The Superior Honda Brio AT
Pros : safety features, great performance, excellent features
Cons : none
Launched on 18th Oct 2012 the new hatchback from Honda in 2 variants is Honda Brio S O AT. The car has got magnificent qualities and outstanding looks. The mini Honda has been priced in the range of 5 to 6 lakh. It is powered by 1198 cc, 1.2L SOCH i-VTEC Petrol Engine that can easily boost the power up to 88 PS @ 6000 rpm and the 109 Nm @ 4600 rpm. The fuel economy thus produced by Honda Brio S O AT on city roads is of 12.5 kmpl and on highways is of 16.5 kmpl. With the pickup of 15.8 secs it can attain the highest speed of 156 kmph. This is not a wonder but the result of the electric power steering which is mated with 5 speed automatic transmission gear box to give a smooth and comfortable drive.
Not only the statistical data is behind the success of the car but also the styling and features are equally important. The front of the car is adorned with front chrome grille which is as stylish as the accompanied headlamps and fog lamps. The curves given to enhance the structure of the car are really commendable. The car has body colored bumpers, door handles, tailgate handles and internally power adjustable ORVMs which make it look even classier.
The interiors are highlighted with silver garnish on steering wheel and sporty amber color illumination. The steering wheel is multi-functioning and adjustable. The powerful AC with heater is best suited for all the weathers. The adjustable seats, power windows, good quality fabric upholstery are very convenient for the users. This is accompanied with the advanced stereo with AUX-IN and Bluetooth connectivity which created a great ambience while driving. For the safety of the car and its occupants, features like ABS and EBD with brake assist, airbags on driver and co-driver’s side, center locking, seat belts and certain warning systems are housed in the car.