Honda Bags Five Awards from the 2019-2020 Auto Focus Media’s Choice Awards
Posted on Nov 04 2019
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines, is pleased to share the awards received from 2019-2020 Auto Focus Media’s Choice Awards. The awarding ceremony took place at The Palms Country Club by Filinvest in Alabang, Muntinlupa City last October 16, 2019.
The Honda CR-V, one of Honda’s all-time best-selling model, bagged the Best in Safety Features award under the Compact SUV Segment. The fifth generation CR-V is the brand’s first-ever Diesel offering in the country. Completely loaded with advanced features, the CR-V also boasts bold and sophisticated exterior styling and premium and comfortable interior.
The Honda Odyssey on the other hand won the Best in Safety Features award under the Premium/Luxury Van Segment. The Odyssey provides a more dynamic and commanding presence, satisfying customer’s needs for luxurious and comfortable mobility. This is the fifth consecutive time that the Odyssey won in the AFMCA/AFPCA.
Meanwhile,The All-New Honda Brio, which was just introduced last April 2019, brought home three awards: Best in Design, Best in Engine Performance, and Best in Value-For-Money—all under the Mini Segment. Currently Honda’s third best-selling model in its line-up, the All-New Honda Brio offers a sleek and sporty exterior, complimented by its very comfortable and spacious interior styling.
These awards prove the public’s continuous appreciation for the Honda brand. They also reinforce Honda’s commitment to relentlessly deliver high-quality vehicles with top-notch features to satisfy the needs of the market.
Auto Focus Media’s Choice Awards (AFMCA), now on its 15th edition, is an annual award-giving ceremony, organized by Sunshine Television and Marketing Services, Inc. (STV).
Honda announces Exclusive Deals for New Civic 1.8 S CVT and CR-V Touring Diesel 9AT this October
Posted on Oct 07 2019
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines is pleased to announce the New Civic 1.8 S CVT and CR-V Touring Diesel 9AT’s Cash Discounts, Low Cash-out and Low Monthly Amortization All-In Bundle.
The New Civic 1.8 S CVT is a new variant for the Civic which also serves as the model’s entry variant. On the outside, the New Civic 1.8 S CVT sports a new Halogen Projector Headlights with Integrated Daytime Running Lights and 16-inch Two Tone Alloy Wheels to maintain that sporty and aggressive look. On the inside, the Civic 1.8 S CVT gets Honda’s 7-inch Touch Screen Display Audio system to provide customers a functional yet entertaining driving experience. The New Civic 1.8 S CVT is available at the suggested retail price of Php 1,115,000.
The CR-V Touring Diesel 9AT is the limited edition variant of one of Honda’s all-time best-selling model, the CR-V. Loaded for a bold and sophisticated exterior styling, this limited edition variant is upgraded with Front Grille, Running Board, Rear Bumper Protector and an Exhaust Pipe Finisher. To add, in order to differentiate this CR-V model from all other variants, Honda has equipped this limited version with a Touring Edition Emblem. The CR-V Touring Diesel 9AT is available at the suggested retail price of Php 1,738,000 and comes in three colors: White Orchid Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic and Dark Olive Metallic.
Now until October 31, 2019 only, a cash discount of fifty thousand pesos (Php 50,000) for the New Civic 1.8 S CVT and one hundred and seven thousand pesos (Php 107,000) for the CR-V Touring Diesel 9AT are offered outright.
On top of that, both the New Civic 1.8 S CVT and the CR-V Touring Diesel 9AT are available through low net cash-out of 15% and 20% downpayment with up to 60 months payment term. This promo is available through BPI Family Savings Bank, RCBC Savings Bank, Security Bank Corporation, East West Banking Corporation, PNB Savings Bank, Philippine Savings Bank, China Bank Savings, Bank of Commerce, United Coconut Planters Bank, Sterling Bank of Asia, Maybank Philippines Inc., BDO Unibank, Inc., and Robinsons Bank only. Moreover, the offer includes three (3) year LTO Registration and Chattel Mortgage, plus an additional one (1) year Comprehensive Insurance with Acts of Nature (Free Insurance Package available on selected bank partners only).
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Honda Introduces the BR-V and Civic Limited Edition Variants
Posted on Oct 07 2019
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines, is pleased to introduce the limited edition variants of the New BR-V and New Civic for 2019 with enhancements suiting the needs of trendy and active Filipino customers.
