The 2018 Honda Vezel features slight exterior changes over the old model. At the front, the facelift brings a further upright upper grille that runs into full LED headlights, the LED fog lamp housing is better and the bumper has gone through slight styling revisions. Nevertheless the updated model’s rear-end and interior is so far to be revealed.
The new Honda Vezel acquires a Honda Sensing as standard. The outgoing model is accessible with this suite of higher safety and driver assistance features in some grades only. At present, the following Honda Sensing features are offered:
- Traffic Sign Recognition
- Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
- Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS)
- Pedestrian Collision Mitigation Steering System
- Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
- Lead Car Departure Notification System
- False Start Prevention Function
Honda Vezel is equipped with a 1.5-liter i-VTEC petrol and 1.5-liter i-VTEC+DCD hybrid (petrol-electric) engines. In the petrol model, the engine generates 131 PS and 155 Nm of torque. In the hybrid model, the utmost power and maximum torque are rated at 132 PS and 156 Nm in that order. The electric motor produces 29.5 PS and 160 Nm of torque. The fuel economy rating (JC08) of the old Honda Vezel is 20.6 km/l (petrol)/27 km/l (hybrid).Honda will liberate complete details of the facelifted Honda Vezel (facelifted HR-V) on 15 February, 2018. The global rollout is anticipated to take place soon after.