• Honda BR-Vhonda.asia.com/media
  • Honda BR-Vhonda.asia.com/media
  • Honda BR-V interiorhonda.asia.com/media

Japanese auto-maker Honda showcased the BR-V SUV at the ongoing Bangkok Motor Show 2016. The India-bound BR-V SUV, which is already on sale in Thailand, is expected to be launched in India in May this year.

In Thailand, the BR-V SUV is offered in two variants — V and SV — and comes powered by a 1.5-liter petrol engine 116bhp of power at 6,000rpm and 145Nm of torque at 4,700rpm. The transmission is taken care of by continuously variable transmission (CVT).

In India, the BR-V is also likely to get a 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel engine that does duty in most of the diesel cars offered by Honda in the country. The compact SUV comes equipped with safety features such as dual SRS airbag, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) and Hill Start Assist (HAS).

The BR-V measures 4453mm in length, 1735mm in width, and 1666mm in height and comes with a wheelbase of 2655mm. Honda BR-V, the SUV based on the Brio platform will be pitted against Hyundai Creta and Renault Duster once it hits the Indian market.

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