Honda BR-V Prices Increase by Up to Rs 14,000!

September 21, 2016-  The Honda BR-V small SUV has received a price hike. The Honda BR-V will now cost up to Rs. 14,000 more. While its base petrol model now costs Rs 8.88 lakh, the base Diesel is priced at Rs 9.99 lakh. The top-end petrol and Diesel models are priced at Rs 12.13 lakh and Rs 13.04 lakh respectively. The Honda BR-V has so far failed to make a huge impact on the sales of Hyundai Creta. However, the BR-V is many folds more successful than its donor vehicle- the Mobilio. This ‘Bold Runabout Vehicle’ (BRV) from Honda Cars India also rivals the Maruti S-Cross, Renault Duster and the Hyundai Creta. You can book a BR-V for an amount of INR 21,000. Read on for Honda BRV India Prices, Specifications, Features and BRV official launch image

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The BRV made its India debut at the Auto Expo 2016. It maybe noted that Honda was initially expected to bring the HR-V small SUV to India. However, these plans were dropped in favour of BR-V, which is based on the Brio hatchback. The Honda BRV made a debut in its concept form at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show 2015 (GIIAS 2015). Soon thereafter, this Honda Brio-based compact SUV was showcased at the Auto Expo and the Honda BRV India Launch took place at an official event in New Delhi on May-5, 2016. You can contact your nearest Honda Cars India dealer for details on the test drive. The new Honda BRV went on sale in a price range of INR 8.75 lakh – INR 12.90 lakhs (ex-showroom, Delhi).

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Honda BRV India Prices

This Brio-based Compact SUV has been priced in the range of INR 8.7-12.90 lakhs. This means that the BRV costs more than the Mobilio and almost as much as the City. Honda isn’t exactly known for aggressive pricing, as evident from the prices mentioned below. Here’s the full Honda BR-V price list

VariantsMileage (ARAI-tested)Price in India (ex-showroom)
New DelhiMumbai
Honda BRV E iVTEC Manual Transmission Petrol16 kplRs 8.88 LakhRs 9.40 Lakh
Honda BRV S iVTEC Manual Transmission Petrol16 kplRs 9.99 LakhRs 10.58 Lakh
Honda BRV V iVTEC Manual Transmission Petrol16 kplRs 11.04 LakhRs 11.69 Lakh
Honda BRV VX iVTEC Manual Transmission Petrol16 kplRs 11.98 LakhRs 12.68 Lakh
Honda BRV V iVTEC CVT Automatic Petrol15.4 kplRs 12.13 LakhRs 12.84 Lakh
Honda BRV E iDTEC Manual Transmission Diesel21.9 kplRs 9.99 LakhRs 10.58 Lakh
Honda BRV S iDTEC Manual Transmission Diesel21.9 kplRs 11.12 LakhRs 11.78 Lakh
Honda BRV V iDTEC Manual Transmission Diesel21.9 kplRs 11.99 LakhRs 12.70 Lakh
Honda BRV VX iDTEC Manual Transmission Diesel21.9 kplRs 13.04 LakhRs 13.81 Lakh

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Hyundai CretaMahindra ScorpioTata Safari Storme
Rs 9.16-14.43 LakhRs 9.33-15.05 LakhRs 10.37-15.21 Lakh
Toyota Innova Crysta Renault DusterRenault Lodgy Stepway
Rs 13.83-20.78 LakhRs 8.47-13.57 LakhRs 11.99-12.29 Lakh
Mahindra TUV300Nissan TerranoMaruti S-Cross
Rs 7.37-9.64 LakhRs 9.99-13.84 LakhRs 8.03-12.03 Lakh

You can book a BR-V for INR 21,000.

Also See- Honda BR-V vs Honda City

Honda BRV India- Rivals

Compared to its rivals, the Renault Duster and the Hyundai Creta, the BRV, even after the price hike, is slightly cheaper. However, it misses out on some features, too. In India, the Honda BR-V is on sale with two engines- 1.5-litre iVTEC Petrol and 1.5-litre iDTEC Diesel. Both the engines come mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. Additionally, the Petrol engine also gets a CVT automatic with paddle shifters. The Honda BRV Diesel offers a best-in-class mileage of 21.9kmpl (ARAI). Mileage of Honda BR-V Petrol is 15.4 kmpl (MT) and 16 kmpl (AT). The BR-V gets features like automatic climate control, push button start, Bluetooth, 16-inch alloy wheels and LED light guides. The Honda BRV comes with a best-in-class ground clearance of 210 mm. It has a maximum boot space of 691-litres.

Also See- Hyundai Creta Automatic

Honda BRV India Specifications

Honda BRV India Launch diesel engine

The engine and transmission line-up is shared with the City sedan and the Honda Mobilio. The India-spec model is offered with –

  • 1.5-litre i-VTEC, Four-cylinder petrol engine with 120 PS-145 Nm
  • 1.5-litre i-DTEC, Four-cylinder diesel engine with 100 PS-200 Nm

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These engines come mated to 6-speed manual transmission and the petrol version, much like the new Honda Jazz, get a CVT automatic along with paddle shifters. Fuel mileage is also class leading at around 21.9 kpl for the 1.5-litre diesel model of the Brio compact SUV. The BRV will get three rows of seats and hence, will be capable of ferrying 7 passengers. This would hand it a big advantage over the competition. The car rides on 16-inch alloy wheels that are shod with 195/60 spec tires. The BRV is 4,456 mm long and measures 1,666 mm in height. It has a ground clearance of 201 mm. Here’s the full Honda BRV India Specs list –

