Honda HR-V Mugen Review

The new Honda HR-V Mugen is considered to be one of the best cars ever produced by Honda. The car successfully combines the SUV features with the hatchback ones, creating a very interesting final product. Considering that the SUV market is a very competitive one, the car tries to reach the top by its numerous upgrades and features and by trying to combine beauty and functionality into one single car.

Honda HR-V Mugen front view

Honda HR-V Mugen – Platform and Design:

The new Honda HR-V Mugen has a sportier look than its previous versions and the body looks wider and swept back. The front grille of the cars has been changed a lot and the new one gives the car a very stylish look. Another interesting upgrade at the new Mugen is the front under spoiler, the side spoilers and the back ones which are not only created for design but even for preventing the car to accidentally hit any headboards. The headlights are improved, both by design and quality as the taillights and they function with the LED technology. Another upgrade of the car exterior that gets everyone’s attention is the flower-spoke design of the wheels, the feature that makes the car looks very futuristic.

Premium Quality of Interior:

The interior is a premium quality one and the main materials used inside the cabin are: wood, leather, and metal accents. Like always, Honda puts a great effort into creating a very comfortable interior and there is plenty of room for both passengers and the driver, with enough space for head and legs even in the backseats. Another features that improves comforts are the adjustment mechanism and the headrest. Like most of the Japanese car brands, even the Honda HR-V Mugen has a lot of high-tech functions. The car has a 7.0-inch LCD touchscreen display integrated into the dashboard with a lot of functions, compatible even with the 6 speaker’s audio system. Other interesting features are MirrorLink, USB ports, the possibility of connecting your iPhone or Ipad, a reverse camera and a climate control touch panel operated.

Honda HR-V Mugen interior

Honda HR-V Mugen – Engine and Performance:

According to Honda, there will be only one engine option used to power the new Honda HR-V Mugen and this will be a 1.8- liter I4 which will be able to produce up to 141 hp and the torque values will be reached at 6,500 rpm and 4,300 rpm. The speed at the new Honda is more than decent, given the fact, the car will go from 0 to 60 mph in about 10 seconds, reaching a top speed of 125 mph. The fuel consumption is not very high either and the producer estimates the number of 18 mpg in city and 25 mpg on the highway. The engine is operated by a continuously variable transmission and it supports a four-wheel drive. Another feature that enhances the performance at the new Honda HR-V Mugen is the Earth Dreams Technology.

Honda HR-V Mugen rear

Honda HR-V Mugen – MSRP and Release Date:

The new HR-V Mugen was launched on the international market in the middle of 2016 and it was available for a pre-order months before that. The standard price of the car is set to $31,500. The price can reach a maximum of $47,000 with all the options incorporated.

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