Report – Honda Mobilio pilot production kicks off in Greater Noida

Posted on: Apr 26, 2014 - 9:22am IST

Our friends at The Automotive India forum have images of a Honda Mobilio from the first batch of production at Honda’s Greater Noida facility. Honda had earlier announced that the Mobilio would launch in the July-September period, and the emergence of this spyshot is an indicator that the plan is on track.

Honda Mobilio production starts in Greater Noida plant
Honda had said earlier that series production would be underway in the July-September period.

Spied here is the ‘V’ variant, that identifies the penultimate variant on the Brio/Amaze/City. Cars from the pilot production are generally utilized for the pre-launch media drive and marketing activities.

The Mobilio was unveiled at the 2014 Auto Expo in Greater Noida in February. The Ertiga rival will be launched with a 1.5-liter i-DTEC engine that delivers over 25 kmpl and 100 PS of power on the Amaze and City that it already services. A top Honda official had also said that the variant lineup would be similar to other Honda cars: petrol manual, petrol AT and diesel manual.

Honda Mobilio V variant production starts in Greater Noida plant

The Mobilio had its global premiere at the Indonesian International Motor Show in September last year. The car has been developed with resources in Japan and Thailand, targeting the Toyota Avanza, Daihatsu Xenia, Chevrolet Spin and the Maruti Ertiga.

The Mobilio launched in Indonesia in three variants – S, E, and E-Prestige – with the top-end model getting features such as Aux and USB ports, double blower aircon, one touch tumble seat, Eco Meter, electric power steering, dual SRS airbags, ABS+EBD, and a Modulo accessory pack.

Honda Mobilio at Auto Expo 2014 – Image Gallery

[Source – TheAutomotiveIndia.com]

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10 thoughts on “Report – Honda Mobilio pilot production kicks off in Greater Noida

  1. hemant says:

    Honda need to rethink/redesign on middle door design. At middle door straight line is cut from first door to last row.

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  2. Alok Arora says:

    From above pics – height of mobilio looks smaller than ertiga. Is it true? My main concern and question Mr RAJA is -out of ertiga and mobilio – which will be more overall solid and which will be more masculine looking??

    How will honda change its mobilio front from brio and amaze?? from front grili !!! ha ha ha

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      1. Alok Arora says:

        Thanks Mr Raja for a prompt reply. Hope I too get such a prompt review from you once mobilio is launched. I sure wishes to buy mobilio but only after getting better reviews than ertiga.

        Thanks once again.

  3. HondaPro Jason says:

    What a great landmark car for Honda. Thank you for the photos and extra info. I expect this to be another like the Honda Amaze.

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  4. sidd says:

    i just have one question that where on earth are they testing their cars for india? first there was no spyshots of the new city and then this

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  5. surinder mohan says:

    I EAGERLY WAITING FOR LAUNCH OF HONDA MOBILINO TELL ME WHEN IT WILL LAUNCH IN INDIA.

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  6. dheeraj malhotra says:

    good work Mr. Raja..
    i appreciate your work..Myself,Dr malhotra from punjab and i wanted to buy a sedan/muv from honda or maruti..as i feel they gave you full vfm products with good after sales service my monthly travel is around 1200 km ..i hv zeroed on honda city and waiting for mobilio’s arrival..
    can you suggest me which is good for me,waiting for your response
    Dr Dheeraj Malhotra
    amritsar ,punjab

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    1. Dear Dr. Dheeraj, if you need a bigger vehicle (travel with family often, needing more boot space, or extra row of seating), then the Mobilio is the car for you.

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    2. Dhananjayan says:

      But get ready to face the cost cutting and engine noise Honda is becoming famous for.

      Reply

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