2017 Honda HR-V
The 2017 Honda HR-V is a strong-performing crossover SUV. Its small size, agile performance, and innovative interior have made it one of the most passenger-friendly vehicles in its class. Despite being a new entrant on the market, the 2017 Honda HR-V has quickly become a fan favorite thanks to its excellent on-the-road performance.
The interior of the 2017 Honda HR-V is packed with innovative features that cram in comfort and convenience for buyers. The uniquely designed Magic Seat in the 2017 Honda HR-V gives the interior next level beauty and comfort. In addition to the spacious interior, buyers also enjoy the luxury of higher fuel economy.
The 2017 Honda HR-V does not introduce any major changes from the 2016 model. All models of the 2017 Honda HR-V are available in 4WD or FWD. The available trims include the EX-L, LX, and LX. Buyers can either choose a CVT or 6-speed manual transmission depending on the overall configuration of the car.
The 2017 Honda HR-V for sale in St. Joseph, MO may be the ultimate crossover SUV for traversing the roads between Atchison, KS; Liberty, MO; Independence, MO; Leavenworth, KS; Excelsior Springs, MO; and Merriam, KS.
MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $900.00 destination charge and options.
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In crash tests conducted by the NHTSA, the 2017 Honda HR-V earned an overall 5-star rating . In frontal impact tests, the 2017 Honda HR-V earned 4 out of 5 stars. The 2017 Honda HR-V did well on the IIHS crash tests as well where it earned a ‘Good’ score for nearly all types of crash tests. In overlap crash and side impact tests, the 2017 Honda HR-V earned an ‘Acceptable’ rating from the IIHS.
Some of the standard safety features on all models of the 2017 Honda HR-V include a rearview camera, lane departure intervention and alert system, and blind-spot monitoring. Drivers get a near perfect view that helps them remain aware of all the obstacles on the road.
The passengers and driver are protected by front and side curtain airbags. The driver can also customize the seat and steering wheel to get into a comfortable position. This comes in very handy on long trips. The rearview camera contains special guidelines that help you park easily and effectively. It adds to the special features of the HR-V that make the car feel much more than the sum of its parts.
The 2017 Honda HR-V’s powerful 4-cylinder engine is perfectly sized. The manual transmission works smoothly and performs exceptionally well on the lower gears. The addition of the CVT system adds more agility and spry power to the 2017 Honda HR-V.
Unlike many other crossover SUVs on the market, the 2017 Honda HR-V keeps it simple with a 17-inch wheelbase that makes turning easier. Larger wheels tend to require a higher RPM to spin, which leads to a reduction in the overall fuel economy.
Thanks to the redesigned strut and suspension, the 2017 Honda HR-V has a perfect grip on the road. The drive of the 2017 Honda HR-V is smooth, efficient, and agile. The 4WD system is extremely efficient and works perfectly on snow covered roads and other rough terrain.
The 2017 Honda HR-V provides premium features at the highly affordable price. The standard features on the LX model include alloy wheels, a rearview mirror, a comfortable interior, and a high-quality sound system. The upper trim levels such as the EX are equipped with more luxurious features with a slight spike in the price. The EX model is equipped with keyless access and ignition, a sunroof, heated front seats, and a host of other premium features. The EX-L model adds a few more unique features to the car in form of a satellite radio, a navigation system, and premium leather upholstery. Other than the standard features shipped on all the models there are no notable option packages that you can add to the car.
All the models of the 2017 Honda HR-V carry a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder engine under the hood that can produce 127 lb-ft of torque and 141 HP. The LX and EX models are equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission system as standard but buyers can also choose a CVT system. The EX-L relies on a continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) as standard to boost its performance and fuel efficiency. All models are available in 4WD as well as front-wheel drive configuration. All 4WD models are equipped with the CVT system as standard.
Buying the LX model, you get alloy wheels measuring 17 inches, a steering wheel with tilt and telescoping feature, a height customizable driver seat, foldable rear seats with 60/40 split, 5-inch display screen, Bluetooth, a rearview camera, a 4-speaker audio system, a USB port, an auxiliary jack, and a CD player.
EX models have automatic headlights, heated side mirrors, privacy glass in the rear, a sunroof, keyless access and ignition, automatic climate control, a rearview camera, a blind spot camera on the passenger side, a 7-inch touchscreen display, 6-speaker audio system, USB port, and smartphone integration through Hondalink.
The EX-L model has all the above features, while other unique features offered on the EX-L model include a premium leather interior, a navigation system, voice recognition capabilities, an auto-dimming rearview mirror, HD radio, and roof rails.
The 2017 Honda HR-V shares a lot of styling elements with the Honda Fit but its design is largely inspired by the Honda CR-V.
The exterior of the 2017 Honda HR-V has a swooping roofline that slopes towards the back, creating a nice arch. The rear windows spread towards the back creating a pointed “D” shape. The fenders are adorned with eye-catching curves, and overall the look is aggressive and masculine. The 2017 Honda HR-V does extremely well in the exterior department and cuts an impressive figure as it speeds down the road.
The 2017 Honda HR-V takes a lot of design elements from many different cars including the Acura RDX, but the changes introduced manage to create a distinct look for the car that is unlike any other on the market.
The interior is single toned and consistent. The display screen is located in the center right above the transmission. The 2017 Honda HR-V ditches the dual-display screen for a more refined and streamlined dash. The dash on the passenger side is almost bare except for the AC vents and a single glove compartment. Overall the cabin feels tidy, refined, comfortable, and noise-free. The vinyl upholstery on the lower models does not look cheap but the leather decking in the EX-L model certainly adds another level of luxury to the car.
Despite being a small sized crossover SUV the interior of the 2017 Honda HR-V feels very spacious. Its cabin is larger than the Fiat 500X, while its overall body length is the smallest in its class. The 2017 Honda HR-V is 169.1 inches long and has a 102.8-inch wheelbase. The interior measures up to 100.1 cubic feet in the base LX model. The higher trim levels have a sunroof. The back rows have ample legroom and headroom.
Most competitors of the 2017 Honda HR-V struggle with legroom in the back row seats but the 2017 Honda HR-V can easily accommodate 4 passengers easily. The driver seat is well designed and provides perfect comfort and utility for long trips.
Honda has included the “Magic Seat” system in the 2017 Honda HR-V. The back seats can be folded to gain additional cargo space. Generally, the 2017 Honda HR-V has 25 cubic feet of cargo space; the back seats can be folded to boosts the storage capacity to 58.8 cubic feet.
The dash of the 2017 Honda HR-V has been refined as well. You will not find a bulky touchscreen or large control knobs on the dash. The 2017 Honda HR-V has a clean and uncluttered dash that builds spaciousness in the cabin. Sitting behind the wheel, you will be amazed by the level of comfort and convenience that this car managed to achieve at such a low price tag.
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The 2017 Honda HR-V is a near perfect car that is brimming with luxurious features despite its great price tag. Honda has managed to create a car that you cannot help but fall in love with.
Choose the 2017 Honda HR-V for sale in St. Joseph, MO if you’re looking for a luxury ride at the right price that’ll look great on the roads of Lansing, KS; Maryville, MO; Liberty, MO; and Independence, MO.
 Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s New Car Assessment Program (www.safercar.gov). Model tested with standard side airbags (SAB).
MPG ratings Based on model year EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.