Honda has launched its 7-seater compact SUV BR-V with the starting price tag of Rs. 8.75 lakh for the petrol and Rs. 9.90 lakh for the diesel (ex-showroom Delhi). Read on about the details of the variants for the Honda BR-V.
Honda has launched the BR-V in petrol and diesel models, both of them with 1.5-litre engine. On the specification front, the petrol develops 117bhp at 6600 rpm and torque of 145Nm at 4600rpm, both the 6-speed manual gearbox and the CVT (Automatic) gearbox come with the same specs.
As for the diesel, the engine punches out 99bhp at 3600rpm and 200Nm of torque at 1750rpm which is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox.
All Honda cars are featured in the same variants, they are - E, S, V and VX.
- Front Dual Airbags (Standard Across Variants)
- ABS with EBD (Only in Diesel)
- Projector Headlamps with LED Tail light guide (A great initiative by Honda, this feature is standard)
- Chrome Front Grill & Rear Chrome Garnish
- Body Coloured Door handles & ORVMs
- Adjustable Headrest on all three rows
- 2nd Row Seats with 60:40 and 3rd Row Seats with 50:50 split seats with recline
- Digital AC Controls
- Eco Lamp
- Power windows on all four
- Tilt Steering
Honda has loaded the base variant of the BR-V, features like dual airbags, tilt steering, projector headlamps, digital AC controls and more is a good start for the compact SUV. The only thing missing is an audio system, Honda could have featured it considering the price tag it commands for the base variant.
- Advanced 2-DIN Integrated Audio (AM/FM, MP3, USB & Aux-in) with Bluetooth and Handsfree telephone and Steering mounted audio controls
- ABS with EBD (Both Petrol & Diesel)
- Automatic Climate Controls with rear AC vents
- Driver Seat Height adjuster
- Electric ORVMs
- Rear Defogger with wiper and washer
- Black Garnish on the door
- Trim Wheel
This variant of the BR-V is decent enough, Honda could have included simple features like push start/stop button and electric foldable ORVMs. This might have cut through some its rivals.
- Push button start/stop function
- Alloy Wheels
- Paddle Shift (CVT)
- Electric foldable ORVMs with Turn Indicators
- 3D Speedometer with Multi-information display
- Fog lamps (Front)
- 2nd Row Armrest
- Security Alarm
- Mud Guards (Front & Rear)
- Auto Door lock with Impact Sensing door unlock
- Chrome Door handles
The mid variant is always the best of the lot with the best feature which are value for money, usually the top variant has all the trims and fancy look.
- LED Position lamps
- Leather Seats with leather wrapped steering wheel and Gear knob, and door armrest
- Garnish for the front and rear bumper
- Chrome side protector
- Heat Absorbing windshield
- Front power auto-up window for the driver side
On the top of the variant Honda BR-V, except for all the luxurious features, the best of the lot is the heat absorbing windshield. With temperature soaring high, this feature is a necessity.
The Honda BR-V will compete with Renault Duster and probably could cut through some the sales of Hyundai Creta.
|E||Rs. 8,75,000||Rs. 9,90,000|
|S||Rs. 9,90,000||Rs. 10,99,000|
|V||Rs. 10,90,000||Rs. 11,85,000|
|VX||Rs. 11,84,000||Rs. 12,90,000|
|V (CVT)||Rs. 11,99,000||N.A|