Honda HR-V RS offers dark brown leather cabin

By CARSIFU | 4 June 2020

PETALING JAYA: The Honda HR-V RS gets a new interior colour addition – a classy dark brown leather option, in addition to the black leather interior.

This new interior colour is fitted into the centre console, front panel, driver and passenger seats (front and rear) as well as door panel lining.

The new dark brown leather interior is exclusively introduced for Malaysia.

The HR-V RS is priced at RM124,800 on-the-road price without insurance.

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It is available in 3 colour options namely Passion Red Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic and White Orchid Pearl.

The HR-V RS is powered by a 1.8-litre SOHC i-VTEC engine combined with Honda's Earth Dreams Technology Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT).

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It also has the Variable Gear Ratio (VGR) steering system for a sportier and responsive driving experience.

The HR-V RS has features such as the 7-inch Display Audio, Paddle Shift and Honda LaneWatch.

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It also sets the benchmark in the compact SUV segment with its practical Multi-Utility Cargo Space, which offers excellent cabin and trunk space.

Standard safety features in the HR-V include Six Airbags, Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Automatic Brake Hold (ABH), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA) and Rear Seat ISOFIX.

Launched in 2015, there are more than 91,000 (as of May 2020) units of HR-V on Malaysian roads.

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The facelifted HR-V which was introduced in January 2019, has sold more than 19,000 (as of May 2020) units with the RS variant contributing 21% to the total facelifted HR-V sales.

The compact SUV upheld its No.1 position in the non-national compact SUV segment with 85% (as of April 2020) market share.

Honda Malaysia managing director and CEO Toichi Ishiyama said, "Today, we are delighted to provide yet another selection of interior styling to suit the differing personalities of our discerning customers - the new classy dark brown leather interior. We are committed to continuously improve our product offerings as we listen to customers’ feedback and market demand.”

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