The 2018 Honda HR-V facelift has been spotted on test in Malaysia. The HR-V, a popular selling compact SUV for the company in the international market, is likely to get the new model early next year.
Reports indicate that the Japanese car manufacturer is also likely to introduce the new HR-V in India sometime in 2019.
Honda is expected to continue offering the existing engine options, while changes will be limited to cosmetic upgrades. In the international market, the Honda HR-V is currently available in three engine options – a 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol unit, a 1.5-litre i-VTEC+i-DCD hybrid power-train and a 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel unit.
The compact SUV will continue being offered in both manual and automatic transmission options. The HR-V has been a long time coming.