03 August 2015

The All-New Honda HR-V Receives Five-Star ASEAN NCAP Rating

HR-V 5-Star ASEAN NCAP Rating

July 29, 2015 – Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) announces that its newly launched All-New HR-V 1.8 EL variant was given a 5-star rating in the crash test conducted by the ASEAN NCAP (ASEAN New Car Assessment Program) last July 16, 2015 at the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS). The result further emphasizes Honda’s commitment for both safety to its customers and for overall road safety.

In the frontal offset crash test, the All-New HR-V scored a total of 15.21 out of 16.00 points in the Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) category and 73% compliance in the Child Occupant Protection (COP) category.

The All-New HR-V 1.8 EL is the latest addition to HCPI’s roster of vehicles that received 5-star ASEAN NCAP rating. Honda stresses the importance of safety. Honda constantly strives to improve on the quality of its products by producing safe and reliable vehicles where everyone who shares the road can enjoy the freedom of mobility.

The locally available All-New HR-V variants are equipped with topnotch standard safety features such as dual SRS airbags, Auto Break Hold (ABH), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Multi-view Reverse Camera (for EL and E variants), Driver Seat Belt reminder, ISOFIX, and Immobilizer. The All-New HR-V EL variant gets additional safety features such as side and side curtain airbags, passenger seatbelt reminder, and rear sensors.

Added to the safety features found in the All-New HR-V, the vehicle includes the latest technology such as Electric Parking Break (EPB), 7-inch Touchscreen Display Audio (for EL and E variants) with Bluetooth Hands Free Telephone (HFT) connectivity, and Eco Assist System. Moreover, the All-New HR-V offers versatility with the ULT (Utility, Long, and Tall mode) seat configurations.

The All-New HR-V is available for retail starting at Php 1,190,000. For more information, please visit www.hondaphil.com or visit any of the authorized Honda Dealerships nationwide and test drive the All-New HR-V.

ASEAN NCAP is aimed to evaluate vehicle safety standards in order to increase customer awareness and promote safer vehicles in ASEAN region. The collision tests that are conducted have been done in collaboration between the Global NCAP and the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) since 2011.

Please visit www.aseancap.org for more information regarding the ASEAN NCAP.