PT Honda Prospect Motor introduced the second generation All New Honda BR-V for the first time in the world at a virtual launch event held on September 21, 2021. This second generation Honda BR-V comes with a new look that is completely different from the previous model, and various advanced technologies that not only did not exist in the previous generation, but also became the first among all models in its class.
To develop the second generation of the Honda BR-V, Honda conducted a long and in-depth study to capture the needs and driving habits of consumers of SUVs with a capacity of 7 passengers. Prior to mass production, Honda developed a concept model called the New 7 Seater eXcitement (N7X) to capture consumer feedback on the concept that became the forerunner of the second generation of the Honda BR-V. After being exhibited in various regions in Indonesia, the N7X Concept received a very positive response from consumers which later became the basis for the development of the All New Honda BR-V.
Like the initial development concept, the All New Honda BR-V is designed to combine the design and toughness of an SUV, the cabin comfort and functionality of an MPV, as well as the pleasant driving performance and fuel efficiency that characterize Honda cars. Meanwhile, various features and technologies that were first introduced to the All New Honda BR-V, including Honda SENSINGTM, Honda LaneWatchTM, Remote Engine Start, Walk-Away Auto Lock, and Smart Entry System have been developed to create a new definition of the driving experience. for a 7-seater LSUV in its class.
The Combination of SUV Toughness with MPV Comfort
The exterior appearance of the All New Honda BR-V presents a dynamic body shape, with firm body lines that blend from the front to the back of the body. From the front, the All New Honda BR-V has an aggressive and sporty appearance like an upscale SUV. The All New Honda BR-V features a new design of LED Headlamp which is equipped with LED Daytime Running Light which is integrated with the front grille. On the rear side, the All New Honda BR-V also carries a new design on the Rear Combi Lamp which is equipped with LED Light Bars designed to blend with the body lines. While the tough impression of an SUV is getting stronger with the new 17” wheel design which is more aggressive.
The All New Honda BR-V offers a well-designed cockpit area to provide a comfortable and spacious space for the driver and passengers, equipped with 1st Row Console Armrest and 2nd Row Seat Armrest so that passengers in each row can enjoy the driving experience even more. The All New Honda BR-V also increases the number of Power Outlets for easy connection and charging which are located in the front console area, in the second and third row seats that can be connected to various devices with power up to 12 V. Convenience to ride the All New Honda BR-V also supported by a 4.2” Thin-Film Transistor (TFT) Display on the dashboard to display various accurate information while driving such as the Honda SENSINGTM function, average fuel consumption, trip distance and remaining fuel, which is combined with a new audio video system with 7” touch screen that has been equipped with various functions including Smartphone Connection and Hands-Free Telephone.
The use of a leather coating on the All New Honda BR-V has also been added to the cabin, including the armrests and door sides and dashboard panels. The spacious storage space of the All New Honda BR-V is now more flexible to increase its usability, including new armrests, small items storage, cup holder in the console area, sun visor with makeup mirror and lamp, storage compartment with many pockets behind the seat front passenger, 8 water bottle holders and third row seats that can be folded up to 50/50.
A New Definition of Driving Fun
The All New Honda BR-V carries a 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC engine which has been updated to produce a maximum power of 121 PS at 6,600 rpm and a maximum torque of 145 N.m at 4,300 rpm, which is powerful and still comfortable to drive in various road conditions. The improved engine is also supported by a new CVT transmission system, resulting in better fuel efficiency and more powerful performance as well as being environmentally friendly with emission standards according to EURO 4 standards.
The All New Honda BR-V is also equipped with advanced features such as Remote Engine Start which functions to start the vehicle engine and air conditioning automatically before entering the vehicle. Other features, such as the Walk-Away Auto Lock function to lock the door automatically when the driver has walked at least 2 meters or more from the car, Honda LaneWatchTM which gives the driver a wider view of the blind spot area, Smart Entry System to make it easier to enter the vehicle without using a key and Auto Foldable Side Door Mirror with LED Turning Signal where the mirror can close automatically when the car is locked.
