Facelifted Honda HR-V 2018 for Thai market asks for 949,000 baht

Jun 20, 2018 | Same topic: Auto industry: Latest updates
We don't have high hopes to expect significant changes​ from the facelifted Honda HR-V 2018.

As can be seen from the facelifted Honda HR-V 2018 which has been recently revealed in Thailand, we don't have high hopes to expect significant changes from the new product. Perhaps the most prominent changes for us to recognize come from the front which witnesses the Honda logo is placed on a strong-looking bar. In the high-spec vehicle comes the new LED headlights which we may recall what’s seen on the Civic. Also, the U-shaped air filter comes wider. The bumper gets revamped while the foglights turn into LED strips.

side of the Honda HR-V 2018 for Thai Market

We don't have high hopes to expect significant changes from the new product

Now speaking of the rear, a connection is made to link the slim chrome with the taillights which are given 2 horizontal LED tubes. Thai-spec will also welcome the RS trim level. Additionally, the top-sporty trim receives 2-tone 5-spoke 17-inch wheels. Still 17-inch rims will be on EL and E grades.

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If putting the EL in comparison with the RS, we can easily see the difference in body paint. While the EL puts on a fully painted body, the mirror caps and the lower portion of the RS has contrasting gloss black. And you can consult the picture below which is of the RS exclusively with Passion Red Pearl coating. Opting for this trim, customers will definitely happy with City Brake Active System, and a panoramic sunroof.

Angular front of the Honda HR-V 2018 for Thai Market

In the high-spec vehicle comes the new LED headlights which we may recall what’s seen on the Civic

The EL and RS offer LaneWatch and 6 side curtain airbags outnumbering the E with only 4. What’s more, there's a 7-inch touchscreen along with the Walk Away Auto Lock feature which was first introduced in the Civic.

Another thing remained from the standard HR-V is the 1.8L SOHC i-VTEC powertrain which is good for 141 HP and 172 Nm paired with a CVT automatic transmission which comes with paddle shifters. The revamped Honda HR-V 2018 prices start from 949,000 baht (equivalent to around P1,553,000) for the E to 1.119 million baht (P1,831,000) for the top RS spec while the EL asks for 1.059 million baht (P1,719,000).

Angular rear of the Honda HR-V 2018 for Thai Market

A connection is made to link the slim chrome with the taillights which are given 2 horizontal LED tubes

Interior of the Honda HR-V 2018 for Thai Market

 The revamped Honda HR-V 2018 prices start from 949,000 baht (equivalent to around P1,553,000) 

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