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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Know more about Honda HR-V 2023
The 2023 Honda HR-V is a subcompact crossover. In the Philippine market, it has two variants. The top-spec RS Turbo CVT is priced at Php 1,739,000. The mid-spec trim meanwhile, is the HR-V V Turbo CVT and it is priced at Php 1,649,000. The entry-level HR-V S CVT meanwhile is priced at Php 1,389,000.
For engines, the HR-V V Turbo and the RS 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. All three trims use a continuously variable transmission sending power to its front wheels.
Size-wise, the HR-V V and RS are 4,385mm long, while the HR-V S is 4,330mm long. All three 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.
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