New BR-V 1.5 Prestige CVT
Honda’s second best-selling and locally manufactured model, the New BR-V has been a strong contender in the competitive 7-seater small SUV market. Known for being the most powerful in its class, the BR-V continues to boast a very capable yet fuel efficient powertrain combined with a flexible interior arrangement making the BR-V the practical 7-seater SUV for Filipino families.
For 2019, Honda is introducing a limited edition of the BR-V, the New BR-V 1.5 Prestige CVT. Equipped with new exterior upgrades such as a new Prestige Design Black Front Grille, Front and Rear Bumper Skid Garnish, Side Skirts, Tailgate Garnish, Tailgate Spoiler, and Exhaust Pipe Finisher, the New BR-V 1.5 Prestige CVT showcases a more distinct and masculine body styling further enhancing its SUV image. In addition, this limited edition variant sits on new Prestige Design 16-inch Alloy Wheels, which differentiate the exterior profile of this limited edition. To commemorate the BR-V’s limited edition variant, a Prestige Emblem can also be found at the rear making this variant distinguishable amongst other BR-V variants.
The New BR-V 1.5 Prestige CVT will retail at a price of Php 1,075,000 and will be available in two colors, Taffeta White and Modern Steel Metallic. Only 210 units of this variant will be available.
New Civic RS Turbo CVT in Brilliant Sporty Blue
As Honda’s most notable nameplate in its lineup, the Civic continues to embody the sporty yet practical characteristics the model has been known for. With its sporty driving dynamics complemented by its sporty exterior styling, sharply defined character lines, and its sophisticated yet spacious interior, the Civic has continued to be the market leader in the C-segment category here in the Philippines. For 2019, Honda is once again bringing in the New Civic RS Turbo CVT in Brilliant Sporty Blue available with the same suggested retail price of Php 1,608,000. Only 30 units of this exclusive variant will be available nationwide.
Honda Launches its All-New 10th Generation Accord, With Advanced Technologies and Bolder, More Luxurious Design
Posted on Sep 26 2019
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile unit in the Philippines debuts the All-New 10th Generation Honda Accord at Blackbird Makati. Honda’s newest luxury sedan offers a premium and bolder design, a more powerful 1.5-liter VTEC TURBO engine and the advanced Honda SENSING safety technology.
Introduced in 1976, the Accord is Honda’s second longest running nameplate in its global lineup. With Likewise, it is one of Honda’s best selling model with 22.8 million units sold (as of July 2019) since 1976.
The 10th generation Accord was developed under the grand concept “ABSOLUTE CONFIDENCE”, aiming to be a captivating sedan for the next generation. The All-New Accord presents itself as the embodiment of what Honda stands for in innovation, safety and advanced technology, elevating further the image of what a midsize sedan should be.
Built on a new platform, the All-New Accord boasts a streamlined yet elegant overall exterior profile thanks to its now wider stance, lower roofline and a dramatically longer and lower hood. Upfront, Honda’s signature chrome wing grille and streamlined wing-shaped headlights full-LED headlights with auto leveling and high beam features highlight the bold and upright front fascia. Combined with chiseled hood and LED fog lights the All-New Accord gets a very distinctive and aggressive presence on the road.
Continuing to the side, the All-New Accord’s lower roofline and sharp upswept bodylines create a stylish yet dynamic appeal with its strong wheel arches and concave door panels further emphasizing its character lines. Completing the sleek and dynamic profile of the All-New Accord, an aggressive, cleverly designed and engineered 18-inch Noise-Reducing Alloy Wheels complete the commanding look.
At the rear, the brightly trimmed rear fascia is as athletic and energetically designed as the front end, with a slightly longer overhang. The C-shaped design of the LED taillights complements the design of the front LED DRLs and contribute to a distinct Accord appearance that is easy to spot on the road.
To further give the All-New Accord a sleek outlook, Honda adopted a laser brazing welding process for joining the roof and the side panels, which gives it an enhanced sophisticated look by creating a cleaner exterior appearance with no need for a garnish over the rain channels.
