The newest addition to the Honda crossover lineup, the 2016 Honda HR-V, made its debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. Walla Walla and College Place drivers that would like to take home this sporty crossover will be able to do so from Walla Walla Valley Honda early next year. The Honda HR-V release date is slotted for spring 2015, and our experts have highlighted what features and specs this new vehicle will deliver upon its release.

The Right Size for Families on the Go

honda hr-v release dateThe 2016 Honda HR-V offers a unique exterior style, since it effectively combines a sedan-like cabin with the solid stance of an SUV. Noteworthy structural features include:

  • Hidden rear door handles, which give the HR-V a slim, sleek appearance
  • A strong horizontal taper that draws attention to the front and rear fascia
  • Bold, aggressive grille design

Inside the new Honda HR-V, occupants will notice how roomy the cabin is. A range of soft-touch materials and chrome highlights accentuate the interior of the HR-V. Other impressive cabin highlights include:

  • 100.1 cubic feet of passenger volume
  • 58.8 cubic feet of cargo capacity when the second row of seating is folded down
  • “Magic Seat” reconfigurable second row

Performance Features to Drive You There

Thrilling power and responsive handling provided by the 2016 Honda HR-V will appeal to drivers seeking an efficient ride. Every new Honda HR-V will be outfitted with a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine under the hood, capable of 138 hp and 127 lb.-ft. of peak torque. When the Honda HR-V release date arrives in spring 2015, drivers will be able to choose between a continuously variable transmission or a six-speed automatic transmission to pair with this engine. The Honda intelligent all-wheel drive system will also be available for the HR-V to provide outstanding traction for a variety of driving conditions.

Safe and Sound All the Way Home

The Honda commitment to safety and convenience will fortify the 2016 Honda HR-V. To help keep you avoid an accident, the new Honda HR-V will come with the following standard safety features:

  • Vehicle stability assist with traction control
  • Anti-lock brakes with brake assist
  • A multi-angle rearview camera

To keep you safely connected while driving the Honda HR-V, Bluetooth handsfree connectivity will come standard. Other safety features, like Honda’s LaneWatch, will be available for higher trim levels.

The 2016 Honda HR-V Release Date is on Its Way

When the new Honda HR-V release date arrives in spring 2015, make sure to visit your local College Place Honda dealer, Walla Walla Valley Honda, to take 2016 Honda HR-V out for a test drive. If you have any questions about this upcoming model, contact us at 509-204-1412.

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