Malaysia’s Highly Anticipated SUV, the All-New CR-V, Unveils the Next Generation 2.0L e:HEV Powertrain

Petaling Jaya, 15 November 2023 – Excitement builds as Honda Malaysia opens bookings for the 6th Generation All-New Comfortable Runabout Vehicle (CR-V), set to redefine the SUV landscape with its cutting-edge features. Bookings are now available at all 101 Honda dealerships nationwide, with the official launch scheduled for December 2023.

Mr. Hironobu Yoshimura, Honda Malaysia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, expressed the significance of the CR-V’s 20-year legacy and its impact on the Malaysian automotive industry. With over 129,000 units sold to date, the CR-V has been a stalwart contributor to Honda Malaysia’s sales history.

The All-New CR-V, available in two powertrains – the new generation 2.0L e:HEV and an advanced 1.5L VTEC Turbocharged Engine, is poised to set a new benchmark in the Non-National SUV segment. The 2.0L e:HEV variant, featuring a distinctive design with a bold mesh-patterned grille and Full LED Headlights, promises a premium driving experience.

Innovative Powertrains:

  • The 2.0L e:HEV Powertrain delivers up to 335Nm of torque and 184PS of maximum power, setting new standards for dynamic driving.
  • The 1.5L VTEC Turbocharged Engine boasts 193PS of maximum power and 243Nm of peak torque, offering enhanced acceleration responsiveness.
  • Both powertrains are complemented by advanced features like Electric Continuous Variable Transmission (e:CVT) and Real Time AWD for an enjoyable driving journey.

Cutting-edge Technology:

  • The Hands-Free Power Tailgate with Walkaway Close adds convenience, automatically closing the boot upon walking away.
  • The Multi-View Camera System provides a 360-degree view, enhancing driver awareness.
  • The upgraded Honda SENSING system with Adaptive Driving Beam ensures safety with nine safety functions.

Exclusive Previews:

  • Exclusive previews at selected Honda dealerships offer customers a firsthand experience before the official launch.

Booking Information:

  • Bookings can be made at, via the HondaTouch application, or at any authorized Honda dealership.

For exclusive previews and more information, please refer to Table 1 for participating dealerships or contact Honda Malaysia’s Toll-Free number at 1-800-88-2020. Stay tuned as the All-New CR-V gears up to revolutionize SUV experiences in Malaysia.