Honda itself says “minor change” model Freed (soplatformennika pair of Jazz/Fit). They say, has been further developed design of the front to “preserve friendliness” inherent in the compact MPV since birth in 2008. However, range added modification Crosstar “in the style of a crossover,” and the security system Honda Sensing is included as standard in all trim levels. Sales in Japan (and only there) will start on October 18.
The model is Freed, as before, is offered with front-wheel drive. Along with the aspirated 1.5 (131 HP, 155 nm) and CVT, available hybrid version with the same engine, transferred to the Atkinson cycle (110 HP, 134 N•m), and an electric motor of 22 kW (30 HP, 160 N•m) integrated with semidiapazonnym “robot”. Price starts from 1.88 million yen, the hybrid is significantly more expensive — from 2,496 million In 2018 the Japanese bought 84 121 van. Demand fell by 19.4% in comparison to 2017.