Honda Malaysia has started 2017 with a high key launch of an all new crossover SUV – the BR-V which is positioned below the HR-V in the reputable Japanese make’s Malaysian offering. The stylish brand new Bold Runabout Vehicle, which was launched earlier today, was specially developed by Honda R&D Asia Pacific Co Ltd for the ASEAN market.
The all-new BR-V is a full 7-seater crossover tailor made to meet the needs and requirements for Honda’s huge ASEAN market – which is rapidly growing judging from the huge sales figures – from 240, 000 units to 400, 000 units a massive 70% hike. Thus with such importance pertaining to the region, the all new BR-V is poise to reassert Honda’s preeminence as the most popular choice for cars particularly compact crossovers.
At a glance the BR-V brings along the familial styling shared with all other recently introduced Hondas, with an energetic panache that permeates the current crossover design conventions. The visual sleekness is further enhanced with details such as the stylish alloys, key crossover accessories such as roof rails and daytime running lights. Inside the cabin all the expected Honda trademarks are well in place such as premium look and feel fascia, bold 6.1 touchscreen, push start button, leather trims, plus the versatile seating arrangements that SUV and crossover fans insists upon and appreciates.
Under the hood nestled Honda’s sprightly 1.5L i-VTEC petrol engine offering you unparalleled mileage of 15.4 km/l and an exhilarating power of 120ps – highest engine output in its class. Power is transmitted via CVT developed under Honda’s Earth Dreams Tech to improve fuel economy and deliver better driving dynamics.
Safety as per the BR-V’s inherent structural design are more than kosher, with 5 star ASEAN NCAP, dual SRS front airbag, VSA (vehicle stability assist), Hill Start Assist, Anti-lock brakes, EBD, ISO Fix and so on. Also the all-new BR-V features much enhanced NVH ratings, inasmuch making the all-new BR-V a quiet and comfy ride for the whole family.
The all new BR-V comes in a choice of five colors: Dark Ruby Red Pearl, Modern Steel Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic, Taffeta White and Golden Brown Metallic. The E Variant for the all-new BR-V is priced at an affordable RM85, 800 (OTR with insurance) while the V variant is RM92, 800. Honda Malaysia offers 5 year warranty with unlimited mileage at 10, 000km service intervals at any of its 88 dealers.
For more info on the all new BR-V visit www.honda.com.my or call Honda toll free at 1-800-88-2020 or you can visit your nearest Honda showroom.