2017 Honda HR-V Hits Showrooms With New Color, Higher Price

The Honda HR-V is entering its 2017 model year with a starting MSRP of $20,200 including destination, which represents a price increase of $150 over the 2016 model.

Honda has also introduced a new color for the HR-V called Lunar Silver metallic, which replaces a previous paint offering called Alabaster Silver.

Besides that, the 2017 HR-V stays true to the formula used in 2016. It comes standard with 17-inch alloy wheels, push-button electric parking brake with Automatic Brake Hold, rearview camera with guidelines and an infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity and Pandora support.

Under the hood of the HR-V is a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that makes  141 horsepower at and 127 lb.-ft. of torque. That engine can be mated to a six-speed manual transmission or a CVT, with front-wheel drive HR-V models earning up to 31 MPG combined. All-wheel drive models will earn 29 MPG combined.

Sales of the Honda HR-V have been steadily improving, with over 7,000 models sold in August. The small crossover is proving to be popular with buyers, and even impressed our editors in a big shootout of small crossovers.

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