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Would You Wait 12 Months For Honda’s New 2022 HR-V? Malaysians Say YES!

Would You Wait 12 Months For Honda’s New 2022 HR-V? Malaysians Say YES!

The 2022 HR-V HR-V’s waiting period is at least 12 months.

Akmal Hakim

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Honda just launched the new 2022 HR-V or the ‘Hip & Smart Runabout Vehicle’ in Malaysia. The compact SUV comes with an updated look and some extra conveniences.

Honda Malaysia Managing Director and CEO Hironobu Yoshimura said that the car gathered positive reviews from the media and an overwhelming response from the public.

I am pleased to inform you that the All-New HR-V has received more than 20,000 bookings.  With the high demand for this new model, we would like to update that the waiting period for the All-New HR-V is 12 months, depending on the availability of selected variants.

Honda Malaysia Managing Director and CEO Hironobu Yoshimura

The updated looks

The front of the Honda HR-V is dominated by a new sporty front grille while the rear features an elevated bold design with LED Taillight Strip. 

To complete the 2022 HR-V look, there’s the Front LED Sequential Turn Signals, Full LED Headlights with Daytime Running Lights (DRL), Front LED Fog Lights, and 18-inch Sporty Alloy Wheels.

The powertrain

The All-New HR-V introduces 3 powertrains for customers to choose from:

  • 1.5L e:HEV system with 2-motors (RS). 
  • 1.5L VTEC Turbocharged Engine (RS, V & E variants).
  • 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC (S Variant).

The extra conveniences

The RS variant now features leather upholstery, Sports Pedals, Dual Zone Auto Air Conditioning and Deceleration Selector Paddle. 

The RS, V and E variants feature a 7-inch Interactive TFT Meter Cluster and 8-inch Display Audio with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Connectivity.

Honda has also introduced the Air Diffusion System in the All-New HR-V for better cooling circulation for all passengers. An additional standard feature in this new model is rear air conditioning ventilation.

Other new features include the Remote Engine Start and Walk Away Auto Lock. Drivers of the All-New HR-V will also find the Hill Descent Control (HDC) feature — automatically maintains at a set low speed, allowing the driver to concentrate on the steering when descending a steep hill.

All-New HR-V RS variant also features the Hands-Free Power Tailgate with Walkaway Close function — where the tailgate will close automatically when the driver moves away from the vehicle after the ‘Walkaway Close Switch’ is switched ON.

The safety features

The 2022 HR-V comes equipped with a full set of advanced safety technologies including Honda LaneWatch and Honda SENSING. As an added value in protection for Honda customers, Honda SENSING is made standard across all variants of the All-New HR-V.

The Honda SENSING suite of advanced driver assistance safety systems includes:

  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
  • Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS)
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Auto High Beam (AHB)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Low-Speed Follow (LSF)
  • Lead Car Departure Notification (LCDN)
  • Additionally, Honda CONNECT with smart Telematics Technology ensures Safety, Security, and Convenience.

Additionally, Honda CONNECT with smart Telematics Technology ensures Safety, Security, and Convenience.

All-New HR-V will be offered in five colours, Ignite Red Metallic, Meteoroid Gray Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Lunar Silver Metallic and Ruse Black Metallic. 

The All-New HR-V prices are as follows:

VariantOn-The-Road Price Without Insurance (RM)
1.5L e: HEV RSRM140,800.00
1.5T VRM134,800.00
1.5T ERM129,800.00
1.5L SRM114,800.00

With the launch of this exciting new model, Honda Malaysia targets to sell 1,600 units per month.

The All-New HR-V is aimed at young urban families, professionals and anyone who is looking for a stylish vehicle with advanced features that fits their daily lifestyle.

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