2017 Honda HR-V vs 2016 Honda HR-V

The Honda HR-V at Cannon Honda is a competitive crossover in its segment. It has all the utility of an SUV with a convenient size. Fit for both family and fun, the Honda HR-V has something to offer everyone. Distinct exterior lines on the body of the HR-V are striking in the city and in the countryside. Aggressive styling is married with intelligent technology and comfortable features on the inside to accommodate every driver and every purpose. The 2017 and the 2016 iterations of the Honda HR-V are beloved SUVs with enough customizability, utility, and safety to keep buyers happy.

But, with each successive year, Honda welcomes advancements to their lineup, and the HR-V is no exception.  While similar in design, the 2017 Honda HR-V vs 2016 HR-V house differences. For 2017, the HR-V gets subtle upgrades with the same advanced features and technology that has come to characterize the HR-V. Also, it features a revamped infotainment system with minor changes in the exterior and interior of the vehicle. No matter which year you’re considering, the Honda HR-V can be tailored to fit your lifestyle. From the city to the countryside, you’ll have enough room, power, and style to take you anywhere.

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2017 Honda HR-V vs 2016 Honda HR-V
58.8 cu. ft. Cargo Capacity 58.8 cu. ft.
5 Seats 5
1.8L 4-Cylinder Engine 1.8L 4-Cylinder
141 @ 6,500 rpm Horsepower 141 @ 6,500 rpm

Key Similarities and Differences Between the 2017 Honda HR-V vs 2016 Honda HR-V

Ever heard the saying, “why mess with a good thing?” That’s the approach for the new 2017 Honda HR-V. There is no overhaul because it simply wasn’t necessary. The great performance and handling that came with the 2016 Honda HR-V is present in the 2017 version. But small changes do have an effect on how you can customize your HR-V. A brand new color is unveiled for the 2017 version of the HR-V. This new crossover will have similar fuel economy ratings to the previous year, making it a more eco-friendly SUV choice.

The new 2017 Honda HR-V features a highly refined and responsive 1.8-liter SOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder engine with i-VTEC® valvetrain. The engine is mated to a sporty and fuel-efficient continuously variable transmission (CVT) with Honda "G-design" shift logic, or a slick-shifting 6-speed manual transmission (LX and EX FWD only). The HR-V is available with front-wheel-drive or with Honda's Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System™ for outstanding all-weather traction and control.

The new HR-V gives great value with an extensive list of standard features and technologies, including 17-inch alloy wheels, push-button electric parking brake with Automatic Brake Hold, rearview camera with guidelines, Pandora® radio and Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®. And, new for the 2017 year, it adds Lunar Silver metallic to its palette, replacing Alabaster Silver in the 2016 model.

Ultimately, you can’t go wrong with either the 2016 or the 2017 model of the Honda HR-V. If you’re looking for upgraded features, you may want to consider the newer model. Looking for performance alone? Either year can suit your fancy. Looking to learn more about the features, safety, and performance specifications of the 2017 Honda HR-V vs 2016 Honda HR-V? Contact us at Cannon Honda today! We’ll be glad to show you each model’s specifications side-by-side so you can make the best decision possible. Keep an eye on our inventory for the new 2017 Honda HR-V. Then stop by Cannon Honda to find the Honda that fits your lifestyle. Whichever HR-V you choose, you can be sure of getting a great crossover.

Exterior View of the 2017 Honda HR-V Rear End View in Blue
Interior View of the Steering Wheel and Center Console in the 2017 Honda HR-V
View of the 2017 Honda HR-V Cargo Capacity with the Rear Seats Folded Down
Side View of the 2017 Honda HR-V in Blue

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