Honda presented its 2016 BR-V crossover which has its premiere at 2015 Gaikindo Indonesian International Auto Show. You are probably wondering why you haven’t heard about this car. Well, this crossover was developed by Honda R&D Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. (HRAP) which is its own entity and this is the third model developed buy them. This model should not be confused with the HR-V and the company said that 2016 Honda BR-V represents its new generation crossover utility vehicle which is designed to receive seven people. It is based on Brio hatchback, Amaze sedan and the Mobilio MPV and it has very aggressive and modern look. We can expected this car to hit the market sometimes in 2016.
Exterior and interior design
Honda Motor Company states the BR-V adopts a rather bold design (motivated a little bit by Mobilio), however production version is expected to be sweetened down. However, the description shouldn’t transform drastically, like hostile/ rugged exterior charm, large blend wheels, sleek roof covering rails and charitable ground clearance. The Japanese automaker has actually verified that BR-V will certainly be loaded with an excellent number of safety features, as common across all versions; and offer of 2 transmission alternatives, meaning an automated gearbox in employment. The design additionally supplies a comfy and also spacious cabin with 7 seats in 3 row setup.
Interior design of 2016 BR-V
If we speak about the interior decoration of new Honda BR-V, it looks largely much like the current Honda City and also Honda Jazz, as seen in the facility console, steering wheel, instrument collection and HVAC vents designs.
Honda declares that the BR-V “features the combo of an SUV look and also handling, as well as terrific energy and also the roomy log cabin of an MPV”. Speaking on the latter, they have actually likewise shown the 7-seat plan along with the quantity of area offered per resident. Apparently in the 3rd row, the BR-V 2016 supplies the most effective legroom in its class.
2016 Honda BR-V release date and price
Called the BR-V, short for Bold Runabout Vehicle, the new crossover has it world premiere at the 2015 Indonesian Auto Show on August,20. Production will take place at a plant in Thailand and the order books will open following the auto show debut which means we can expect it in early 2016. Honda says the BR-V was developed strictly with the Asian market in mind, so don’t expect it to grace American showrooms anytime soon. If we talk about price, we still don’t have any information but we expected to be around $20,000.
BR-V Engine and specs
The firm has actually validated that Honda BR-V 2016 will certainly be powered by a 1.5-litre gasoline engine with 117 hp for Indonesia with an option to two innovative transmissions. It will certainly have 7-seats in 3-rows.
Look also at: 2016 release date
For India, japanese company will likewise supply 2016 Honda BR-V with the 1.5-litre i-DTEC diesel motor which can produce 99 hp. Competition would certainly originate from Renault Duster, Hyundai Creta, Maruti S-Cross and also Nissan Terrano, every one of which supply only 5-seats. There’s most likely to be an automated version also.
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2016 Honda BR-V
Honda presented its 2016 BR-V crossover which has its premiere at 2015 Gaikindo Indonesian International Auto Show. You are probably wondering why you haven't heard about this car. Well, this crossover was developed by Honda R&D Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. (HRAP) which is its own entity and this is the third model developed buy them.