That's one of the many big questions that everyone's asking about our automaker's subcompact SUV. The experts here at King Auto Center in Lihue might have a few answers.

What we know right now is speculative, but we can take a few things from 2019 Honda HR-V. Much from the model year may carry over, for one, from the crossover's short rear overhang, sharp, sculpted nose, and hidden door handles in the rear -- all features in the unmistakable style of its Honda Fit sibling. Honda HR-V might also continue to reflect the front- and rear-end refreshes it received last year, along with the offering of the new Sport trim, which features athletic inspiration in the forms of black accents, 18-inch wheels, a black headliner, gloss-black trim, and sport pedals. We might also get to continue to enjoy the new infotainment system from 2019, with its much-appreciated physical volume knob and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, not to mention its accompanying four-speaker audio system, Bluetooth, and more.

Of course, again, based on what we know, these exciting details leave us with a lot of unanswered questions. Will 2020 Honda HR-V continue to have that whopping 100.1 cubic feet of passenger space, or will it be roomier? Will its heated leather front seating do us one better, extending to the back seats? What about the 58.8 max cubic feet of cargo space -- can we expect the SUV to be even more cargo-friendly? Tech-wise, a 7-inch display audio infotainment system was available this model year; can we expect something bigger? Will there be any further improvements to the excellent Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System, its voice recognition, or its Honda HD Digital Traffic update support?

We'll want to know about the powertrain, too, whether it'll remain the capable 141-horsepower, 1.8-liter I4 and CVT combo, have the paddle shifters currently available in Sport and higher trims, and so on. Will the Real Time AWD with Intelligent Control System remain as well, or might we see a new optional all-wheel-drive system?

We can only say that time will tell, and if past releases indicate anything, it'll be that we may see 2020 Honda HR-V sometime during the summer of 2019. Stay tuned! Until then, you can get the 2019 Honda HR-V experience firsthand right here at 4330 Kukui Grove Street in Lihue. Call us or visit to schedule, and we'll take you for a drive!

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