Marking its entry into compact SUV segment last month, Honda BR-V is off to a remarkable start and becomes another paradigm of Indian customers core love for SUVs with 10,000 bookings in less than 2 months time. There are several reasons behind for such kind of response which act as the strong selling points like segment first seven seat configuration and 3 years unlimited kilometers warranty and Honda seems pretty sure that BR-V would maintain this initial momentum.
The BR-V is available in 9 variants with both petrol and diesel powertrains. The diesel version of the SUV is powered by a 1.5l i-DTEC engine that produces 99bhp power and 200Nm of torque linked to 6-speed manual gearbox. On the contrary, the petrol features with a 1.5l i-VTEC engine delivering 118bhp power and 145Nm of torque and it can be had in a six speed manual as standard and CVT automatic transmission.
The manual petrol model delivers 15.4 KMPL and 16KMPL for the CVT version while the oil burner diesel is rated to deliver 21.9 KMPL of fuel efficiency. In terms of features, it gets projector headlamps, fog lamps, automatic climate control and much more while all the variants get dual front airbags as standard. The SUV is available in the price range between Rs. 8.75 lakh to Rs. 12.90 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
Speaking on the response of BR-V, Mr. Yoichiro Ueno, President & CEO, Honda Cars India Ltd said, “The recently launched Honda BR-V has received a good consumer response with over 10,000 bookings since launch. BR-V has amassed strong interest from both young and middle aged customers. We are confident that it will attract more customers with its strong desirable values.”
“As per current demand, BR-V has witnessed equal consumer preference in petrol and diesel variants. The new warranty policy of 3 year unlimited km warranty for BR-V has been very positively accepted and is one of the driving forces for good acceptance of BR-V in the market”. He added
|Comparison of Honda BR-V|
|Comparison of Honda BR-V variants|