Inside of the All-New Accord boasts a larger, more premium and tech-savvy interior that compliments its elegant new body design and more refined and athletic driving character. With meticulous attention to the tactile and visual quality of materials used to elevate the overall premium feeling of the cabin, the All-New Accord is fitted with premium, high quality, and soft touch materials throughout the cabin with tasteful application of leather, wood and metal accents throughout.
The All-New Accord’s wider body and longer wheelbase also contribute to its improved cabin space. This is noticeable at the All-New Accord’s rear cabin wherein an additional 48mm of legroom now provides substantial comfort for the rear passengers. In addition, the All-New Accord now also gets an improved cargo capacity as it now boasts a 573-liter trunk space, 123 liters more than its predecessor thanks to its increased dimensions.
With the goal of enhancing mobility through embodying Honda’s latest advanced technology features, the All-New Accord implements an array of advanced technologies comparable to those found in vehicles from a class higher. These arrays of technological features not only elevate the All-New Accord in terms technological offerings but also taking driver and passenger convenience to a higher level.
For the main instrumentation, the All-New Accord comes equipped with a 7-inch Thin Film Transistor (TFT) display (left side) that can present a wide range of information and a speedometer on the right side of the instrument package. The TFT display presents various vehicle information with an upscale yet easy-to-read layout.
The All-New Accord now also sports a new 8-inch Display Audio system, which is one of the most advanced systems offered by Honda to date. The 8-inch touchscreen lets you control the vehicle’s audio system, display settings, Honda SENSING functions and other advanced features through swipe, tap and pinch gestures. The intuitive and easy-to-use system has a simplified menu structure and customizable shortcuts for commonly used features and applications. This system also comes with Navigation and supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for a more intuitive smartphone connectivity while inside the All-New Accord.
Other advanced convenience features such as Smart Key with Push Button Start and Remote Engine Start, Walk Away Auto Lock and Speed Sensing Door Lock functionality, Electric Parking Brake with Auto Brake Hold, Auto Dimming Rear View Mirror are also implemented in the All-New Accord.
HONDA SENSING AND SAFETY
On top of the advanced convenience and safety features present in the All-New Accord and to further provide a higher standard of safety for both driver and passengers, The All New Accord now comes standard with Honda SENSING. Using cutting-edge sensing technologies, Honda SENSING system aids
the driver to prevent or effectively respond to dangerous driving situations. Honda’s suite of driver assistive features provides an array of advanced safety features such as Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low Speed Follow (LSF), Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM), and Auto High Beam.
Honda SENSING receives information from two different devices; one is a millimeter-wave radar that can be found in the front bumper and the other is a monocular camera mounted on the upper, inside part of the windshield. Both devices work simultaneously to monitor and asses various conditions in front of the vehicle and give feedback to the driver by providing corrective actions to aid in preventing the collision.
With Honda SENSING, Honda aims to provide a collision-free mobility and safety for everyone sharing the road.
Together with Honda SENSING, safety features such as six (6) airbags, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Emergency Stop Signal, Front & Rear parking sensors, Multiview Reverse Camera w/ Guidelines, LaneWatch Camera and Straight Driving Assist come in standard with the All-New Accord.
Powering the All-New Accord is a New 1.5-liter VTEC Turbo engine developed under Earth Dreams Technology. This new engine puts out a maximum power output of 190PS at 5,500 rpm and 243Nm of torque from 1,500 - 5,500 rpm. With its higher horsepower and torque output, the All-New Accord is at par if not more powerful compared its 2.4 Liter Naturally Aspirated predecessor. Power is transmitted through a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) developed based on Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology. The engine and transmission provide responsive performance, acceleration and efficient fuel economy. To further enhance driving dynamics, Sport mode is now available which enhances the All-New Accord’s throttle and steering response. This together with the CVT’s paddle shifters give the driver a greater control over the vehicle’s transmission operation and power delivery. At the same time, Honda’s Eco Assist System, which consists of the ECON mode and Eco-Coaching Ambient Light, is still available to help encourage drivers achieve fuel-efficient driving.
The All-New Accord will be available at all 38 Honda Cars Dealerships nationwide with a suggested retail price of Php 2,288,000 and will be available in three (3) colors namely; Platinum White Pearl, Crystal Black, and Modern Steel Metallic. For more information on the All-New Accord and other Honda products, visit any us now!
