Fuel economy ratings have been released for Honda’s new compact crossover.
The 2016 HR-V is officially rated at 28 mpg in the city and 35 mpg on the highway when equipped with a CVT and front-wheel drive. Adding all-wheel drive to the mix drops the numbers to 27 city and 32 highway, while the six-speed manual transmission sits at 25 around town and 34 on the highway.
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Power in the HR-V comes from a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 138 hp and 127 lb-ft of torque.
Those numbers put the HR-V ahead of it main competition, the Nissan Juke and Chevy Trax. With automatic transmissions, the Juke is rated at 28mpg city and 32 highway while the Trax comes in even lower at 26 city and 34 highway.
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