Honda Elevate SUV teased

Honda is all set to launch Elevate SUV. It will be unveiled on June 6th.

  • Based on City platform
  • 1.5L petrol engine
  • Will measure~4.3m

Honda has teased its first new product in almost 3 years- an SUV named Elevate. They will take the wraps off the car on June 6th. It is expected to share a lot of elements with the City which is also based on the same platform.

Honda Elevate SUV Powertrain

The Honda HR-V sold abroad shares underpinnings with the Elevate SUV

While Honda has not officially revealed any specifications about the Elevate, it is likely to use the same 1.5L 4 cylinder NA engine as its sibling. This unit produces 121HP and 145NM of torque which could be mated to either a 6 speed manual or a CVT automatic transmission. It could also receive a hybrid powertrain at a later stage. There will be no diesel option available.

Honda Elevate SUV Launch & Features

As we can see from the teaser, the Elevate will receive a regular-sized sunroof and not a panoramic one. However, Honda could also provide ADAS functionality on the top variant along with other goodies such as a digital instrument cluster, lane watch camera, Auto dimming IRVM, wireless phone charger etc.

Timelines haven’t been declared but expect the new Elevate SUV to be launched somewhere in August with deliveries starting in September. When launched, it will compete with rivals such as the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Volkswagen Taigun and Skoda Kushaq among others.

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