Well, reports are coming that Honda Motor Company is going to make some noise in the market for sure. Sources are saying that the company is recently testing the new Honda HR-V 2018 facelift in Malaysia. Our deep sources are saying that this new model could launch in India. Also, the new spy images from Paultan reveals the possible design changes expected on the HR-V facelift. The Honda HR-V has been one of the highly successful compact SUVs for the company in the international markets.
Reportedly, Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) is considering launching the HR-V in India. Well, first of all, we want to make sure that nothing is confirmed so far and that’s cool. Also, Malaysia might well be the first market to get the new HR-V. After that maybe soon in next year company will launch this car in India but everybody is excited about the model from today. The 2018 Honda HR-V will get visual updates to the front and rear according to the spy images.
If we talk about the specifications then we can say that it is going to get some new features for sure. It is coming up with a sportier bumper, revised headlamp assembly, a new front grille and redesigned fog lamps cluster. The bonnet seems to be raised a bit to provide an imposing look however, the side profile remains identical. Also, we talk about the rear section we can say that it will get updated taillights with LED elements and a redesigned rear bumper.
Honda might offer updated interiors with new materials and better upholstery. The car might also get a new infotainment system with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support. Also, the sources are claiming that the Honda HR-V is expected to continue with the same set of petrol and diesel engine options. Currently, the car is available with a 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol unit, a 1.5-litre i-VTEC+i-DCD hybrid power-train and a 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel unit and will remain same.