Mexico-made Honda HR-V enters 2017 with new color and green credentials

Manufactured at Honda’s eighth and newest auto plant in North America, in Celaya, Mexico, the 2017 HR-V crossover arrived to North America’s dealerships with new color and green credentials, the company announced in a press release.Named 2016 Green SUV of the Year by Green Car Journal, the vehicle adds a new color for 2017 – Lunar Silver metallic – to its palette, replacing Alabaster Silver.

With sporty coupe-like styling, SUV versatility and a 34-mpg EPA highway fuel economy rating (2WD CVT), the HR-V comes with a long 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®.

Available in LX, EX and EX-L Navi trims, the 2017 HR-V is powered by a highly efficient 1.8-liter 4-cylinder 16-valve DOHC i-VTEC® engine producing a peak 141 horsepower and 127 lb.-ft. of torque.

The engine is paired with one of two efficient and responsive Honda transmissions: a seamless and sporty continuously variable transmission (CVT), available on all models, or an engaging 6-speed manual transmission, available on LX and EX models with 2WD.

2017 HR-V Pricing and EPA Fuel Economy Ratings

Trim

Drivetrain

MSRP1

EPA MPGRatings (city/

highway/combined)

LX

2WD w/ 6MT

$19,365

25/33/28

LX

2WD w/ CVT

$20,165

28/34/31

LX

AWD w/ CVT

$21,465

27/31/29

EX

2WD w/ 6MT

$21,415

25/33/28

EX

2WD w/ CVT

$22,215

28/34/31

EX

AWD w/ CVT

$23,515

27/31/29

EX-L Navi

2WD w/ CVT

$24,840

28/34/31

EX-L Navi

AWD w/ CVT

$26,140

27/31/29

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