Premiered at 2015 GAIKINDO Indonesia International Auto Show in August last year, and unveiled in India at 2016 Auto Expo in February, Honda BR-V will compete against Renault Duster, Hyundai Creta, and Maruti Suzuki S-Cross.
Being offered in 4 trim levels – E, S, V and VX, Honda BR-V is the first crossover in its class to offer three row of seating for up to 7 adults.
Engine options on the Honda BR-V include a 1.5-liter petrol engine capable of 117 bhp power and 145 Nm torque and 1.5-liter diesel engine capable of 98 bhp and 200 Nm torque. Both engines get mated to a 6-speed manual transmission while CVT is exclusively for petrol variant.
Set on the same platform as Brio, Amaze, and Mobilio, Honda BR-V features a sporty exterior. It measures 4,455mm in length, 1,735mm in width, 1,650mm in height and has a wheelbase of 2,660mm while ground clearance stands at 201mm. Design elements include a chrome grille, projector head lights, plastic body cladding on wheel arches and a meaty lower bumper.
With spacious interiors, Honda BR-V commands both comfort and occupant conveniences with features such as start/stop button, steering mounted controls, roof mounted air conditioning vents and automatic climate controls.
Where safety features are concerned, the Honda BR-V receives dual airbags, ABS, EBD, vehicle stability assist and hill start assist. Exterior colors on the Honda BR-V include White Orchid Pearl, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Taffeta White, Carnelian Red Pearl, Urban Titanium Metallic and Golden Brown Metallic.
More details will be revealed by Honda themselves when they launch the car today at a gala event in New Delhi. You can watch the LIVE webcast in the feed below.