Honda HR-V 2021 is the third generation of this model that was officially launched in Japan under the name Vezel. The car has a completely new design, angled, neat and highly appreciated than the old generation.
In the front, Honda HR-V 2021 is equipped with a new hexagonal grille with horizontal spokes, arranged close together instead of the Solid Wing Face grille like the previous generation. Not only that, the new HR-V’s grille is no longer chrome plated or black as before, but painted in the same color as the body. Only the highest splint of the grille, connecting between the two headlights, is chrome plated to create accents for the front end.
Honda HR-V 2021 uses new headlights with a slimmer design and smooth rear claws. Inside this new headlamp cluster is a LED daytime position light strip placed high above. Below that is the center air cavity with a honeycomb mesh with glossy black trim and horizontal front fog lights.
The roof of the Honda HR-V 2021 has a sloping design to the rear in the style of a coupe. This design does not affect the spaciousness of the rear seats, but gives the new HR-V a premium look.
In addition, the Japanese automaker also added to its new SUV model a new ribbed line, extending from headlights to taillights. Compared to the old generation, the door handle hidden in the C-column of the car is nothing different. Meanwhile, the optional black roof is new.
At the rear, Honda HR-V 2021 is equipped with rear lights in the style of Honda CR-V seniors. However, unlike the CR-V, the HR-V does not have a lamp around the rear door glass. The license plate area of the car is also pushed down, closer to the rear bumper and has a foot kick sensor to open the trunk.
On the Play version of Honda HR-V 2021 brings a more youthful and personality design when Honda adds white, red and blue accents on the grille and black or silver roof. Moving inside, you will see the car has a minimalistic design, slim, integrated 4 air-conditioning doors.
Honda HR-V 2021 has a normal design center console, with a chrome rim extending to the driver’s footrest. This design differs from the highly designed central control cluster and resembles a bridge on the old generation. It is expected that the Japanese automaker will equip the Honda Connect infotainment system with an 8 or 9 inch screen for the new HR-V.
Honda HR-V 2021 has rear-seat spoiler, Magic Seats seats handy at the rear, 9-speaker sound system and Panorama panoramic sunroof with sun-weakening glass panels. In Japan, the new HR-V also has Honda Total Care Premium package with connectivity features such as WiFi system in the car, using smartphones as digital locks, automatic map upgrades, and application centers.
Honda HR-V 2021 has 2 engine options. The first is the 4-cylinder i-VTEC petrol engine, DOHC, 1.5L capacity, accompanied by a CVT gearbox. The second option is an e: HEV hybrid powertrain with a petrol engine and two electric motors. The specific parameters of these two engine options have not yet been announced by Honda.
Honda HR-V 2021 will use the same standard front-wheel drive system as the old version but comes with many new driving modes. In addition, the car also has the option of a full-time 4-wheel drive system Real Time AWD.
Honda HR-V 2021 owns Honda Sensing safety technology including blind spot detection, 360-degree camera, cruise control system with Stop and Go feature, traffic sign recognition, lane keeping assist and braking. automatic emergency.
Honda HR-V 2021 is expected to start selling in the Japanese market from April this year.