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General Information

Name
The Runabout
Year
2016
Make
Honda
Model
HR-V
Color
Modern Steel Metallic
Packages
EX
History
Purchased 16 May 2015 with lower trim kit, lit door sill scuff plates, body side molding, and cargo tray. Modded system averages 36mpg except in cold weather.
2016 Honda HR-V (Modern Steel Metallic)
Modded to boost performance as a fuel efficient mini truck that is used primarily as a daily commuter.

Modifications

Drivetrain
Aug 2017: Replaced stock air intake with AEM CAI and Injen hydrophobic prefilter cover.
Interior
Oct 2017: Rubberized spare tire bin to reduce road noise. Added additional weather stripping to reduce total exterior noise. Both were successful.
Nov 2017: Added dash mat. Noticed slight decrease in engine noise, and A/C feels slightly colder.
Dec 2017: Added WeatherTech FloorLiner DigitalFit front floor mats (447051).
Dec 2018: Added phone mount to dashboard for map visibility.
May 2019: Added rear seat back protectors that became available on 2019 model. Invoice actually included "customer says will fit 2016."
June 2019: Added main cargo net and velcro nets attached to cloth between wheel wells and rear hatch.
Aug 2019: Added windshield tint strip.
Exterior
Sept 2019: Added window visors.
Oct 2019: Added roof rails and cross bars.
Lighting
Dec 2017: Installed DWVO H4 lights rated at 16k lumen max with 5000K light color. Almost too bright most of the time, although I wasn't able to level them correctly.
Exhaust
Dec 2017: Dynomax Super Turbo muffler (17730) installed.
Wheel and Tire
Nov 2017: Moved to Pirelli Cinturato Strada All Season after 38k miles on stock. New set rated for 70k miles.

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