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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[Image source: Topgear.com.ph]
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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