Honda expands Mobilio line-up, introduced 2 new variants

Written by FE Online | New Delhi | Updated: Aug 25 2014, 18:31pm hrs
HONDA MOBILIOHonda launched its mid-size MPV Honda Mobilio in July 2014.
Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) today introduced two new variants of Mobilio MPV, featuringaudio video navigation (AVN)and rear view parking camera.

The newly introduced V(O) grade will be positioned on top of the existing E, S and V grade in both petrol and diesel. The exclusive sporty RS (diesel) variant of the Mobilio will have an additional RS (O) gradefeaturing the AVN and rear parking camera. The availability of the RS and RS(O) will begin from mid-September 2014.

The prices (ex showroom New Delhi) of the newly introduced grades of Mobilio are 1.5L V(O) MT (Petrol) Rs 9.46 lakh; 1.5L V(O) MT (Diesel) - Rs 10.45 lakh and Mobilio RS(O) Diesel Rs 11.55 lakh. The Honda Mobilio is now available in 10 variants E, S, V and V(O)(new)in petrol and diesel. The sporty Mobilio RS will be available as RS and RS (O)(new)in diesel.

Honda Mobilios AVN systemfeatures alarge15.7 cm touchscreenloaded with maps, satellite-based voice guided navigation, and complete in-car entertainment and connectivity features (DVD/CD, Bluetooth, USB, AUX, i-POD, MP3, FM/AM). The system comes with an integrated Bluetooth communication function that lets the user sync their phone with it and implement functions on screen including dialing, answering, history, address book and Bluetooth music play. The built-in navigation featuring intuitive and suggestive keyboard allows the user to search locations and helps to reach their destination conveniently.

Talking about the introduction of the new variants of the Mobilio, Jnaneswar Sen, Senior Vice President Marketing & Sales, Honda Cars India Ltd. said,The AVN system and Rear View Parking camera are one of the most sought after features and adds to the premium feel of the car. With these new features, stylish looks, best in class fuel-efficiency and uncompromising performance, the Honda Mobilio is one of the most compelling products in its segment today.

Honda launched its mid-size MPV Honda Mobilio in July this year. The diesel Mobilio powered by the1.5L i-DTEC diesel enginedelivers a maximum power of100 ps@3600 rpm, maximum torque of200 Nm@1750 rpmandfuel economy of 24.5 kmplas per test data. The petrol Mobilio with1.5 L i-VTEC petrol enginedelivers a maximum power of119 ps@6600 rpm,maximum torque of145 Nm@4600 rpmandfuel economy of 17.3 kmpl.