Honda has updated the BR-V with rear parking camera and rear parking sensors alongside touchscreen infotainment system
Honda Cars India has introduced a 7-inch Digipad touchscreen infotainment system to the BR-V, the same AVN system that works in the new refreshed Honda City sedan. Apart from that, the Japanese automaker has also introduced rear parking camera and rear parking sensors to the BR-V.
The 7-inch Digipad touchscreen infotainment system will be available in only top-end VX petrol and diesel trim of the Honda BR-V. On the other hand, the parking sensors will be available from the S trim. This move certainly enhances the appeal of the Honda car and ahead of the festive season, it would help in boost sales figure for the BR-V that is priced between Rs. 9.06 lakh and Rs. 13.22 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).
Speaking about the Digipad touchscreen infotainment system of Honda BR-V, shared with the Honda City, it gets 1.5GB internal memory storage capacity, MirrorLink smartphone connectivity support, 3D navigation system, internet access through optional WiFi receiver, voice command system, Bluetooth, AM/FM digital radio, dual USB slot, microSD card slot etc. Considering that, Honda’s Digital touchscreen AVN system is a popular mass market infotainment system, it certainly helps the BR-V to become upmarket.
The Honda BR-V is yet to fetch an impressive positive sales result in the domestic market. It comes available in both petrol and diesel engine options. The petrol model is powered by a 1.5-litre i-VTEC engine mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox. There is a CVT with paddle shifter as well. This engine kicks out 119 PS of peak power and 145 Nm of peak torque.
On the diesel front, Honda BR-V gets a 1.5-litre i-DTEC engine with EarthDreams technology. Coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission, this engine churns out 100 PS of peak power and 200 Nm of peak torque. Power is delivered to the front wheels only.