One day, Honda forgot to read the washing instructions on its CR-V SUV and set the temperature to 90°C. When they opened the door, the Honda HR-V came out. It was the same car as the popular CR-V, only smaller.
Well, not entirely. Think more Taylor Swift than Beyoncé. The new HR-V appears youthful and streamlined, and should appeal to a younger audience.
Yet Honda made the decision to sell only automatic versions, so you can’t have a manual. The company says this decision was influenced by buyer patterns. It appears most drivers aren’t interested in doing the shifting any more. It certainly makes sense for those with a daily dose of heavy commuting.
The HR-V uses a so-called CVT automatic
AUTO MATE Honda has said goodbye to the gear lever in favour of automatic-only versions of the new HR-V