Japanese car-maker Honda Cars on Thursday launched a new compact sports utility vehicle BR-V priced between Rs 8.75 lakh and Rs 12.9 lakh. The new model which is the first seven-seater compact SUV in the Indian market, will compete with the likes of Hyundai Creta and Renault Duster, which are priced between Rs 8.46 lakh and Rs 14.5 lakh.
The petrol variants of BR-V are priced between Rs 8.7 lakh and Rs 11.8 lakh while diesel ones are between Rs 9.9 lakh and Rs 12.9 lakh. The automatic variant of the SUV is priced at Rs 11.99 lakh. The prices of the variants are lower compared to Hyundai Creta and higher than Renault Duster. “With the launch of BR-V, we are getting into the fast-growing compact SUV segment. With its versatile features, we see a huge potential for the vehicle in the country,” Honda Cars India president and CEO Yoichiro Ueno said.