Honda Malaysia announced that the new HR-V has received more than 8,500 bookings to date since its launch in January 2019.
The company said that the bookings increased exponentially over the past two months, achieving over three months’ target within one month with close to 4,000 bookings.
With more than 3,000 units already delivered to owners, the new HR-V also dominated 87% of market share in the compact SUV segment as of January 2019 and remains the segment leader.
It is said that Klang Valley contributed the highest sales at 47%, followed by the southern region with 18%, and the northern region with another 18%.
Honda Malaysia also mentioned that the newly introduced Passion Red Pearl colour appears to be the favourite among the customers, representing 28% of overall sales.
Offered in four variants (Hybrid, RS, V, E), the new HR-V Petrol is powered by a 1.8L SOHC i-VTEC engine combined with a Continuous Variable Transmission (CVT). The HR-V Hybrid on the other hand, comes with the familiar 1.5-litre petrol-electric full-hybrid engine paired to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission driving the front wheels.
Standard features include 6 airbags, Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), ISOFIX, a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera, 8-Way Driver Power Seat (V & RS), full leather seats (V & RS), Honda LaneWatch camera (V & RS), cruise control, and paddle shifters.