New Honda CR-V bookings see 180% jump in one month, the preferred SUV in Malaysia?

Arif · Dec 09, 2020 01:53 PM

Honda Malaysia has announced that the new Honda CR-V has seen a 180% increase in bookings within a month since its official launch in November 2020.

The new Honda CR-V has exceeded expectations, receiving more than 1,700 units of bookings to-date. The 1.5L TC-P 2WD is the most popular choice among customers, contributing 46% to the total booking. .

Central region contributed the highest number of bookings (45% of the total booking). Southern region and Northern region contributed to 20% and 19% respectively.  

Dark Olive Metallic is the most preferred colour, making up 30% of the total bookings. To-date, more than 1,300 units of the new Honda CR-V have been delivered to customers nationwide. Honda Malaysia assures that the new Honda CR-V will be delivered to customers in a timely manner.  

Honda Malaysia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Mr. Toichi Ishiyama said,

“We would like to thank our valued customers for their trust and support towards Honda Malaysia even during these challenging times. The launch of the new Honda CR-V has definitely captured the interest of many SUV enthusiasts.

As an all-in-one SUV, the new CR-V is able to fulfil customers’ demand with its complete package that consists of a full suite of Honda Sensing1 safety features, Honda LaneWatch, dynamic performance with 4WD system as well as spacious and comfortable cabin.

Combining its premium features and attractive pricing starting from RM139,912.53, we believe the new CR-V is the ideal SUV for customers, especially families and professionals who have a discerning taste for SUV with top-notch specifications.

The New CR-V is an all-rounder SUV with a sporty driving experience that is suitable for different kinds of lifestyles; be it as a family car or daily commute for work.” 

"In addition, the sales tax exemption introduced by the Malaysian Government which is ongoing until 31st December 2020 has also provided a timely opportunity for customers to purchase Honda cars with added benefit.

Customers are welcome to test drive the New CR-V at any nearby Honda dealership. Honda Malaysia would like to emphasise that the health and safety of our customers and Honda associates remains our top priority. We are taking extra precautions at all Honda dealerships and strictly adhering to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to provide a safe and clean environment for customers to visit,” Mr. Ishiyama added.

A nifty feature on the Honda CR-V is the Remote Engine Start1  that allows drivers to start the engine with the press of a button on the smart key and at the same time, turn on the air conditioning from outside without unlocking the car.

Owners of the New CR-V can also fold the door mirrors using the smart key as the SUV is now equipped with Remote Retractable Door Mirrors. 

The new CR-V continues to provide high-level comfort with roomy cabin and boot capacity at 522 litres when all seats are up and 1,084 litres when the rear seats are folded down, providing great versatility and ample space for customers to transport various sizes of goods.

The Honda CR-V is also equipped with the Hands-Free Power Tailgate1. With just a simple foot motion towards the hands-free access sensor under the rear bumper, owners of the New CR-V can easily access the cargo space even when their hands are full.   For added safety, the Honda CR-V comes with Honda SENSING1 comprising all eight safety features:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Low Speed Follow (LSF)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
  • Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)
  • Auto High Beam (AHB)

Looks like a good month for the Honda CR-V.

1Applicable for 1.5L TC-P 2WD & 1.5L TC-P 4WD variants only