Honda SA have added another SUV to their line-up, joining the like of the CR-V and HR-V.

The BR-V aims to provide 7-seater versatility along with agile, compact dimensions and a premium cabin.

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All variants of the BR-V will be powered by Honda’s tried and trusted 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine, which delivers 88 kW and 145 Nm, along with great economy.

In terms of transmission choices, the BR-V will come with either a 6-speed manual or Honda’s refined CVT, which is offered with optional paddle-shift.

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Honda have strived to offer all variants, even the entry-level, with air-conditioning, front- and rear electric windows, keyless entry, a 4-speaker audio system with USB connectivity, as well as folding centre- and rear seats, and ABS among other safety features.

The BR-V will be offered in 4 colours, namely White Orchid, Urban Titanium, Alabaster Silver and Carnelian Red.

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Pricing is as follows:

Honda BR-V 1.5 Trend Manual                            R238 900
Honda BR-V 1.5 Comfort Manual                        R252 900
Honda BR-V 1.5 Comfort CVT                              R268 300
Honda BR-V 1.5 Elegance Manual                      R272 900
Honda BR-V 1.5 Elegance CVT                            R288 300

The price includes the standard Honda five-year/200 000 km warranty and three years of AA Roadside Assistance.

Comfort and Elegance models benefit from a two-year/30 000 km service plan. Services are at 15 000 km intervals.