Honda Brio Discontinued In India, No Alternative Deliberate – CarDekho
Honda’s Swift-rival will bid adieu and is unlikely to return to the Indian market
Honda confirms finish of manufacturing of Brio with no plans to convey the next-gen mannequin.
With it gone, the Amaze is now Honda’s entry-level mannequin, with a beginning value of Rs 5.86 lakh*.
It nonetheless has the Jazz because the premium hatchback providing with a beginning value of Rs 7.40 lakh*.
Brio nonetheless listed on the web site, sellers should be clearing shares.
The Brio made its world debut in India in 2011.
It was reported in November that the Honda Brio compact hatchback’s manufacturing was halted however now there’s official phrase from the Japanese carmaker. Honda has determined to discontinue the Brio within the Indian market, which might make the Amaze sub-compact sedan the entry mannequin in Honda’s lineup now.
Based on stories, Honda bought lower than a lakh models of the Brio since its launch in 2011. Beginning at Rs 4.73 lakh*, its excessive value for its measurement most likely made it lower than well-liked with price-sensitive shoppers. The carmaker additionally has no plans to herald a future era of the Brio to India, which signifies that the sub-4m compact sedan Amaze is now Honda’s entry-level mannequin with a beginning value of Rs 5.86 lakh.
Honda had unveiled a second-gen Brio, constructed on the identical platform, in Indonesia final yr. It’s a extra mature design with considerably longer proportions and was anticipated to reach in India in 2019. Clearly, Honda has different plans for the market. Honda will proceed to compete within the premium hatchback section with the Jazz, which has a beginning value of Rs 7.40 lakh*, in addition to the WR-V sub-4m crossover, with a beginning value of Rs 7.84 lakh*.
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The Brio was powered by a 1.2-litre petrol engine that produces 88PS and 109Nm, and was accessible with both a 5-speed guide or a 5-speed computerized transmission (solely within the top-spec VX variant). Whereas twin entrance airbags had been customary, ABS with EBD was not. By way of options, the Brio was missing compared to better-equipped rivals just like the Maruti Ignis, Tata Tiago and Hyundai Grand i10.
When you nonetheless need to get your self a Brio, some sellers should have a number of models of their stock and maybe may also offer beneficiant reductions for it. You’ll find your nearest Honda vendor right here. What was your most/least favorite issues concerning the Honda Brio? Tell us within the feedback beneath.
*All costs are ex-showroom, Delhi.
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