Honda Pilot 2019 & Honda HR-V 2019 get summer tweaks, out on July 16

Updated Sep 25, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

The Honda Pilot 2019 will be rolled out in American market in only 2 weeks.

Honda welcomes the summer with updates for its two best selling crossovers: the Honda HR-V 2019 and the Honda Pilot 2019. First details and images of the two updated models have been revealed by the car maker which shows new technologies and changes for the exterior.

Speaking of the Honda HR-V 2019, it is complete in terms of safety features with Honda Sensing safety. Other safety features include adaptive cruise control, lane-keep assist, lane departure mitigation, and automatic emergency braking.

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angular front of the Honda HR-V 2019

The Honda HR-V 2019 is complete in terms of safety features with Honda Sensing safety

interior of the Honda HR-V 2019

The HR-V gets powered by a 1.8L 4-cylinder doling out 141 HP​

2 new trim levels are added to the HR-V which are Sport and Touring. Both will come with a newly-updated Display Audio System consisting of Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. The HR-V gets powered by a 1.8L 4-cylinder doling out 141 HP on a continuously variable transmission.

On the other hand, the Honda Pilot 2019 earns a new exterior styling look due to updates coming to the new wheel, lower diffuser, and the grille. Updates are also extended to the cabin with newly equipped technologies.

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Angular front of the Honda Pilot 2019

The Honda Pilot 2019 earns a new exterior styling look

interior of the Honda Pilot 2019

Updates are also extended to the cabin with newly equipped technologies

The 8-passenger crossover like the HR-V takes Honda Sensing and the new Display Audio System as standard. Aside from it, 4G LTE Wifi joins in the Pilot while the rear entertainment system and CabinTalk in-car PA system get upgrades.

Prices are not available yet; however, the two crossovers are due to hit the dealerships soon in a few weeks. To be more specific, the Honda Pilot 2019 will be launched in America on July 16 while it is on July 24 that the Honda HR-V 2019 gets ready to roll on roads. 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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