Honda BR-V Launch: Highlights

The BR-V is the latest offering from Honda Cars India (HCIL) to hit the Indian roads and is the company's first maiden offering in the compact SUV segment. Based on the Brio platform, the BR-V gets a completely redesigned front with more muscular and beefy elements, whereas the rear profile gets a sharp lines and quite an urban appeal. The side profile though is similar to the Mobilio MPV, also based on the Brio platform with the 'lightning bolt' lines retained.

Inside, the new Honda BR-V gets premium looking cabin similar to the ones found on the Honda Jazz and City models, finished in black. The compact SUV is loaded with all essential features including an infotainment system with Bluetooth, USB and AUX connectivity, parking sensors, steering mounted controls (on the top variants) among other bits. The BR-V also gets steering mounted paddle shifters on the automatic version. The BR-V also holds the credit of being the only compact SUV in the segment to be a 7-seater.


Engine options include the 1.5-litre petrol and diesel that are available with a 6-speed manual and a CVT (only petrol) transmission. The diesel motor returns an ARAI certified fuel efficiency of 21.9 km/l, while the petrol returns 15.4 km/l in the manual mode and in the automatic avatar. Honda's compact SUV will be locking horns with the likes of Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster and Nissan Terrano in the segment.

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Here is everything you need to know about the new launched Honda BR-V, prices start at Rs. 8.75 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).

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The Honda BR-V will rival the Hyundai Creta and Renault Duster in the segment.
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Prices for the Honda BR-V start at Rs. 8.75 Lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)
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The BR-V comes with the best in class 210mm ground clearance.
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The Honda BR-V comes with projector headlamps and LED light guides.
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Honda calls the BR-V design Active-Solid Motion.
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Honda BR-V Fuel Efficiency
Honda BR-V claims an ARAI certified fuel efficiency figure of 15.4 kmpl on manual petrol version, while the petrol CVT returns 16 kmpl.

The BR-V returns 21.9 kmpl on the diesel manual version.

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Honda BR-V Specifications

The new Honda BR-V will be available in two engine and transmission options.

Specifications for Honda BR-V Petrol

Engine: 1497cc, four-cylinder, i-VTEC engine

Max Power: 117bhp

Max Torque: 145Nm

Transmission: 6-Speed Manual and CVT

Specifications for Honda BR-V Diesel

Engine: 1497cc, four-cylinder, i-DTEC engine

Max Power: 98bhp

Max Torque: 200Nm

Transmission: 6-Speed Manual

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Honda BR-V Dimensions
The Honda BR-V measures 4455mm in length, 1735mm in width, 1650mm in height and sports a wheelbase of 2660mm.
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Is BR-V the right move from Honda or is it just late to the party?

We drove the Japanese compact SUV earlier this month and this is what we think about it.
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The BR-V boasts of a muscular stance with the completely restyled front profile.
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The Honda BR-V is offered in 1.5-litre petrol and diesel engine options. The engines are paired to a 6-speed manual, while the petrol trim comes with a CVT automatic transmission as optional. The automatic also comes with steering mounted paddle shifters.
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The Honda BR-V is the only compact SUV in the segment to get 7 seats.
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What Does 'BR-V' Stand For?
The Honda BR-V stands for Bold Runabout Vehicle.
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The Honda BR-V is based on the Brio platform that also underpins the Brio, Amaze and Mobilio in the automaker's lineup.
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Honda BR-V Launch
Honda Cars India will be officially launching the BR-V later today, so stay tuned for all the updates live from the launch event.