Honda HR-V 2018 facelift officially launched in the Philippines

Aug 27, 2018 | Same topic: Auto industry: Latest updates
The Honda HR-V 2018 facelift has been available at 38 Honda dealerships across the country.

Recently, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. has launched the much-awaited Honda HR-V 2018 facelift. The car has already gone on sale since August 24th. The facelift now gets a sporty and stylish design, along with a series of state-of-the-art technology features consisting of the all-new RS version.

Walking around, the front fascia of all variants now features a new bumper, fresh grille and full LED headlamps with integrated daytime running lamps. Moving to the rear, the car features LED guide-type tail lamps and a newly designed tailgate garnish, plus new 17’’ alloy wheels, earning it a more sophisticated look.

2018 Honda HR-V 1.8 RS Facelift Walkaround Exterior & Interior

Honda HR-V 2018 facelift angular front

Recently, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. has launched the much-awaited HR-V 2018 facelift

Honda HR-V 2018 facelift front view

The facelift now gets a sporty and stylish design, along with a series of state-of-the-art technology feature

Stepping inside, the Honda HR-V 2018 facelift comes adorned with a new Kenwood 7‘’ touchscreen infotainment system including both Android Auto and Apple Car Play, along with new and more comfortable seats.

Besides, it is equipped with extra audio insulation to improve the overall quietness of the HR-V.

Under the hood, the HR-V 2018 facelift is powered by a 1.8 L SOHC i-VTEC mill which is capable of cranking out 142 hp and 172 Nm of torque, works in a conjunction with an Earth Dreams Technology CVT.  Additionally, the Eco Assist System of Honda including the Eco-Coaching Ambient Light and ECON mode brings a better fuel efficiency while driving.

Honda HR-V 2018 facelift at the launch event

Under the hood, the HR-V 2018 facelift is powered by a 1.8 L SOHC i-VTEC mill

Especially, the availability of the RS version comes in the HR-V line up for the first time. It features an RS design front grille, high-gloss Piano Black accents on the lower garnish, smoked LED tail lamps, special fog lamp garnish, door mirrors and side sill garnish.

The RS version comes available with an exclusive pain which is Phoenix Orange. Its interior boasts leather seats and a built-in offline navigation system.

Honda HR-V RS 2018 facelift rear view

The RS version comes available with an exclusive pain which is Phoenix Orang

Honda HR-V RS 2018 facelift grille

The RS version features an RS design front grille

Honda HR-V RS 2018 facelift angular front

The availability of the RS version comes in the HR-V line up for the first time

As for safety features, all versions of the Honda HR-V 2018 facelift come with top-class and advanced features including:

  • Electronic Parking
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Anti-lock Braking System  
  • Auto Brake Hold
  • Vehicle Stability Assist
  • Electronic Brake-force Distribution
  • Front, Driver and Occupant SRS Airbags

According to the latest car news, the HR-V 2018 facelift has been already sold at 38 dealerships of Honda in the Philippines in 5 cues namely:

  • Lunar Silver Metallic (unique for the 1.8 E CVT variant)
  • Phoenix Orange (fresh cue; unique for the 1.8 RS Navi CVT version)
  • Taffeta White Modern Steel Metallic
  • Passion Red Pearl (new  cue)

The Honda HR-V 2018 facelift gets suggested retail prices from P1,295,000 to P1,495,000, for the 1.8 E CVT and the 1.8 RS Navi CVT version, respectively.

Angular front of the Honda HR-V 2018 facelift

The HR-V 2018 facelift is expected to get retail prices from P1,295,000 to P1,495,000

Honda HR-V 2018 specification
Overall Length  4,294 mm 
Overall Width  1,772 mm 
Overall Height  1,605 mm 
Wheelbase  2,610 mm 
Cargo Capacity  431 liters (rear seats up) / 1,665 (rear seats down) 
Engine  1.8-liter SOHC i-VTEC 16V inline-4 
Maximum Power  142 horsepower @ 6,500 rpm 
Maximum Torque  172 Nm @ 4,300 rpm 
Transmission  Earth Dreams CVT with Paddle Shifter, Eco Button, Eco-Coaching Light, Cruise Control 

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