Report – Honda Mobilio bookings cross 7,000 units

Posted on: Jul 31, 2014 - 11:22am IST

Bookings for the Honda Mobilio, which launched in India last week, has crossed the 7,000 units mark, the company’s director, Mr. Shigeru Yamazaki, told a newspaper recently. At the car’s launch, Indian Autos Blog was told by a company official that the Mobilio received 5,800 pre-launch bookings, and the number has since gone up to 7,000.

Honda Mobilio Diesel Review front quarters
Honda Cars India have received over 7,000 bookings for the Mobilio.

The Ertiga-rivaling MPV is priced between INR 6.49 – 8.76 lakhs for the petrol variant and between INR 7.89 – 10.86 lakhs for the diesel (prices are ex-Showroom, New Delhi). The Mobilio was launched in three trims – E, S and V – though the diesel gets the added RS trim which enhances the car’s visual appeal by the way of a bodykit and projector headlights.

Powering the MPV is a 1.5-liter four-cylinder petrol engine making 119 PS (117.32 bhp) and 145 Nm of torque matched to a 5-speed manual gearbox. The petrol Mobilio is good for 17.3 km/l. The diesel variant, which is expected to be the volume seller, is powered by the 1.5-liter four-cylinder i-DTEC motor making 100 PS (98.59 bhp) and 200 Nm of torque, again paired to a 5-speed manual transmission. The diesel has its economy rated at 24.2 km/l.

Honda announced at the launch that the RS grade of the Mobilio will be available only after September this year.

Read our review of the Honda Mobilio petrol and diesel.

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[Source – Business Standard]

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