About Honda BR-V
As a good-looking 7-seat SUV with some functions of MPV as well as familiar Honda language, like the Honda official announces, “BE READY FOR THIS SIDE OF LIFE” and “BE READY FOR THAT SIDE OF LIFE”, which are utterly appropriate for a vehicle like BR-V. What’s more, from the data that Honda gives us, the Honda BR-V seems like a low-end CR-V for normal people, in which most of them could afford a car like this.
On-road Price in New Delhi
|Honda BR-V||Nissan Kicks||Maruti Suzuki XL6||Renault Captur|
|₹ 9.52-16.21 Lakhs||₹ 9.55-16.15 Lakhs||₹ 10.99-13.27 Lakhs||₹ 9.42-15.64 Lakhs|
The approximate price of Honda BR-V in New Delhi starts at ₹ 9.52 Lakhs and reaches to 16.21 Lakhs, which is almost even compared with its rivals above the chart, there’s no obvious gap among them.
The authoritative fuel-consumption of the Honda BR-V is 15.4 to 16 kmpl for the petrol variant, which has MT and CVT transmission, and 21.9 kmpl for the diesel version, which only provides MT. For an SUV like this and worth this price, these are acceptable and good mileage for many customers.
|Overall Length (mm)||4 453 (E,S,V), 4 456(VX)|
|Overall Width (mm)||1 735|
|Overall Height (mm)||1 666|
|Boot Space (Litres)||223L (All 3 Rows Up), 691L ( 3rd Row Folded|
As we learn from the price, we should know that the Honda BR-V essentially is not a big SUV, it still offers a 7-seat variant. The size is under our expectation but the boot, at least for me, is really unexpected. You can have a roomy 691-litre boot if you fold the third row, but you still get 223 litres for your luggage with all 3 rows up.
The distance between the chassis and the ground is 210 mm, which is the usual gap for lots of SUV, making sure you can have a higher sight and passing through the bumpy road without scratching your car’s chassis.
Sturdy, yet agile. With the “Active-Solid Motion” exterior design philosophy for toughness and active movement, the Honda BR-V is equipped with a tough hood, a solid motion pillar, high ground clearance and a strong fender, making it robust, also resolute. And you can see there is plenty of chrome around the car, making it more premium, not like a cheap vehicle.
With its "Luxurious & Active" interior design language, the BR-V is built for convenience and talent. It offers an advanced and interactive instrumental panel and a gorgeous finish. The brand-new Honda DIGIPAD is designed to be a game-changer. This revolutionary screen is here to keep occupants connected to their music, their social networks and their smartphone-enabled digital lifestyle while minimizing driving distraction.
The seats can be reclined, slid and folded, making sure you can have a convenient trip as well as flexible space in different conditions.
Honda BR-V was the latest released model from Honda tested by ASEAN NCAP in April 2016. In terms of Child Occupant Protection (COP), BR-V achieved a 4-Star rating with 72% compliance. Seatbelt Reminder (SBR) for the driver is only available on base but SBR for both frontal occupants and ESC are equipped in higher models. Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), ISOFIX and top tether are standard in all variants. Both of its 5- and 7-seater versions had good scores in the Adult Occupant Protection (AOP) with 14.79 points. Because of 5-Star ASEAN NCAP prerequisite, variants without Electronic Stability Control (ESC) received 4-Star rating while those with ESC got 5-Star.
Honda officially offers five optional colours for BR-V, they are Carnelian Red Pearl, Orchid White Pearl, Modern Steel, Golden Brown and Alabaster Silver, colourful choices for a multi-function SUV.
Specifications and Features
|Engine displacement (cc)||1497||1497||1497|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||42||42||42|
|Fuel Efficiency (km/l)*||15.4||16||21.9|
|Boot Space (Litres)||223 (All 3 Rows Up), 691L (3rd Row Folded)||223 (All 3 Rows Up), 691L (3rd Row Folded)||223 (All 3 Rows Up), 691L (3rd Row Folded)|
|Power (ps @rpm)||119@6600||119@6600||100@3600|
|Torque (Nm @rpm)||145@4600||145@4600||200@1750|
|LED Position Lamps||-||o|
|2nd Row Slide||-||o|
|2nd Row Centre Armrest||-||o|
|ABS With EBD||Diesel||o|
|Front Fog Lamps||-||o|
Generally speaking, if you have more than three families and not so much money, the Honda BR-V is an ideal alternative to you. You almost can get what you want from this car with such expense. It can basically satisfy your demands as well as your daily life, price is affordable, and fuel-efficiency is good. In addition, its functions are enough for your usual usage if you are not picky or need something else special.