Honda Brio - FAQs
1. Which engine is utilized to power the Honda Brio? What are its specifications?
The Honda Brio is currently available to the customers in India in only one engine version. The hatchback is equipped with an 1198 cc, 4 cylinder, 16-valve, 1.2 litre SOHC i-VTEC petrol engine that can generate a maximum torque of 109 Nm @ 4500 rpm and maximum power output of 87 bhp @ 6000 rpm.
2. Is Honda Brio available through CSD Canteen in Chennai?
Currently, Honda Brio is not available from CSD canteen anywhere in India. If you want to buy Honda Brio, you need to get in touch with your nearest Honda dealership.
3. What are the dimensions of the car and the wheels?
Here are the basic dimensions of Honda Brio:-
· Height: 1500 mm
· Weight: 930 kg
· Ground Clearance: 165 mm
· Min. turning Radius: 4.50 m
· Wheelbase: 2345 mm
· Wheel type: Alloy Wheels
· Front Tyre: 175/65 R14- 14” radial, tubeless
· Rear Tyre: 175/65 R14- 14” radial, tubeless
4. What about safety of my kids traveling in this car?
Honda has stocked the Brio with high quality safety features like Antilock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brakeforce Distribution (EBD), front seat belt pretensioner with load limiter, driver and passenger SRS airbags, engine immobilizer, anti-theft lock, speed sensing auto door lock, central locking along with child safety lock, keyless entry and rear windshield defogger. Please note that the safety features available vary as per choice of the variant. Top end variants are equipped with all of these features while the entry level guises have select few features installed.
5. What is the fuel capacity of the Honda Brio? What is the mileage?
All of the variants of Honda Brio have an adequate fuel tank capacity of 35 litre.
The manual transmission variants of the Brio offer a decent fuel efficiency (mileage) of 14 kmpl in urban areas and 19 kmpl on highways whereas the CVT variant returns an economy of 12 kmpl in the city and 16 kmpl on the highway. Fuel efficiency depends on the way the car is used; average travel, brake, clutch and accelerator utilization method etc.
6. Does Honda Brio come with free insurance?
Every car that is sold in India must have an insurance policy. Discounts and offers on insurance are provided by the company from time to time. Please contact your nearest dealer for any running offers on insurance of Honda Brio.
7. What is the seating capacity and boot space available on the Brio?
This hatchback by Honda offers a comfortable seating capacity for five adult passengers with four doors in a 2+3 arrangement. The legroom, arm space and headroom space is adequate. The boot space afforded to this car by Nissan is a compact 175 liters, which is smaller than its competitors but enough to car luggage for a 3-4 day short trip.
8. How many variants of the Honda Brio are out in the market?
The Honda Brio has been launched in 8 different variants in India. All variants are equipped with the 1.2 litre SOHC petrol engine out of which 6 variants have a 5-speed manual transmission system while 2 offer a 5 speed automatic transmission gearbox. The variants are Brio E MT, Brio S MT, Brio V MT, Brio EX MT, Brio VX MT, Brio VX BL MT, Brio VX AT and Brio VX BL AT.
9. How many colours does Honda offer for their all-new Brio?
The Brio is available in six different, vibrant and attractive shades, namely Taffeta White, Emerald Blue, Rallye Red, Crystal Black Pearl, Urban Titanium Grey and Alabaster Silver. The pearl and metallic finishes are optional and can be included for an extra amount.
10. What is Honda’s policy regarding the warranty?
The manufacturer Honda offers a 24 month (2 years) or 40,000 km warranty, whichever comes first from the date of delivery, on all versions of the hatchback Brio. There is no restriction or limitation for the distance of the warranty and you can avail it anywhere you need to.
11. What is the top speed? How is its performance in regard to acceleration?
The powerful and robust 1.2 litre petrol engine can power the Honda Brio from standstill to 100 kmph in a decent 16 seconds. The Nissan Micra has a stunning top speed of 185 kmph, one of the highest in the hatchback automobiles segment in the Indian market.
12. How many types of transmission systems can I choose from? Will I get automatic transmission?
Yes. Currently in India, the Brio is available equipped with both Manual Transmission as well as Automatic Transmission which has a Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG). Total 6 variants have the 5-speed manual transmission and the remaining 2 variants, the top end variants Brio VX AT and Brio VX BL AT, are equipped with 5-speed automatic transmission system.
13. Which vehicle category does the Honda Brio fall under? Who are its competitors?
Honda has launched their new car Brio under the hatchback category. It is in tough competition with hatchbacks from reputed brands like Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Maruti Suzuki Swift, Hyundai Elite i20, Nissan Micra and Toyota Etios Liva.