Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Manoj Kumawat
Honda Mobilio speculated to be launch with starting price under Rs. 6.5 lakh
Honda Mobilio the highly awaited seven seater MPV from Japanese auto giant which was showcased during the Indian Auto Expo 2014 has already made curiosity among enthusiasts that they are keen to know every new update associated with this MPV. The main reason behind this curiosity has been recent launches of company mainly new Honda City and Honda Amaze which dramatically changed the fortunes of company. Going the performance displayed by both these products buyers expect Mobilio to deliver the same performance. But apart from being keen to know about the features and specifications buyers are also interested to know about the starting price at which this MPV would be launched.
According to industry experts the petrol variant of MPV could be launched with starting price of Rs. 6.5 lakh, whereas the diesel variant may be launched little costlier than the petrol version. The MPV would continue the same two engine configurations as offered in new Honda City. This means that the petrol variant will be energized with 1.5 litre 119PS petrol engine while the diesel be equipped with 1.5 litre 100 PS diesel engine. The petrol variant would be offered with both 5 speed manual and automatic transmission system, while the diesel would be offered with manual gear transmission system.
After launch Mobilio will compete against Ertiga from MSIL which is priced less than compared to expected price of Mobilio. The worth mentioning feature associated with Mobilio is it offers more power and fuel efficiency as compared to Ertiga. Most of the features offered in Mobilio have been carried from its elder siblings Brio hatchback and Amaze compact sedan.