New infotainment in 2021 Honda HR-V fixes its biggest weakness

Shaun · Mar 22, 2021 04:34 PM

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Earlier this year, Honda Malaysia updated the 2021 Honda HR-V with a few goodies, chief among them is the new 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

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The new infotainment system is standard across all variants of the Honda HR-V, starting from the E variant, all the way to the RS.

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Apart from the new infotainment system, the USB ports are relocated to the centre console.

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To recap, 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).

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Here are the variants and prices:

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 2021.

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Shaun

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The quest for automotive knowledge began as soon as the earliest memories. Various sources information, even questionable ones, have been explored including video games, television, magazines, or even internet forums. Still stuck in that rabbit hole.

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