Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) today introduced two new variants of Mobilio MPV, featuring audio 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) grade featuring 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 Mobilio’s AVN system features a large 15.7 cm touchscreen loaded 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 the 1.5L i-DTEC diesel engine delivers a maximum power of 100 ps@3600 rpm, maximum torque of 200 Nm@1750 rpm and fuel economy of 24.5 kmpl as per test data. The petrol Mobilio with1.5 L i-VTEC petrol engine delivers a maximum power of 119 ps@6600 rpm, maximum torque of 145 Nm@4600 rpm and fuel economy of 17.3 kmpl.