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Exclusive: HR-V Based Acura New SUV Will Go Turbocharged and Hybrid Powertrain

Back in the 2013 Shanghai auto show, Acura unveiled the SUV-X concept car, which is based on the Honda Vezel/HR-V.


Today we have got confirmation from Acura, which indicates the SUV-X has been green-lighted to go into production. Currently its development is in the last phase, and the exterior/interior design has been finalized. The new Acura compact SUV will be in production next year (2016). Its main target market is China.

The biggest news is there are two powertrain options for this compact SUV:

1. A turbocharged 4-cylinder engine (probably shared with the next generation Honda Civic)

2. A hybrid powertrain with one gasoline engine and two electric motors.

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2015 Honda XR-V Is The US Market HR-V in the China Market

If you are following Honda USA’s product plan, you may have already known in this winter, Honda will release a new compact SUV called the “HR-V”.

The HR-V shares the same platform as the redesigned Honda Fit, and will be build at Honda’s Celaya, Mexico assembly plant. The HR-V is positioned lower than the Honda CR-V and Honda Pilot. Below is image of the HR-V:


In fact, the HR-V is not called “HR-V” in oversea markets. For example in the Japanese domestic market, its name is “Honda Vezel”. Below is image of the Vezel:


In China, Honda is going to sell another version of the HR-V (or Vezel), and its name is “Honda XR-V”...

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