Honda Introduces the City and Jazz Sport Limited Edition Variants
Posted on Aug 01 2019
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines, launches the sporty limited edition variants of the Honda City and Honda Jazz. This offering aims to satisfy the desire of the Filipino customers aspiring to own a sporty and fun to drive Honda vehicle. Customers may now place their reservations at any of the 38 Honda Cars Dealerships nationwide.
New Honda City 1.5 Sport CVT
As one of Honda’s locally produced and best-selling models here in the Philippines, the City has established itself as one of the top of mind vehicles for customers in the competitive sub-compact sedan category. Thanks to its powerful and efficient 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine, spacious interior and cargo capacity, and various convenience features. For 2019, the New City 1.5 Sport CVT now comes with a more dynamic appearance enhancing the City’s sporty image. Upfront, The New City Sport is equipped with LED Headlights and LED Fog lamps for a more aggressive front fascia, At the side, Power Folding Side Mirrors with Integrated Turn Signals and Chrome Door Handles give this variant a sporty yet premium looking side profile. While at the rear, the New City Sport features a Ducktail Spoiler and Sport Edition Emblem to distinguish this City from the other variants.
The New City 1.5 Sport CVT will be available for a suggested retail price of Php 899,000 and will only be available in two colors; Taffeta White and Modern Steel Metallic.
New Honda Jazz 1.5 Sport CVT
Together with the City Sport, the Jazz is another Honda nameplate that is well established in the Philippine Market. With a strong following contributed by its hatchback body styling, impressive packaging, and powerful yet efficient drivetrain, the Jazz has become the best-selling subcompact hatchback in its segment. Known for its sporty characteristics, Honda is introducing the New Jazz 1.5 Sport CVT for 2019. This variant gives Honda’s subcompact hatchback a sporty treatment upgrade. Honda has equipped this limited edition offering with new exterior features derived from the Jazz RS variant namely; 16-inch RS design Black Alloy wheels, RS Design Tailgate spoiler and Black Door Mirror Caps can be found in this limited edition variant which give this subcompact hatch a more aggressive stance on the road. To complete the overall sporty image, the New Jazz 1.5 Sport CVT will also come with a Sport Edition Emblem, which can be found at the rear.
The Jazz 1.5 Sport CVT will be available at a suggested retail price of Php 933,000 and will be exclusively available in Brilliant Sporty Blue. Only 30 units of this Limited Edition variant will be made available nationwide.
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Honda Launches the All-New 2019 Honda Brio in the Philippines, Now Made Sportier with a New RS Variant
Posted on Apr 26 2019
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile unit in the Philippines, is pleased to introduce the All-New 2019 Honda Brio as Honda’s entry to the A-Segment passenger car category in the Philippines. This is a response to customers who aspire to own and experience Honda’s signature sporty and practical characteristics in an affordable package.
Now on its 2nd generation, The All-New Brio was developed based on the grand concept “Proud Over Class”. The grand concept stemmed from the intention to improve aspects of the vehicle that its users need. With this, the All-New Brio was developed to be one-class above its segment with significant improvements specifically with its dimensions.
Given its compact exterior dimensions, the All-New Brio now gets an additional 60mm of extended wheelbase and 90mm of extended cargo area as compared to its predecessor. This allows the All-New Brio to have a larger interior space that can accommodate a bigger rear seat for a spacious rear passenger cabin and bigger trunk space that can easily accommodate large items while maintaining a compact body size for easier maneuverability.
The All-New Brio boasts a very spacious interior feel. Given the extended wheelbase, the rear passenger legroom now provides a more comfortable rear cabin space with added legroom compared to its predecessor. As for the cargo space, the All-New Brio also manages to feature a well accommodating 258 Liters of cargo space with the rear seats up thanks to its additional extended cargo area. Given its hatchback body style, cargo capacity can be increased to 710 liters with the rear seats folded down. This flexible interior space allows the All-New Brio to carry various cargo given its compact body size.
DYNAMIC AND MATURE EXTERIOR
The All-New Brio boasts a dynamic and mature exterior styling aligned with the “Proud Over Class” grand concept. This aims to provide a sleek and sporty profile emphasizing low center of gravity and wide stance for Honda’s A-Segment hatchback. The All-New Brio sports a strong sporty front fascia that blends with its character lines featuring a Honeycomb Front Grille and Multi-Reflector Halogen Headlights with LED Parking Light Guides, which contributes to a wider look and strong sense of motion with a sporty expression.
