Honda N7X SUV will be launched in Indonesia on September 21

Soham Thakur

Honda Indonesia has confirmed that the production version of the three-row Honda N7X SUV will make its world premiere on September 21.

  • The production specification N7X replaced the overseas BR-V
  • Manual and CVT transmission options possible
  • Honda is currently developing an SUV focused on India

Honda N7X: Reveal the timetable

Honda initially Revealed the concept version N7X in May of this year. The production version of the SUV was originally scheduled for Announced in August It was originally at the Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS). However, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, GIIAS was postponed to November.

After a series of delays, Honda Indonesia plans to launch a mass production version of the N7X before the end of the year, but it has been advanced to September 21. This is done to take advantage of the extension granted by the Indonesian government to reduce the luxury tax for cars under 1,500cc. According to this rule, before December 31, 2021, customers only need to pay marginal taxes for cars that fall into this category.

Honda N7X: What we know so far

Although Honda has not revealed many details, what we do know is that the N7X of production specifications will become an aging substitute BR-VThe market name of the N7X production version has not yet been determined, but sources told us that Honda is likely to retain the BR-V name. N7X will be Honda’s response to the popular Toyota Avanza, Daihatsu Xenia and other three-row mid-size SUVs sold in Indonesia.

In terms of styling, the familiar Honda design cues of the concept are expected to be brought to the production car, and we think it will eventually look like a smaller version of the CR-V.

The production-specification Honda N7X will use the same 1.5-liter gasoline engine as Honda City and some other global models of the brand. The power and torque output of the engine should be approximately 121hp and 145Nm, respectively. Transmission options will include 5-speed manual and CVT automatic. However, this model seems unlikely to get a hybrid system.

Honda N7X: Will it come to India?

As far as India is concerned, Honda stopped the slow-selling BR-V, which means that the brand currently does not have 7 seats in our market. The production version of N7X will be a good candidate for India, although Honda India has not yet updated it.

However, Honda has confirmed that its current Develop an SUV focused on India It is expected to be launched on our market sometime after September 2023. This medium-sized SUV will have a length of 4.3m and will be based on the City platform and will borrow the sedan’s engine and gearbox.

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