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2021 Honda HR-V for Malaysia gets new infotainment, LED headlamps, and colour

Sanjay ยท Jan 13, 2021 03:28 PM

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The Honda HR-V has received several notable updates across the board in Malaysia today, encapsulating a new colour, exterior updates, and a new touchscreen infotainment system.

Now with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay!

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All four variants of the B-segment SUV will now come with a 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto support. Every variant will also get 2 additional USB ports in the centre console for added convenience. 

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Meanwhile, the HR-V Sport Hybrid gets a nip-and-tuck consisting of new LED headlights (previously they were halogen projectors), LED fog lights and LED tail lights.

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Capping off the look are chrome door handles, and a 3-spoke leather steering wheel - different from the previous half leather-urethane material.

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Platinum White Pearl, as seen on the City.

Also, Platinum White Pearl - the Honda City's best-selling colour - will now be offered on the HR-V, replacing the existing White Orchard Pearl colour.

Honda HR-V prices and specs in Malaysia

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HR-V RS pictured. Still worth the attention over the Proton X50? Find out here.

Despite the updates, prices for the HR-V are still maintained as before. To recap, there's four variants of the locally-assembled (CKD) SUV offered here, priced as below. 

2021 Honda HR-V Malaysia variants and price
Variant Price
1.8 E RM 104,000.21
1.8 V RM 113,421.92
1.8 RS RM 118,581.81
1.5 Sport Hybrid TBC
On-the-road prices sans insurance, with SST exemption. Valid until 30-June 2020.

The E, V and RS variants of the HR-V are powered by a 1.8-litre, naturally-aspirated engine making 142 PS and 172 Nm, paired to a CVT. The Sport Hybrid however gets a 1.5-litre, naturally-aspirated mill producing 152 PS and 190 Nm mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission (DCT). 

Honda HR-V 2020 sales figures

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Last year, Honda Malaysia managed to hold on to its top position in the non-national segment for the sixth consecutive year, selling 60,469 units. Of those, the best-sellers were the City (34% of total sales), Honda Civic (20%) and Honda HR-V (17%). 

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Passion Red Pearl HR-V RS.

Contrary to the City though, Passion Red Pearl was the colour of choice for HR-V buyers, with 30% of customers opting for that shade. Meanwhile, the V variant was the fan favourite too - making up 41% of all HR-Vs sold last year. 

With these numbers, the HR-V maintains its No.1 position in the Non-National Compact SUV segment with a 73% market share as at November 2020. 

Sanjay

Senior Writer

With humble beginnings collecting diecast models and spending hours virtually tuning dream cars on the computer, his love of cars has delightfully transformed into a career. Sanjay enjoys how the same passion for cars transcends boundaries and brings people together.

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