At the rear, the All-New Brio now features a new tailgate as compared to the large glass panel found in its predecessor. This allows the All-New Brio to maintain an excellent rear visibility and provide improved body rigidity, which helps improve stiffness of the body structure while providing safety for passengers. In addition, new Rear Combination Lamps with Rear Reflectors are also found at the back of the All-New Brio. The large external red lenses of the tail and brake lights expand to the edge of the vehicle, emphasizing the Brio’s rear wide stance. The All-New Brio sits on 14-inch alloy wheels for 1.2 V CVT variant offering a sporty feeling with its triple dynamic design complimenting the All-New Brio’s sleek and sporty stance.
Interior Design of the All-New Brio revolves around the direction of “COMFORT, HARMONIZE and HIGH QUALITY” which is expressed in its space as well as the high quality interior materials that provide a sporty yet comfortable interior feel. A number of technology features has also found its way to Honda’s new subcompact Hatchback. For added convenience, the All-New Brio now features Manual Air Conditioning with Digital Display. For the in-car entertainment, two different audio head unit options can be found at the center of the All-New Brio: a 7-inch touchscreen audio system for the 1.2 V CVT, and a 1-Din Audio head unit for the 1.2 S MT. The two audio systems, despite their difference both provide a more intuitive entertainment functionality as then allow passengers to connect their devices via Bluetooth connectivity for audio streaming or connect their devices via USB port connection, which would allow various multimedia devices to be controlled through the audio systems.
ALL-NEW BRIO RS
With its popularity as a sport compact car in the Southeast Asian Market, The RS variant was developed to express Honda’s Sporty Spirit based on the Small RS Concept previewed last 2018. The RS variant aims to enhance the sporty exterior design of the All-New Brio, which represents Honda’s vision of a small sporty car. The All-New Brio RS features an aggressive sporty exterior design with its RS Design Piano Black Front Grille, RS Design 15-inch Alloy Wheels, RS Design Side Sill Garnish and Rear Bumper Garnish, and Tailgate Spoiler. All of these added features give the All-New Brio a more enhanced sporty exterior look.
Complementing the enhanced sporty exterior, the interior of the All-New Brio RS also emphasizes Honda’s sporty image. Inside, the variant’s RS Design Interior with Orange Accents is highly emphasized on both dashboard and door trims. Paired with Black Fabric Seats with Orange Accents, this gives the driver and passenger a sportier and high-quality appearance. Further enhancing the overall passenger experience, the All-New Brio RS also features a 7-inch touchscreen audio system with Bluetooth and USB connectivity for audio streaming. However, compared to the other variants, the All-New Brio RS features a 6-speaker audio set up inclusive of additional two tweeters which allows a more enhanced audio experience.
Completing the sporty image of the All-New Brio RS, a 2-Tone Black Top RS variant featuring the RS exclusive Phoenix Orange Pearl color found in other Honda RS models, will be available together with other colors for the 1.2 RS Black Top CVT Variant.
Powering the All-New Brio is a new 1.2 Liter 4-cylinder SOHC i-VTEC engine that produces a maximum power of 90 ps at 6,000 rpm and 11.2 kg-m of torque at 4,800 rpm. This is mated to a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) developed based on Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology. The engine and transmission combined provide a smooth, powerful off-the-line acceleration and efficient fuel economy for Honda’s new small hatchback. For those who prefer driving a Manual Transmission, a 5-Speed Manual Transmission option will be available for the 1.2 S MT Variant.
In terms of safety, the All-New Brio boasts a Four Star ASEAN NCAP safety rating as it comes equipped with the essential active and passive vehicle safety features. Honda’s G-CON technology enhances impact absorption for the added protection of passengers in an event of a collision. In addition, all variants of the All-New Brio will get Dual Front Driver and Front Passenger SRS Airbags and Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) as standard. All of these give the driver and passengers peace of mind while on the road.
