Honda HR-V is a five-seat compact vehicle in the SUV category. For the 2016 model year, there are three trim-lines to choose from, all with the same 1.8L Inline-4 engine that produces 141 horsepower. EPA-estimated annual regular gasoline expense is $1,500 to $1,700, which over the course of five years will save you $1,250 in extra fuel spending. It has a 5-stars overall crash safety rating by NHTSA.
2016 HR-V has a relatively long wheelbase ( 102.8 in) on a narrower body structure compared to vehicles of similar length and class. It is relatively lighter with curb weight of 2888 - 3109 lbs.
2016 HR-V seats five adults. It has class-leading first-row passenger room on only three measurements - legs, shoulders, and hips. When it comes to second-row passenger room, HR-V ia a class-leader on only one measurement - legs - and has a larger than average room for second-row passengers on shoulders and head. Cargo volume behind second-row seats is the largest among its peers with 23.2 - 46.8 cu. ft.
2016 HR-V LX
2016 HR-V EX
2016 HR-V EX-L w/Navigation
|Engine||1.8L Inline-4||1.8L Inline-4||1.8L Inline-4|
|HP||141 hp||141 hp||141 hp|
|Drivetrain||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|City||25 MPG||25 MPG||28 MPG|
|Highway||33 MPG||33 MPG||34 MPG|
|Combined||28 MPG||28 MPG||31 MPG|
|Annual Fuel Cost||$1,700||$1,700||$1,500|
2016 HR-V SUV comes in three trim levels, with an average price that is $2,222 less compared to its rivals. With a lighter body, and on average less powerful engine, HR-V has a class-leading fuel economy of 31 mpg.
2016 HR-V SUV has a 5-star NHTSA overall crash safety rating, which is higher than the average among other competing models. Furthermore, it has higher than average ratings for all three crash tests: Front, Side, and Side Plole. Customers have filed eighty-one complaints, which is more than the average for its rivals. There are also two recalls issued by Honda, which by itself is a relatively high number.