Engine1.5-litre iVTEC Petrol/1.5-litre iDTEC Diesel
Max. Power117 BHP/100 BHP
Peak Torque145 Nm/200 Nm
Transmission6-Speed Manual, CVT Automatic/6-Speed Manual
Seating Capacity7
Wheel SizeR16
Tyre Size195/60 R16
Ground Clearance201 mm
Dimensions (LWB)4456 mm X 1735 mm X 1666 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity42 Litres
Front SuspensionMacPherson Strut
Rear SuspensionH-Shape Torsion Beam

Also See – Upcoming Cars in India

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Honda BR-V Mileage

As we have been saying, the new Honda BR-V Diesel shares its engine with the Amaze, City. For the BR-V, this 1.5-litre iDTEC engine offers a fuel mileage of 21.9 kpl. However, this is an ARAI-rated figure and real-world mileage could be around 16-17 kpl for the Diesel model. The 1.5-litre i-VTEC petrol engine offers an ARAI-tested fuel mileage of 16 kpl for the manual transmission model and 15.4 kpl for the automatic CVT. Here’s a comparison of the Honda BR-V mileage with that of the Renault Duster and Hyundai Creta.

Honda BR-V16 kpl (MT), 15.4 kpl (AT)21.9 kpl
Hyundai Creta15.29 kpl (MT/AT),21.38 kpl (1.4 MT), 19.67 kpl (1.6 MT), 17.07 kpl (1.6 AT)
Renault Duster13.6 kpl (MT)17.89 kpl (MT)), 19.6 kpl (AT)

Honda BRV Dimensions

  • Length – 4,453 mm – 4,456 mm
  • Width – 1,735 mm
  • Height – 1,666 mm
  • Wheelbase – 2,662 mm
  • Ground Clearance – 210 mm
  • Kerb Weight – 1199 kga – 1306 kgs
  • Turning Radius – 5.3m (Petrol); 5.5m (Diesel)
  • Fuel Tank Capacity – 42-litres
  • Seating Capacity – 7
  • Boot Space – 223-litres, 691-litres (with 3rd Row Folded)

Honda BRV Walk-around Video Review

Honda BRV India – Features

The Honda Amaze isn’t exactly the most feature rich package in its class, and that is also the case with the Honda BRV in India. Here’s the Honda BRV India variant-wise features list-

Honda BR-V E Features: The entry-level trim gets –

  • Dual front airbags
  • ABS with EBD (only on Diesel only)
  • Projector headlights
  • 60:40 split seats with recline for 2nd row
  • 50:50 split seats with recline for 3rd row
  • Digital AC controls
  • Tilt steering
  • Power windows

Honda BR-V S Features: In addition to the above, the S trim also gets-

  • 2-DIN Audio with Bluetooth/FM/MP3/USB/AUX and steering-mounted controls
  • Sliding seats for 2nd row
  • Auto AC
  • Rear AC vents
  • Driver seat height adjustment
  • Electrically adjustable ORVMs
  • Rear wipe-wash

Honda BR-V V Features: In addition to the above, the V trim gets-

  • Push-start with Keyless entry
  • Alloy wheels
  • Paddle shifters for CVT  variant
  • Electric fold feature and Integrated turn signals
  • Multi-information display
  • 2nd-row armrest
  • Security alarm

Honda BR-V VX Features:

  • LED position light
  • Leather seats and leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear knob
  • Chrome side protector
  • Heat-absorbing windshield
  • Auto-up function for driver-side power window


Honda BRV Review


The design of the Honda Brio compact SUV is based on the carmaker’s ‘XCITING H DESIGN!!!’ philosophy. Basically, all this means is that the BRV boasts of a bold design that features ample usage of chrome and some interesting surface treatments. The car gets projector headlamps, a suitably high ground clearance, side body cladding and silver roof rails. Worth a mention here is that the rear-end looks strikingly similar to the China-spec HR-V. While the BR-V looks attractive from the front, the side and the rear is a bit too van-like and is reminiscent of the Mobilio.

Honda BRV India Launch front-angle

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Interior Review

Unlike the Amaze and the Mobilio, the BRV doesn’t get the Brio’s dashboard. Instead, it features a more stylish Jazz-like unit. While the steering wheel does come from the Mobilio, the BRV gets a new instrument panel and City-like aircon vents. Its dashboard design is identical to the Amaze facelift‘s and will also be seen in the upcoming Brio facelift.  The design of the Honda Brio compact SUV has taken many hints from the Honda XS-1 vision concept pictured below. Also, the upcoming compact SUV closely resembles the Mobilio MPV, especially when viewed from certain angles and has proportions which are a mix of MPV and SUV.

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Honda BRV Walk-around Video Review

Honda BR-V India – Colours

The Honda BRV India-spec model has gone on sale with 7 paint options. Here’s the colour palette

  • Carnelian Red Pearl
  • White Orchid Pearl
  • Alabaster Silver Metallic
  • Golden Brown Metallic
  • Urban Titanium Metallic
  • Alabaster Silver Metallic
  • Tafetta White

Honda BRV India – Images

Stay tuned to Car Blog India for news updates on Honda BRV India price and specifications. Also stay tuned for Honda BRV Test Drive Review and other related details. What do you have to say about the Honda BRV India price? Do you think it should undercut the price of cars like the Creta and Duster? Pen your thoughts on the Honda BRV India price by commenting below.

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