When launched in India, the Honda BR-V will become the country’s first genuine 7-seater premium compact SUV. Based on the same platform that underpins the Brio, Mobilio and the Amaze, it will be launched in India in soon and stood proud at Honda’s Auto Expo 2016 stall.
The seven-seater crossover measures 4,455mm in length, 1,735mm in width and 1,650mm in height, and has a wheelbase of 2,660mm, which make it significantly longer than both the Creta and the Duster. For India, the Honda BR-V compact crossover will be powered by the familiar 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engines. Click for a design review and all you need to know about the car
While the diesel engine will be the 1.5-litre i-DTEC unit found in all of Honda Car India’s line-up except the Brio, petrol power will be bought by the 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine that does duty in the City and Mobilio. The diesel engine, good for 100 PS and 200 Nm of torque in its current state of tune is speculated to be paired to a six-speed manual transmission. As for the petrol engine, it makes 119 Ps and could be clubbed to a CVT, while a five- or six-speed manual transmission