Honda Compact SUV Elevate Prices Hiked by Rs 58,000, Getting Strong Demand
According to a media report, this SUV is getting good response from customers. Recently its sales had crossed 20,000 units. Elevate has a 1.5 liter 4 cylinder DOHC i-VTEC petrol engine. It generates power of 119 BHP at 6,600 rpm and torque of 145 Nm at 4,300 rpm. It has a 10.25 inch LCD infotainment system with Apple CarPlay. Wireless charging facility is also available in Elevate.
Recently the company had said that in the last three months, Elevate's share in its total sales has been more than 50 percent. The CVT variant of the Elevate SUV is in greater demand. Yuichi Murata, Director (Marketing and Sales), Honda Cars, said, “We are excited by the success of Elevate. It has exceeded our expectations. This shows the trust and preference of customers in the company. We are waiting for Elevate to be Its production has been increased to reduce the period.” In the SUV segment, it competes with Hyundai's Creta, Kia's Seltos, Maruti Suzuki's Grand Vitara, Volkswagen's Taigun, MG Motor's Astor and Skoda's Kushaq.
More than 90 percent of the components of the Elevate SUV have been locally sourced. Its manufacturing is being done in the company's factory at Tapukara in Rajasthan. It is also being exported from the country. A lot of space has been given in its interior. It is available in Phoenix Orange Pearl, Obsidian Blue Pearl, Radiant Red Metallic, Platinum White Pearl, Golden Brown Metallic, Lunar Silver Metallic and Meteoroid Gray Metallic colors. It has the option of six speed manual transmission and CVT. It has ventilated front seats, door-panel mounted ORVMs, LED headlights, connected LED lights. Elevate has features like six airbags, electronic stability control, hill hold assist, advanced driver assistance system, automatic emergency braking.