All-new 2024 Honda N-Box comes in two model types

Totemo kawa─ź!

Expect to hear that, which means ‘so cute’ in Japanese, after Honda took the covers off its third-generation kei car, the all-new 2024 N-Box. It is slated to launch in Japan in October 2023.

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Honda generously gave its latest N-Box two new body designs. The Standard version has a simpler grille with tiny holes to let the air in and round LED headlights on each side that look like human eyes. It also has a bigger intake at the bottom that looks like a smiling mouth. The Custom model has a modern nose with a large grille with slats, square LED headlights separated by a full-width LED bar, and slim LED daytime running lamps.

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Designers changed the body lines and window frames, but the black pillars remain, along with the sliding doors. Customers who want a more personalized look can purchase the ‘Fashion Style’ package that adds white mirror caps and door handles, and duo-tone wheels with body-colored center caps. If white is not your thing, the ‘Coordination Style’ offers a dark chrome trim, black aluminum wheels, and a bi-tone exterior. There is even a variant that accommodates wheelchair-bound passengers.

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Cabin amenities include a nine-inch infotainment touchscreen, a seven-inch digital instrument cluster, a multi-function two-spoke steering wheel, and like any kei car, plenty of storage compartments for devices and handheld items. It even gets a new shelf on the dashboard.

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The powertrain details have not been revealed by Honda, but expect it to have less than 660 cc. They did say that a naturally-aspirated and turbocharged engine will be available and that each N-Box has Honda Sensing as standard, along with front and side airbags. There is no electrified variant yet.

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It is cute, versatile, and will definitely be fuel efficient. So, why isn’t it in the Philippines yet?