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.
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.
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.
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.