2018 Honda HR-V Review
The subcompact SUV is a modern marvel of spacious seating and versatile cargo capacity, offering the best of both worlds, in a small and easy to maneuver little package. The Honda HR-V is a stylish and capable option in the class, and one you’ll definitely want to consider for your weekend adventures or to cart your family around Panama City, Springfield, and beyond. This 2018 Honda HR-V review from our team at Honda of Bay County will give you a peek at what to expect from the vehicle, both under the hood and inside the cabin.
Performance: Honda HR-V
The Honda HR-V is available in 3 trim levels, all of which come standard with a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 141 horsepower. You’ll have the option of a 6-speed manual transmission or a continuously variable transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard, or you can opt for all-wheel drive with the CVT for improved traction.
Cargo Capacity with Magic Seat®
The HR-V comes standard with Honda’s Magic Seat® feature, which allows the back row to be flipped up vertically to create 4 feet of vertical cargo space, or flip them forward to access a spacious 58.8 cubic feet of cargo capacity perfect for packing up your camping gear for the weekend. With all 5 seats in use, you’ll have 24.3 cubic feet of space, so you can bring along all the kids’ sports gear for the big game.
Cabin Specs Honda HR-V
Inside the cabin, passengers will find comfortable, cloth-upholstered seats to stretch out in on long road trips. In the front seat, you’ll have 39.5 inches of headroom and 41.2 inches of legroom. Hip room measures 53.1 inches across, and shoulder room is 56.8 inches.
In the back seat, passengers will have 38.3 inches of headroom and 39.3 inches of legroom. Hip room is 47.4 inches, and shoulder room measures 54.5 inches.
2018 Honda HR-V Technology Features
A 5-inch display screen is standard on the HR-V, and comes with a rearview camera to make reversing simple and safe. You’ll get Bluetooth® connectivity so you can access your contacts and music from your phone, allowing you to make hands-free, wireless phone calls. You’ll also get a CD player and a USB port for charging. Upgrade to the 7-inch touchscreen display, and you’ll add the HondaLink smartphone app, which allows you to control and connect with your car from just about anywhere. The top trim level comes standard with a navigation system with voice recognition.
Schedule Your Test Drive of the HR-V!
Think the HR-V sounds like the versatile compact SUV that you need for your commutes around Panama City and Springfield? Contact Honda of Bay County today to schedule your test drive of the 2018 HR-V, and we’ll have you meet with a member of our team who call tell you even more about what the vehicle has to offer. We can’t wait to see you in our showroom. Soon, you’ll be behind the wheel, cruising the streets in your brand-new Honda!