HR-V Next To Get The Black Edition Treatment
By Kyle Lindsay
Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 16:20
Honda is to extend the Black Edition treatment to its popular crossover SUV, the HR-V, while also launching an additional limited run of the CR-V Black Edition.
Coming on the back of the success of the specially treated CR-V, the HR-V variant is available from just £239 per month, with 0% APR representative and five years free servicing. Upgrades on the standard SE include black running boards, skid plates front grille and mirror caps, and 18” alloys; while inside owners get some nice touches including special edition leather and carpets.
Arriving on dealer forecourts this month, the entry level model 1.5 i-VTEC manual comes in at £25,000 OTR, an automatic CVT version at £26,210 OTR, and the manual diesel at just £26,820 OTR.
The CR-V Black Edition is available in 4WD with a choice of petrol or diesel and manual or automatic, with an OTR price of £31,000 for the manual 2.0 i-VTEC, and £34,300 for the automatic 1.6 i-DTEC. Exterior features include black running boards, tailgate spoiler, front grille and skid plates and 19” black alloys. Inside the high-quality full leather interior features contrasting stitching with an embossed Black Edition logo on the front and rear seats, with the door panels and arm rests also finished in black leather. This premium interior is finished off with carpet mats complete with the Black Edition logo.
Dave Hodgetts, Managing Director of Honda UK, commented: “Both the HR-V and CR-V are much loved by customers, and the CR-V Black Edition has gone down extremely well with those looking for something a little more distinctive and individual along with some nice premium touches. We look forward to the new HR-V version hitting forecourts over the next few weeks, and to extending the run of CR-V Black Edition to meet demand.”
Launched in the UK and Europe in summer 2015, the HR-V marked Honda’s return to the compact crossover SUV sector, a sector which the marque invented with the introduction of the original HR-V in 1999. The latest incarnation stays true to the roots of HR-V by offering the drive and dynamism of a coupe, but with the practicality and versatility of a SUV.
On the road the HR-V portrays a characterful poise, with distinctive, boldly sculpted lines and a tough, solid stance. Inside it offers occupants class-leading space and – thanks to Honda’s innovative Magic Seat ® system – high levels of versatility. High quality soft-touch materials and sophisticated design define the HR-V’s interior, where Honda’s designers married expansive spaciousness with the feel of a sporty, enveloping cockpit.