Going by the assorted speculations abounding the net area, it seems like Honda Automobiles Malaysia has been busy readying a slew of recent fashions for a launch within the coming yr. Whereas are trying ahead to assembly a number of recent Honda Automobiles at Auto Expo 2018, right here, on this submit, we have now give you the launch and value particulars of the most costly of all of the upcoming Honda vehicles in Malaysia – the 2018 Honda CRV 7 seater variant. Sure, Honda is more likely to launch a 7 seater mannequin of the CR-V to achieve from the quickly rising gross sales within the premium SUV phase. The 7 seater mannequin of Honda’s in style SUV is already on sale in Thailand, and its Malaysia launch is more likely to occur someday subsequent yr. Additionally See- Honda Automobiles at Auto Expo 2018
It’s value a point out right here that the brand new Honda CRV 2018 is excessive on security and crash safety. It has been awarded a 5-star security ranking by the ASEAN NCAP (New Automobile Evaluation Program for Southeast Asia). As per the crash take a look at reviews, the brand new Honda CR-V has obtained a rating of 88.eight out of 100. The crash assessments carried out on the SUV included frontal offset influence take a look at and facet influence together with an in-depth analysis of all the security options.
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Up to now, one of many greatest drawbacks of the CRV has been the dearth of a Diesel engine possibility. One other damaging is that till now the SUV has been a strict 5 seater. Now, nevertheless, it looks as if the subsequent era mannequin may have all of the bases lined. It is not going to solely supply seven-seat format however will actually have a Diesel engine possibility. In Malaysia, the brand new 2018 Honda CRV 7 seater mannequin may have two engine options- 2.Four-litre i-VTEC Petrol and 1.6-litre iDTEC Diesel. The latter will even supply a 9-speed ZF automated transmission. The brand new CRV will likely be out there in each FWD (Entrance Wheel Drive) and All Wheel Drive (AWD) codecs. Whereas the two.Four-litre petrol engine will likely be carried ahead from the sooner era and can include a CVT.
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When it comes to design, the 2018 CRV 7-seater mannequin will look far more trendy and even bolder than the present automotive. The brand new SUV relies on the newest Civic’s modular platform and will get Honda’s newest design theme. Because of the versatile platform, the CRV will supply a 4 wheel drive possibility. On the within, the CRV will supply three rows of seats. A 7 seater format will enhance the enchantment of this automotive. After all, the brand new CRV is dimensionally greater than the sooner era. Its wheelbase is as a lot as 41 mm longer, which helps it accommodate the third row of seats.
Among the many highlights of the brand new CRV is its lengthy record of options. For the primary time ever, the Honda CRV will get an automated shutter sort grille that lowers the automotive’s aerodynamic drag by a good margin. It would get a contemporary infotainment unit that can supply a 7-inch touchscreen interface and may have options like Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Mirror Hyperlink, Inside Storage and Bluetooth connectivity. Different options will embody a multi-zone local weather management, electrical parking brake, electrical tailgate and an electrical sunroof.
|Launch Date (anticipated)||By June 2018|
Whereas the brand new 2018 Honda CRV 7 Seater will exchange the present CRV in Malaysia, will probably be positioned within the phase above. This can allow the producer to additionally launch the HRV in Malaysia and place it in a approach that there’s no value overlap between the 2 SUVs. The brand new era of Honda’s in style SUV is more likely to make its Malaysia debut on the Auto Expo 2018. Subsequently, it’s going to go on sale within the first half of 2018. We’re but to obtain an official affirmation of the launch date. Nevertheless, we’ll hold you up to date with all the brand new developments on the CRV 2018 mannequin.
