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2021 Honda HR-V will have a hybrid version

The 2021 Honda HR-V will have a hybrid version

Honda will introduce the 2021 Honda HR-V in February. The 2021 Honda HR-V will have a wider sunroof, wireless Apple CarPlay and a hybrid version.

Honda has just announced the second-generation HR-V model to be launched on February 18. The current generation of this SUV has been on the market for 8 years. Honda HR-V 2021 is completely changed, at the same time adding more equipment.

The first image of the new B-class SUV shows the rear of the car with a more angular design. The muscles in the old world were removed. The side contour is changed, extending to the taillights. The doorknob hidden in column D remains.

Slim taillight design, stretching along the width of the car. The teaser images also show a black hood and a wider panorama sunroof than before.

Inside, a more compact horizontal dashboard, and a touchscreen infotainment screen sits on top of the dashboard. This is a design feature that is quite common on new models. Based on the image, it can be predicted that Honda HR-V 2021 will be equipped with Apple CarPlay wirelessly, this feature has been upgraded by Honda on Accord.

The air conditioning switch and gear knob on the Honda HR-V 2021 are quite similar to the new Honda Jazz and Honda City. Air-conditioner doors are decorated with chrome trim. In addition, the car is also equipped with tweeter on the rear door, which shows that Honda will increase the number of speakers on the HR-V, more than 6 speakers currently.

There will be wireless Apple CarPlay and an increased number of speakers.
Specifications have not been announced, but the Japanese automaker has confirmed the second generation HR-V will have an e: HEV hybrid, similar to the new Jazz and City. The power of the car can come from an electric motor of 106.5 horsepower and a torque of 253 Nm, combined with a naturally aspirated, 96.6 Atkinson 1.5L i-VTEC 4-cylinder petrol engine. 127 Nm of horsepower and torque.

Because Honda HR-V 2021 will have heavier weight than its “predecessor”, it is not excluded that the car is equipped with an upgraded transmission system from the Insight model, including an electric motor with 129 horsepower and a motor- 267 Nm of torque, combined with a gasoline engine of 106.5 hp and a torque of 134 Nm, for a total capacity of 151 hp.

The popular 1.5L VTEC Turbo petrol engine versions are likely to be kept, while the e: HEV version will be sold in the European market first.

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