Further details about the Honda HR-V 2018 facelift

Updated Sep 25, 2020 | Same topic: Most Updated Car Concept

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Back in January, Honda Cars Japan disclosed the Honda HR-V 2018 facelift, which is named “Honda Vezel” in Japanese market. For now, the company has revealed more information about its updated Jazz-based crossover.

Honda HR-V 2018 facelift 3 models

Back in January, Honda Cars Japan disclosed the Honda HR-V 2018 facelift

As informed in our previous articles, Honda has done the exterior up, especially in the front fascia. Remaining the existing design language, but the façade currently receives a thicker bar for the front grille. In the meantime, the front bumper corners are more rounded holding new fog lamp housings.

Complementing the front facet look is a pair of reshaped headlights with LED illumination for the top-end variants. Apart from new moldings flowing through the bottom of the car and new wheels designs, there are almost no alterations on the outside.

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Honda HR-V 2018 facelift on the road

Honda has done the exterior up, especially in the front fascia

 

Honda HR-V 2018 angular rear

The crossover gets new moldings flowing through the bottom of the car and new wheels designs

Stepping inside, the design is mostly unchanged too. Visual refinement is just the climate control panel that is tilted more towards the driver. What’s more, the touchscreen is now compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Particularly, you can opt for new interior trims, including bi-tone option.

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Honda HR-V 2018 facelift interior

Stepping inside, the design is mostly unchanged too

Honda HR-V 2018 facelift touchscreen

The touchscreen is now compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

In the home country, driving the upgraded Honda HR-V is a 1.5L 4-cylinder direct-injection engine mustering 110 PS and 134 NM. Further, the Sport Hybrid i-DCD system seen in the Honda Jazz and City Hybrid models will likely be offered with a supposed total output of 137 PS and a max torque of 170 Nm.

Speaking of Philippine-spec model, it is said that the Honda HR-V 2018 facelift will run the same 1.8L engine from the pre-facelift model, working in conjunction with a CVT. Will the local-spec HR-V come into features from the Japan-mode vehicle? Just wait and see. Latest updates on upcoming Honda cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Honda Philippines' local lineup.

Honda HR-V 2018 price in the Philippines
Model 2017 SRP 2018 SRP Difference
Honda HR-V 1.8 E CVT P1,249,000 P1,260,000 P11,000
Honda HR-V 1.8 E CVT Modulo P1,309,000 P1,430,000 P121,000
Honda HR-V 1.8 EL CVT P1,359,000 P1,480,000 P121,000
Honda HR-V 1.8 EL CVT MUGEN P1,526,000 P1,634,000 P108,000
Honda HR-V 1.8 E CVT MUGEN P1,416,000 P1,537,000 P121,000

>>> Related: Complete guide to the current PH-market Honda HR-V

Know more about Honda HR-V 2022

Honda HR-V

The 2022 Honda HR-V is a subcompact crossover. In the Philippine market, it has two variants. The top-spec trim is the HR-V V Turbo CVT which is priced at Php 1,598,000. The entry-level HR-V S CVT meanwhile is priced at Php 1,250,000.

For engines, the HR-V V Turbo uses a 1.5-liter engine capable of making 174 horsepower and 240 Nm of torque. The HR-V S also uses a 1.5-liter mill, but it is naturally aspirated. In turn, its output is rated at 119 horsepower and 145 Nm of torque. Both use a continuously variable transmission sending power to its front wheels. 

Size-wise, the HR-V V is 4,385mm long, while the HR-V S is 4,330mm long. Both come with a width of 1,790mm, and a height of 1,590mm. Both also have a wheelbase length of 2,610mm. The top-spec V gets a ground clearance of 181mm, whereas the HR-V S has more at 196mm. 

Locally, the HR-V competes against the likes of the Mazda CX-3, Hyundai Kona, Subaru XV, Toyota Corolla Cross, Ford Territory, among others.  

₱ 1,250,000 - ₱ 1,598,000

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