Honda BR-V is one of the finest additions in the SUVs combining comfort, versatility and the class. This 7-seater be-ready vehicle is sturdy, stylish and high on practicality.
In this category, Kia Sportage is a potential new entrant packed with amazingly smart features. The sporty and striking Sportage 2018 is made to thrill on different surfaces.
Following is a detailed comparison of out of both vehicles to know how these are conquering the roads.
The elegant exterior of Honda BR-V is robustly designed on the concept of Active Solid Motion. Its dual tone 16-inch alloy wheels makes your ride eye-catchy from the ground up. The rear chrome garnish joined by a reflective adds more class.
Roof rails are there to place your extra luggage and its auto projectors headlamps come with daytime running lights. Moreover, fog lights, door visors, a stylish exhaust and adjustable side mirrors with turning lights are prominent features.
Kia Sportage athletic exterior design is exceptional from every angle. The bold and dynamic compact crossover has a tiger-nose grille, elegant side contours, prominent 16” wheel arches, coupe-like roof, extended wheelbase, and satin silver touches define the modern sophistication.
Its Bi-Xenon headlights allow single headlight to generate both high and low beams while Dynamic Bending Light (DBL) helps to move around curves and corners driving on a highway.
With a seating capacity of 7 coupled up with versatile options, the users can relish enough space via 3rd Row recliner seats. Finished with premium leather seating in all three rows and adjustable headset, its interior cabin is really worth looking forward. Rear Air Conditioning Vents, tilt, and leather-wrapped steering, multi-information are in the highlights of the interior.
The expandable cargo space by 60/40 folding rear seats and driver-oriented interior design comes with ultimate comfort. Leather-trimmed seating with premium craftsmanship, leather steering wheel and gearshift gives detailing by every inch.
The angled console, multi-information digital display, and buttons are all well designed and optimized by today’s modern standard.
Engine & Mechanical Performance
Honda’s 1.5L i-VTEC petrol engine gives a fierce combination of high power output and class-leading fuel efficiency. The 6-Speed Manual or Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) is the ultimate automatic and assist you in moving through traffic easily.
Kia Sportage is extraordinary from the start as it gives impressive power efficiency and fuel economy. The two (2.0 L or 2.4 L) four-cylinder turbo engine leads to 240-horspower and 6-speed automatic transmission provide a smoother drive on the roads. The engine specification and power depend upon the variant.
Driving Experience & Safety Measures
The true joy and thrill of driving can be enjoyed with its hi-ground clearance on even the toughest terrains. BR-V safety standards will give you complete peace of mind with standard safety features like dual SRS Bags, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Reverse Camera and exclusive ACE™ body structure ensures your protection.
Kia Sportage is engineered to excite on all type of surfaces with All Wheel Drives (AWD). With intelligent control system and different safety measures, it is ready to roll on with the enhanced control and safety.
Dual SRS Bags with side safety curtains, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Hill-Start Assist Control (HAC), Antilock Braking System (ABS) and many other advanced technologies are standard safety features of Sportage.
Honda BR-V variants are economically priced with i-VTEC model starts from PKR 2,229,000 and i-VTEC S starting price is PKR 2,329,000.
Kia Sportage 2018 (2.0) is priced around PKR 3,500,000 in the Pakistani market and in upcoming days it will be seen running on the roads.
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