Honda Malaysia today announced that the New CR-V has seen a 180% increase in bookings within a month since its official launch in November 2020.
The company also stated that the bookings have exceeded expectations, of which the New CR-V has received more than 1,700 unit bookings to-date.
The New Honda CR-V was launched with three upgraded variants, namely 2.0L 2WD, 1.5L TC-P 2WD and 1.5L TC-P 4WD. The 1.5L TC-P 2WD is the most popular choice among customers, contributing 46% to the total booking.
According to the booking records, Central region contributed the highest number of bookings, accounting for 45% of the total booking. The New CR-V also received high demand from Southern region and Northern region with 20% and 19% contribution to the booking respectively.
In terms of colour options, Dark Olive Metallic is the most preferred colour among the new CR-V owners, which translated to 30% of the total booking.
To-date, more than 1,300 units of theNew CR-V have been delivered to customers nationwide. Honda Malaysia assures that the New CR-V will be delivered to customers in a timely manner.
Now fitted with the full suite of Honda Sensing safety features including Honda LaneWatch as standard, the new Honda CR-V is priced from RM139,912.53.
Features under the Honda Sensing suite include Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Low Speed Follow (LSF), Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM), Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) and Auto High Beam (AHB).
The exterior design of the CR-V has also been further enhanced with a new Black Grille combined with Honda Signature LED Headlights and New Front Bumper with New Wing-style Chrome Fascia.
And then we have the new Rear Dark Chrome, New Smoked Finish Taillights, rear bumper garnished with New Wing-style Chrome Fascia, Twin Tail Pipe Chrome Finish at the rear, and new 18-inch Dual-Tone Alloy Wheels with new design.
Other key features include the new Remote Engine Start function, Remote Retractable Door Mirrors, new Hands-Free Power Tailgate, as well as 522 litres of boot space.
The New CR-V is also equipped with Rear Seat Belt Reminder which is a new safety feature that alerts the driver when rear passengers have not fastened their seat belts.
Other standard safety features available in the New CR-V are Honda LaneWatch, Six Airbags, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) with Agile Handling Assist (AHA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Brake Assist (BA), Auto Brake Hold (ABH), Walk Away Auto Lock and Driver Attention Monitor.
Honda Malaysia has officially launched the new and updated 2020 Honda CR-V. Bookings for the New CR-V opened in October and it has already received 600 orders.
The pricing is as mentioned below (with SST exemption):
CR-V 1.5L TC-P 4WD – RM162,910
CR-V 1.5L TC-P 2WD – RM157,615
CR-V 2.0L 2WD – RM139,912
The New CR-V now comes with the full suite of Honda Sensing safety features and Honda LaneWatch, as well as dynamic performance with 4WD system. The features include:
1. Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) 2. Low Speed Follow (LSF) 3. Forward Collision Warning (FCW) 4. Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) 5. Lane Departure Warning (LDW) 6. Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) 7. Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) 8. Auto High Beam (AHB)
The powertrain package has been carried over, so we have the 1.5L VTEC Turbo engine making 193PS and 243Nm on one hand, and the 2.0 litre SOHC i-VTEC naturally-aspirated four-cylinder petrol engine making 154 PS and 189 Nm of torque. Paired to the engines is a CVT gearbox.
Also worth mentioning is the fact that the highest variant of the new CR-V is now coupled with the 4WD system.
On the exterior, new features include a new black Grille combined with Honda Signature LED Headlights, a new front bumper with new wing-style chrome fascia, a new rear bumper, new Smoked Taillights, as well as twin chromed exhaust tips. Completing the new look of the model are the new 18-inch dual-tone alloy wheels.
Inside, the CR-V gets a 7-inch TFT digital instrument cluster, dual-zone automatic air-conditioning, rear air cond vents, leather upholstery, powered front seats, a 7-inch Advanced Display infotainment system, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity, as well as eight speakers.
Other key features include a hands-free powered tailgate, two USB ports located underneath the gearshift, Remote Engine Start, Rear Seat Belt Reminder, as well as Remote Retractable Door Mirrors.
The New CR-V is available in five attractive colours; Lunar Silver Metallic, Passion Red Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic, Dark Olive Metallic and a brand-new option, Platinum White Pearl.
Honda Malaysia today announced that the new 2020 Honda CR-V is now open for booking.
So, what is new? On the exterior, we have a new black front grille combined with Honda Signature LED headlights, new front bumper with Honda’s Wing-style Chrome Fascia, new rear dark chrome bits, as well as new Smoked Finish Taillights.
The rear bumper is also garnished with New Wing-style Chrome Fascia and New Tail Pipe Finisher. Further elevating the aesthetics of the New CR-V are its 18-inch Dual-Tone Alloy Wheels with new design.
The New CR-V is also equipped with Hands free Power Tailgate which can be activated with a foot motion under the rear bumper to open and close the cargo.
And then we have the full suite of Honda Sensing package that consists of eight features:
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
Low-Speed Follow (LSF)
Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
In addition, Honda LaneWatch is now a standard safety feature in the New CR-V.
Developed to improve driver’s awareness and assure safety, this system features a camera mounted on the left passenger side mirror with visuals displayed on the car’s infotainment screen when turning or changing lanes.
Powered by a 1.5L VTEC Turbocharged engine, the New CR-V produces power output of up to 193PS and 243Nm, making it more powerful than a 2.4L engine performance, to deliver uncompromised power for an SUV body type while maintaining fuel efficiency at the same time.
Since its launch in 2017, more than 36,000 units of the 5th Generation CR-V are now on Malaysian roads. The CR-V contributed 19% to the overall Non-National SUV segment, making it one of the most popular and beloved Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) in the market.
The launch of the New CR-V in Malaysia is expected to be in Q4 2020 and will up the ante to be the all-rounder of the SUV segment.