2019 Honda HR-V Specs, Redesign, Release Date

Unlike its predecessor, the 2019 Honda HR-V is based on the same platform as model Fit. A front wheel drive hatchback slightly raised off the ground. Although the information regarding the model is still limited, the 2019 Honda HR-V is expected to be much better looking and more effective.

Comparable in size to the Honda CR-V, the HR-V shows the manufacturer’s talent for making a lot of vehicles into a very compact size. With time, the HR-V has become a popular crossover and Honda’s mission is to provide a more attractive design and making it more reliable on every trip.

2019 Honda HR-V front

2019 Honda HR-V Specs and Colors

On the exterior, the 2019 Honda HR-V is expected to have a slightly taller ground clearance. Since there will be not much change on for the HR-V, the vehicle will continue with its normal look that its customers love. The front finish will also get a different set of headlights as well as a new grille. Apart from the grille, the front bumper will hold the fog lights that are slightly offset to the center. The 2019 Honda HR-V will ride on 17-inch alloy wheels which have five spokes that provide additional allure to its entire look.

The side finish of the vehicle is elegant thanks to the narrowed rear window that holds the rear door handles. On the rear end, the 2019 Honda HR-V might drop the massive tail lights for something more exquisite. Rear lights with LEDs similar to those of Citroen C3 finish and a rear bumper that holds the exhaust complete the rear end look. Some of the colors are white diamond pearl, urban titanium metallic, modern steel metallic, basque red pearl II and others.

2019 Honda HR-V Interior Dimension

On the interior, the 2019 Honda HR-V will host upscale leather and fabric materials, both in grey and black color. Comfort will not be compromised. as the vehicle will be fitted with heated leather seats. Also, the bolstered on the side providing excellent visibility and safety. Its dashboard will feature three cluster instrument panels with bright blue backlight. The infotainment system will be Honda’s latest and will sit in the center of the dashboard together with the navigation system.

With a 5-inch color display, the system will include Honda’s Bluetooth HandsFreeLink system, a volume knob and other sets of control buttons. The 2019 Honda HR-V also gets an automatic transmission, SiriusXM satellite and HD radio. The rear passengers will be provided with a number of USB ports while the glossy plastic around the cabin will be updated to a classier one.

The interior space has also greatly improved. However, behind the rear seat, there are 60 cubic feet of cargo space, making the HR-V one of the roomiest and most accommodating SUV on the market. Moreover, the rear seat cushions flip to provide additional cargo space behind the front seats. The rear legroom is also magnificent offering 39.3 inches as the front passenger seat provides a longer cargo floor.

Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume 100.1 ft³
Front Head Room 39.5 inch
Front Leg Room 41.2 inch
Front Shoulder Room 56.8 inch
Front Hip Room 53.1 inch
Second Head Room 38.3 inch
Second Leg Room 39.3 inch
Second Shoulder Room 54.5 inch
Second Hip Room 47.4 inch

Standard and Optional Equipment

The base model Honda HR-V LX will get features like a rearview camera and cruise control. As for the entertainment, it comes with an Audio system with 4-speaker/160-watt AM/FM/CD and 5-inch color display.

In the EX trim, you will get power moonroof, heated front seats and push-button start. This trim will also get a bigger screen of 7-inch touch screen, touch-sensitive climate system and mighty 180-watt/6-speaker system.

The EX-L trim is top-of-line in the HR-V model. This trim comes with an automatic transmission, SiriusXM satellite and HD Radio. Furthermore, the all-wheel-drive system is available on all models with the automatic transmission.

Safety Features

Side Impact Beams
VSA Electronic Stability Control
ABS And Driveline Traction Control
Airbags Low Tire Pressure Warning
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side
Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
Airbag Occupancy Sensor
Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags
Rear Child Safety Locks
Back-Up Camera

2019 Honda HR-V interior

2019 Honda HR-V Direct Injection Engine

The 1.8-liter engine will power the 2019 Honda HR-V. This 4 cylinder engine is capable of providing 141 horsepower and 127 lb-ft of torque. This vehicle can either use a shifting six-speed manual transmission or a refined CVT automatic. Its native setup is front wheel drive as the all-wheel drive is optional on automatic transmission models.

Fuel Economy

The new model is one of the most fuel-efficient SUVs in the market. Its fuel economy is in the city/highway is 25/33 mpg (manual), 28/34 mpg (FWD, automatic), 27/31 mpg (AWD, automatic).

2019 Honda HR-V Hybrid Variant

The HR-V is also will also get the Hybrid variant. From some rumors, it will come with a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine and lift electronic control+hybrid electric motor. The same engine is in the popular Honda Civic hybrid model. We also expect CVT gearbox.

2019 Honda HR-V rear

2019 Honda HR-V Pricing and Release Date

With no official announcement on the release date, the 2019 Honda HR-V is expected to hit the market in the course of this year. Additionally, its price isn’t going to change that much. The base model of the 2019 Honda HR-V comes with the (MSRP) of just under $21,000. The top of its line is the EX-L model. However, this model with navigation and AWD system can reach the price tag of $27,000. The main competitors will be Chevrolet Trax, Fiat 500X, Nissan Juke, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, Jeep Renegade and Kia Soul.

2 Replies to “2019 Honda HR-V Specs, Redesign, Release Date”

  1. Lynda says:

    I test drove the 2018 HRV automatic and the seat was horribly uncomfortable. It didn’t give me the support I need for my back and seemed to be made of cheap materials. Is the 2019 expected to have an improved seat, in both materials and support?

    Do you know what the exterior dimensions will be? (Width and length). I have a very limited space in my garage, so it could be a a deal breaker, if too big. The 2018 HRV gots easily.


    1. Lewis says:

      The revisit of the upcoming HRV should not affect the sizes of the current model, so you can expect to see the next vehicle with the same dimensions as before.

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