Honda HR-V 2018 facelift leaked again

Updated Sep 28, 2020 | Same topic: Car Sneak Peeks, Teasers, & Rumors

Just minor changes carry over the facelift version.

Back in December 2017, a disguised Honda HR-V 2018 facelift was spotted testing in Malaysia. For now, a leaked image of this B-segment crossover has appeared on a Japanese brochure.

Many of you might not know that in the home market, its name is Vezel. As a matter of fact, we have been waiting for new changes in the HR-V since late 2013 and we know that those will finally come, albeit late and minor.

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Honda HR-V 2018 facelift leaked photo

A leaked image of this B-segment crossover has appeared on a Japanese brochure

Based on previous spy photos and the leaked image, we can easily realize that the new HR-V now features a refreshed front fascia with Honda’s signature current corporate face adorned by thick chrome bar like what of the Civic FC and Accord facelift. Besides, similar to these two sedans, the said crossover is likewise furnished with full LED reflector headlights.

Underneath the new front grille is a revised front bumper with larger side air intakes. In the 2018 HR-V, egg-shaped intakes which house the fog lamps has disappeared to make room for round units.

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Honda HR-V 2018 facelift spotted in Malaysia

Back in December 2017, a disguised Honda HR-V 2018 facelift was spotted testing in Malaysia

Towards the side, a set of 16-inch wheel might be not strange to the early owners of the HR-V which has then worn 17-inch bi-ton rims.

If everything goes right, the Honda HR-V 2018 facelift will come very soon after its launch in the home country. Just wait and see.

No words on official price but the PH-spec Honda HR-V can be had from P1,260,000. Due to new excise taxes, its price in 2018 has increased marginally. Look at the table below for up-to-date detailed prices.

Honda HR-V 2018 Price in the Philippines
Models 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

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Honda HR-V

The Honda Cars Philippines Inc. introduced its new-generation subcompact crossover Honda HR-V for the local market. The crossover is configured to suit the comfort of a sedan, confidence, and toughness of an SUV. Its name stands for High Rider Vehicle. It served as an all-around coupe for individuals looking for a vehicle with high ground clearance, excellent road visibility, and complete safety features. It is also equipped with massive cargo space, wide tailgate, and similar Utility Long and Tall (ULT) seats established on the Honda Jazz that enables it to configure the cargo when loading or unloading highly. The new Honda HR-V is developed based on the concept of the brand's "Dynamic Cross Solid," making it acquire SUV-like lower body and strong cues of coupe-like 'aero-cabin' on the outside. At the front, the Honda HR-V comes with a solid wing face design with unified lights and grille, LED dual projector headlights, and LED daytime running lights (DRL). Standard sporty 17-inch alloy wheels are found across the range as well. In addition, the car's 1.8-liter i-VTEC engine that can be found under its hood produces a maximum 141 hp power output and torque power of 172 Nm.

From ₱1,296,000