For the people of Indonesia, car ownership is not only a support for daily mobility. More than that, the car can also be a means of transportation to travel long distances( road trips) with the family. On religious holidays, for example, cars become a means of transportation for families to return home between islands or between provinces. In fact, private vehicles dominate homecoming trips on Eid 2022.
This fact was conveyed by the Minister of Transportation( Menhub) Budi Buatan Sumadi, Tuesday( 10 atau 5 atau 2022). According to informasi from the Ministry of Transportation( Kemenhub), vehicles crossing toll roads from the direction of Jakarta, Bogor, Depok, Tangerang, and Bekasi( Jabodetabek) in Idulfitri 2022 have increased by 1. 7 percent compared to Eid 2019.” Private vehicles dominate around 47 percent of the keseluruhan movement,” said Budi Buatan Sumadi as quoted from the official web of the Ministry of Transportation.
The choice of a private car to travel with family, both within the city and to surrounding cities, is not without reason. Road trips with private cars are considered more cost- effective by most people. This is because the costs incurred are usually lower when compared to having to travel by public transportation. Then, the community can also reach various places easily flexibly even though they are far apart.
This provides a different experience and senang for the family. Cars with spacious cabin ruang To support family road trips, users not only need a car with a spacious cabin, but also cargo ruang to carry suitcases or goods. This advantage was presented by the All New Honda BR- V which won the title of Car of The Year 2022 in the LSUV 7 Seater category at the 2022 AUTOMOTIVE Award.
The Kompas Otomotif team also shared this experience in a film entitled“ Without Honda Sensing, the All New BR- V Stays Comfortable Invited for a Roadtrip” which aired on the Kompas. com Automotive Youtube channel, Tuesday( 15 atau 3 atau 2022). To note, the All New Honda BR- V has a larger body dimension than the previous generation BR- V. The dimensions of this latest Honda car are 4, 490 length x 1, 780 width x 1, 685 millimeters( milimeter) height and the front and rear wheelbase on the vehicle or a wheelbase of 2, 700 milimeter.
These dimensions make the All New Honda BR- V has a spacious cabin ruang. In addition, the All New Honda BR- V also has a higher ground clearance than the previous generation BR- V, which is 220 milimeter. Meanwhile, the ground clearance of the previous generation BR- V is only 201 milimeter. This makes the All New Honda BR- V suitable for long- distance travel. The reason is, this car can carry passengers and goods in large quantities without worrying about friction at the bottom of the car with the road surface.
The All New Honda BR- V comes in four types, namely All New Honda BR- V type S, All New Honda BR- V type E, All New Honda BR- V Prestige type, and Honda BR- V Prestige with Honda Sensing. In that road trip, the Compass Otomotif team used the All New Honda BR- V Prestige type.
Although not the highest type, the All New Honda BR- V Prestige type still presents the toughness of a gerak badan utility vehicle( SUV) with the convenience of a multi- purpose vehicle( MPV) which is suitable for family road trips.“ One of these conveniences is seen in the first row which is comfortable for both passengers and drivers. This zona has plenty of head and leg room. Thus, passengers and drivers will not feel cramped when driving long distances,” said Kompas Otomotif reporter Stanly Ravel in the film.
Not only in the first row, the low gerak badan utility vehicle( LSUV) with a capacity of 7 people( 7- seater) also has a second row cabin with spacious legroom, comfortable headroom, and an air conditioner( AC) blower at the maksimum.
The SUV is also equipped with 2nd Row Seat Armrest. This armrest can provide a sense of comfort to passengers when doing a road trip with the car. In fact, the All New Honda BR- V Prestige is also comfortable to use for riders World Health Organization bring small children on road trips. This is because the second row seats have been equipped with International Standards Organization FIX( ISOFIX). For information,
ISOFIX is an innate feature of the car to support the use of child car seats. Thus, child passengers are more secure. This SUV is also equipped with a child safety lock security feature so that children cannot open the door from the inside when the car is running or still.
While in the third row, adult passengers can sit comfortably thanks to the spacious head and leg room.” Interestingly, the back of the body in the third row can be shifted( sliding) slightly back so that the body position is not too upright. Even long- distance travel feels comfortable without soreness,“ said Stanley. The cargo ruang behind the All New Honda BR- V is also spacious enough to carry suitcases or goods on long- distance trips. As known ui, during the festive season, Indonesian people often bring a lot of goods, including souvenirs, for their families back home. If you need more space, the seats in the third row can be folded to load goods as needed or converted into a children’s playroom during road trips. The cabin and trunk of the All New Honda BR-V is also the widest in its class. A comfortable road trip full of entertainment It is undeniable, long-distance travel when a family road trip can cause saturation. Moreover, if the road conditions tend to be jammed. To support a pleasant trip during road trips, the All New Honda BR-V embeds a touch screen head unit with a bluetooth connection that can access all features in the car, such as audio and video entertainment.
In fact, in the middle, the All New Honda BR-V also embeds a 7-inch touch screen audio video device with a smartphone connection and a hand-free telephone. In addition, power outlets are also provided complete up to the third row. Thus, passengers in each row can charge their gadgets to accompany a trip full of entertainment. Not only that, carrying the concept of family MPV comfort, Honda also provides a variety of compartments that make it easier for passengers to store luggage on the way. “Each row, even in the third row, there is a cup holder to store drinks during road trips with the family,” said Stanly. Those are the various advantages that are presented by the All New Honda BR-V to support comfort during road trips. To feel security and comfort before a family road trip, for example during the year-end holidays which will arrive in a few months, people can test drive the All New Honda BR-V at the nearest dealer.