LAUNCHED IN NEPAL: HONDA BR-VPosted On: August 10, 2016 By : AutoLife Team
Honda BR-V, the Japanese carmaker’s entrant for the highly competitive compact SUV segment, is now available in the Nepalese market. Syakar Trading Company Pvt. Ltd, the authorised distributors of Honda cars in Nepal, launched the BR-V amidst a special event at the capital’s Hyatt Regency. Available in 5 trim levels, the BR-V’s price which starts from Rs 39,99,000 goes up to Rs 53,00,000. At the moment, the front-wheel drive SUV is being offered with a petrol engine option only. The diesel variant is expected in the near future.
The BR-V which marks Honda’s entry into the popular compact SUV segment boasts a bold and sporty stance and offers Best-in-Class ground clearance, powerful performance, excellent mileage and versatile premium interior with 3-row configuration. Under the hood, the Honda BR-V will be available with Honda’s extremely popular 16-Valve, 4-Cylinder 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine with new and exclusively developed 6-speed Manual Transmission and first-in-class Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The BR-V 1.5L i-VTEC Petrol Engine delivers maximum power of 117 bhp@ 6600 rpm, maximum torque of 145 Nm @400 rpm and best in class economy of 15.4 km/l in MT version and 16 km/l in CVT version respectively.
On the outside, the BR-V sports a bold and wide stance from the front, highlighted by projector headlamps and LED Position lamps. The BR-V’s rear is further enhanced by the Connected tail light design with LED Light Guide. The compact SUV rides on a uniquely styled all-new 16 inch aluminum wheels. The Honda BR-V’s interior features a host of advanced equipment including the Push Button Start with Smart Entry, Integrated Bluetooth Audio System with and Hands Free Telephone (HFT) and Steering mounted controls for Audio, Automatic Air Conditioner and Power Foldable ORVMs.
The BR-V is based on Honda’s Man Maximum Machine Minimum concept to create Maximum space for the occupants offering significantly high Headroom, Legroom and Knee room. At 4456 mm long, 1735 mm wide & 1666 mm tall with a wheelbase of 2662 mm, efficient use of space has been made to create an ultra-spacious cabin. The base cargo area for BR-V is a generous 223 Litres which can been enhanced to 691 Litres in the 3rd row fold configuration.
The BR-V is available in 5 grades- E, S, V, VX with Manual Transmission. Additionally, the BR-V will be available in CVT in V petrol variant. Similarly, it is available in 6 Exciting exterior colors – Carnelian Red Pearl, White Orchid Pearl, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Golden brown Metallic, Urban Titanium Metallic, Alabaster Silver Metallic and Taffeta White.
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