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As the subcompact SUV segment heats up, Honda has upped its game by restyling the 2019 Honda HR-V.

The Honda HR-V ranks among the top subcompact SUVs and is well loved for its overall practicality. The 2019 HR-V brings bolder styling to the exterior, an upgraded interior, an upgraded infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and the suite of Honda Sensing capabilities that include adaptive cruise control and lane keeping assist. It’s a vehicle, like most that Honda offers, that will hold its value for years to come – it even won the Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Value Award. Overall, the new HR-V is a practical daily vehicle with excellent fuel economy and a stylish yet functional interior, and it’s available for sale and lease today at your South Florida Honda dealership!

 

Cargo and Interior Space

The 60/40 “Magic Seat” in the second row is the key to the HR-V’s amazing amount of cargo space, 58.8 cubic feet with the back seats folded down. The seat can flip up to accommodate tall items, allowing for 4 cubic feet of vertical space, or fold flat to accommodate longer items, giving 8 cubic feet of length in the cargo space. The interior has been thoughtfully laid out which adds to its practicality points. The Nissan Kicks, Subaru Crosstrek, and Mitsubishi Outlander Sport don’t offer anything comparable to this. The competitor that comes closest to the cargo space offered by the HR-V is the Subaru Crosstrek and it still comes up short by 3 cubic feet!

The Honda HR-V has been noted to have one of the smoothest rides in its class. It seats five adults comfortably with ample amounts of legroom and headspace. Passengers and drivers alike will be comfortable in the Honda HR-V.

Edmunds notes, “The 2019 Honda HR-V is one vehicle that does a great job of overcoming its size limitations. A thoughtful interior layout that includes the second-row Magic Seat that can flip up so you can carry tall items gives the HR-V more passenger room and greater storage space than others in the class. Overall, the HR-V’s exceptional utility makes this pint-sized Honda a top pick in the class.” 

2019 HR-V Stylish Interior

 

Safety

The Honda HR-V has ranked highly in the safety rankings. With its available Honda LaneWatch, multi-angle rearview camera, and the suite of Honda Sensing technologies, it was rated five stars by the National Highway Transportation Safety Commission. The IIHS also ranked the HR-V as a Top Safety Pick. It ranked 4 stars and above in all of its crash tests, ranking safer than the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport. Honda’s subcompact SUV offers an anti-theft stereo system standard which is not offered with any of the competing models. 

 

Style

The new sport grille and black sport bumper, along with its sleek profile and 18-inch alloy wheels, give the HR-V the ultimate sporty look. The HR-V also offers energy efficient LED brake and running lights,  a 7-inch touchscreen, a dimmable rearview mirror, and a standard moon roof. The upgrades to the exterior and interior of the HR-V support Honda’s reputation for solid build quality.

 

Fuel Economy

When looking at SUVs, even small ones, you don’t often think they will offer much in the way of fuel economy. With 28 mpg in the city and 34 mpg on the highway, the HR-V outranks the Subaru Crosstrek and the Mitsubishi Outlander sport in fuel economy.

“For those seeking compact-car dimensions, price, and fuel economy in an SUV-like form, the 2019 Honda HR-V pushes all the right buttons. Loaded with features and more trim choices and options, the HR-V offers more passenger volume than the Mazda CX-3, better fuel economy than the Chevy Trax or Jeep Renegade and, unlike the Nissan Kicks and Toyota C-HR, the option of all-wheel drive. Clever features like the HR-V’s rear Magic Seat provide more cargo-carrying capacity than one might envision, while new driver-assist safety systems make the HR-V all the more attractive this year.” – Kelley Blue Book

If you are in the market for a well-built, highly practical smaller SUV, look no further than the 2019 Honda HR-V. This sporty, subcompact brings features that will appeal to the masses and a ton of practicality in a small package.

 

 

Shop South Florida Honda Dealers

Call or come to your nearest Honda dealership in South Florida to browse and find your perfect Honda HR-V! We have great special offers on the HR-V throughout the season, so you can always finance or lease.

 

 

Sources & Photos:

https://www.caranddriver.com/honda/hr-v

https://cars.usnews.com/cars-trucks/honda/hr-v

https://automobiles.honda.com/hr-v#

https://www.edmunds.com/honda/hr-v/

https://www.kbb.com/new-cars/best-resale-value-awards/