2017 Toyota C-HR vs Honda HR-V vs Mazda CX-3: Beauty From Within

The 2017 Toyota C-HR, Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V are most certainly beautifully designed vehicles in their own right. We have all seen their exterior but what about their interior? The interior design of a vehicle should never be overlooked as that’s where you’ll be spending most of the time. And, now that the interior Read more about 2017 Toyota C-HR vs Honda HR-V vs Mazda CX-3: Beauty From Within[…]

2017 Honda HR-V: Disappoints Hybrid Fans, Yet Again

Just like the Honda CR-V, the latest Honda HR-V lacked far more in performance than its utility. But that may not be the core flaw of the vehicle. Many fans are disappointed, once again, with the latest HR-V lacking in a hybrid option. A vast majority was looking forward to a hybrid variant for the Read more about 2017 Honda HR-V: Disappoints Hybrid Fans, Yet Again[…]

2017 Honda HR-V: Repeat Of Honda CR-V’s Mistake

The Honda CR-V had an obvious flaw of its automakers focusing more on utility than performance, and now the subcompact Honda HR-V is echoing in the same mistake. However, that is not the main downside of the HR-V. The real issue is the lack of a hybrid option that would, ultimately, cause trouble for the Read more about 2017 Honda HR-V: Repeat Of Honda CR-V’s Mistake[…]

2017 Toyota C-HR: Instant Hybrid Success!

It is safe to say that although it could be considered as wacky as the Nissan Juke, the Toyota C-HR has been more tastefully designed. Its styling elements are admittedly bold, but its aggressively bold, unlike the Juke that’s just plain weird. And it appears that the C-HR is going to be a big player Read more about 2017 Toyota C-HR: Instant Hybrid Success![…]

2017 Honda HR-V: Does Hybrid Matter?

In the subcompact crossover segment, there aren’t any models with hybrid variants. The two best-selling nameplates, Subaru Crosstrek and Jeep Renegade, are surely not going to offer that option anytime soon, and neither is the Mazda CX-3. Could that be the reason why Honda has held back on hybridization for the HR-V, despite calls from Read more about 2017 Honda HR-V: Does Hybrid Matter?[…]

2017 Subaru Crosstrek vs Honda HR-V: Who Upgraded Better?

Despite being in the same burgeoning segment, the Subaru Crosstrek and Honda HR-V could not be any more different. One is made to handle rougher and more unpredictable conditions while the other is a stylish urban dweller with excellent in-cabin utility. Both subcompact crossovers have been refreshed for 2017 without any powertrain changes, but each Read more about 2017 Subaru Crosstrek vs Honda HR-V: Who Upgraded Better?[…]

2017 Jeep Renegade Fixes Issue – Unlike HR-V

Small crossovers in general were all the target of the IIHS for having substandard headlights. Though the worst-rated model is the 2016 Honda HR-V, the Jeep Renegade and Wrangler are also lumped into the ‘Poor’ category with its rival. With this glaring weakness being pointed out, it would make sense that brighter LED and HID Read more about 2017 Jeep Renegade Fixes Issue – Unlike HR-V[…]

2017 Honda HR-V Shares Major Honda CR-V Flaw

Much like the Honda CR-V, the subcompact Honda HR-V that’s built on the Honda Fit platform focuses on utility rather than performance. The crossover has often been criticized for being underpowered, while simultaneously praised for its spaciousness. That’s not the main weakness of the HR-V, as evidenced by how the CR-V has struggled against the Read more about 2017 Honda HR-V Shares Major Honda CR-V Flaw[…]

2017 Honda HR-V Disappoints From The Start

The Honda HR-V is definitely more refreshing than the CR-V which has gotten a bit stale for consumers who are starting to demand for more excitement from Honda. It isn’t too sporty or aggressive, but definitely isn’t a boring suburban ‘mom SUV’. Despite its merits, those keen on the subcompact crossover have been pretty disappointed Read more about 2017 Honda HR-V Disappoints From The Start[…]

