Honda N-Box facelift spotted for the first time in Japan

23/12/2016 - 14:35 | ,  ,   | Neelanjan Chakraborty

The Honda N-Box is the first car to have windows with up to 99 percent UV ray protection.

The Japan-only Honda N-Box facelift has been spotted plying on Japanese roads by MinkaraCarview. The kei car, even though fully camouflaged, is seen getting a different radiator grille and bumpers.

Honda N-Box spy shot rear
The Honda N-Box facelift has been spotted with a redesigned grille and bumpers.

The Honda N-Box, in its current avatar, is available both in front and four-wheel drive. Powering the car is a three pot 658 cc mill capable of producing 58 PS of maximum power at 7,300 rpm and 65 Nm of peak torque at 4,700 rpm. Coupled to a CVT gearbox, the Honda N-Box has a fuel efficiency of 25.6 km/l for the front wheel drive version. In four-wheel drive, the figure drops to 23.6 km/l.

Inside, a touchscreen infotainment is present while the driver information display reminds of the familiar Honda setting. Other features include ambient lighting, blue or red coloured stitching on upholstery. The windows can also keep out infrared rays to keep interiors cool.

The auto air con gets plasma cluster technology which helps in ion air purification and deodorization. Expect all these features to be carried forward o the 2017 Honda N-Box, when it arrives on the Japanese market sometime next year.

Honda N-Box spy shot front
In present form, the Honda N-Box is available both as a front wheel drive and rear wheel drive.

The Honda N-Box currently retails at a starting price of JPY 1,198,000 and goes up to JPY 1,809,400 for the top end trim.

[Source: Minkara Carview]

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