The official promotional graphic for Honda Cars India’s next mid-size SUV, which will compete with the Hyundai Creta, was officially unveiled. Additionally, the Maruti Suzuki Grand Vitara, Toyota Urban Cruiser Hyryder, Kia Seltos, Skoda Kushaq, and Volkswagen Taigun will be competitors for the vehicle. The automaker declared that the redesigned Honda SUV would be released by the summertime of 2023. Honda’s Creta rival’s manufacturing model is anticipated to hit the industry around the holiday season of 2023.
The prominent posture, broad encircling headlights with LED DRL, elevated bonnet, and multi-slat grille with the trademark emblem are all seen in the featurette. The car appears to feature a canopy like a hatchback and aggressive wheel arches with sizable tyres. The latest Honda HR-V, which is being sold in a few worldwide locations, and the SUV may have some aesthetic similarities. The HR-V has a taller bonnet, a more angular grille with a hexagonal design, a large lower bumper with mesh in the centre, and other distinctive features.
But the side panels of the next Honda SUV will be unique. Its wingspan is predicted to be between 4.2 and 4.3 metres. The underpinnings of the mid-size SUV will be a tweaked iteration of the Amaze’s. Automatic temperature regulation, a 12.3-inch smartplay infotainment package, a 10.2-inch digital driver display, and an ADAS (advanced driving assistance system) might all be included.
The Honda Creta rival’s powertrain specifications are still a secret. It is anticipated to be available with both 1.5L strong hybrid and 1.5L normally turbocharged petrol power plant choices. From the new City sedan, both engines will be retained. The latter is capable of producing 109bhp and 253Nm, compared to the protagonist’s 121 bhp and 145 Nm.