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Honda BR-V bookings exceed 10,000 units

2016 Honda BR-V Review

The crossover rivals the likes of Hyundai Creta, Renault Duster, Nissan Terrano, etc.

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.

2016 Honda BR-V Review

The car offers standard dual front airbags.

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.

2016 Honda BR-V Review

The BR-V is the only car in its segment to feature 7 seats.

Also read – Honda BR-V review

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.


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