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Honda Mobilio: The amazing mini-SUV that will blow your mind

July 14, 2014 11:02 IST

Honda Mobilio: The amazing mini-SUV that will blow your mind

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A lot of action is going on under sub-10 lakh price point. In a bid to strengthen its market share, the Japanese automaker is all prepared to write another success story in India but this time in a different way.

One of the most buzzing cars in the industry today is the all new Honda Mobilio MPV.

The debutante from Japanese automaker is about to be launched by the end of July 2014. Viral campaigning and advertising of the car has already been started.

Before the actual launch, we have prepared a synopsis of the five most interesting things every car buyer must look at. Here is the gist of it.

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Exteriors

Honda Mobilio has an eye-catching body structure inspired from the sibling Brio and Amaze. Besides underpinnings of the siblings, it also carries company’s new design philosophy “EXCITING H DESIGN” which can be seen across the body in High Tech, High Tension and High Touch form. It’s less boxy design belies the fact that it has remarkable ground clearance.

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Exteriors

From the front, it’s the nose that grabs your eyeballs first. Brio like appearance can be seen but it looks sportier and robust than Brio with attractive chrome bar and the angular headlamps. The taillights at the rear look fascinating while the overall rear portion feel like it is ready for journeying.

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Interiors

The first thing that strikes the mind when stepping inside is the space. MPVs are all about space and comfort and Honda has done pretty well in this new offering too. There is plenty of headroom, shoulder room and legroom in the car which is the direct outcome of 4,386mm length and the wheelbase of 2,650mm, freeing a lot of space. Moreover, the 60:40 split personality of the third row gives you extra space for the luggage.

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Interiors

The interior fit and finish is yet ditto of Brio and Amaze with dual toned color scheme and instrument cluster getting the same dual treatment for the perfect match.

The cozy features include electrically powered steering wheel with mounted audio controls, advance AC unit with air cons in the second row, LCD touchscreen audio unit with USB/Aux-In connectivity while there will be Bluetooth, satellite navigation and reverse parking sensors options in some of the other variants and a number of storage spaces for passenger’s comfort.

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Powertrain

After enjoying enormous success of its Amaze and City sedans, the Japanese automaker will be bringing in the diesel trim for Mobilio also. The diesel engine will be the same 1.5L i-VTEC DOHC motor doing duty in Honda City that yields out 98bhp and torque rated at 200Nm mated with 5-speed manual transmission system.

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Powertrain

Petrol engine on the other hand will be the 1.5L 4-cylinder i-VTEC engine that produces 117bhp and peak torque of 145Nm paired to 5-speed manual transmission gearbox.

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Safety

Honda Mobilio MPV is equipped with best in class safety features as well. The body is strengthened by advance compatibility engineering which helps avoid serious impact on the passengers inside.

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Safety

It is loaded with Anti-Lock braking system with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution, SRS airbags, 3-point ELR seat belts, central locking, child safety lock, engine immobilizer, dual horns, keyless entry, wave key function and front fog lamps, etc.

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Mileage

This multi-purpose vehicle would definitely attract mileage quotient mindset as it sports the same fuel efficient engines doing duty in younger brothers.

As per the available figures, Honda Mobilio diesel variant claims an excellent mileage of 24.2kmpl which is perhaps the highest in the segment.

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Mileage

While on the other hand, the petrol powered Mobilio delivers 17.3kmpl which also has an upper edge over its rivals.

Honda plays safe game in the Indian market. As of its previous model Amaze and City, this time also it would go aggressive in terms of pricing.

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Price

Looking at the spec sheet and the list of features and other factors, it is expected that it would place Mobilio above Maruti Ertiga and below Toyota Innova at Rs 8-11 lakh.

If it takes this sweet spot, it could be the game changer for Honda once again. For now we can just wait and watch until the launch event unfolds.

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