The Honda HR-V Mugen is one of the new cars that glazed the 2014 Indonesia International Motor Show. Honda was also showcasing Honda HR-V Modulo, which shares a lot of features with the Mugen. The subcompact crossovers are offered by Honda Cars Philippines and target the Asian markets. But the car will soon be available in America according to the automaker. The American Honda division will be releasing a fine-tuned Mugen for this expansive market.
Honda HR-V Mugen – Improved Interior:
The Mugen will stand out from other crossovers with its wide-body extensions and body stripes. In addition to the extensions and stripes, the car will come with stunning trademark colors that will definitely attract many car shoppers. Estimated car dimensions include 169 inches in length, 69 inches in width and 63 inches in height. Wheelbase will be 103 inches in length.
Some more exterior highlights to catch your eye include: a stylish grille, front under-spoiler, lower wing spoiler, rear & side under-spoiler and ventilated visor. A Mugen emblem will be fixed on the front side to differentiate it from Modulo. Both ends will be decorated with modern lights. Flower-spoke wheels will crown up the magnificent exterior of Honda HR-V Mugen.
On the side of the interior, look forward to a leather-lined interior. Space will not be a big issue in Honda HR-V Mugen. The car cabin will be designed to provide comfortable legroom and headspace. Five seats with headrests and other comfort features will be offered. There will also be six airbags and a reverse camera in the interior of the crossover.
The Honda has taken care of your entertainment needs in the new subcompact CUV. There will be a 7-inch touchscreen display compatible with an audio system and 6 speakers. Other features to improve your entertainment experience include Bluetooth, USB ports, MirrorLink and iPhone & iPod connectivity. We are also anticipating for an air conditioning system consisting of an automatic climate control and touch panel control.
The Honda HR-V Mugen SUV will offer you great peace of mind with safety and security features such as cruise control, parking sensors, security alert and ABS.
Honda HR-V Mugen – Technical Specifications:
The new Honda will be powered specifically by a 1.8-liter I4 engine. This engine has 16 valves and a displacement of 1,798 ccs. Expect a maximum output of 141 hp at 6,500 rpm and maximum torque of 126 lb-ft at 4,300 rpm.
When it comes to transmission, be ready to enjoy smooth rides from a continuously variable transmission and a four-wheel drive system. Like in the latest Honda cars, we are waiting eagerly to see the Earth Dreams Technology in Mugen.
The car will be able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 10.0 seconds and record a top speed of 125 mph. Concerning fuel economy, we can expect the following fuel consumption figures: 18 mpg and 25 mpg for city and highway respectively.
The following cars will be the ones to rival the new Honda crossover: Mazda CX-3, Subaru Crosstrek, Fiat 500X and Nissan Qashqai.
Honda HR-V Mugen – The Reveal and Price:
If you want to own the Honda subcompact crossover, be ready to spend $31,500. This will be the base price, so expect to spend more for refurbished models. As far as the release date is concerned, we are looking forward to seeing Mugen on American roads from the second half of 2016.