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Honda HR-V diesel still on the cards for Australia

With the next-generation Honda Civic set to miss out on diesel power, buyers in the small car segment will miss out. But small SUV shoppers could soon have the option of a diesel-powered Honda HR-V. A new Earth Dreams 1.6-litre turbo diesel model with 88kW and 300Nm is the engine we’re talking about, and it may come with the choice of six-speed manual or nine-speed automatic transmissions...

ANCAP gives Honda HR-V, Audi Q7 and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport five stars

The latest round of ANCAP safety tests have yielded maximum five-star ratings for a trio of SUVs — the Audi Q7, Honda HR-V and (as we already reported today) the new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport. The Honda HR-V just now receives its rating despite launching in February, and going on to be Honda’s top-selling car locally. The ANCAP test crunched data from ASEAN NCAP testing...

Audi A4, Honda HR-V earn five-star Euro NCAP safety ratings, Volkswagen Caddy gets four

Euro NCAP has awarded the new Audi A4 and the Honda HR-V and Jazz the maximum five-star safety rating, while the new Volkswagen Caddy has managed four stars. The Audi A4 scored highly across all four criteria, achieving 90 per cent for adult occupant protection, 87 per cent for child occupant protection, and 75 per cent for both pedestrian protection and safety assist...

Honda Jazz, Civic, CR-V, HR-V limited edition models released

Honda has released limited edition versions of its Jazz, Civic sedan, CR-V and HR-V models with exterior enhancements and extra equipment. The Honda Jazz Limited Edition auto kicks off the range of new specials at $18,290 plus on-road costs. Based on the $16,990 VTi variant, the Jazz Limited Edition gains 15-inch alloy wheels, door sill garnishes, a tailgate spoiler, alloy sports pedals Limited Edition badging...

Honda HR-V held back by supply

The Honda HR-V is already established as a major hit for its maker — as we recently laid out — but theres’s scope for the four-month old small SUV’s impressive sales to grow even further. It all comes down to supply out of the Thai plant the supplies all HR-Vs sold in Australia, which is currently running at maximum speed on account of strong demand across Asia...

Honda HR-V sales already booming

The Honda HR-V has swiftly become the brand’s top-selling model in 2015, overtaking the Jazz light hatch and its CR-V big brother despite only launching in mid-February. According to May’s VFACTS industry sales figures, Honda registered 910 HR-V’s for the month, compared to 799 units for the Jazz (up a remarkable 172...

Honda HR-V launch: Pricing, specifications and bold targets

The Honda HR-V small crossover SUV launches this week, and its maker has set some bold targets that would see its monthly sales take it right up to current class luminaries such as the Nissan Qashqai and Mitsubishi ASX. Honda’s high-riding front-wheel-drive hatchback contender launches with a range consisting of three well-equipped specification levels, priced between $24,990 and $33,990 plus on-road costs...

2015 Honda HR-V : Pricing and specifications

The new-generation Honda HR-V will be priced from $24,990 before on-road costs when it arrives in Australian showrooms early next month. Honda’s long-awaited compact SUV range features three trim levels: entry-spec VTi, mid-grade VTi-S ($27,990) and range-topping VTi-L ($32,990) – the latter available with an active safety package for $1000...

2015 Honda HR-V: Specifications surface ahead of small SUV launching locally

Initial specification details of the all-new 2015 Honda HR-V have been published on the Japanese brand's local website, offering buyers a rundown of the different trim levels that will be offered for the compact SUV - but there are no pricing details just yet...

Honda HR-V locked in for February launch

The reborn 2015 Honda HR-V will go on sale in February, the company’s local arm has today confirmed.  The Jazz-bazed HR-V urban crossover will expand Honda’s SUV line-up to two models. We knew it was coming before today, but now we know precisely when...

Honda HR-V return confirmed

The Honda HR-V nameplate will return to Australia for the first time in 14 years in 2015, to be used for the Japanese car maker's new sub-compact SUV. CarAdvice reported in February that Honda Australia was planning to revive the HR-V badge for the Jazz-based model that is called the Honda Vezel in Japan...