The new 2020 Honda HR-V has spectacular features that are a combination of modern design and cutting-edge engineering adding to the range of nice affordable cars. It is a crossover with SUV, making its design sleek yet sporty as well. The car’s front fascia is stylish, and the back (including the tires) has a sporty rear. The exterior has a tailgate spoiler and sculpted line that give off the illusion of the car moving even if it is stationary. The interior has impeccably crafted details to provide customers both comfort and space.
2020 Honda HR-V comes with Honda Sensing Suite that provides safety features and advanced driver-assistance systems. The crossover SUV has a high performing engine along with an all-drive assistance system that improves the driving experience. At first glance, the stylish exterior, immaculate interior, advanced safety features, driving assistance, and engine performance are the key features that make the 2020 Honda HR-V stand out among affordable new cars.
Here is a detailed review of the 2020 Honda HR-V that falls under the most affordable cars bracket for the year.
Design of the 2020 Honda HR-V-Budget car
The first thing that comes into focus is the design of the car, and for the 2020 Honda HR-V, the exterior exudes a stylish yet bold design. The SUV touch complements the sleek front, making it the perfect modern looking car. The vehicle is one of the best small SUVs with advanced luxury in-cabin technologies and features.
The exterior of the 2020 Honda HR-V is redesigned as a combination of a sleek and sporty SUV look. The striking exterior features that are worth mentioning include a honeycomb grille, sporty wheels, and a bold illuminating system. The front has a chrome bumper to give off a classy and fresh look. To enhance visibility in all weather conditions, the vehicle has LED headlights, daytime LED lights, and fog lights.
Features like dynamic lines and tailgate spoiler improve the aerodynamics of the vehicle. The urban Crossover SUV boasts a sporty side with high ground clearance, sport side sills, and 18-inch Sport-exclusive alloy wheels. LED brake light, angular tailgate light, and gloss black bumper add on to the sporty touch.
Besides the immaculate design, the car manufacturer has provided a variety of colour options available. There are 8 colours in total namely Modern Steel Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Orange-burst, Milano Red, Aegean Blue Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic, Midnight Amethyst Metallic, and Crystal Black Pearl.
The interior offers comfort with heated front seats, an automatic climate control system, and various cargo mode (long, utility, and tall). The vehicle also has an open-air experience with a one-touch moonroof. The interior of the cabin has ambient lighting and leather upholstery. The driver’s seat is an 8-way power-adjustable seat, and the second row has a 60/40 split option to increase headroom or legroom. The newly installed hardcover for cargo is a useful addition to protect luggage from UV rays.
To enhance the driving experience, there is a multi-angle rear-view camera with a 7-inch display touchscreen with audio. The instrument panel relays the car’s information, and it also lights up as electric blue adding style to comfort. Furthermore, there is a sports pedal, and the steering wheel-mounted controls allow the driver to switch pedals, contributing to a dynamic driving experience. Among the latest features are the electric parking brake and push the start button in this urban Crossover SUV.
The satellite navigation system has voice recognition, Honda HD Digital Traffic, and Smart entry with walk-away Auto-Lock are some of the latest technologies available in the 2020 Honda HR-V that makes it a well-equipped budget car.
Performance of the 2020 Honda HR-V
The modern 2020 Honda HR-V is among the best affordable cars of the year with a 1.8 litre 4-cylinder fuel-efficient engine with 140 horsepower and 172 Nm of torque. The car can accelerate from 0-100 km/h in only 10.1 seconds and can drive as fast as 190 km/h. The fuel-efficient engine is paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT).
This model comes equipped with Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body construction assuring safety. The advanced-driver assistance feature improves the drivability even on difficult terrains and bad weather conditions. The car comes with elaborate safety and driving assistance features, which is quite impressive for a budget car. Here is a complete list of what the latest model has to offer:
• Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) Body Construction
• Honda Sensing Suite
• Honda Lane Watch
• Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
• Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
• Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)
• Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
• Automatic Emergency Braking
• Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Traction Control
• Multi-angle Rear-view Camera
• Hill Start Assist
• Electric Parking Brake with Automatic Brake Hold
• Eco Assist System
• Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Price of the 2020 Honda HR-V in the UAE
In the UAE, the crossover SUV comes in five trim levels (LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Touring). Other than that, the car’s features like driver-assistance, good performing engine, well-crafted exterior, and interior to provide utmost comfort makes it a good option. 2020 Honda HR-V is one of the best affordable cars with its price ranging from AED 64,900 to AED 89,000. The variation is owing to additional features that car buyers can get as add on, for example, trim levels and technologies.