Honda Cars India showcased its all-new compact SUV at the 2016 Auto Expo in Delhi. The model was christened as the 'BR-V' and is expected to launch in India by May 5, 2016. Now Indian dealerships have started accepting pre-booking orders for the BR-V.
Official dealerships are accepting pre-bookings for Rs. 21,000. At this moment, Honda is promoting its BR-V across the country through its #WhereNextWithBRV campaign. Potential buyers can witness the Honda BR-V during this campaign at various locations.
Under the hood of BR-V by Honda will be an optional petrol and diesel engine. The 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine produces 99bhp and 200Nm of torque. A 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine will develop 118bhp and 145Nm of torque. Both engines will be mated to optional manual and automatic transmissions.
In terms of safety, Honda will be equipping the BR-V with several features. Dual SRS airbags, hill start assist, vehicle stability assist, ABS (Anti-lock Braking System), and EBD (Electronic Brake-force Distribution) will be offered on Honda's BR-V compact SUV.
Once launched, the Honda BR-V will take on the likes of Ford EcoSport, Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza, and Mahindra TUV3OO models. In terms of pricing, we expect the BR-V to be priced from Rs. 9.5 lakh to 12.5 lakh ex-showroom.