Historically, Honda typically refreshes its product at 3 – 4 years. In other words, the Honda CR-V facelift is expected to release in 2019 or 2020.
In fact, quotes from WapCar.my, have released a spyshot of a camouflage-covered car allegedly a Honda CR-V facelift. Its features are most evident in the velg design and the back.
In addition, the rear window also looks identical to the Honda CRV 2020 currently circulating in Indonesia. So, it is very likely that the car is a Honda CR-V facelift.Honda left the design of the CR-V’s almost intact but there are some differences. On its back we find chrome ornaments and darker optical lenses for all versions, while on its front we get a more successful integration of fog lights. The CR-V Hybrid will wear the inevitable ‘Hybrid’ badge, as well as a blue Honda logo on the grill, which will be exclusive to the model.
Yearly Sales Position
The 2020 model seeks to extend the position of CR-V as the best-selling crossover in the Malaysiain the last 22 years, after surpassing the 5 million units mark, all CR-V 2020s benefit from new exterior and front design signals, which include a redesigned front bumper and grille, and new headlight designs.The CR-V of 2020 goes on sale with a retail price suggested by the manufacturer from $ 25,501, for the LX model of front-wheel drive.EX and EX-L models also get redesigned alloy wheels, while Touring grades get new 19-inch wheels and wheels.
Sales of Honda CRV Malaysia electrified vehicles in 2019 have increased 34 percent over the previous year, which means more than 50,000 hybrid, plug-in and fuel cell hybrid vehicles, with an increase of 82 times cent for the year only in the sales of hybrid vehicles.
Inside you get a redesigned center console that is easier to use, with more flexible storage options, while CR-V Touring ornaments now come standard with charging Qi-compatible wireless cell phones.
Other technologies in the vehicle include a central TFT color driver information interface (DII) meter display, 7-inch touchscreen audio interface available with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, and a linked satellite navigation system.
Additional technology available includes remote engine starting, dual zone climate control, an electric parking brake (EPB), rear USB charging ports, front passenger seat with 4-way electric adjustment and driver’s seat with electric adjustment 8-way and 4-way power lumbar support and heated front seats.
Available in front-wheel drive or with Honda Real Time all-wheel drive, the power is transmitted through a continuously variable sports transmission (CVT) with smooth-shifting Honda G-Shift control logic.
The power assisted steering (EPS) double pinion and variable ratio also contributes to the sense of direct and satisfactory steering of the CR-V.
More information on the two-engine hybrid-electric powertrain of the CR-V Hybrid will be available closer to when it goes on sale early next year.
Advantages of the Honda CR-V 2020
Although it is a half-life update, the Honda CR-V 2020 meets expectations, as it presents improvements in equipment level, not to mention the inclusion of the turbocharged engine for better response and performance. It is important to note that there will no longer be versions with the 2.4-liter atmospheric engine.
On the outside, this compact truck presents interesting changes, such as the incorporation of more exclusive elements for the outside, apart from having more defined front fenders, this area is complemented by a black grille for greater contrast, and even a subtle sportsmanship detail
It is important to mention that the 3 versions of the Honda CR-V 2020 that will be sold already include LED headlights and fog lights. Depending on the version chosen, 17 or 18-inch wheels may be implemented. Also, the skulls on the back already have a smoky finish and the exhausts have a new design at their exits.
Undoubtedly, the biggest advantage of this truck is that the engine evolved to a 1.5-liter turbocharged 1.5-liter with 190 horsepower and 179 foot-pounds of torque, so road overflows can be done more fluid, apart from that in performance it will have better figures.
For More Information
There is additional information for the media, including details on prices, features and high-resolution photographs of all Honda 2020 models available at WapCar.my.