|Fuel Type||Engine Capacity||Transmission Type||Power||Torque||Fuel Efficiency|
|petrol||1497cc||Manual||119PS @ 6600RPM||145NM @ 4600RPM||15kmpl|
|petrol||1497cc||auto||119PS @ 6600RPM||145NM @ 4600RPM||16kmpl|
|diesel||1498cc||Manual||100PS @ 3600RPM||200NM @ 1750RPM||21kmpl|
The Honda BR-V is the only MPV in Honda's portfolio priced at Rs 9,45,000 to Rs 12,77,500 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The MPV looks aggressive, and it derives power from powered a petrol and diesel unit, which comes mated to a manual and automatic transmission.
The Honda BR-V looks stunning on the outside. The bold looking wheel arches and faux skid plates at front and rear, make this MPV a better off-roader. Looking towards the premium touches, the BR-V gets Honda's signature chrome grille up front, chrome door handles along with a chrome strip at the rear.Dimensionally, the MPV is 4456 mm long, 1735 mm wide, 1666 mm tall and has a wheelbase of 2662 mm. In total, the car has a kerb weight of 1199 kg and a turning radius of 5.3 meters. The illumination duties are taken care of by projector headlamps with LED position lamps and fog lamps which comes embedded into a blacked out insert. The Honda BR-V sits on 16-inch dual-tone, sporty looking alloy wheels. The picture gets completed with a connected taillight, chrome garnish, reverse parking camera, reverse parking sensors and sporty looking spoiler.
The Honda BR-V gets a blacked-out cabin. The MPV features parking sensors, push start/stop button, 2nd-row roof A/C vents, automatic A/C for efficient cooling, paddle shifters for easy gear shifting and comfortable leather seats with silver stitch Which makes the Honda BR-V one of the most premium MPV in its segment. Infotainment needs are handled by a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. A driver can easily access to the infotainment system, with the help of steering mounted controls. The car also gets a huge 42-litres of boot space along with bottle holders, side pockets and cup holders. The Honda BR-V also features a 3-pod instrument cluster, which consists of a tachometer on the left, a speedometer in the middle and a digital display on the right which provides information regarding fuel, time, temperature and odometer.
The Honda BR-V is built on Honda's ACE body structure which enhances self-protection while mitigation damage to other vehicles in the event of a collision. It gets safety features like driver and passenger airbags, ABS with EBD, rear parking sensors, defogger, immobilizer rear parking camera, immobilizer and driver seat belt reminder.
Under the hood, the Honda BR-V derives power from a 1.5-litre petrol unit, which develops 119 ps @ 6600 rpm and 145 Nm @ 4600 rpm. The petrol engine comes paired with a 5-speed manual and CVT transmission. The MPV also has a 1.5-litre diesel motor on offer. It churns out respective power and torque output of 100 ps @ 3600 rpm and 200 Nm @ 1750 rpm. Transmission duties are handled by a 5-speed manual gearbox. Both the engines are fuel-efficient and are rated for 15.5-16 kmpl (petrol) and 21.9 kmpl (diesel). The engine feels punchy and it propels the MPV amazingly on long stretches. The engine is nimble in performance and more refined than the Mobilio. The cabin remains quiet, even if the ignition is on. It makes regular commuting much easier and it also offers a comfortable driving experience. A person can invest his money on the Honda BR-V, if he is looking out for a good looking MPV with a powerful mill.
Honda BR-V price starts from INR 9.45 Lakh to INR 12.78 Lakh.
NASA’s Curiousity Rover has started its treacherous 7.5 km hike on Mars with ferocious intent, aiming for possible mineral deposits that might uncloak some of the red planet’s mysteries. Back home on Earth, India to be specific, every hatchback or compact sedan owner is realigning their finances with similarly ferocious intent, aiming to buy a SUV as their next car. The Hyundai Creta is making the most of this syndrome, and so is the new Vitara Brezza by Maruti. Honda, not to be left behind has re-armed its product onslaught for India with the eagerly anticipated BR-V compact SUV. The BR-V rounds off Honda India’s portfolio, which was desperately missing a high-riding vehicle for the masses. We spent some time with the Honda BR-V in sultry Rajasthan, getting a taste of the Japanese manufacturer’s latest entrant in the Indian market.