New Honda scores high on efficiency

The all-new Honda HR-V will be one of the most efficient cars in its class and boast an unmatched combination of sought-after attributes when it arrives in showrooms across Ireland this summer, the company claims.

 

As well as dynamic styling, class-leading interior space and versatility, and advanced infotainment and safety technologies, the new HR-V will deliver fuel economy and emissions among the best in its class. It will be offered from launch with a choice of 1.6 litre i-DTEC diesel and 1.5 litre i-VTEC petrol engines, both from Honda’s advanced Earth Dreams Technology series.

Combining the 1.6 litre i-DTEC diesel paired with a newly-engineered six-speed manual transmission, Honda’s new subcompact SUV will return fuel economy figures from 4.0 l/100km (70.6mpg), with CO2 emissions starting from just 104 g/km for annual road tax from €190. HR-V customers won’t find performance compromised by the car‘s frugality, however, with 120 PS powering the new HR-V from 0-100 km/h in 10.1 seconds.

Petrol buyers can select a 130 PS 1.5 litre i-VTEC engine, achieving combined fuel economy of 5.2 l/100km (54.3mpg) and CO2 emissions from 120 g/km when they opt for the CVT automatic transmission, meaning annual road tax from €200. When married with the standard six-speed manual, the new petrol-powered HR-V delivers fuel economy of 5.6 l/100km (50.4mpg) and CO2 emissions at a highly competitive 130 g/km. Sprightly performance is assured with 100 km/h reached from standstill in just 10.3 seconds with the manual and 10.9 seconds when equipped with the optional CVT.

Further details including pricing will be available closer to the new HR-V’s summer launch.

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