Small cars are best for India’s busy road and only for Indians, Japanese car maker Honda today announced its foray into the highly competitive low-price compact car segment in India with the launch of its Brio model, priced between Rs 3.95 lakh and Rs 5.1 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).According to Economics Times.
New Brio is now available only in petrol engine option four trims. It came to counter the other brands like Hyundai i10, Maruti WagonR, Nissan Micra, Volkswagen Polo, Maruti Swift and General Motors Chevrolet Beat which holds the same pricing. This four-door hatchback is the 2nd small car from Honda which is available in six attractive colors as Blue, red, titanium, silver, white, black.
Four Trims and Price of Honda Brio:-
- Honda Brio E MT– 1198 cc, City 14.0 | Highway 18.0 Petrol, Price 3.95 Lakhs
- Honda Brio S MT–1198 cc, City 14.0 | Highway 18.0 Petrol, Price 4.35 Lakhs
- Honda Brio S Option MT–1198 cc, City 14.0 | Highway 18.0 Petrol, Price 4.90 Lakhs
- Honda Brio V MT–1198 cc, City 14.0 | Highway 18.0 Petrol, Price 5.10 Lakhs
New Brio hatchback is powered by a 1.2-litre i-VTEC, SOHC, 1198 cc 4 cylinder 16 valves petrol engine like Honda Jazz which is capable of producing maximum power of 88 PS @ 6000 rpm and it has a peak torque of 109 Nm @ 4600 rpm mated with a 5 speed manual transmission. It offers you amazing ARAI certified fuel efficiency is 18.4 kmpl and It can rocket from 100kmph speed in 16 seconds and has a top speed of 185 kmph.
It also includes advance safety features like Electric Stability Program (ESP) and Electronic Brakeforce distribution (EBD), ABS (Anti-lock Braking System).
Honda has not spoken anything about a diesel Avatar of Brio, get sure you will not get this before late 2013.
At last I would like to say that new Honda Brio is revolution in hatchback market and no doubt it will be hit in Indian market due to it’s affordable price and small size with many improved features which suits the Indian road. What you think? Please be open to give your view.