The SUV market in India is going crazy. From large bulky SUVs that were the flavor of the day, the country is slowly and surely moving towards the compact SUV that offers more features and an easier driving experience than ever before. If the success of the Hyundai Creta is anything to go by, the luxury compact SUV segment certainly has a ton of potential and India and that is exactly where Honda intends to slot in its brand new BR-V.
So lets start with the exterior. Even though the resemblance to other Honda products is quite obvious, the BR-V gets along a fresh design language to the Honda range. The Honda City headlamps and grille design have been moved onwards to the BR-V too but get a slightly chunkier feel and look to them. What we like most are the design elements in the bumpers that merge into the wheel arches giving the BR-V a nice planted and frankly performance oriented look. What we are most thankful on the design front though is how the BR-V actually does look like an SUV and not just a pumped up version of the Mobilio even though there are very similar styling elements around the side profile.