The second generation Honda BR-V continues to be a three-row offering, which also makes it very suitable for the Indian market.
The second generation Honda BR-V continues to be a three-row offering.
The new generation Honda BR-V broke coverage in Indonesia, which was one of the key markets for the previous generation BR-V. Now we all remember the Honda BR-V as a slightly higher offering than the Ertiga or even the Honda Mobolio and in the MPV market it then bridged the gap between the Maruti Suzuki Ertiga and the Toyota Innova Crysta. Now the model may not have had a glorious run in our market, but it has performed quite well globally with over 2.55 lakh units sold in six years. The new generation of Honda BR-Vs should also have a similar positioning, but we do not know exactly when it will arrive on our shores. Here’s everything you need to know about the new generation Honda BR-V.
- The second generation Honda BR-V continues to be a three-row offering, which also makes it very suitable for the Indian market.
- The all-new Honda BR-V looks identical to the concept version retaining most of the lines and design elements. The front right design gives the SUV a butch feel with the massive grille and a big chrome bar in the center with the big “H”.
- The new BR-V also features full LED headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights, while the bumper houses round fog lights and a brushed aluminum fake skid plate.
- The profile looks simple and is somewhat reminiscent of the old BR-V too. The 16-inch machine-cut alloy wheels stand out, as do the huge greenhouse and roof racks. The almost flat shoulder line continues all the way to the rear with the wraparound LED combination taillights.
- The new generation Honda BR-V borrows the dashboard and other features from the City sedan. The model receives a 4.2-inch TFT screen as part of the instrument console that displays information such as Honda Sensing function, average fuel consumption, mileage and remaining distance, among others.
- There’s also the 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that comes with smartphone connectivity. The model is more spacious than its predecessor and also has armrests for the first and second row. There are more 12-volt power outlets in the cabin, especially for second and third row passengers.
- The cabin is covered in a leather upholstery and there are plenty of storage options in the cabin, including eight water bottle holders. The third row seats can be folded down up to 50:50 for better cargo space.
- Other features of the new Honda BR-V include a host of safety assistance systems including remote engine start, Honda LaneWatch system with blind spot detection, Honda SmartKey and also Honda Sensing with cruise control. adaptive.
- There is also an automatic high beam and an anti-collision braking system. The SUV also receives front and side airbags, ABS and EBD, as well as ISOFIX child anchor seat mounts.
- Power comes from the 1.5 liter i-VTEC petrol engine for the Indonesian market which develops 119 hp at 6,600 rpm and 145 Nm of maximum torque at 4,300 rpm. The engine is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox and CVT automatic gearbox.
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