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|Base Mannequin||Rs 25 lakh|
|Prime Mannequin||Rs 30 lakh|
Like we stated, the brand new CRV will likely be positioned in a better phase. Additionally, it’s going to usher in many new options together with a better seating capability. There will likely be additionally a Diesel engine and a ZF-sourced 9-speed automated gearbox for the petrol motor. All this can result in a substantial enhance within the costs of Honda’s premium SUV. We’re anticipating the CRV to have a beginning value of Rs 25 lakh. The totally loaded mannequin may value as a lot as Rs 30 lakh.
|Engine||2.Four-litre iVTEC Petrol/1.6-litre iDTEC Diesel|
|Max. Energy||160 PS/160 PS|
|Peak Torque||190 Nm/300 Nm|
|Transmission||6-speed Handbook, CVT/ 6-speed Handbook, 9-speed Automated|
|Drivetrain||FWD and AWD|
The brand new 2018 Honda CRV will supply two engine choices – 2.Four-litre Petrol and 1.6-litre Diesel. This would be the first time that Honda will supply the CRV SUV with a Diesel engine possibility. The brand new 1.6-litre iDTEC Diesel engine will come mated to a 6-speed handbook transmission. There will likely be an possibility of a ZF-sourced 9-speed automated transmission. The brand new 1.6-litre iDTEC Diesel engine will likely be regionally produced at Honda’s Tapukara facility in Rajasthan. This engine may also find yourself powering the brand new Civic and the HRV. The oil burner may have a max. energy of 160 PS and a peak torque of 300 Nm. It’s more likely to be out there in each FWD and AWD codecs.
Alternatively, the petrol variant will get the identical 2.Four-litre iVTEC engine that powers the present automotive. This engine outputs a max. energy of 160 PS and a peak torque of 190 Nm. Transmission decisions embody a six-speed handbook and a CVT. The Petrol engine variant may also are available in each FWD and AWD codecs.
The introduction of the Diesel engine will make the CRV much more economical to run. It’s anticipated that the oil burner will simply supply a max. gas mileage of 20 KMPL. Alternatively, the petrol will supply a peak gas mileage determine of 14 KMPL.
Security Options – The Honda CRV 2018 is excessive on security options. It offers-
In Malaysia, the brand new CRV 2018 will go on to rival a number of SUVs like-
|Floor Clearance||198 mm|
|Max. Boot Area||967-litres|
Underpinned by the newest Civic’s modular platform, the brand new era CRV has grown in dimension. It’s now as a lot as Four,596 mm lengthy, 1,855 mm extensive and stands 1,679 mm tall. It has a wheelbase of two,660 mm, which is 41 mm longer than earlier than. The brand new gen SUV has a floor clearance of 198 mm. With all of the three rows of seats in place, the SUV affords a boot area of 150-litres. Nevertheless, it may be boosted to 472-litres by folding the third-row of seats. It may be additional elevated to 967-litres by folding the second-row as effectively.
Whereas the design of the brand new CRV 2018 builds on the present SUV’s profile, it’s got bigger in dimensions. This has helped the producer to supply a 3rd row of seats. On the front-end, the 2018 Honda CRV 7 seater mannequin will get a extremely sharp nostril that’s characterised by the smooth headlamps and tasteful utilization of chrome. The facet profile, particularly the window line, bears some resemblance to the outgoing mannequin. On the again, the brand new 2017 CRV options excessive mounted L-shaped cease lamps that get LED detailing. Honda has been beneficiant with the utilization of chrome throughout the SUV. The entrance bumper, facet skirts, window space, and the rear, all characteristic chrome highlights. It additionally options twin tone alloys, black physique cladding and roof rails that add to the crossover/SUV look.
The insides really feel plusher and boast increased ranges of sophistication too. Like the present CR-V, the gear stick is mounted on the dashboard and never between the motive force and co-passenger seat. The steering wheel seems fairly much like that of the brand new Honda Civic. Behind the steering wheel, there’s an all-digital instrument console, which could possibly be customisable. There’s a 7 inch touchscreen that controls the infotainment system on supply as effectively. Relying available on the market, the dashboard will get both an all black therapy or a black beige mixture. So as to add to the premium really feel, the dashboard additionally options wooden inserts. Just like the Honda CR-V for Thailand, the one which involves Malaysia may also characteristic a 5+2 seating format.
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