So, on April 23, the Japanese market will launch a new generation of compact crossover Honda Vezel. So far, the car was shown only in right-hand drive and specifications for Japan. A variant for foreign markets, including under the name HR-V, will debut later.
The new crossover Honda Vezel received a body with a two-volume profile, sidewalls without moldings and an aggressive design of the front end. Additional dynamics to the car is given by wide chamfers located around the wheel arches, as well as a belt punching. Other interesting features of the new Honda Vezel are the body-colored grille, the voluminous bonnet and the exterior rear door handles tucked into the corners of the windows. Crossover length is 4330 mm.
The interior of the new Honda Vezel has been given a deliberately sporty style. There is no extra volume of plastic: the ventilation deflectors were visually combined into a solid horizontal, the media system screen was made in the latest fashion in the manner of a tablet, and the steering wheel was made three-spoke with a thick rim.
The new Honda Vezel will be produced in two versions: gasoline and hybrid. The first uses a 1.5-liter naturally aspirated L15Z engine (115 hp and 142 Nm), a variator and four-wheel drive. At the same time, the e: HEV modification provides, in addition to a 106-horsepower internal combustion engine of the same volume, an electric motor, the total output of the bundle is 131 hp. and 253 Nm of torque. Plus, she has an all-wheel drive system.
The declared fuel consumption for the new Honda Vezel is 4 l / 100 km for the hybrid and 5.9 l / 100 km for the petrol version. Prices for the second generation Vezel start at 2 million 279 thousand 200 yen (that’s about $ 21,100 at the current exchange rate) for a regular crossover and 2 million 658 thousand 700 yen ($ 24,700) for a hybrid.