2017 Honda HR-V Is The BEST Subcompact For Value For Money; Numerous Awards Set The Subcompact Above The Rest!

Feb 10, 2017 04:20 AM EST | Paul Urban

The 2017 Honda HR-V is voted as the best subcompact because of its value for money. Definitely, Honda proves that it is possible to have both quality and quantity. They may be known for mass producing vehicles like its other Japanese manufacturer counterpart, Toyota, but quality is of utmost importance as well. Value for money also means its long-term resale value.

According to US News and World Report, every car maker is getting on the trend to produce subcompact SUVs. Each car manufacturer has their own contribution making the competition tougher day by day. However, in spite of the tough competition, the 2017 Honda HR-V emerges as the best.

The site awarded the latest HR-V as Best Car For Money based on strict guidelines and qualifications. The strict qualifications include vehicles which offer greatest long-term value and combined with overall score of the vehicle. This was met by the latest HR-V with flying colors.


The value was computed by combining the vehicle's five-year total cost of ownership and the average price paid for the vehicle during which time the awards are published. It is known that Honda has a history of building quality and long-lasting vehicles. The HR-V was released back in 2016 and has garnered three out of five stars in reliability by J. D. Power.

The 2017 Honda HR-V had an overall rating of 8.3 according to the trusted site. It gained the highest score of 9 from critic's rating. This is astounding as critics are usually the toughest to please and satisfy. Their almost perfect score says a lot about the subcompact SUV. It is also one of the best buying decisions one can make if looking for small and affordable everyday vehicle.

As added by Car and Driver, changes for 2017 Honda HR-V are minimal. It does include a silver color for added class and style. The subcompact's practical and configurable interior is its greatest asset which gives it considerably bigger cargo space than many larger SUVs in the market.

The space in the rear is also abundant. To make things better, the seats flip and fold in numerous ways to fit in different shapes and forms of cargo. It is fuel efficient for its 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine.

Indeed, the 2017 Honda HR-V is the best of the best and critics have already spoken. The 2016 model has garnered a good number of accolades and the latest model is also expected to replicate or even outperform the record set by its predecessor.

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