2015 Honda HR-V: Price And Features For Australia Photo:
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_11 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00a_1 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00f_1 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_05 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00j_1 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_06 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00ca_1 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_07 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00d_1 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_04 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00cb_1 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_09 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00g_1 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_01 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00l_1 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00b_1 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_10 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00h_1 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_03 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00k_1 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_08 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00c_1 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00e_1 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_02 Photo: tmr
2015_honda_hr_v_australia_00i_1 Photo: tmr
Mike Stevens | Feb, 11 2015 | 14 Comments

Honda’s reborn HR-V makes its official Australian debut this week, launching into battle with the popular Mitsubishi ASX and other compact SUVs.

At this week's media drive, local boss Stephen Collins pointed to the Nissan Qashqai and Mazda CX-3 as other major rivals, while declaring a goal of 800 HR-V sales each month.

Mitsubishi's ASX secured 869 sales in January, with the Qashqai close behind on 784. The CX-3 makes its Australian debut next month.

Kicking off from $24,990, the HR-V is offered in three main trim grades: VTi at the entry end, followed by the $27,990 VTi-S and the top-shelf $33,990 VTi-L model.

All are powered by Honda’s 1.8 litre petrol engine, which also features in the Civic range, with power listed at 105kW and 172Nm.

All models are equipped with a CVT automatic transmission from launch, offered in front-wheel-drive form only.

Fuel consumption is listed at "between" 6.6 and 6.9 l/100km, depending on trim grade.

It is believed a manual will join the range later in 2015, while a diesel model is expected to hit Australia sometime in the future.

Suspension is by MacPherson struts at the front, matched to a torsion beam design at the rear.



Features on all models will include LED tail lights, along with Honda’s ‘Magic Seats’ allowing 18 possible folding configurations.

The HR-V will also be the first model to introduce City-Brake Active for Honda in Australia (for the ‘VTi-L + ADAS’ model), which provides an audible alert if a front impact is anticipated, and, if necessary, automatically applies the vehicle’s brakes.

Other safety features available will include Advanced Driver Assist System (ADAS) including Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and High-Beam Support System (HSS).

Honda promises rear storage capacity of 404 litres with the rear seats upright, growing to 1032 litres when laid flat.

Towing capacity is listed at 800kg braked and 500kg unbraked, with a ball-down force tolerance of 70kg.

Features breakdown:


  • Magic Seats
  • LED tail-lights
  • 16-inch alloy wheels
  • Multi-angle reversing camera
  • Display Audio with 7.0-inch colour touch-screen
  • Halogen headlights with Daytime Running Lights

VTI-S (beyond VTi)

  • Lane Watch
  • City-Brake Active System
  • LED auto headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Smart entry with push-button start
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • 17-inch alloy wheels
  • Front fog lights
  • Roof rails

VTI-L (beyond VTi-S)

  • Leather-appointed seat trim
  • 17-inch alloy sports wheels
  • Steering wheel paddle shifters
  • Dual-zone climate-control
  • Chrome door-handles
  • Rear centre arm rest
  • Panoramic sunroof
  • Privacy glass

VTI-L + ADAS (beyond VTi-L)

  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • High-Beam Support System (HSS)


PRICING (excludes on-road costs)

  • 2015 Honda HR-V VTi - $24,990
  • 2015 Honda HR-V VTi-S - $27,990
  • 2015 Honda HR-V VTi-L - $32,990
  • 2015 Honda HR-V VTi-L with ADAS - $33,990

MORE: HR-V News & Reviews | Honda | Compact SUVs

TMR Comments
Latest Comments
The size of your tyre is located on the sidewall of your tyre.
It will be similar to the sample below.