Indonesia Live – Honda Freed mini MPV gets updates
Posted on: Sep 22, 2014 - 5:03pm IST
Gives it the legs to run a bit longer.
PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) has launched the Honda Freed at the Indonesia International Motor Show 2014 (IIMS 2014) with minor body changes and equipment upgrades.
Pertaining to the Type E and Type S variants, the Type E gets a new larger chrome grille, rear combination lamp design, rear camera and a touchscreen display. Also on offer are steering-mounted buttons for audio and an ISOFIX point.
The Type S comes with a foglamp, black interior, steering-mounted audio controls and ISOFIX.
Both variants retain their mechanical kit which is composed of the 1.5-liter four-cylinder i-VTEC (petrol) engine that develops 118 bhp and 146 Nm of torque, paired to a five-speed automatic transmission. The car is 4,215 mm long, 1,700 mm wide, 1,740 mm tall, with a wheelbase of 2,740 mm and a ground clearance of 170 mm.
The new Honda Freed is sold at a starting price of 226.5 million rupiah (INR 11.51 lakhs) for the Type A, whereas the top-end Type S variant is sold at 284.5 million Rupiah (INR 14.45 lakhs). The product positioning is above Mobilio.
President & Director of PT HPM Tomoki Uchida –
With the addition of these features, we believe (Freed) consumers will get more style, comfort and value for money.