- The Honda HR-V small SUV, which is based on the 2015 Honda Fit, will arrive at dealerships this winter.
- American Honda said the HR-V will be positioned below the Honda CR-V in terms of size and price.
- Competitors to the HR-V include the Nissan Juke, Jeep Renegade and Chevrolet Trax.
American Honda said the HR-V will be positioned below the Honda CR-V in terms of size and price. Pricing on the HR-V was not announced.
The 2014 Honda CR-V starts at $23,775, including an $830 destination charge. The 2015 Honda Fit starts at $16,315, including a $790 destination charge.
"The HR-V will feature a versatile and spacious interior," it said in a statement.
It will feature Honda's Magic Seat, which allows multiple seating configurations and the ability to fold the second-row seat completely flat for added cargo space.
Edmunds says: There is lots of exciting news for car shoppers in the growing small SUV segment. Vehicles like the Honda HR-V are expected to be fuel efficient, roomy and fun to drive.