Vehicle Profile: 2021 Honda HR-V
The 2021 Honda HR-V is a versatile subcompact SUV. With available smartphone connectivity, a range of standard driver-assist technologies, and ample cargo space for its class, the HR-V is ideal for small families, solo drivers, and couples alike. For the latest model year, it gained privacy glass for the Sport trim level, as well as a variety of wheel designs for the Sport, EX and EX-L models.
The 2021 Honda HR-V is available at four trim levels: LX, Sport, EX, and EX-L.
Powertrain and efficiency
All trims of the Honda HR-V come standard with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission. This powertrain delivers 141 horsepower and 127 lb-ft of torque while earning an EPA-estimated 34 mpg under highway driving conditions.* All models come standard with front-wheel drive. However, you can opt for all-wheel-drive on every trim.
The 2021 Honda HR-V provides seating for five, with 24.3 cubic feet of cargo room behind the second row. If you need more space, its Second-Row Magic Seats® can fold flat to open up 58.8 cubic feet, with cargo area tie-down anchors, so you can secure your gear. You can also opt for comfort features, including leather seats, a moonroof, and heated front seats to make your winter commutes more pleasant.
Connectivity and technology
With its standard four-speaker sound system, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, and Bluetooth® streaming audio, the Honda HR-V gives you easy access to your favorite tunes. Upgrade to access Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay® smartphone integration, along with a six-speaker sound system and on-the-go SMS text messaging. Available Pandora® radio compatibility makes your daily drive more entertaining, while HondaLink® connectivity allows you to remotely change settings and monitor your vehicle via your smartphone.
Intelligent safety technology
Equipped with the standard Honda Sensing® safety suite, the 2021 Honda HR-V provides you with eight helpful safety features. Every model is equipped with a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera, a Tire Pressure Monitoring System, LED Daytime Running Lights, and a variety of technologies to optimize your driving experience. These include Vehicle Stability Assist™ with Traction Control, an Anti-Lock Braking System, Electronic Brake Distribution, and Brake Assist. Upgrade to a higher trim level for Honda LaneWatch™. This advanced selection of driver-assist technology includes the Collision Mitigation Braking System™, the Road Departure Mitigation System, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Forward Collision Warning. This selection of safety tools can also help you stay safe with Lane Departure Warning and the Lane Keeping Assist System, which gently steers you back on track.
With a wide range of helpful and versatile amenities, the 2021 Honda HR-V is designed to suit your busy lifestyle. To see how it can meet your needs, consider taking it for a test drive.
*28 city/34 highway/30 combined mpg rating for 2WD CVT trims. 27 city/31 highway/29 combined mpg rating for AWD LX CVT trims. 26 city/31 highway/28 combined mpg rating for AWD Sport, EX, EX-L, & Touring CVT trims. Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.
This article is presented by The Automaster Honda.