Honda doing the job on new HR-V specifically for the US

The HR-V is Honda’s smallest crossover.

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The current Honda HR-V is effectively an Americanized edition of the Vezel crossover bought abroad. But in get to improved provide crossover-hungry consumers, Honda says the up coming-era US-spec HR-V will split from its Vezel roots.

“The advancement of a successor to the Honda HR-V for the US industry is underway,” the automaker confirmed Sunday in a statement. “This new HR-V will be made to fulfill the distinctive requirements of US shoppers, and will differ from the Honda Vezel/HR-V that will be released in other regions.”

The recent HR-V is thanks to be replaced in the next year or so, and adhering to the discontinuation of the Fit hatchback, it will be Honda’s least high-priced vehicle. It truly is probably to provide the similar fantastic inside as the present-day HR-V, just with much better elements and Honda’s most up-to-day infotainment and protection tech. A four-cylinder engine will also probable provide drive, and the two front- and all-wheel-drive configurations will be available.

Honda isn’t really releasing any formal aspects about the new HR-V just however, the firm only saying it “will have much more info to share with regards to the next-generation Honda HR-V designed for the US market nearer to launch.” Seem for the US-spec HR-V to debut later this 12 months.