Published on June 9th, 2022 | by Subhash Nair0
All-New Honda HR-V e:HEV Open For Booking In Malaysia
The all-new, next generation Honda HR-V RS e:HEV is now ready to order in Malaysia.
7 years after the introduction of the HR-V, Honda Malaysia are introducing a new generation model. The all-new Honda HR-V will be launched in Q3 2022 and will be available in both hybrid and petrol form, but the halo model for this generation will be the RS e:HEV.
This will be the first ever HR-V RS with e:HEV and this hybrid system features the best of both electric and petrol motor power and efficiency. It has a slightly higher electric motor output of 131PS and 253Nm of torque versus its City e:HEV counterparts. It also features 3 drive modes, Econ, Normal and Sport.
Check out the press release below for more details.
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.
Honda Malaysia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Hironobu Yoshimura said, “The HR-V was first introduced to the Malaysian market in 2015, and it became a best-selling as well as a sensational model. Its unique, unmatched practicality and advanced features made it a game changer ahead of its competitors. Having sold more than 111,000 units to date, the HR-V has been the forerunner in the Non-National Compact SUV segment from 2015 to 2021. The facelifted HR-V which was launched in 2019 has sold close to 39,000 units. With its proven track record, the HR-V is truly the compact SUV that is loved by many Malaysians. Therefore, we are excited to be introducing the All-New HR-V in Malaysia, which is now officially open for bookings.”
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.