The C-segment SUVs which have drastically gathered all the attention would be witnessing another grand launch from the Japanese automaker. Albeit late to the party, Honda would be launching a new Creta rival SUV with new-age features and attractive styling. The car has already been spotted testing on the roads giving us a glimpse of its overall design language. What engine does it get? How could it be more mileage focused than its rivals? Let’s talk about this new Rs 12lakh Honda SUV. 

Rs 12lakh Honda SUV – Mileage focused

12lakh Honda SUV

Let’s begin with the engine options of this new SUV. It depicts a high chance that this SUV to retain the 1.5-litre NA petrol that makes 119bhp and 144Nm of torque. This could be the entry-level engine option whereas the strong hybrid setup of the City e:HEV could also be seen. For all those who are looking forward to an economical SUV which could rival the Grand Vitara hybrid, this new car could be the right choice. The fact that the strong hybrid setup is soon to be manufactured in India, opens more possibilities for the SUV to get it. This could eventually bring the costs down and provide better mileage for the buyers.

Rs 12lakh Honda SUV – Other details

12lakh Honda SUV

According to reports, Honda could utilise Amaze’s PF2 platform. The length of the car is likely to range between 4,200mm to 4,300mm. Other styling details are likely to carry the signature Honda design language. Moreover, we could see some adaptations from the WR-V. A chunky chrome element on the grille, LED headlamps, heavy body cladding, roof rails, etc could be seen. What about features? As features have become an exigent factor and especially in this segment, Honda could spare none. We expect this car to get all the bells and whistles with features like a digital instrument cluster, ventilated seats, a sunroof and more.  

Pricing and Launch 

12lakh Honda SUV

Honda is planning to bring this SUV in mid-2023. The brand could take advantage of the festive season this year to boost the sales of this car. What about pricing? Pricing plays a crucial factor in this car. So, it could be priced competitively to get a plus factor against its established rivals. Once launched, it would rival cars like the Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta, Skoda Kushaq, Volkswagen Taigun, and more.

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