In late 2016, Honda introduced its BR-V crossover to the local motoring market for the first time. Over a year later, the Japanese camaker continued to enhance its development strategy towards B-segment crossovers by launching the Honda HR-V 2018 in the Philippines. It has been nearly four years since its first HR-V received a facelift.
The HR-V is dubbed as Honda Vezel in its home market
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According to the information and photos leaked on its Japanese website, the famous brand confirmed that the car (dubbed as Honda Vezel in its home market) would be officially introduced on the 15th next month. Up to now, there has been very little information on the HR-V except for its redesigned exterior, especially at the front.
There has been very little information of 2018 HR-V revealed by the Japanese carmaker
In detail, the said car features the same set of headlights found in the brand-new Civic and the Jazz RS, which employs the LED lighting technology of Honda. Besides, while the grille is basically retained, the new crossover is defined thanks to a thicker bar located in the center. What’s more, the 2018 model also comes with redesigned fog light housings in the revised front bumper.
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Honda promised that all its future models would be equipped with Honda Sensing safety package
Talking about the engine, there is still no details about it. However, based on the photos provided, it might be a hybrid variant. Moreover, non-hybrid cars should be available. Worth mentioning is that the Japanese automaker also promised that all its future models would be equipped with Honda Sensing safety package.
More information about the interior, rear section and other details of the all-new Honda HR-V 2018 model is expected to be unveiled by its launch date in February. Visit Philkotse.com to keep updated with latest annoucement from Honda. Latest updates on upcoming Honda cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Honda Philippines' local lineup.
|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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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.