Honda has announced their plans of releasing the next generation of their Freed Model. The car will hit the market as 2018 Honda Freed and is going to feature excellent redesigns, both interior and exterior. The manufacturer initially introduced this model as a replacement for the Honda Mobilio and is now targeting to reach the global market. You should also expect better engine options with enhanced power output and fuel economy. The car adopts a luxurious MPV platform and will face competition from the upcoming Toyota Innova. 2018 Honda Freed will be offered in three variants in terms of sitting allowance. These include 5-seater, 7-seater and 8-seater.
2018 Honda Freed Exterior and Inside
The new 2018 Honda Freed will come in a refreshed exterior designing to meet the demands of the modern market. It will adopt a new chassis featuring light and stronger materials to improve the aerodynamic performance and fuel economy. To enhance its appearance, the front end will adopt a new well-rounded grille and a bigger bumper. Visibility will be enhanced by the new LED headlights and the rear doors adopt slide opening system.
Inside the car, the automaker has redesigned the cabin using modern high-tech features. Comfort will be enhanced by the high-quality leather upholstering on the seats which will be more flexible feature heating functions. Most of the controls for this car will be accessible via the widescreen infotainment display. The auto designer has also included plenty of driver assistance and safety features such as parking assistance, rear view camera, automatic braking system, premium safety belts, standardized airbags and others.
2018 Honda Freed Performance
Under the hood, the manufacturer has lined up a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder engine for the upcoming 2018 Honda Freed car model. This powertrain will be offered in two gasoline versions of G and G Aero. In terms of power output, it is rated to deliver impressive figures of about 130 horsepower at 114 Nm of torque. 2018 Honda Freed the engine will be mated to a standard 5-speed automatic transmission. Power will be sent to either a standard front wheel drive system or an optional All- wheel drive (AWD) system. The automaker has not provided detailed information on acceleration, top speed and fuel mileages. However, consumers should expect better fuel economy than the previous model. There are rumors indicating that a hybrid engine will be provided though there is still no confirmation about it.
2018 Honda Freed Price and Release Date
The official Release Date and Price for the upcoming 2018 Honda Freed has not yet been announced by the manufacturer. However, you should expect this car to enter the auto market either towards the end of this year or probably in the first quarter of 2018. The base price for this vehicle is expected to range at about $16,000 though this may go up to $27,000 for higher trim variants.