Honda Malaysia has officially introduced the enhanced Honda HR-V Sport Hybrid. The refresh for this popular compact SUV sees the inclusion of LED headlights, LED guide tail lights, and LED front fog lights, as well as chrome door handles.
Inside, the HR-V Sport Hybrid gets a 7” Display Audio with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto* connectivity, 2 USB ports for extra convenience, and a 3-spoke combination leather steering wheel.
The HR-V Sport Hybrid is fitted with 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC engine with Direct Injection and paired with a 7-Speed i-DCD Dual-Clutch Transmission and Integrated High Power Motor. Assisted by the High-Power Lithium-Ion Battery, the combined output of the powertrain is equal to the performance of a 2.0L engine, offering quick acceleration response and exhilarating driving feel. Standard safety features include 6 airbags, Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Automatic Brake Hold (ABH), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA) and Rear Seat ISOFIX.
Honda Malaysia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Madoka Chujo said, “The HR-V has remained Malaysians’ favourite Compact SUV with its versatility, spaciousness and stylish exterior appearance. Having considered market feedback and demands, we have introduced exterior upgrades to the hybrid variant. With the overall package and attractive pricing, we believe it will be the preferred choice for customers who are seeking a Compact SUV body type with a thrilling hybrid performance.”
The Honda HR-V was launched in 2015 in Malaysia and very quickly gained success. There are currently over 103,000 HR-Vs on our roads. The HR-V received received a facelift in 2019 and continued to be popular, contributing 18% to Honda Malaysia’s total sales. In the first 7 months of 2021, it was the 2nd best-selling Honda model, and continues to lead the local Non-National Compact SUV segment with 71% market share (June 2021).
“As the country is still facing a challenging situation in the fight against COVID-19, Honda Malaysia would like to thank all frontliners for their sacrifices and hard work in battling this pandemic. We strongly believe that “Together As One”, we can overcome this difficult period. We are also thankful that the on-going vaccination program will expedite the process towards achieving herd immunity in the community. In the meantime, selected economic sectors including the automotive sector have resumed businesses. Honda Malaysia has also resumed operations at our manufacturing plant in Melaka with the standard safety measures and strict SOPs in place to ensure the safety and well-being of our associates at all times. Additionally, we will also continue to adhere to the guidelines and SOPs at our dealerships to ensure customers’ safety when visiting our dealerships. We hope that the resumption of businesses will contribute to the nation’s economic recovery phase and elevate the livelihood of Malaysians,” added Ms Chujo.
The Honda HR-V Sport Hybrid i-DCD is available in Platinum White Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic and Modern Steel Metallic in the hybrid range colour line-up. The retail price is RM113,954.82 (on-the-road, without insurance)**. The Sales Tax exemption will end on 31 December 2021.
You can pre-book the updated HR-V Sport Hybrid i-DCD at prebook.honda.com.my or via the HondaTouch mobile application.
For more information, call Honda’s Toll-Free number (1-800-88-2020) or visit www.honda.com.my.
* Android Auto feature will be available upon official launch of the service in Malaysia
** Terms and conditions apply