New Honda HR-V facelift (ASEAN-spec) has finally been unveiled at the GIIAS (Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show) 2018 in Indonesia. Similar to the Japan-spec Honda Vezel, the updated HR-V receives minor aesthetic upgrades along with a range of new features. The SUV comes with two petrol powertrains and transmission options.
On the exterior, the new Honda HRV 2018 facelift features a larger grille (that resembles to the newly-launched Honda cars), new LED headlamps, revised front bumper and slightly tweaked fog lamps. The SUV’s updated model gets newly-designed 17-inch alloy wheels. Read – Upcoming Honda Cars To Get A New Diesel Engine
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Interior design of the new Honda HRV looks identical to the old model. Though, the top-spec variants get a dual-tone (Beige & Black) interior finish. The list of features include include a new 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a five-speaker audio system, a reversing camera, driver’s seat height-adjust and split, paddleshifters for the CVT-equipped variants, a panoramic sunroof and folding rear seats. With respect to safety, the new Honda HRV 2018 facelift comes fitted with six airbags, antilock braking system with electronic brakeforce distribution and brake assist. Read: New Honda Civic Sedan – 5 Things You Need To Know
Engine setup of the ASEAN-spec new Honda HRV 2018 facelift includes a 1.5-litre petrol and a 1.8-litre petrol unit. While the former makes 120bhp with 145Nm of torque, the latter develops 139bhp with 169Nm of torque. The SUV carline comes with two gearbox options – a 6-speed manual (1.5L variants only) and a CVT unit (1.5L & 1.8L). Check Out – New Honda Brio Pictures & Details
The new Honda HRV facelift will also hit Indian shores sometime in 2019. In the compact SUV space, it will be put up against the Hyundai Creta and Renault Duster. Tata’s upcoming Harrier SUV will also take on the HRV.
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