With a weakening Ringgit, it’s inevitable that costs of issues will enhance, and new vehicles aren’t any exception. In January, Honda Malaysia stated that it was not rising costs firstly of the 12 months, regardless of ‘difficult’ circumstances. Seven months in, it seems to be like the corporate has lastly determined that the inevitable can’t be staved off any longer.
If you happen to’re out there for a brand new Honda HR-V, right here’s an replace on the worth you’ll have to pay for one from tomorrow, July 5. Tariffs for the SUV leaked by way of a social media publish earlier this night spotlight a slight value enhance for the mannequin, constant throughout all the vary. Launched in July final 12 months, there are 4 variants – with three powertrains – on sale right here.
First up, the bottom 1.5L S, which is powered by a 1.5L naturally-aspirated engine. It’s now priced at RM115,900, up by RM1,100 from the RM114,800 it was at when was launched final 12 months. The RM1,100 enhance can be discovered on all subsequent fashions greater up the road.
As such, the 1.5L Turbo E now retails for RM130,900 (beforehand, RM129,800), whereas the 1.5 Turbo V goes for RM135,900 (beforehand, RM134,800). In the meantime, the range-topping e:HEV RS hybrid is now priced at RM141,900 (beforehand, RM140,800). All costs are on-the-road, excluding insurance coverage, and these are for the usual exterior colors. If you need the automobile in Premium White Pearl, it’s an extra RM600, relevant throughout all variants.
No mechanical adjustments, or any revisions anyplace else (options, package) for that matter. Powertrain-wise, the S incorporates a 1.5 litre naturally-aspirated DOHC i-VTEC four-cylinder as seen on the Metropolis, and this presents 121 PS and 145 Nm of torque at 4,300 rpm. The E and V grades are powered by a 1.5 litre VTEC Turbo engine rated at 181 PS and 240 Nm of torque made between 1,700 and 4,500 rpm.
As for the RS, its e:HEV hybrid powertrain consists of a 107 PS and 131 Nm 1.5 litre naturally-aspirated Atkinson-cycle petrol engine. The mill acts as a generator, however can drive the automobile immediately at greater speeds, for a entrance electrical drive motor, which outputs 131 PS and 253 Nm.
To recap, these are the brand new costs of the Honda HR-V, efficient July 5, 2023:
- HR-V 1.5L S – RM115,900
- HR-V 1.5T E – RM130,900
- HR-V 1.5T V – RM135,900
- HR-V 1.5L e:HEV RS – RM141,900
GALLERY: Honda HR-V RS e:HEV
GALLERY: Honda HR-V 1.5 Turbo V
GALLERY: Honda HR-V 1.5 Turbo E