The All-New Brio will be available at all 38 Honda dealerships nationwide and will be available in five (5) colors:
- Phoenix Orange (New color; exclusive for 1.2 RS Black Top CVT)
- Carnival Yellow (New color; 1.2 RS Black Top CVT and 1.2 V CVT only)
- Rallye Red (1.2 V CVT and 1.2 S MT only)
- Modern Steel Metallic (1.2 RS CVT, 1.2 V CVT and 1.2 S MT)
- Taffeta White
And as a treat to our customers, Honda will be offering the All-New Honda Brio at the following Special Introductory Suggested Retail Prices until June 2019:
- 1.2 RS Black Top Navi CVT: Php 732,000
- 1.2 RS Navi CVT: PHP 727,000
- 1.2 V CVT: PHP 646,000
- 1.2 S MT: PHP 585,000
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Honda Announces the New 2019 Honda Civic now with a New 1.8 S CVT Variant
Posted on Apr 26 2019
Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile unit in the Philippines, is pleased to introduce the New 2019 Civic. Refreshed with new exterior styling features and added convenience features, it aims to further satisfy customers needs for a sporty and functional compact sedan.
Since its introduction in 2016, the 10th Generation Civic continues to lead the C-Segment selling more than 10,494 units as of March 2019. The strong and positive response from the market led to its numerous awards from local and international awarding bodies.
For 2019, The New Civic’s sporty vibe was further enhanced with new exterior styling cues. Upfront, new features such as a newly designed Front Bumper, Full LED Headlights with Integrated Daytime Running Lights give the New Civic RS Turbo CVT and 1.8 E CVT a low and wide stance and refreshed sporty look while still retaining its familiar Honda front fascia. To further emphasize this sporty update, new 18-inch Belrina Black RS Alloy Wheels for the RS Turbo CVT and new 16-inch Shark Gray Metallic Alloy Wheels for the 1.8 E CVT are made available to give the New Civic a more aggressive and sporty stance on the road.
In addition to its sporty exterior updates, the New Civic boasts an advanced and sophisticated interior loaded with numerous technology features. Upfront, the Civic’s high center console gives the driver and passenger that sports car feel complimenting its low seating position. Highlighting the New Civic’s advanced technology is a full-color TFT instrument panel that gives the driver a customizable information display which can show various vehicle and infotainment information within the driver’s instrument cluster. Together with this, the New Civic RS Turbo CVT and 1.8 E CVT features an updated 7-inch Touch Screen Advanced Display Audio System with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability now integrated with hard buttons and a volume knob. This allows passengers to have a more intuitive connectivity while inside the New Civic. For the RS Turbo CVT, Navigation, Leather Seats and Leather Interior trims can be found around the cabin giving the Civic a more premium feel. Other features such as 8-way power adjustable driver's seat and new sports pedals can also be found in the New Civic RS Turbo CVT.
Together with this refresh, HCPI is also introducing a new variant for the New Civic, The 1.8 S CVT variant. Being the model’s entry variant, the Civic 1.8 S CVT aims to give customers one of the best value for money proposition in the C-Segment Category. Outside, the Civic 1.8 S CVT sports new Halogen Projector Headlights with Integrated Daytime Running Lights and 16-inch Two Tone Alloy Wheels which still compliment the Civic 1.8 S CVT sporty and aggressive front fascia. Inside, the Civic 1.8 S CVT gets Honda’s 7-inch Touch Screen Display Audio system. This provides customers more ease and enjoyment as they navigate through their in-car entertainment requirements through the systems Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free telephone functionality and audio streaming as well as USB input for media playback.
Under the hood, the New 2019 Civic are available with two engine options namely, the 1.5-liter turbo charged DOHC i-VTEC engine for the RS Turbo which produces 173 ps at 5,500 rpm, and a maximum torque of 22.4 kg-m at 1,700-5,500 rpm. On the other hand, powering the Civic’s 1.8 E and 1.8 S variants is Honda’s familiar 1.8 Liter SOHC i-VTEC engine. This engine produces a maximum power of 141 ps at 6,500 rpm and 17.7 kg-m of torque at 4,300 rpm which can still give the Civic its familiar responsive performance and fuel efficiency. Power of both engines is transmitted through a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) developed based on Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology. The engine and transmission provide responsive performance, acceleration and efficient fuel economy. On top of the Civic’s potent powertrains, Honda’s Eco Assist System, which consists of the ECON mode and Eco-Coaching Ambient Light, is still available to help encourage drivers achieve fuel-efficient driving.
