Considered one of Honda’s hottest autos is getting a refresh this yr. Dubbing 2022 the Yr of the Crossover, the Japanese automaker is kicking off the marketing campaign with a preview of its 2023 Honda HR-V.
Launched in the USA in 2015, the HR-V has turn out to be one of many firm’s high sellers, with greater than 137,000 leaving vendor heaps in 2021.
In a press briefing, American Honda government vice chairman Dave Gardner stated that the brand new HR-V will construct on the top-selling efficiency of the 2022 mannequin.
“With elevated versatility, model and efficiency, this new HR-V will play an excellent bigger function as a really aspirational automobile because the gateway to the Honda model,” he added.
The 2023 Honda HR-V will include an up to date entrance fascia. The scale of the grille has been decreased with the Honda emblem embedded into the entrance of the hood as an alternative of a separate silver strip.
On the rear, the headlights are additionally getting a facelift with tighter shapes.
The present HR-V, when powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder hybrid engine with all-wheel drive, is EPA-rated for 40 mpg within the metropolis and 35 mpg on the freeway.
As a crossover, the HR-V straddles the road between sedan and SUV. The 2022 mannequin can be Honda’s most reasonably priced automobile with a beginning MSRP of $21,870.
These purchasing between the HR-V and the 2022 Honda Civic sedan ought to needless to say the Civic begins at $22,350.
The 2022 Honda CR-V SUV, a step above the HR-V within the firm’s lineup, begins at $26,400.
No pricing particulars for the 2023 mannequin have been launched but. The 2023 Honda HR-V is predicted to go on sale by the tip of 2022.