The Elevate will be based on the same platform as the fifth-generation Honda City. The SUV will be powered by a 1.5-liter petrol engine that produces 121 PS and 145 Nm of torque.

The Elevate will offer a host of features, including a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a digital instrument cluster, a single-pane sunroof, wireless smartphone charging, ADAS-based driver-assistive and safety technologies, automatic climate control, and a 360-degree camera system.

Honda is expected to price the Elevate competitively. The SUV is expected to start at around Rs. 10.75 lakh (ex-showroom).

The Honda Elevate is expected to be a strong contender in the midsize SUV segment. The SUV offers a good combination of features, performance, and pricing. It will be interesting to see how the Elevate performs against its rivals in the market.