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
Recently, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. has launched the much-awaited HR-V 2018 facelift
The facelift now gets a sporty and stylish design, along with a series of state-of-the-art technology features
Stepping inside, the latest Honda HR-V 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.
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.
The RS version comes available with an exclusive pain which is Phoenix Orang
The RS version features an RS design front grille
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. Latest updates on upcoming Honda cars can be found in our Complete guide to the Honda Philippines' local lineup.
The HR-V 2018 facelift is expected to get retail prices from P1,295,000 to P1,495,000
|Overall Length||4,294 mm|
|Overall Width||1,772 mm|
|Overall Height||1,605 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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Know more about Honda HR-V 2021
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.