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Old 10-05-2019, 09:52 AM   #404 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
I didn't even know about the WRV.

The HRV is built on the Fit platform... I figure it's already the car's replacement.

Honda sold 85000 HRV's vs just 35000 Fits in the US last year.

The new Fit will be shown for the first time 23-October at the Tokyo Auto Show. Honda won't confirm whether the new car will come to the USA or not.

I suspect it comes down to the tariff situation. The current Fit and HRV are made in Mexico. Honda needs to build more HRVs at that plant to avoid Chicken Tax tariffs. The logical move would be to import the Fit from one of their other plants.

That is if they believe Trump won't decided to add tariffs to cars like he is threatening to do. Companies don't like to throw away millions of dollars tooling up a car they would have to sell at a loss.
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