Honda Elevate: Expected Price, Specification, Features and Launch Date

Aarshi Ray
Aarshi Ray

Updated on: 29th August, 2023 IST

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Honda Elevate

Born out of the concept of ‘Urban Freestyler,’ the Honda ELEVATE is crafted to captivate auto enthusiasts across the globe. It has been developed by the Honda R&D Asia Pacific Centre in Thailand and is designed to impress those who seek performance and style.

In an impressive feat, India is set to take the wheel as the pioneer in manufacturing and selling the highly anticipated all-new Honda SUV Elevate on a global scale. Unveiled on June 6 at a world premiere event in the heart of the nation, Delhi, this cutting-edge SUV is poised to make its mark worldwide.

Interestingly, Honda also states that the name Elevate functions as a backronym, with its letters symbolising 'empowerment, liberation, exploration, versatility, aspiration, transformation, and evolution!' 

Expected to launch in September 2023, the Elevate is powered by a 1.5L i-VTEC DOHC petrol engine, mated to a 6-speed MT and a CVT. Boasting a commanding exterior, this SUV’s design oozes confidence and style. 

Following Honda’s philosophy of maximising space, the Elevate offers an incredibly spacious cabin with ample head and knee room, and an impressive cargo capacity of 458 litres. Inside, you’ll also find a 7-inch high-definition full-colour TFT metre cluster, a floating-type 10.25-inch In-Plane Switching (IPS) HD touchscreen display audio system with Optical Clear Adhesive (OCA), and a wireless smartphone charger. 

Featuring plush brown leatherette upholstery on the inside and an impressive array of single-tone and dual-tone colour options for the exterior, the Elevate ensures a striking presence wherever you go.

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Key Specifications (Expected):

Maximum Power119.35bhp 
Maximum Torque145 Nm 
Engine1.5L i-VTEC DOHC 
Transmission6-speed manual & 6-speed CVT
Fuel TypePetrol
Seating Capacity5
Body TypeSUV
Boot Space458L

Key Features (Expected):

The Elevate boasts a distinctive and stand out styling that sets it apart from the crowd. With a clean design language emphasising straight lines over curves, it exudes an ageless charm. The front fascia is bold, featuring a straight and squared-off face accentuated by a commanding grille. While the side profile may resemble a stretched-out hatchback, the overall design remains clean and appealing to a wide audience.

Built on the City platform, the Elevate shares its solid build quality. Although panels show slight flex, overall consistency in gaps is evident. Additionally, the Honda Elevate's unloaded ground clearance stands at 220 mm, providing ample clearance for everyday driving. Its off-road performance also impresses, as the car navigates without scraping and takes on even the most challenging driving conditions.

Here are some of the key features of the Elevate that we simply loved:

220 mm ground clearance
LED headlights and taillights
17-inch alloy wheels
Touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
Reverse parking camera
Cruise control

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What are the expected pros and cons of the Honda Elevate?

Here’s a glance at the expected pros and cons of the Honda Elevate:

Pros:

  • Spacious interior
  • Powerful engine
  • Good fuel efficiency
  • Feature-rich

Cons:

  • Lacks a diesel engine 
  • Lacks an AWD option

Why should you wait for the Honda Elevate? Which cars compete with the Honda Elevate?

In the C2 crossover segment where 8 manufacturers have locked horns, Honda has stepped up to claim its share of the spotlight with its latest offering, the Elevate. 

Sharing the platform with the popular Honda City, the Elevate goes head-to-head against tough competitors like the Hyundai Creta, Kia Seltos, Maruti Grand Vitara, MG Astor, Skoda Kushaq, Toyota Hyryder, and VW Taigun. 

The competition is fierce, but Honda took its time to create a capable contender. Now, the question remains: is Honda fashionably late to the party, or will this newcomer successfully sway customers from established players in the market?  

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Bottom Line

The all-new Honda Elevate is all set to launch in September 2023, and will be priced between ₹10-17 lakh, making it an attractive choice for buyers in the Indian market. If you’re considering a compact SUV that brings a blend of performance, comfort, and convenience to the table, the Elevate is definitely worth a test drive!

FAQs

Q. What is the expected price of Honda Elevate?

The expected price of the Honda Elevate is between ₹10-17 lakh.

Q. What is the estimated launch date of Honda Elevate?

The Honda Elevate is expected to launch in India in September 2023.

Q. Does the Elevate come with a good safety kit?

Yes, the Honda Elevate comes with several safety features like 6 airbags, Honda Sensing (ADAS), Blind Spot Monitoring, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, ISOFIX anchors, and an Emergency Stop Signal.

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