Honda HR-V tops the charts with 7,000 bookings in February

 2015 Honda HR-V , profile The recently introduced Honda HR-V Compact SUV has been on a positive run of late. Honda’s newest compact SUV has gained 7,000 bookings in one month, since its domestic debut in February. The HR-V isn’t the only variant doing well in Honda Malaysia’s repertoire; the City and Jazz variants contributed 4,047 bookings in the same month to bring the grand total to 11,047 bookings. In all, some 6,000 units of the three variants have been delivered to customers nationwide.

Honda Malaysia maintained first position in the Non-National Passenger Vehicle Segment for the month of January with delivery of 6,522 units. The increased sales was contributed mainly by the City and Jazz, as well as the Civic and Accord.

Honda HR-V’s waiting period has just gone up to 4 months

Available in three grade package, the Honda HR-V is offered in V, S and E versions. The Honda HR-V V-grade takes up the bulk of the 7,000 bookings with 65 percent, followed by the S and E versions at 15 and 20 percent. The record sales month has led to a four-month waiting period for the HR-V as Honda Malaysia is now undertaking a revised production schedule at its no.2 line plant in Pegoh, Malacca. Therefore, potential buyers would have to be a little patience. The good news is Honda M’sia is able to promptly revise the production plan and is striving to cut the HR-V’s waiting duration without sacrificing on the vehicle’s quality.

The Honda HR-V features among others, Multi-Utility Cargo Space, which enables various versatile rear seat configurations to meet all lifestyle activities. Journeys in the HR-V are made more comfortable and enjoyable with smart interface features such as 7-inch Display Audio, Touch Panel Auto Air Conditioning and Smart Entry with Push Start Button.

In addition, the HR-V comes with a host of advanced technology features, such as the new Automatic Brake Hold and Electric Parking Brake.

Customers are encouraged to pop by any of the 78 Honda dealerships nationwide to view and test drive the HR-V. Five colors are valid for the HR-V: Black Metallic, Alabaster Silver, Modern Steel Metallic, Taffeta White and Crystal Black Pearl.

The HR-V S grade is priced at RM99,800, HR-V E grade is RM108,800 and HR-V V grade is RM118,800. All prices are on-the-road with insurance, including 5-year warranty and a 10,000km service interval.