In what is yet another proof of Indian customers’ undying love for anything and everything that’s tagged as an SUV, the Honda BR-V has garnered over 10,000 bookings since its launch on 5th May.
The company says that the 7-seat crossover has managed to attract a diverse profile of audience. Three row of seats, high fuel efficiency, and 3 year warranty are attritbuted to the strong response.
Honda also says that as of now, it has received nearly equal number of bookings for petrol and diesel models. The BR-V is powered by a 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine which is tuned to deliver 119 PS and 145 Nm of torque, and a 1.5-litre diesel engine which is capable of 100 PS and 200 Nm of torque. Both motors are mated to a 6-speed manual transmission while the petrol can also be specfied with a paddle shifters equipped CVT.
All variants of the BR-V feature standard dual front airbags. Top-end variant offers featurs like ABS with EBD, projector headlamps, foglamps, alloy wheels, automatic climate control, etc.
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The compact crossover segment has been burgeoning for the last two years. Last year alone, the segment witnessed growth of 40%. Honda is confident that BR-V will continue to sustain the initial momentum in the coming months as well.