In terms of safety, the All New Honda BR-V is now equipped with the advanced safety technology of Honda SENSINGTM. The presence of Honda SENSINGTM technology is the first time for the Honda BR-V model in Indonesia, after previously being embedded in high-end cars such as the New Honda Odyssey, All New Honda Accord and New Honda CR-V, and is also the first for all models in their class. Honda SENSINGTM is a series of safety technologies that provide comprehensive protection for drivers and passengers by providing warnings to automatically take action to reduce the risk of accidents. Honda SENSINGTM technology on the All New Honda BR-V includes:
• Lead Car Departure Notification System (LCDN), a system that functions to inform the driver when the vehicle stops and the vehicle in front starts to move away.
• Collision Mitigation Brake SystemTM (CMBSTM), is a system that helps when there is a possibility of a vehicle colliding with another vehicle or pedestrians detected in front. CMBSTM is designed to signal or warn when a potential collision may occur, and helps reduce vehicle speed to reduce the impact of an unavoidable collision.
Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), assists the steering wheel to keep the vehicle in the detected lane and provides vibration and visuals if the vehicle is detected to be out of lane.
Road Departure Mitigation (RDM), serves to provide a warning and, if necessary, make automatic corrections to the steering wheel if the driver leaves the lane to return to the correct lane.
Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), helps maintain a stable vehicle speed and adjusts the distance behind the vehicle detected in front, helps reduce speed and stop your vehicle without having to press the brakes or the gas when the detected vehicle stops.
Auto-High Beam, this system will intuitively switch between headlights and normal lights depending on the road situation.
FEATURES AND VARIETIES
All New Honda BR-V S M/T
The All New Honda BR-V S M/T comes with a new design on the LED Headlamp with LED Daytime Running Light. In addition, the All New Honda BR-V SM/T is also equipped with an audio video system with a 7” touch screen equipped with Smartphone Connection, 1st Row Accessories Power Outlet, Hill Start Assist (HSA), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Side Airbags and Parking Sensors.
In addition, this variant also offers various pre-existing features such as Power Retractable Mirror, ECO Indicator, Digital A/C, G-CON + ACETM with Side Impact Beam, Dual Front SRS Airbags, Driver Seatbelt Reminder, ABS + EBD, ISOFIX + Tether, Keyless Entry, Immobilizer, Alarm System, Pretensioner with Load Limiter Seatbelt.
All New Honda BR-V E CVT & M/T
The All New Honda BR-V E (CVT & M/T) comes with all the features of the All New Honda BR-V SM/T with the addition of LED foglights and also several new features including Smart Entry System, Walk-Away Auto Lock, TFT Meter, 1st Row Armrest Console, 2nd Row Accessories Power Outlet, Seatbelt Adjuster, 16” Alloy Wheels Design, Rear A/C Double Blower and Remote Engine Start available on CVT transmission.
All New Honda BR-V Prestige CVT
The All New Honda BR-V Prestige CVT comes with all the features of the All New Honda BR-V E (CVT & M/T), plus new features including Auto Foldable Side Door Mirror with LED Turning Signal, 17” Alloy Wheel, 2nd Row Armrest Console, and 3rd Row Accessories Power Outlet and Front Passenger Seatbelt Reminder. The use of a leather coating on the All New Honda BR-V has also been added to the cabin, including the armrests and door sides and dashboard panels.
All New Honda BR-V Prestige CVT with Honda SENSINGTM
The highest variant of the All New Honda BR-V Prestige CVT with Honda SENSINGTM comes with all the features of the All New Honda BR-V Prestige CVT, plus new features and advanced technology including Honda SENSINGTM, Honda LaneWatchTM, TFT Meter with Honda SENSINGTM information and an audio video system with a 7” touch screen that has been equipped with various functions including Smartphone Connection and is also equipped with a Hands-Free Telephone for driver convenience.
All New Honda BR-V comes with 5 color choices, Premium Opal White Pearl, which is a new color, Taffeta White, Lunar Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, and Crystal Black Pearl.
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