Honda updated SUVs Pilot and HR-V

Honda updated SUVs Pilot and HR-V

June 29, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

In the near future in the US market sales of restyled versions of crossovers HR-V and Pilot will begin. The cars were updated both outside and inside, but the Japanese decided to keep the engines quietly silent.

Conceptual differences from previous Pilot and HR-V is not present, but in the framework of the planned upgrade crossovers slightly changed optics, air intakes, bumpers and grille mirrors.

But there is no data on power units of novelties. With almost absolute certainty we can assume that the Pilot will be equipped with proven atmospheric six-cylinder engine with capacity of 3.5 liters and output of 280 horsepower. The engine will operate with a modernized automatic transmission ZF 9HP. Honda HR-V, is also likely to retain its atmospheric four-cylinder engine with capacity of 1.8 liters c returns to 141 horsepower, which is working with a proprietary CVT Earth Dreams series. In a press release, the Japanese reported that work was done on this transmission as well.

In the interior of the changes, at first glance, especially not visible: everything remained in place, but the steering wheels were updated. In a press release, the Japanese report that the multimedia systems of the crossovers have been supported by Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Pilot in the basic configuration will receive a Honda Sensing safety system that will help drivers comply with ranks, recognize traffic signs, maintain constant speed and apply automatic braking in moments, When the radio sensors catch foreign objects in front of the car, the HR-V will be equipped with it starting with the EX modification and above. Fullsize Pilot will also receive a system of negotiations with the rear passengers CabinTalk, which will be borrowed from the fresh minivan Odyssey.

Honda Pilot will go on sale on July 16, HR-V – on July 24. Price lists on the model have not yet been announced.

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