It didn't take long for Honda to introduce their newest volume maker. The third generation of the All New Honda HR-V 2022 has finally arrived. This change brings a more stylish exterior design, updates in the cabin, and various embedded technology improvements.
This marks the second generation of HR-V, after the previous generation which was released globally in 2013. After that, more than 200,000 units of this midsize SUV were sold. After that, the HR-V received a facelift in August 2018.
|New Honda HR-V 2022|
In the latest generation, the All New HR-V gets a significant change from the exterior and interior appearance. Likewise with the presence of a new engine that is more powerful. Including the addition of the latest technology, the Honda Sensing safety system, which is embedded in all types.
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Exterior of Honda HR-V 2022
The new generation of course brings bigger changes than just a facelift or change of model year. And frankly, the All New HR-V brings a more modern and stylish impression as an urban SUV that is no less flashy than its competitors.
Review of All New Honda HR-V 2022: Front Exterior
The modern impression with a much different front fascia without the Solid Wing Face typical of Honda's previous models is no longer used. In addition to the different front grille between the RS type and other types, sleeker headlights equipped with sequential LED turning signals bring the most striking changes to this car.
|Honda HR-V 2022 Front Exterior|
As a differentiator with the lower variant, the Honda HR-V RS has received the RS Aero Kit which brings a more sporty impression. There are red accents on the airflow on the lower grille and silver accents splitting the lower bumper which is paired with the LED foglamps.
Review of All New Honda HR-V 2022: Side Exterior
|Honda HR-V 2022 Side Exterior|
The side also features a more minimalistic curve compared to the previous edition. Likewise with the strokes that connect the headlights to the taillights. The highest type is equipped with 18-inch alloy wheels, while the lower model only receives 17-inch wheels.
Review of All New Honda HR-V 2022: Rear Exterior
The taillights that blend in on both sides provide a 3D effect which is the most obvious difference between this car and its predecessors. The back looks sleeker, including a more minimalist taillight design. Other differences can also be felt on the rear bumper with a more modern dual chrome exhaust pipe finisher.
|Honda HR-V 2022 Rear Exterior|
But what makes the back even more charming is the presence of the Hands-Free Power Tailgate which will make it easier to open and close the trunk door. There is also a Walk Away Auto Lock function, where the trunk door will close automatically when the owner moves away from the car.
Interior Honda HR-V 2022
Modern impression is also immediately felt when entering the interior of the Honda HR-V 2022. The cabin is dominated by black, including with all new technologies that make it more sophisticated than the previous generation.
Review All New Honda HR-V 2022: Dashboard
The new display can be found directly with significant changes in the dashboard of this car. Floating style head unit comes to replace the old model that has survived since 2015. For the type of hospital receiving a head unit measuring 8 inch, while the type below has to be satisfied with a smaller screen, which is 7 inches, even though it has received a smartphone connectivity.
|Honda HR-V 2022 Dashboard|
Increased design can also be felt in the middle console that feels more modern with silver accents that can be found in premium cars. In addition to a 7 -inch TFT meter cluster, there is an Auto AC with conventional buttons and rotating knobs. Underneath there is a USB port that is divided each for drivers and front passengers.
Review All New Honda HR-V 2022: Steering
|Honda HR-V 2022 Steering|
The leather steering wheel does not forget to rely on a sporty impression with red stitches that can also be found on the gear lever. In addition to the Paddle Shift button behind the wheel, there is a multifunction button connecting the infotainment system, including telephone and audio steering switches hands-free systems to adjust the volume of music when driving.
Review All New Honda HR-V 2022: Chair
HR-V still carries the capacity of five adult passengers who are quite comfortable to carry driving on long trips. Sporty style is felt from a leather -coated chair with red stitches. The luxury impression can be felt with panoramic glass roof which is as a cabin room decoration.
|Honda HR-V 2022 Chair|
In terms of practicality, passengers in front and back both receive a USB Port to charge the smartphone. In the back there are already two USB ports, rear AC and Armrest with a cup holder embedded in the middle of the second bench. While the front passenger gets a vanity mirror complete with lights.
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Honda HR-V 2022 feature
The most significant changes are of course found in the features and technology offered. The All New HR-V this time gets more new features to improve comfort as well as the experience of driving with this car.
For example, air diffusion outlet with three modes. One mode is able to drain the air covering the cabin, so that the air that comes out does not directly 'slap' the face of the driver and the front passenger. This feature is the first given to Honda cars.
Honda HR-V 2022 feature
Review All New Honda HR-V 2022: Honda Sensing
The superior features of the latest All New HR-V of course the Honda Sensing safety system embedded in all types. Even the HPM said that the technology brought to the latest HR-V is the most complete. Starting from the Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) to Lead-Car Departure Notification System (LCDN).
But for the lower type, of course Honda does not remain silent with all charming safety systems. Starting from the Vehicle Stability Assist to maintain balance along the trip, the lowest type HR-V is equipped with Hill Start Assist and Hill Descent Control and ABS + EBD + BA braking system.
Honda HR-V 2022 operation
Not only what is seen, Honda presents an increase in terms of engine technology used. As a substitute for a 1.8L engine that is no longer produced, the All New Honda HR-V RS gets a Turbo-powered 1.5L engine. In fact, this 1.5L turbo engine gets its first global debut.
Honda itself said that this engine has better performance than its predecessor. Seen from the 177 PS engine, up 38 PS compared to the previous type, at 6,000 rpm. Peak torque even reached 240 Nm, an increase of 71 Nm at 4,500 rpm.
|Honda HR-V 2022 Engine|
For lower types, ranging from Honda HR-V S, HR-V E, and HR-V SE, all of them only get a 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC technology capacity engine. Bring a maximum power of 121 PS at 6,600 rpm, or an increase of 1 PS. While peak torque without change, 145 Nm at 4,300 rpm.
But what's interesting about this car is that Honda no longer carries a manual transmission. All types of the latest Honda HR-V are only offered in automatic CVT transmissions. Still using the front wheel drive system, HR-V remains known as an efficient engine and captivating handling typical of Honda cars.
Honda HR-V 2022 specifications
|All New Honda HR-V 2022 Mesin|
|Machine Series||1.5L VTEC Turbo||1.5L DOHC i-VTEC|
|Number of Cylinders||4-cylinder||4-cylinder|
|Number of Valves||16 valve||16 valve|
|Maximum Power||177 PS @ 6,000 rpm||121 PS @ 6,600 rpm|
|Maximum Torque||240 Nm @ 1,700 - 4,500 rpm||145 Nm @ 4,300 rpm|
|Cylinder Capacity||1,497 cc|
|Fuel System||Direct Fuel Injection|
|Transmission Type||Automatic CVT|
|Frame All New Honda HR-V 2022|
|Length x width x height||4,330 x 1,790 x 1,580 mm|
|Ground Clearance||190 mm|
|Number of Doors||4|
|Passenger Capacity||5 people|
|Suspension/Legs All New Honda HR-V 2022|
|Steering System||Rack & Pinion with Electric Power Relief|
|Front Suspension||MacPherson independent strut with steel stabilizer|
|Rear Suspension||Torsion beam|
|Front Brake & Rear Brake||Disc Brakes|
Conclusion of Honda HR-V 2022
Although it has a higher price than its rival, the All New Honda HR-V 2022 offers various improvements rather than its predecessor. In addition to the addition of more powerful performance, this car feels more stylish for urban driving, supported by Honda's sophisticated systems and technology. Make it commensurate with the tag offered.