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2016 Honda BR-V launched in India at Rs 8.75 lakh

Team OD  | Updated: May 06, 2016, 12:10 PM IST

Honda Cars India Ltd. (HCIL) has launched its compact SUV, the BR-V, at a starting price of Rs 8.75 lakh, ex-Delhi. Based on the Mobilio platform, the Honda BR-V will compete against the likes of the Renault Duster and the Hyundai Creta.

As expected, Honda is offering the BR-V in both petrol and diesel variants. The petrol variant is powered by a 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine which makes 118PS of power and 145Nm of torque. The diesel variant is powered by a 1.5-litre i-DTEC engine which produces 100PS and 200Nm. Both engines also power the Honda City and Honda Mobilio models and are coupled to a 6-speed manual transmission. Only the petrol engine is offered with a CVT as well with paddle shifters.

Honda BR-V (28)

The Honda BR-V gets dual-front airbags as standard on all trims. However, only the diesel versions get ABS with EBD as standard along with dual airbags. Honda showrooms will offer BR-V buyers 30 accessory options to choose from.

Honda claims that the BR-V petrol manual transmission version delivers a fuel efficiency of 15.4kmpl while the BR-V petrol CVT version returns 16kmpl. The Honda BR-V diesel variant claims to deliver a fuel efficiency of 21.9kmpl.

In terms of features, the E trim comes equipped with projector headlamps, roof rails, reclining and split folding second and third rows, adjustable headrests on all three rows, front and rear power windows, tilt steering and keyless entry.

The S trim additionally comes equipped with automatic climate control, rear AC vents, 2-DIN audio system with Bluetooth and USB, steering-mounted audio controls, electrically adjustable wing mirrors, height adjustable drivers seat, and rear defogger along with washer and wiper.

The V trim carries over the features offered on the lower two trims and additionally gets 16-inch alloys, engine start/stop button, electrically foldable wing mirrors with turn indicators and front fog lamps.

The top VX trim gets leather seats along with leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear knob, heat absorbing windshield and chrome side protectors.

Honda BR-V petrol variant prices (ex-showroom, Delhi)

E - Rs 8,75,000

S - Rs 9,90,000

V - Rs 10,90,000

VX - Rs 11,84,000

V CVT - Rs 11,99,000

Honda BR-V diesel variant prices (ex-showroom, Delhi)

E - Rs 9,90,000

S - Rs 10,99,000

V - Rs 11,85,000

VX - Rs 12,90,000

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Spec comparo: Honda BR-V vs Hyundai Creta vs Renault Duster vs Maruti Suzuki S-Cross

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 10.9 Lakhs
Displacement
1497cc
Transmission
Manual
Max Power(ps)
100
Max Torque(Nm)
145
Mileage
17.8 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 9.99 Lakhs
Displacement
1353cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
115
Max Torque(Nm)
242
Mileage
-NA-
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 8.39 Lakhs
Displacement
1462cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
105
Max Torque(Nm)
138
Mileage
18.55 Kmpl
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 8.49 Lakhs
Displacement
1330cc
Transmission
CVT
Max Power(ps)
106
Max Torque(Nm)
154
Mileage
-NA-
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