Indonesia – Sporty Honda Mobilio RS variant launched [Gallery Updated]
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The Honda Mobilio RS has been officially launched in Indonesia with enhanced exterior, interior and equipment list over the top end Mobilio Prestige variant.
As reported earlier, the Mobilio RS is equipped with sporty front and rear bumpers, Aero Body Kit, roof mounted spoiler, LED projector headlight with light guide (first in the segment), twin-slat chrome grille, chrome exhaust finisher and specially designed 15-inch alloy wheels.
The interior of the new top end variant is finished in full black with silver accents for AC vents and internal door handles. The gearknob has chrome inserts. New features include a 6.1-inch color screen in the centre console for audio system, reverse parking camera, multi-function steering wheel, speed sensing auto central lock and tweeters.
The Mobilio RS will be available in seven exterior color options – Carnelian Red Pearl, Crystal Black Pearl, Alabaster Silver Metallic, Modern Steel Metallic, White Orchid Pearl, Brilliant Gold Metallic and Bronze Metallic Ionized.
The Honda Mobilio RS is priced at 203.5 million Rupiah (INR 10.19 lakhs) for the manual variant and 214 million Rupiah (INR 10.72 lakhs) for the AT variant. Honda Indonesia also offers free regular maintenance (3 years/50,000 km) and extended warranty (5 years/1,40,000 km) for an additional fee of 4.9 million Rupiah (INR 24,555).
Launched in January 2014, the Honda Mobilio went on to become the second best selling car in Indonesia having registered sales of 35,550 units with a market share in its segment of 22%.