Honda BR-V (2020)

Honda BR-V (2020)


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Car Variant 2020 Honda BR-V Diesel VX
Availability Status in India Discontinued
Car Type SUV
Fuel Type Diesel
Latest Price in India Honda BR-V Diesel VX price was INR 13.83 lakh before being discontinued.
Colour Options White Orchid Pearl, Golden Brown Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Carnelian Red Pearl
ARAI Mileage (Certified) 21.90 kmpl
Top Speed 145 kmph
Official Tagline Where Next with Honda BRV
Engine cc (Displacement) 1498 cc
Gearbox Type Manual
Number of Gears 6-Speed Manual
Maximum Power 100 HP @ 3600 rpm
Maximum Torque 200 Nm @ 1750 rpm
Engine Details 1.5L DOHC iDTEC, 4 Cylinder, Diesel
Number of Cylinders 4
Mileage (City) 16 kmpl (approx.)
Mileage (Highway) 18 kmpl (approx.)
Overall Length 4456 mm
Overall Width 1735 mm
Overall Height 1666 mm
Wheelbase 2662 mm
Ground Clearance 210 mm
Kerb Weight 1306 kg
Seating Capacity 7
Number of Seating Rows 3 Rows
Number of Doors 5 Doors
Boot Space 223 litres
Boot Space (Folded Rear Seats) 691 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity 42 litres
Front Brakes Disc
Rear Brakes Drum
Front Suspension McPherson Strut, Coil Spring
Rear Suspension Torsion beam axle, Coil Spring
Front Tyre 195/60 R16
Rear Tyre 195/60 R16
Alloy Wheels
Wheels 16-inch
Spare Wheel
Tubeless Tyres
Steering Mounted Controls Yes (Audio Control)
Rear AC Vents
Air Conditioner Automatic
Rear Seat (Split) Yes (2ND Row 60:40 Split Seats with Recline & 3rd Row 50:50 Split Seats with Recline)
Power Steering Tilt
Rear Defogger
Rear Washer & Wiper
Power Windows Front + Rear, Front Power Window Auto Up Driver Side
Sliding and Reclining 2nd Row of Seats Yes (2nd Row Sliding)
MID (Multi Information Display)
Mud Flaps Yes (Front + Rear)
Chrome Front Grille
Body Coloured Outside Mirrors Yes (Body Coloured Door Mirror)
Body Coloured Door Handles
Outside Rear-view Mirrors Electrically Adjustable & Foldable
Rear Garnish Yes (Chrome Front Grille & Rear Chrome Garnish)
Roof Rails
Chrome Door Handles
Leather Steering/Gear knob Yes (Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel)
Airbags Front Dual SRS Airbags
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Speed Sensitive Door Autolock
Anti-theft Alarm
Digital Speedometer Sporty 3D Speedometer with Multi-Information Display
Position Lamps
Projector Headlamps
Front Fog Lights
LED Tail light Yes (LED Tail Light guide)
ORVM Turn Indicators
Music System Advanced 2 DIN Integrated Audio System
AUX Compatibility
MP3 Playback
USB Compatibility
AM/FM Radio
Bluetooth Compatibility
Leather Seats
Rear Headrest (Adjustable)
Rear Centre Armrest
Driver Seat Adjustment
Front Headrest (Adjustable)

Honda BR-V (2020) Review

17 Aug, 2016 10:14 AM


Honda's long awaited answer to the compact SUV's of India has arrived to the scene. Named as the BR-V, the newcomer from Honda carries a new face which is said to be inspired from the new generation Honda cars. The BR-V is an exception from all the other compact termed products in India as it carries the 2 extra third row seats for the ease of carrying a full mid sized family of India.


The BR-V resembles a tough SUV from its first front look while it's rear feels modernized with a long reflector running across it's width, connecting the two taillights at the rear. The side profile is a bit mild and resembles that of the Honda Mobilio, feeling more like an overstretched car with moderate width and more length than required. The same long length makes it the longest in it's class and also hosts the 7 seat arrangement on the BR-V. For the looks, Honda has used the City inspired thick chrome slat at the front while the headlights have been made with the bigger dimensions. Yet again, the thick front end makes the lights feel perfect whereas the silver skid plate improves the overall imposing face of the car.

The air-dam sizes are moderate while the chrome around the oval fog lamps is the best available and decent setup for the car of its class. Roof rails add more muscle to the overall package while their silver finish makes than feel a bit urban at every angle. The front, rear and side glass windows are large, making the car feel airy and less SUV-ish than ever. While the people inside won't get bored with this but the feel of a people carrier would not be justified by this step. BR-V could have felt much much better if it would have been kept 5 seater with lesser length and a bit of more width. The alloy wheel design is very sporty and comes as a rescue to the negative impacts of the first look errors on the car.

