7 already in the range;
- On the inside, the constructor promises better ringing and some versions will receive the Active Noise Cancellation (ANC) system for the first time;
- At launch, the Honda HR-V facelift will be available in a single engine version: the 1.5-liter i-VTEC petrol engine and 130 horsepower, available to date.It offers a maximum torque of 155 Nm at 4,600 rpm and the subcompact SUV takes 10.7 seconds to reach 100 km / h;
- production of this version has already begun and deliveries to the European market are scheduled to begin in October;
- In the spring of next year, Honda HR-V facelift will receive two more engines: 1.5-liter VTEC Turbo and 1.6-liter i-DTEC diesel. The diesel unit was up until recently in the offer and was already announced on the Civic, so it will probably have the same technical specifications: 120 hp and a maximum torque of 300 Nm.