Honda BR-V is a recently introduced Multi-Purpose Vehicle from Honda Thailand.Honda BR-V is the new generation crossover utility vehicle built on the platform of Brio hatch back, Amaze sedan and Mobilio MPV with a modern look. This MPV’s dynamic front fascia gives it an aggressive and bold look.
It does appear that the production BR-V is pretty much identical to the show car, with the same sharp projector headlights with LED positioning lights, chrome-laden grille, silver skid plates, window line kink, wraparound LED tail light cluster and black plastic cladding all around. Even the 16-inch wheel design remains unchanged.
Honda BR-V Engine, Mileage and Variants
Honda’s all new crossover MPV 2016 2017 Honda BR-V combines luxury and comfortable drive with fun-filled adventure. This ‘Active Sport Crossover’ measures 4,455 mm long, 1,735 mm wide and 1,650 mm tall, with a wheelbase of 2,660 mm. Ground clearance is quoted at over 200 mm.It is available in two trims, seven-seater variant, SV with CVT and five-seater version, V with CVT.
Both BR-V come with 1.5 litre i-VTEC petrol engine churns out maximum power of 117 hp at 6,000 rpm and the peak torque of 146 Nm at 4,700 rpm. Honda’s famed 1.5L i-VTEC petrol engine gives you a fierce combination of high power output and class leading fuel efficiency, offering you an unparalleled mileage of 15.4 kmpl and an exhilarating power of 119 ps. Power is sent to the front wheels via Earth Dreams CVT automatic transmission.
2016 Honda BR-V Exterior
Features fitted for the Thai market include projector headlamps with LED position lights, C-shaped LED tail lights, and 16-inch alloy wheels.
BRV front fascia is designed with a wide radiator grille with an insignia of Honda, C-shaped LED taillights, black projector headlamps and skid plates. It comes with 16-inch alloy wheel and also features roof rails giving it a bold and sporty look. The new drive measures 4456 mm x 1735 mm x 1666 mm (L X W X H) along with wheelbase counting to 2655 mm. Its high ground clearance of 201 mm make it apt for off-roading.
2016 Honda BR-V Interior
Its interior is made luxurious and sophisticated with multi-function binnacle, double AC blower for passenger comfort, 6-inch display audio monitor with touch screen capabilities. The instrumentation offers a new level of detail in the information displayed. It also features multi-function steering wheel and auto HVAC unit which stands for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning. It comes in seven-seat arrangement and also offers 50:50 smart folding seats in the third row. The second-row too offers folding-seating to accommodate extra luggage in a 60:40 arrangement.
Honda BR-V Colors
Honda BR-V is available in following colors: White Orchid Metallic (also called Tafetta White), Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, Crystal Black Pearl and Premium Amber Metallic
BR-V Safety, Braking and Security
Honda BR-V comes with Dual SRS airbags which instantly inflate in the event of a collision, giving you the cushioning you and your co-passengers will need.
It is also equipped with the well-reputed G-Con technology which absorbs the impact energy on collision to protect the occupants of the vehicle. It is packed with ventilated disc brakes at front and drum brakes at the rear wheels. It is incorporated with Anti-lock braking system, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), Vehicle stability Assist and Brake Assist to provide stability while applying brakes at higher speed. The advanced Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) prevents wheels from locking during emergency braking while Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) functions to distribute braking power according to the vehicle load.
BR-V provides cutting-edge protection and safety in every trip. Its ACE™ body structure enhances self protection while mitigating damage to other vehicles in the event of a collision.
During a collision, the Pre-Tensioner seatbelt automatically tightens to keep the passenger’s body in position; avoiding jerky forward chest movement. The Load Limiter functions to reduce excessive pressure, injuries to the chest and also ensures that the body is in position to fall directly on the airbag as it inflates. Immobiliser Anti-Theft system is also included.