Around 30k units of all-new 2022 Honda HR-V booked in Malaysia, 70% registered are turbo

CY Foong · Sep 27, 2022 11:20 AM

Around 30k units of all-new 2022 Honda HR-V booked in Malaysia, 70% registered are turbo 01

V variant shown

The all-new 2022 Honda HR-V has certainly been the talk of the whole country ever since it was launched in July. It has a waiting list that stretches around a year but as of September, close to 7,000 units have been registered in Malaysia.

Around 30k units of all-new 2022 Honda HR-V booked in Malaysia, 70% registered are turbo 02

E variant shown

This was revealed at the local media drive of the all-new HR-V and the most popular variant is the turbocharged 1.5 V which accounts for 52% of the registration. The turbocharged VTEC engine (181 PS/240 Nm) is also offered in the 1.5 E which takes up 18% of the total registration.

Around 30k units of all-new 2022 Honda HR-V booked in Malaysia, 70% registered are turbo 03

HR-V RS - Quite unpopular among buyers

Turbo power is clearly the most preferred option of the three engine options offered for the HR-V in Malaysia with 70% of buyers choosing them over the naturally-aspirated 1.5 S (18%) and the hybrid-powered 1.5 RS (12%).

Also read: We pick the best 2022 Honda HR-V - S, E, V, or RS, VTEC Turbo or Hybrid?

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Around 30k units of all-new 2022 Honda HR-V booked in Malaysia, 70% registered are turbo 01

S variant shown, the entry-level HR-V

The 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine in the base S variant makes 121 PS/145 Nm while the top-of-the-range RS is powered by a 1.5-litre e:HEV hybrid that churns out 131 PS/253 Nm (motor only). The petrol units are paired to a CVT automatic while the hybrid is mated to an e-CVT.

Also read: 2022 Honda HR-V 1.5 S: Corolla Cross fighter undercuts it in price, not value

Around 30k units of all-new 2022 Honda HR-V booked in Malaysia, 70% registered are turbo 02

Honda Malaysia also remarked that there are close to 30,000 bookings of the all-new HR-V as of September.

Around 30k units of all-new 2022 Honda HR-V booked in Malaysia, 70% registered are turbo 03

Malaysia is the only market in the entire world that offers 3 engine options for the all-new HR-V. Prices (Peninsular Malaysia, without insurance) for the four variants are as shown below:

  • HR-V 1.5 SRM 114,800
  • HR-V 1.5 ERM 129,800
  • HR-V 1.5 VRM 134,800
  • HR-V 1.5 RSRM 140,800

Also read: Widest range in the world - Only Malaysia's 2022 Honda HR-V come with 3 engine options, here's why

Around 30k units of all-new 2022 Honda HR-V booked in Malaysia, 70% registered are turbo 04

V variant shown

The Malaysian-spec HR-V is locally-assembled (CKD) in Pegoh, Melaka and we will share our thoughts on Honda’s highly-anticipated crossover on our roads very soon. In the meantime, you can check out Adrian’s experience behind the wheel of one in Thailand in our video.

Also read: Review: 2022 Honda HR-V RS - Maybe you'd want to hold the Corolla Cross booking first...

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CY Foong

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Traded advertising for a career that fits his passion for cars. Enjoys spotting cars during his free time and has a soft spot for Japanese Kei cars but drives a thirsty manual sedan.

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