Published on June 9th, 2022 | by Aaron Fernandez0
Bookings for the Honda HR-V RS e:HEV are now open
Honda Malaysia have just opened the bookings for highly anticipated all-new Honda HR-V. First introduced into the scene in 2015, the Honda HR-V has been one of Honda’s best-selling models. This new third-generation HR-V is expected for launch in a few months’ time. It will be available in petrol, hybrid and e:HEV variants.
We Malaysians have already got a look at the e:HEV models of the City and City Hatchback, but this is the first time we’re seeing the HR-V e:HEV model. This new HR-V is long overdue especially since it is one of Malaysian’s favorite cars. Since launch, Honda has sold over 111,000 units of the HR-V to date. It has maintained its top position in Non-National Compact SUV segment from 2015-2021.
The all-new HR-V powertrain will deliver 131PS and 253Nm of torque. This upgraded power output is thanks to the new e:HEV technology. It also features a intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) system for better responsiveness of the engine.
More information is available in the press release.
Honda Malaysia (or the Company) today announced that the highly anticipated All-New HR-V is now open for bookings at all Honda dealerships in Malaysia.
The All-New HR-V was developed with the grand concept of ‘AMP UP YOUR LIFE’, offering customers exceptional styling and premium feel yet maintaining the practicality approach of HR-V as an everyday companion. The All-New HR-V is set to be launched in Q3 2022 and will be available in hybrid and petrol variants.
Measuring 4,385mm in length, 1,790mm in width and 1,590mm in height, the All-New HR-V RS is 39mm longer and 15mm shorter compared to its predecessor. The overall exterior was exclusively designed to elevate the All-New HR-V RS’s boldness. The front appearance is dominant with a New Front Grille Design while the rear showcases a fastback styling with a sleek design and aerodynamic performance. The All-New HR-V RS new exterior features include – the Front LED Sequential Turn Signals and LED Taillight Strip which is one of the most prominent design elements, amplifying the premium and sporty vibes of its exterior. Other key stylish exterior features include the New LED Headlights with Daytime Running Lights (DRL), Front LED Fog Lights and the 18-inch Alloy Wheels which further complement the overall exterior package of this new model.
For the first time, the All-New HR-V RS will be equipped with e:HEV technology, powered by the intelligent Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) system that delivers a powerful and responsive engine performance for a compact SUV body type. The e:HEV technology features Honda’s unique hybrid system that function seamlessly, combining the benefits of petrol engine and electric motors to provide maximum power and fuel efficiency. The advanced powertrain in the All-New HR-V RS delivers 131PS and 253Nm of torque for a thrilling driving experience and the powertrain also offers 3 drive modes – ECON, Normal and Sport, which can be switched according to driver’s needs.
The All-New HR-V RS comes with advanced features such as Honda LaneWatch, which is a
camera-based advanced safety technology that reduces blind spots by providing real-time visual in the infotainment system when the left turn signal is activated or the LaneWatch button is pressed. This variant also features Hands-Free Power Tailgate with Walk Away Close function, where the tailgate will start closing automatically upon detecting that the individual with the remote key is moving away from the car. Other advanced features in this variant is Remote Engine Start and Walk Away Auto Lock functions which provide convenience for the All-New HR-V RS owners.
In pursuit of Honda’s global goal to realise zero traffic collision, the All-New HR-V RS comes with Honda SENSING, the most complete package of Next Generation Advanced Safety Technology. Its suite of advanced driver assistance safety systems includes:
- Lead Car Departure Notification (LCDN)
- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
- Low Speed Follow (LSF)
- Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
- Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
- Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)
- Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
- Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
- Auto High Beam (AHB)
To pre-book the All-New HR-V, customers can log on to prebook.honda.com.my or download the HondaTouch application on their smartphones. For more information, customers can visit any Honda authorised dealerships nationwide or call Honda’s Toll-Free number at 1-800-88-2020 or log on to www.honda.com.my.