To ensure the highest level of safety and customer confidence, all variants of the New Civic is equipped with advanced safety features. This includes Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) with Auto Brake Hold, and Dual Front Driver and Front Passenger SRS Airbags. The RS Turbo CVT on the other hand will get additional safety features such as Front Driver and Passenger Side Airbags and
Side Curtain Airbags for added protection for the passengers. With these superior safety features, the New Civic also boasts a Five Star ASEAN NCAP safety rating as it gives customers better safety and peace of mind on the road.
The New Civic will be available at all 38 dealerships nationwide in five (5) colors and suggested retail prices:
- Platinum White Pearl (New color)*
- Cosmic Blue Metallic
- Lunar Silver Metallic (1.8 E and 1.8 S only)
- Modern Steel Metallic (RS Turbo and 1.8 E only)
- Rallye Red (RS Turbo)
*Platinum White Pearl – Additional Php 20,000 Suggested Retail Prices:
- RS Turbo CVT: PHP 1,608,000
- 1.8 E CVT: PHP 1,185,000
- 1.8 S CVT: PHP 1,115,000
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Honda Introduces Limited Edition Variants of the City, BR-V and Odyssey for 2018
Posted on Oct 04 2018
Manila, Philippines - Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile business unit in the Philippines, is proud to introduce limited edition variants of the New City, New BR-V and New Odyssey which aims to satisfy the needs and cater to the dynamic lifestyles of the Filipino Customer and Families.Customers may now place their reservations at any of the 38 Honda Cars Dealerships nationwide.
New City 1.5 Sport CVT
As Honda’s bestselling model here in the Philippines, The City has established itself as one of the market’s top of mind vehicles in the competitive sub-compact sedan category due to its powerful and efficient drivetrain, spacious interior and cargo capacity and various convenient features. Now boasting a much sportier exterior, the New City 1.5 Sport CVT is equipped with new Front, Side and Rear Under Spoilers, which give this variant its additional sporty characteristic. Inside, The New City 1.5 Sport CVT now comes with Two Front Tweeters for an improved audio and entertainment experience. To further distinguish the New City’s sporty styling, a Sport Edition Emblem is also designed highlighting the sporty attributes of Honda’s Best Selling compact.
The New City 1.5 Sport CVT will be available for a suggested retail price of Php 898,000 and will be offered in three colors:
- Modern Steel Metallic
- Taffeta White
- Ruby Red Pearl
New BR-V 1.5 Touring CVT
The BR-V is Honda’s second bestselling model in the Philippines since its launch and availability. Its fuel efficient and capable powertrain and flexible interior arrangement made the BR-V not only a practical 7-seater but also a favorite for Filipino customers who are having their first SUV. In the New BR-V 1.5 Touring CVT, Honda has equipped this limited version with new exterior features such as a Tailgate Spoiler, Daytime Running Lights and Shark Fin Antenna which give it a more distinct and sporty body styling as well as Parking Sensors for added convenience when parking or backing. A Touring Edition Emblem is also found at the rear of the vehicle which distinguishes this BR-V offering among its other variants.
The New BR-V 1.5 Touring CVT will be available for a suggested retail price of Php 1,058,000 and will be available in three colors
- Modern Steel Metallic
- Taffeta White
- Lunar Silver Metallic
New Odyssey EX-V CVT
Honda sets to introduce an exclusive variant of its luxury 7-seater minivan, The New Odyssey EX-V CVT. With only 45 units available and a special suggested retail price of Php 2,428,000, The New Odyssey EX-V CVT features a full leather interior with the familiar Cradle Captain Seats with Ottoman as well as an array of advanced driver assistive technology features, all of which combined gives customers a luxurious and comfortable mobility experience.
The Odyssey EX-V CVT will be available in three colors:
- Platinum White Pearl*
- Crystal Black Pearl
- Super Platinum Metallic
*Additional Php 20,000
As a special treat to our customers, The New City 1.5 Sport CVT, New BR-V 1.5 Touring CVT and New Odyssey EX-V CVT will all be offered with an exclusive Php 50,000 discount. Customers are highly encouraged to reserve now and take advantage of this very special limited offer.
For more information on these three new models and other Honda Models, visit Honda’s official website at www.hondaphil.com or visit your nearest Honda car dealership today.
