In the Honda Crossover line up, Vezel stands at a pretty significant line-up. 2019 Honda Vezel is the highly anticipated subcompact 5 seater SUV. It is the Asian sibling of the North American urban huntress HR-V, available to most part of the world too. Honda has succeeded in causing an uproar in the automobile industry by presenting this hybrid at Tokyo Auto Expo 2018-2019. The new 2019 Honda Vezel will hold a strong competition against other vehicles in this category such as Citroen C3 Aircross, Toyota C-HR, and Toyota Harrier.
2019 Honda Vezel – Design
The exterior of the already fabulous looking gets only a few changes, such as larger 17-inch wheels, or new shades. The headlights and tail lamps get a minimalistic upgrade with LED features, bigger side mirrors. A new signature grill with eye-popping bumpers is also expected. In general, the overall appearance gets a solid crossover look. Things other than these stay mostly unchanged.
The interior also speaks loud with dedicated 6 speaker audio-system and a 7.0-inch capacitive touchscreen, a refreshed matte dash-board, increased boot-space, and foldable rear seats to increase the cargo space.
The new 2019 Honda Vezel is yet to arrive with a handful of features like, Automatic CVT transmission for safe drives and quicker acceleration, power steering, advanced weather controlled system with enhanced ventilation, rear Air Conditioner vents, 440 liters of boot space and foldable rear seats,it also features a voice recognized Navigation System, adjustable driver and front passenger seats, 7 inch infotainment system which can be instantly connected through Apple CarPlay or Android Auto and also Bluetooth and USB support.
2019 Honda Vezel – Engine Options
The 2019 Honda Vezel will be available with two categories of powertrains. The standard model will be using a 1.5 liter DOHC i-VTEC 4-cylinder in-line engine delivering 130 BHP, and the other one is the Hybrid variant including a hybrid i-DCD system. i-DCD is one of the biggest innovation of Honda Motors, featuring a double clutch system and a30-horsepower advanced high torque electric motor to provide enhanced acceleration, and abiding by the environmental guidelines too.
A 1.8-liter variant could also be expected with its 141 BHP. There will be options available for transmission types and 4-wheel drive too. The Hybrid version has a fuel economy of an outstanding 65 miles per gallon and the gasoline version with 50 miles per gallon on the highway.
The safety features include, disc brakes on all four wheels with 4 calipers, Anti-lock Braking System, Forward collision warning system, Honda’s innovative safety feature LaneWatch, which alerts the driver while changing lanes and also blind spot monitoring system, and many more.
Price and Availability
The 2019 Honda Vezel is expected to be sold at a price tag of $25,000 and will be available in almost all Asian countries from the end of 2018. This is a perfect performance car for all environment enthusiasts, delivering an outstanding performance but still being environmentally conscious. It is one of the best designed compact SUVs, perfect for a countryside outing and adventurous ride in nature.