2017 Honda CR-V: Even HR-V Loses Out!

For most of 2016, the Honda CR-V had been on the losing end against the Toyota RAV4 because the latter offers a hybrid variant, while the top-selling SUV of 2015 doesn’t. Honda would be remiss to withhold hybridization for the CR-V, because even the Nissan Rogue has gotten in on the action. This doesn’t only Read more about 2017 Honda CR-V: Even HR-V Loses Out![…]

2017 Honda HR-V: Limited Much Like Honda CR-V

If there is something that Honda needs to do with the subcompact HR-V crossover, it’s to take a cue from Toyota and Nissan. The automaker needs to introduce a hybrid version of the mini crossover lest it allows the Toyota C-HR to gain the upper hand. Whereas the HR-V offers only a single 1.8L four-cylinder Read more about 2017 Honda HR-V: Limited Much Like Honda CR-V[…]

2019 Hyundai Santa Cruz Aims At Outback, Ram 1500

Although Hyundai as said that it would be until the turn of the decade before its Santa Cruz ute rolls out into dealerships, its design has more or less been complete. The automaker feels that it’s not close to the right timing to launch its little utility ride yet. The production model design of the Read more about 2019 Hyundai Santa Cruz Aims At Outback, Ram 1500[…]

2016 Honda HR-V Starts To Overrun Honda CR-V

The commendable growth of the Honda HR-V could be seen as a relief which offsets the decline of the Honda CR-V, or it could be taken as a threat to the larger compact crossover which has been cannibalizing its sales. However one views it, the latter would definitely not be the case anymore once the Read more about 2016 Honda HR-V Starts To Overrun Honda CR-V[…]

2017 Honda Civic: Does It Work For CR-V?

The Honda CR-V is in need of a makeover, and is getting one from fellow platform mate Honda Civic. No longer will it have boring suburban ‘mom SUV’ sensibilities. It’s going to sport sharper design cues and excite upon sight, just like the revamped Civic after a disappointing ninth-gen showing. Is it going to work Read more about 2017 Honda Civic: Does It Work For CR-V?[…]

2018 Honda CR-V: More Choices Promised

The one highlight of the fifth-gen Honda CR-V will be that it offers consumers more options. There are going to be three options in particular: a three-row model, a turbo-four powertrain, and a plug-in hybrid variant. These come as serious changes for the former US SUV sales leader. While all recent spy shots of the Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V: More Choices Promised[…]

2018 Honda CR-V Shows Off Civic-Based Styling!

We’ve lost count on how many times the fifth-gen Honda CR-V has been spotted fully disguised, being put through its paces on the streets. By now it is pretty evident from the longer wheelbase that the SUV is arriving with a third row of seats, as well as some significant styling tweaks. And one element Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V Shows Off Civic-Based Styling![…]

2017 Honda HR-V Affects Plans For Next-Gen CR-V

Although not directly verified by Honda, the fifth-gen CR-V is reportedly going to feature a three-row seating setup based on the numerous spy shots caught of the crossover. It is a first for the nameplate, and has been confusing a lot of us. Well, the reason behind the move can be found by looking at Read more about 2017 Honda HR-V Affects Plans For Next-Gen CR-V[…]

2017 Toyota C-HR vs Mazda CX-3 vs Honda HR-V: Let’s Talk Inner Beauty

We’ve seen how they look outside, and it is fair to say that the upcoming Toyota C-HR as well as the current Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V look quite appealing in their own distinct ways. But if you’re looking to own any one of them, you would be spending much more time inside. With the Read more about 2017 Toyota C-HR vs Mazda CX-3 vs Honda HR-V: Let’s Talk Inner Beauty[…]

2018 Honda CR-V Gets Third Row – Because Of HR-V

There are a few changes slated for the fifth-gen Honda CR-V, and the overall theme for them is increased sportiness. That’s the new mantra adopted by Honda since leadership changed at the top. New CEO Takahiro Hachigo wants other models to follow the example of the new Honda Civic. Apart from offering two turbocharged engines Read more about 2018 Honda CR-V Gets Third Row – Because Of HR-V[…]