L.A. Auto Show: 2016 Honda HR-V image

The 2016 Honda HR-V has made its debut recently in Los Angeles and the model in question will go on sale starting next year.

Set to slot below the current CR-V and to aim models such as the newly unveiled Mazda CX-3 or the Renault Captur, Chevrolet Trax, Nissan Juke, Opel Mokka, Peugeot 2008 and so on, the 2016 Honda HR-V has been officially presented to the public during the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The model in question has received a distinctive styling with dynamic body work, sweptback headlights, a large grille, a sporty roofline and an overall coupe-like appearance.

The cabin of the model is following the same path as the Fit with its soft-touch plastics, piano black accents, brushed chrome trim and so on. The crossover has been fitted with a second-row “Magic Seats” and the boot has a total luggage capacity of 688 liters (24.3 cubic feet), which can be expanded up to 1,665 liters (58.8 cubic feet), with the rear seats folded.

The entry-level model will be coming with standard features such as the tilt / telescoping steering wheel, the rearview camera, power windows, power locks and alloy wheels, while the higher end variants will include the leather upholstery, heated front seats, 7-inch display for the infotainment and so on. As far as the engine goes, this is coming with a 1.8L four-cylinder with 138 HP (103 kW) and 172 Nm (127 lb-ft) of torque, connected to a 6-speed manual or a CVT. FWD is standard and AWD is optional.