2016 Honda HR-V Review
The Honda lineup has a vehicle for everyone, so if you’re feeling a little squished in the Fit and don’t want the full size of the CR-V, the 2016 Honda HR-V may be the right choice for you.
With a spacious interior cabin and the size and body of a crossover, the HR-V gives you the best of both worlds. And now you can enjoy your trips around Miami, Coral Gables, and Gladeview without feeling like you’re driving a tank while still enjoying the beautiful interior of the HR-V.
So what else is there to love about the vehicle aside from its perfect size? Let’s take a closer look at the specs and find out.
An inline four-cylinder aluminum alloy 16-valve SOHC i-VTEC engine that produces 141 horsepower and 127 lb-ft of torque powers the 2016 Honda HR-V. The vehicle is available with a six-speed manual transmission in two-wheel drive or with the Continuously Variable Transmission in two- and all-wheel drive, as well as with Sport mode or dual-mode paddle shifters.
The vehicle features an electronic parking brake with automatic brake hold, the Eco Assist system with ECON button and Eco Coaching, Real-Time AWD with the Intelligent Control System, and Hill Start Assist.
The 2016 Honda HR-V is loaded with excellent standard active safety features, including Vehicle Stability Assist with Traction Control, an anti-lock braking system, Electronic Brake Force Distribution, Brake Assist, a Tire Pressure Monitoring System, daytime running lights, and a multi-angle rearview camera with guidelines or available dynamic guidelines.
The HR-V also features a long list of passive safety features, including the Advanced Compatibility Engineering body structure, dual-stage multi-threshold front airbags, SmartVent front side airbags, side-curtain airbags with rollover sensor, three-point seatbelts at all seating positions, front three-point seatbelts with automatic tensioning system, a LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children), driver and front passenger seatbelt reminders, and child-proof rear door locks.
In terms of comfort, the Honda HR-V has plenty to offer. The vehicle offers comfortable seating, loads of storage solutions, and all of the amenities you’re looking for, including heated front seats, leather-trimmed seats, push-button start, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, illuminated steering wheel–mounted controls, and automatic climate control.
But the vehicle also has plenty to offer in terms of entertainment. These features include Bluetooth streaming audio and HandsFreeLink, MP3/Windows Media audio playback capability, HondaLink Next Generation, Pandora compatibility, an SMS text message function, HD radio SiriusXM radio, a 5- or 7-inch display audio system, an auxiliary input jack, and a USB audio interface.
The 2016 Honda HR-V is the perfect vehicle for those looking for a crossover option. With a stylish exterior and a comfortable and well-appointed interior, the HR-V is a great choice. Check it out now at your local Honda dealer near Coral Gables and Gladeview, Braman Honda at 7000 Coral Way in Miami, FL. Give us a call at (305) 747-7963 or go online to schedule a test drive today.