Honda Passport will compete with similar models from other manufacturers like the Ford Edge and Nissan Murano.Spy shots of the crossover unveiled edition Motor1, according to which sales should start in the second quarter of 2019, writes the Chronicle.info with reference to Avtodream
According to its characteristics in the model range Honda this new product will take its rightful place between the compact CR-V and Pilot SUV.
Honda Passport will compete with similar models from other manufacturers like the Ford Edge and Nissan Murano.
The basis of the SUV will be a chassis from a fellow Pilot, in this case Passport will be roughly 150mm shorter than its predecessor.
The new crossover will get under the hood a 3.5-liter naturally aspirated V6 petrol engine. Its capacity will amount to 284 horsepower and 354 Nm of torque.
Paired with the engine will work with a nine-or six-speed automatic transmission. The car will be equipped with all-wheel drive system.
It is also known that the company plans to establish serial production of its new car at the production facilities in the United States.
It is worth noting that in the 90s of the 20th century, Japanese manufacturer Honda released a compact SUV Passport, which was produced until 2002. At that time he was extensively redesigned version of the model Isuzu Rodeo.
Subsequently, to replace the Passport came midsize crossover Honda Pilot, which is represented today on the world markets.