Honda Announces the New 2018 Honda HR-V Now With A New RS Variant
Posted on Oct 04 2018
- Honda introduces the New 2018 HR-V designed to match the needs of customers who are looking for a sporty and stylish lifestyle vehicle.
- In addition to the New HR-V, a New RS Variant is now available which aims to give customers an enhanced sporty appeal of Honda’s compact SUV.
Manila, Philippines – Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI), Honda’s automobile unit in the Philippines, is pleased to introduce the New 2018 HR-V updated with modern sporty styling cues and advanced technology features which aim to give customers a stylish capable crossover with flexible utility and convenience elements expected from a Honda. For 2018, the New HR-V will now have a New 1.8 RS Navi variant that will satisfy customers looking for an enhanced sporty compact SUV.
For 2018, The New HR-V now introduces new exterior styling cues. At the front, new features such as a newly designed Front Bumper, Front Grille and Full LED Headlights with Integrated Day Time Running Lights give the New HR-V a signature yet familiar Honda front fascia. At the back, new LED Guide Type Tail Lamps give the New HR-V a more futuristic styling, which not only gives it an up to date look but also makes it more visible on the road. Complementing this updated design is the new 17-inch Sport Black Alloy Wheels, which give the vehicle a more aggressive stance and presence on the road.
In addition to its refreshed sporty exterior, the New HR-V retains its distinct coupe like advanced and sophisticated interior feel with its high center console, which give the driver and passenger that sports car like feel. In terms of features, the New HR-V receives a new 7-inch Touch Screen System now equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto for a more intuitive smartphone - infotainment connectivity. Furthermore, the New HR-V is equipped with ULT (Utility, Long, Tall) seats, which allow three different adjustment modes allowing customers to have flexible seat configurations that can be adjusted depending on the customer’s need.
Powering the New HR-V is Honda’s established 1.8 Liter SOHC i-VTEC engine that produces a maximum power of 142 ps at 6,500 rpm and 17.5 kg-m of torque at 4,300 rpm. Mated to a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) developed based on Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology, the engine and transmission provide responsive performance, acceleration and improved fuel efficiency. Honda’s Eco Assist System, which consists of the ECON mode and Eco-Coaching Ambient Light, helps encourage fuel-efficient driving.
For 2018, a New RS variant will be made available for the New HR-V which gives it an enhanced sporty and sharp exterior design. Outside, the New HR-V RS comes with an RS design Front Honeycomb Grille together with the new LED Headlights. LED Fog Lights are also available exclusively for the HR-V RS and at the side, the HR-V RS receives Dark Chrome Finished Door Handles and Door Trims and a different two-tone 17-inch Alloy Wheel Design specifically made for the RS. And at the back, smoked LED Tail Lamps further enhance the sporty image of the New HR-V RS.
Inside, the New HR-V RS receives additional upgrades which features a Full Leather Interior complemented with Piano Black Accents in the Steering Wheel and Center Console giving the interior a premium upmarket feel. For the RS Variant, the new 7-inch Touch Screen now also comes with a navigation system as standard. Capping off the overall sporty package of the New HR-V 1.8 RS Navi, the Phoenix Orange Pearl color exclusively found in other Honda RS Models will now be exclusively available for this variant of the New HR-V.
To ensure the highest level of safety and customer confidence with the New HR-V, all variants are equipped with advanced and class leading safety features namely the Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) with Auto Brake Hold,Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Driver and Front Passenger SRS Airbags, Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) and Hill Start Assist (HSA). The 1.8 RS Navi CVT variant will get additional Side Airbags for added protection for the passengers. With these superior safety features combined, customers are assured with better safety and peace of mind on the road.
Starting August 24, 2018, the New HR-V will be available in all 38 dealerships nationwide and will be available in five (5) colors at the following suggested retail prices:
- Phoenix Orange (New color; exclusive for 1.8 RS Navi CVT)
- Passion Red Pearl (New Color)
- Taffeta White
- Modern Steel Metallic
- Lunar Silver Metallic (exclusive for 1.8 E CVT)
Suggested Retail Prices:
- 1.8 RS Navi CVT: PHP 1,495,000
- 1.8 E CVT: PHP 1,295,000
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Posted on Jan 24 2018