Honda HR-V 2018 facelift to be launched in Thailand soon

Updated Sep 24, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The Honda HR-V 2018 facelift has been previewed on the official Facebook page of Honda Thailand.

The Honda HR-V 2018 facelift is on the way to arrive in Thailand soon. This has been revealed on the official Facebook page of Honda Thailand. The car appearing in the teaser is clearly the redesigned HR-V.

The Honda HR-V 2018 was launched at the beginning of 2018 in its home market. It features a fresh face with a strange mesh for the upper grille, tweaked LED headlamps and a thicker chrome bar. It is visible that the fog lights showcased here are the top-of-the-line LED type’s. The facelift is proud to be equipped with Honda Lane Watch, which is disclosed by the slight camera protrusion below the side mirror on the left.

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Honda HR-V 2018 facelift teaser

The Honda HR-V 2018 facelift is on the way to arrive in Thai Land soon

Honda HR-V 2018 facelift on the way

The HR-V was launched at the beginning of 2018 in its home market

Honda HR-V 2018 facelift dashboard area

The HR-V 2018 facelift will receive an improved cabin

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

Additionally, the Honda HR-V 2018 facelift will receive an improved cabin. The front seats have been reshaped and got a new stitching pattern. Meanwhile, the JDM variants receive a special 2-tone cabin dubbed Jazz Brown, bringing a more luxurious feel. Thanks to the addition of vibration-absorbing materials, the cabin insulation is greatly improved. The rest parts don’t get any change.

Latest updates on upcoming Honda cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Honda Philippines' local lineup.

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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