Honda cars are a true leader in automotive industry with equally successful two-wheeler and four-wheeler industries operational all over the world. It has been operational for almost half a century now and this Japanese automaker is in no mood to stop innovating. Honda motors entered officially in Indian car market in 1997 with its World class sedan- the Honda City. It is still a tough competition for its contemporaries and regular generation updates and facelifts.
Honda has an SUV in Indian market called the CR-V which was a favorite for specific set of buyers. In 2016, Honda decided to launch a compact cross-over SUV to compete with the growing demand of public, hence the Honda BR-V was launched and as marketed by the company; it’s a BE READY VEHICLE. Honda BR-V is developed on the same platform as the Honda Mobilio which was an extended platform of the Honda Brio and Honda Amaze. It will sit below the premium SUV- Honda HR-V slated for a launch later this year and above the Honda WR-V launched earlier.
Honda BR-V Engine
The official full form of BR-V is bold runabout vehicle which is quite the work it is built for. It will take you to the office on weekdays and call for an exceptional off-roading on weekends. In case the family demands its own outing, the Honda BR-V seven seating arrangement is there to take care of everyone. The Honda BR-V is basically sold in Petrol 1497 cc i-VTEC engine and Diesel 1498 cc i-DTEC engine options and is sold in 8 variants comprising of 6 Petrol variants and 2 Diesel variants.
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Honda BR-V Price
The Honda BR-V price starts at Rs. 9.51 lacs (ex-showroom New Delhi) for base trim E i-VTEC manual transmission which is extended to Rs. 13.81 lacs for top-trim VX i-DTEC manual transmission. There is also an option of CVT but its only for Petrol engine at a price of Rs. 12.84 lacs. The Honda BR-V gives a combined mileage of about 15-22 km/l however the performance is expected to vary as per the city and traffic condition.
Honda BR-V Features
Honda is a world-class car manufacturing company and has a safety-first philosophy which is not compromised in any way. The Honda BR-V has airbags and ABS-EBD as standard across all models. Not only BR-V, all models of Honda cars have standard airbags as it believes life is too precious to be compared with money. Other features which include are all four power windows with central locking, fog lamps also as standard across all models.
The Honda BR-V is a true robust compact family car to take care of everyone and give you a personal attention on a long drive. However, reports have claimed about BR-V’s off-roading capabilities are just average, but it can be the first choice for city runs and highway drives.
With Honda’s trust, value for money car, BR-V should not be given any second thoughts and must be booked as soon as possible. So, hurry up people!a