For the very first time, we are receiving to see the whole exterior of the 2023 Honda HR-V. The second generation of the compact crossover in the United States launches this summertime.
The new HR-V has an overhauled nose. Starting from the base, there is a broad lower fascia with mesh in the center and vertical air inlets in the corners. The grille is far more angular than the prior-gen car. There is a hexagonal pattern in the middle.
By separating the headlights from the grille, the lamps look to sit bigger than on the latest design. A sculpted part in the center of the hood incorporates into a part of the nose’s structure. The hood is lengthier than before.
The flanks get rid of the daring sculpting from the previous model. The rear door handles are no more time in the C-pillar. Now, they have a common spot on the side of the body.
The again has a steeper rake for the rear pillar. The taillights seem more compact and sleeker. As with the sides, the sculpting would seem less difficult than on the preceding design.
Honda is not demonstrating any part of the new HR-V’s inside. The North American variation of the crossover has unique styling than the edition for the rest of the environment, so we are not able to even use the overseas-market place variant as a guidebook. Tech upgrades are sure to be element of the recipe simply because the present cabin seems to be outdated on this entrance.
The 2023 HR-V shares a system with the hottest Civic. The wheelbase and width develop compared to the present design. Honda’s announcement notes: “HR-V will element a much more responsive engine and a new unbiased rear suspension, offering the compact SUV a a lot more self-confident, refined and enjoyable-to-push individuality.”
This details implies that the current 1.8-liter four-cylinder generating 141 horsepower and 127 pound-ft of torque would not energy the new model. The non-Si grades of the latest Civic in the US are available with a 2.-liter four-cylinder supplying 158 hp and 138 lb-ft or a turbocharged 1.5-liter 4-cylinder with 180 hp and 177 lb-ft.