Dimensions & Weight

Honda BR-V comes with exciting length of 4453 mm, width of 1735 mm and 1666 mm of height. The wheelbase stands at 2662 mm while the ground clearance is a good 210 mm for urban adventures. The car rides on 16-inch wheels and the fuel tank on the car measures 42 liters.


The inside of the BR-V resembles that of the recently launched 2016 Amaze. The Beige goes missing on the BR-V, raising its sports character with an all Black layout. The next change is noticed with a different steering wheel, which has been carried over from the international Jazz variant. The silver decoration on the wheel matches to that of the air vent corners and the line running cleanly into the dashboard. Even the door handles have been given a silver treatment for a better overall match. Honda BR-V misses on an integral part of the new generation cars, a touchscreen infotainment system. Rather, they use the Honda Amaze sourced player for the purpose.

The seats offer a good black view while also provides a comfortable ride with their adequate length and width. Second row comes with excellent legroom and also provides a perfectly placed arm rest in the center seat. The availability of adjustable headrests in the third row makes it an interesting deal whereas legroom is restricted, offering a good seat position for person up to the height of 5 feet 6 inches only. Thigh support goes mysteriously missing as space becomes limited while being in the third row. You still have a decent amount of boot space after all the 7 seats in their actual place.

Instrument Console

The new BR-V uses the same instrument console as the new Honda Amaze. The three pod instrument console gets a speedometer in the center pod while the one's on the left and right are smaller in size. The left one carries an analogue tachometer while the one on the left is a circular screen with everything else like fuel gauge, temperature, odometer and trip-meter.

Engine & Gearbox

The Honda BR-V is being offered with an option of a powerful petrol as well as a fuel efficient diesel engine. This makes the car good for both fuel preferences and also caters a wide audience. The petrol motor on the car is a 1497 cc, 4-cylinder motor producing 119 PS and 145 Nm of torque. The car comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox, a first time option in Honda petrol cars of India. The CVT is also available on the new BR-V petrol version. The best part of the CVT comes when you shift with paddle shifter as they are flawless and feels good to operate within it's seven ratios.

The diesel motor on the car is the same 1498 cc, 4-cylinder engine producing 100 PS and 200 Nm of torque. It comes mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox and returns a company claimed mileage of 21.90 kmpl.

Brakes& Suspension

The car comes with front ventilated disc brakes while the rear brakes are drum units on the new BR-V. It is being offered with ABS as standard on the diesel variant while only on top variants on the petrol engine. The car comes with McPherson Strut with coil springs as the front suspension while the rear uses torsion beam with coils springs for the suspension duties.

Comfort & Safety

When it comes to big cars, the worst part can be experienced with it's loading and unloading part, whether it be people or the luggage in every case. The restricted height of the car makes ingress and egress as comfortable as possible while the lower back door lip facilitates easy movement of luggage inside and outside the vehicle. The infotainment system provides Bluetooth telephony and wireless music playback.

Push start button, rear air conditioning vents, automatic climate control and steering mounted controls make the car fully expressive when it comes to comfort and relaxed riding. The car comes wrapped in leather on its topmost trim. The safety is handled by the availability of dual front airbags from the base variant itself. ABS helps in avoiding mishaps on non ideal roads while the strong presence of the car with it's excellent chassis makes it safe in case of sudden collisions.

Shades & Variants

The car comes in 6 shades namely Carnelian Red Pearl, Orchid White Pearl, Urban Titanium Metallic, Taffeta White, Golden Brown Metallic and Alabaster Silver Metallic while the variants available on the same are E, S, V and VX.

Ex-showroom Price

The all new Honda BR-V has been priced at INR 8,75,000 for the base petrol variant while it's topmost diesel variant costs INR 12,90,000. It mixes the comfort of a sedan with the practicality of an urban SUV.


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Janardhan Batchu
8 years ago

Is this powerful? My friend taken Mobilio diesel he told it is low pickup vehicle. Is it true?

8 years ago

if its really within 8.-10 lacs on-road price. then this car is gonna work. price beyond that is not worth. if the actual price is gonna be expected price or less then that. then i ll buy this for sure. otherwise not. wating for this car. and eager to know what its exact on-road price gonna be. hope honda satisfy me. thanks for this good news.

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