2017 Honda HR-V: versatility blended with fuel economy
January 30 2017,
The 2017 Honda HR-V was successful almost immediately after its launch a little over a year ago. There are plenty of reasons that explain this success, but in summary the HR-V stands out thanks to an interesting combination of interior space, fuel economy, driving pleasure and reliability, all offered at an affordable price.
Impressive fuel economy for the 2017 Honda HR-V
Available starting at $20,590 for the front-wheel drive HR-V and $ 24,550 for the all-wheel drive version, the 2017 Honda HR-V is definitely one of the most fuel-efficient sport utility vehicles available on the market at the moment. Powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, the HR-V offers 141 horsepower and 127 lb.-ft. of torque. That said, it’s its fuel economy numbers that impress the most.
In front-wheel drive models equipped with a six-speed manual transmission, the 2017 HR-V offers an average fuel consumption rating of 9.4 liters per 100 kilometers in the city and 7.1 liters per 100 kilometers on the highway. If the continuously variable automatic transmission is chosen, the average fuel economy rating is 8.3 liters per 100 kilometers in the city and 6.9 liters per 100 kilometers on the highway.
When all-wheel drive is paired with a continuously variable automatic transmission, fuel consumption remains impressive with an average rating of 8.9 liters per 100 kilometers in the city and 7.5 liters per 100 kilometers on the highway.
The 2017 Honda HR-V is not just fuel-efficient
The 2017 Honda HR-V is certainly a vehicle that stands out with its average fuel consumption which is lower than many cars with similar dimensions. That said, the 2017 Honda HR-V also stands out when it comes to interior space and overall versatility.
All 2017 Honda HR-V models are equipped with Honda’s Magic Seat rear seat system which offers up to five rear seat configurations in order to transport all kinds of objects like bikes, tall plants and boxes of every size.
In terms of cargo space, the 2017 Honda HR-V offers up to 1,665 liters of cargo space with the rear seats down. With all seats in place, the 2017 HR-V offers 688 liters of cargo space in front-wheel drive models and 657 liters of space in all-wheel drive models.
Economical, versatile, spacious and fun to drive, the 2017 Honda HR-V really has a lot to offer. To learn more about Honda's subcompact SUV, contact us today at Bruce Honda!