2024 Honda CR-V – why nonetheless no 7 seats for Malaysia?

2024 Honda CR-V – why still no 7 seats for Malaysia?

Whereas the sixth-generation Honda CR-V is offered with the alternative of a seven-seat cabin akin to in Thailand, Malaysia does with out the choice of added seats.

The seven-seater structure’s absence from the Malaysia market is essentially as a result of demand and quantity, stated the Japanese producer’s giant venture chief for the sixth-generation CR-V, Eisuke Sato forward of the Malaysian-market launch of the 2024 Honda CR-V.

Even in Thailand the place a seven-seat model is offered, demand for the the three-row model is anticipated to be small, which only one variant out of the 5 out there for Thailand sporting the 2 further seats, as of the CR-V’s Thailand-market launch.

2024 Honda CR-V – why still no 7 seats for Malaysia?

4 variants of the 2024 Honda CR-V had been introduced on the mannequin’s Malaysian market launch, and these are the 1.5L Turbo S at RM159,900, the 1.5L Turbo E at RM169,900, the 1.5L Turbo V AWD at RM181,900, in addition to the two.0L E:HEV RS hybrid, for which pricing can be introduced early subsequent yr.

The 1.5L variants characteristic the 1.5 litre VTEC L15BE DOHC turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine that outputs 193 PS at 6,000 rpm and 243 Nm from 1,700 rpm to five,000 rpm, mated to an Earth Goals CVT that has been refined for much less noise and vibration.

In the meantime, the highest hybrid variant will get the Clever Multi-Mode Drive (i-MMD) system that options the two.0 litre naturally-aspirated Atkinson-cycle four-cylinder engine primarily as a generator. the e-motor produces 184 PS from 5,000 rpm to eight,000 rpm and 335 Nm from zero to 2,000 rpm, the latter 20 Nm greater than the Civic with the identical powertrain. The combustion engine makes 148 PS at 6,100 rpm and 190 Nm at 4,500 rpm.

By way of security package, the 2024 CR-V will get the Honda Sensing security and driver help suite throughout all variants, and in addition characteristic the LaneWatch digicam system (besides the S variant that does with out). Along with the native launch report, try our overview of the sixth-generation Honda CR-V, right here.

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