Monday, June 02, 2014
By Kamal Swami
Exact look of Honda Mobilio spied
Since its showcase during the Indian Auto Expo 2014, Honda Mobilio has been one of the highly awaited MPV’s in the country. The MPV is expected to make its debut in Indian car market sometimes during the next month as the result of this the SUV has been spotted testing on various occasions although completely camouflaged. But now it is for the first time spies have succeeded in capturing the MPV going through test drive near its production unit located at Greater Noida.
The Mobilio in Indian car market would be launched in both petrol and diesel variants. The petrol variant of Mobilio is expected to be offered with 1.5 litre i-VTEC petrol engine borrowed from Honda City or 1.2 litre petrol engine borrowed from Honda Amaze. The diesel variant is expected to be powered with 1.5 litre i-DTEC engine which is endorsed to deliver the fuel efficient performance of 25 kmpl. Both the engines will be coated with five speed manual gearbox followed by introduction of automatic transmission system in petrol variant.
The model of Mobilio witnessed going through test drive seems to be the top end variant in diesel version at it sported V badge along with iDTEC mentioned at its rear portion on the boot lid. The MPV measurement of MPV counted was 4386mmX1683mmX1603mm which means it will be entitled for rebate offered under excise duty and will not fall in category of 4 meter sedan. After launch the Mobilio will compete against Maruti Ertiga, Chevrolet Enjoy and Nissan Evalia.
Click here to know about the features expected in Honda Mobilio.