of the 2017 Honda HR‑V. Base trim shown.
From the Cars.com Vehicle Test Team
- Refined ride
- Interior materials quality
- Passenger space
- Cargo versatility
- Modest power with CVT
- Numb midcorner steering feel
- Uplevel trims' reliance on touch-sensitive controls
- Active safety features not offered
- Low-frequency engine rumble in Park
- Power front seats not offered
- Subcompact SUV
- Seats five
- Multi-position second-row Magic Seat
- Manual or automatic transmission
- Front- or all-wheel drive
- LaneWatch camera available
What Is the 2017 Honda HR-V?
The Honda HR-V is a subcompact five-seat SUV that competes with the Buick Encore, Chevrolet Trax, Jeep Renegade, Mazda CX-3, Nissan Juke and others. The HR-V is related to the Honda Fit hatchback. Trim levels include the LX, EX and EX-L with Navigation. All trim levels come with front-wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive.
What's New on the 2017 Honda HR-V?
There are no significant changes for the 2017 model year.
How Does the 2017 Honda HR-V Compare to Other SUVs?
The HR-V's roomy, versatile cabin and large cargo area are advantages over most crossovers in this price range, and its high-grade interior and estimated gas mileage -- especially with front-wheel drive -- are additional strengths.
What Features in the 2017 Honda HR-V Are Most Important?
The HR-V is powered by a 141-horsepower, 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine teamed with a six-speed manual or continuously variable automatic transmission. Notable standard features include 17-inch alloy wheels, a CD stereo, Bluetooth streaming audio, USB port and MP3 jack, cruise control, air conditioning and a backup camera. As required in every new car, the HR-V has front airbags, antilock brakes and an electronic stability system.
Available features include leather-trimmed seats, heated front seats, a power moonroof, heated side mirrors with integrated turn signals, automatic climate control, keyless access with push-button start, a navigation system and a LaneWatch camera in the passenger-side mirror that displays a view of the blind spot on the dashboard display.
Should I Buy the 2017 Honda HR-V?
If you care most about passenger space and cargo versatility, the Honda HR-V should satisfy, but driving enthusiasts might object to its modest acceleration and numb steering.
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The 2017 Honda HR-V currently has 0 recalls
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Carfax vehicle history report
7 years / 100,000 miles1-year/12,000-mile non-powertrain warranty begins after expiration of original warranty (3 years/36,000 miles) or on date sold as certified (no deductible); 7-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty begins from the original in-service date (no deductible)
Under 6 years / 80,000 milesVehicles receive a 182 point inspection and reconditioning.