Honda Elevate Waiting Period Stretching Up To Six Months
The all-new Honda Elevate has recently amazed the market with its competitive pricing. Its bookings have been underway since July, and according to Kunal Bhel, Honda’s VP marketing and sales, the SUV now commands a waiting period of up to six months.
- As per the reports, the waiting period for lower variants (SV and V) of Honda Elevate is comparatively lower than for its higher variants (VX and ZX). It is said to be about 2-3 months in most places.
- Approximately 60% of the total demand for the Elevate is for the VX and ZX trims, and a total of 65% of total bookings are for the CVT-equipped automatic variants.
Honda Elevate Powertrain
The Elevate utilises City sedan’s 1.5-litre, 4-cylinder, i-VTEC petrol engine that makes 121PS and 145Nm. It comes mated to a 6-speed manual and CVT automatic transmission options.
This Japanese SUV claims a fuel efficiency of 15.31 kmpl with the manual and 16.92 kmpl with the automatic gearbox.
Positioned in the hotly congested mid-size SUV segment, the Honda Elevate packs a tons of premium features, such as: –
- Automatic LED projector headlamps
- LED DRLs
- LED fog lamps
- LED taillights
- 17-inch alloy wheels
- Electric sunroof
- 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- Wireless Apple Carplay and Android Auto
- Connected car technology
- 7-inch HD coloured digital driver’s display
- Automatic AC
- Rear AC vents
- Auto-dimming IRVM with frameless design
- Remote engine start
- Ambient lighting
- Wireless smartphone charger
- Push button start/stop
- Height-adjustable driver’s seat
- Lane-watch camera
- Multi-angle-view rear camera
- ISOFIX anchors
- Up to 6 airbags
- ESP with hill-hold
- Radar and camera-based ADAS technology, comprising advanced active safety features like lane-keep assist, automatic emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, auto high beam assist, road departure mitigation, and much more.
It misses out on certain comforts and safety features of its rivals like ventilated front seats, premium sound system, electronic parking brakes with auto-hold, a bigger panoramic sunroof and front parking sensors.
Honda currently retails the Elevate from Rs 11 lakh for the base-spec SV trim, which goes up to Rs 16 lakh for the range-topping ZX CVT variant. Click here to see how it fares against its competitors in terms of pricing.
All prices ex-showroom.