Long before the first compact crossover hit the streets in Franklin, Murfreesboro, Madison & Nashville TN, Honda was creating their new 2016 Honda HR-V. They just didn't know it yet.

Few great things are simply born from thin air. The same can be said for this handsome new crossover from Honda. More than just a little brother to the current and popular Honda CR-V, the Honda HR-V finds the perfect balance, the sweet spot, between a sleek hatchback and a spacious SUV. With up to 58.8 cubic feet of space, 141 horsepower from a spirited 1.8L 4-cylinder engine, and exceptional fuel economy, the new Honda HR-V brings the best of everything. Though they may not have known it, Honda has been taking the steps toward this models for years.

So how did this innovative new crossover come into being? Check out the video below to see some of the great thinking and engineering advancements that led to the creation--and might we say, perfection--of the all-new 2016 Honda HR-V.

The 2016 Honda HR-V is available now at Darrell Waltrip Honda! Browse online or stop by our Franklin TN Honda dealership to explore new models, take a test drive, or compare to the new Honda lineup.