Honda’s smallest cross will be called the ZR-V

Honda’s smallest cross will be called the ZR-V

May 7, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

Honda Corporation on Thursday, May 7, registered the name ZR-V with the World Intellectual Property Organization. While the name is relevant for Australia, but this does not mean that this market will become a priority, on which the new model will be presented exclusively – certification authorities just worked that way.

This is partly confirmed by rumors about the smallest cross-country Honda, which has been waiting on the Japanese market for a couple of years. Secondly, one cannot but take into account the fact that the subcompact segment is strengthening its position, otherwise Volkswagen wouldn’t prepare Nivus, Toyota wouldn’t produce Yaris Cross, Ford – the charismatic Puma – there are enough examples.

  Another question is the country in which the Honda ZR-V will be sold. Typically, cars with a size of about 4 meters are popular in India, since there this category falls under a special preferential tax item. However, in Europe, subcompacts are also becoming popular.

Currently, one thing is clear: in the global hierarchy of the Honda model range, the new ZR-V will be located one step below the HR-V model, known in particular under the names XR-V and Vezel.

In addition, recently there was information about the updated crossover Honda WR-V. After restyling, the cross got significant changes.