Honda launched the compact SUV BR-V on 5th May, 2016, since then it has received over 10,000 bookings.
Mr. Yoichiro Ueno, President & CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd said, "The recently launched Honda BR-V has received a good consumer response with over 10,000 bookings since launch. BR-V has amassed strong interest from both young and middle-aged customers. We are confident that it will attract more customers with its strong desirable values."
The demand for the 7-seater compact SUV Honda BR-V has been equal for the diesel and petrol models.
"As per current demand, BR-V has witnessed equal consumer preference in petrol and diesel variants. The new warranty policy of 3-year unlimited km warranty for BR-V has been very positively accepted and is one of the driving forces for good acceptance of BR-V in the market," Mr. Yoichiro said.
Honda BR-V boasts of the only current compact SUV with the 7-seater option and paddle shifters in the CVT variants of the BR-V. It also comes with standard dual airbags across variants.
Honda BR-V is powered by 1.5-litre engine in the option of petrol and diesel. The petrol unit produces 117bhp and 145Nm of torque. The diesel unit develops 99bhp and 200Nm of torque.
The Honda BR-V churns out a mileage of 15.4kmpl for the manual gearbox of the petrol unit and the CVT gives a mileage of 16kmpl, while the diesel gives 21.9kmpl.
Currently, the Honda BR-V is priced in the range of Rs. 8.10 to 12.04 lakh for the petrol and the diesel model costs you between Rs. 9.32 to 12.42 lakh ex-showroom (Delhi).
The competitors for the Honda BR-V are Renaut Duster, Hyundai Creta and Nissan Terrano, and the upcoming Tata Hexa.