Report – Honda Mobilio will be “good value for money”

Posted on: Jun 30, 2014 - 3:54pm IST

The Honda Mobilio which launches in India in late July will “mark the evolution of the entry MPV segment”, Jnaneswar Sen, Senior Vice President for Marketing and Sales, Honda Cars India claims.

Sen said that the Mobilio will be “good value for money”, and that a large proportion of sales will come from Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities.

Honda Mobilio grille mall display
The Honda Mobilio will launch next month with a petrol and diesel engine.

Honda will make the MPV at its Greater Noida plant, where localization levels are expected to reach 90 percent. About 45,000 units of the Mobilio will be made in its first year. While the immediate focus is on its domestic market, Honda could export the Mobilio to Nepal and South Africa.

The Mobilio launches next month with a petrol and a diesel engine. Both units are expected to be borrowed from the new Honda City which was launched earlier this year. The exact power and torque outptus, and gearbox options, will be announced soon.

Honda Mobilio 1.5L i-VTEC engine mall display
The power outputs and gearbox choices will be known soon.

Bookings for the Mobilio will officially commence in the early part of next month. In the meantime, Honda are showcasing the car at populated shopping malls across the country.

Read about an Ertiga owner’s perspective of the Honda Mobilio

Competitors: Maruti Ertiga, Chevrolet Enjoy, Toyota Innova

Expected Price: INR 6-9 lakhs, ex-Showroom

Honda Mobilio – Image Gallery

[Source – Autocar Professional]

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7 thoughts on “Report – Honda Mobilio will be “good value for money”

  1. harshit says:

    Finally Honda mobilio is launching on 24th july

  2. Anish says:

    Will it be positioned against Innova or Ertiga?

    1. Hi, this will be between the Ertiga and Innova.

  3. R Raman says:

    it is nice to note that mobilio is designed as a very attractive vehicle. what about sheet metal quality, side trim panels, and crash safety standards. mileage is next to safety

  4. harshit says:

    As of now my choice is Honda mobilio..what would you suggest me whether i should buy ertiga or coming mobilio..i love the style and look of mobilio..dont have detailed knoledge about specification..and may i know what would be the approx date of launch?..

  5. DRG says:

    Honda’s claims seems to be tall in terms of 45000 number.. As the production of other cars like city seems to be way below their claims


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